O.A.R. Rocks Chicago

NBC Chicago's Sandra Torres gives you a front row look at O.A.R. performing at the Metro. Check out the pictures of the AXE Music One Night Only show on October 19th.

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O.A.R. came to Chicago on October 19th for Axe Music's One Night Only concert.
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O.A.R. performed at the Metro for the "Axe Music One Night Only" show on October 19th.
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Saxophonist Jerry DePizzo, keyboardist Mikel Paris, and lead guitarist Richard On jamming away.
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O.A.R kicked off the night with "City on Down", a song from their second album "Souls Aflame"
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Saxophonist Jerry DePizzo and keyboardist Mikel Paris
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"This Town" was the second song of the night. "This is a song about the joy we get out of touring this country and the world. It's about the live show and was written for the crowd,” explains Marc Roberge on the O.A.R website.
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AXE Music put together the show. Fans didn't know about the place or the time until the day of.
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Drummer Chris Culos is one of the founders of the band which began in 1996.
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Before lead vocalist Marc Roberge got on stage, fans watched on a big screen as he walked down Clark Street to enter the Metro.
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Guitarist Richard On is one of the co-founders of the band.
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Keyboardist Mikel Paris was very energetic thoughout the show. He was constantly dancing around to every beat.
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Saxophonist and guitarist Jerry DePizzo joined the band in 2000 after meeting Roberge and Culos at Ohio State University.
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Bassist Benj Gershman and drummer Chris Culos
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O.A.R. finished the night with "That was a crazy game of poker". A song that made them famous, and always gets fans on their feet.
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Bassist Benj Gershman, saxophonist Jerry DePizzo, drummer Chris Culos and lead singer Marc Roberge
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The bucket boys, well-known around Chicago, were special guests during the show jamming to "Lay Down".
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Electric guitar used by band member Jerry DePizzo for the song "Love and Memories".
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