Fruit Bats Hang at Black Cat

Fruit Bats bring their folk rock to Black Cat.

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Fruit Bats were formed in 1999 by guitarist, pianist and singer Eric Johnson, the band's main songwriter and only constant member.
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The folk rock band originated from Chicago, but is now based in Seattle.
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Originally part of short-lived Chicago group I Rowboat, Johnson and two of his fellow Rowboat members, guitarist Dan Strack and drummer Brian Belval, created Fruit Bats as a side project.
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When I Rowboat split up, Fruit Bats became Johnson's main focus. Spurred on by Califone/Perishable Records honchos Tim Rutili and Ben Massarella, the group recorded their first album, "Echolocation," released in 2001.
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Fruit Bats released their third album, "Spelled in Bones," in 2005. Their fourth album, "The Ruminant Band" was released Aug. 4, 2009.
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