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Avenues

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  • Genre Punk, Rock, Pop
  • Band Members
    Vin: Vocals/guitar
    Joel :Drums/Vocals
    Scott: Bass
    Shawn: Guitar
  • Hometown
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Record Label
    Stayposi Records/Gas Can Music/ licensing inquiries: Bob@GasCanMusic.com
  • Short Description
    NEW SINGLE “MESSIN’ AROUND” NOW UP ON OUR BANDCAMP PAGE.
    http://avenuesrock.bandcamp.com
  • Bio
    Avenues is a punk rock quartet from Milwaukee, Wisconsin formed in 2009 by Vin Smith ( Guitar & Vocals ), Joel Maske ( Drums ), Shawn Brooks ( Guitar ), and Scott Brooks ( Bass ).The members of Avenues came together from three former bands: 52Metro (Vin Smith), Shock Stars (Joel Maske), and The Red Letter Diaries (Shawn Brooks and Scott Brooks). While with their former bands, members of Avenues played countless shows and venues across the country and participated in nationwide tours with The Vans Warped Tour and Lollapalooza. In addition Avenues have also performed at the world’s largest music festival Milwaukee’s Summerfest, where in 2012, they won the “Emerging Artists Series” on the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage.In the fall of 2011, Avenues ventured to North Hollywood, California to record their debut EP NOHO with Grammy nominated producer/engineer Davey Julson-Rieley at godaveygo studio. In April of 2012, Avenues shot a music video for their single Hold Me.
    Avenues also signed a publishing deal with Los Angeles, CA based Gas Can Music and also were added to the roaster of Chicago,Il based Stayposi Records.

    Currently, Avenues continues to perform write and record new music. Recently they were nominated for a WAMI Award for 2013 Alternative Artist of the Year. In Febuary of 2013, Avenues recorded their next EP with Alkaline Trio producer Matt Allison and Justin Yates at Atlas Studio in Chicago,Il. The EP will be released on Stayposi Records in late spring/early summer.

  • Current Location
    Milwaukee
  • Press Contact
    avenuesrock@gmail.com
  • Booking Agent
    avenuesrock@gmail.com