GENEVIEVE SCHATZ & MARC WALLOCH (COMPANY OF THIEVES)
Founded when the members were still in their teens, COMPANY OF THIEVES has been a staple in the Chicago music scene since the release of their first record, Ordinary Riches. When the album was re-released in early 2009 by Wind-up Records, it debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart, and the band found themselves touring nonstop, hitting the road with groups like Annuals, OK Go, and The Hold Steady. Along the way, they have performed at Lollapalooza as well as on Last Call With Carson Daly. Their second album, Running from a Gamble, was released in May of 2011, and won Best Indie/Alt. Rock Album in the 11th Annual Independent Music Awards.