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Fruit Bats


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Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Years Active: 1997–present
Genres: Folk Rock, Indie Folk, Alternative Country

Fruit Bats are an American rock band formed in 1997 in Chicago. Noted as an early entrant into the folk-rock boom of the early 2000s, the group has had many personnel changes but revolves around singer/songwriter Eric D. Johnson. Johnson joined The Shins in 2009, though he continues working with Fruit Bats. In 2000, Eric D. Johnson was an instructor at The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, led his own space-rock band called I Rowboat, and was a sideman in various groups, most notably Califone. He also had a four-track solo outlet called Fruit Bats, which he had been working on since 1997. Fruit Bats began to evolve into a band with the inclusion of I Rowboat members Dan Strack and Br... Continue Bio >>


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