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Grovewood/Jim McKeivier/Brothers

When He-Chaw Funk singer Chris Bishop moved out of town, the other guys in the band — bassist Matt Rusincovitch, drummer Ryan Bilikam and guitarist Sasha A. Kostadinov — got together at the now-shuttered East side restaurant Grovewood Tavern to discuss their future plans and meet their current singer Gillian Freed, who was tending bar at the time. Rusincovitch wanted to switch to guitar and keys, so the band recruited local Ben Schwartz to play bass. And thus, the local rock act Grovewood was born. Freed plays a bit of trumpet, so the band has been trying to insert the trumpet into songs where it makes sense. The band makes its debut tonight at the Five O'Clock Lounge in Lakewood. Singer-songwriter Jim McKeivier and the rock band Brothers share the bill. (Niesel)

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