Man Fighting Bear
Man Fighting Bear is a rock band based in Chicago, IL where two of the three members live. The other one lives in Hampton, VA. Bill Beach plays piano, organ, synth, and sings backup. Chris Beach plays drums, percussion, sequencers, and sings backup. Erik Fagrelius plays bass and sings lead vocal. The band released a three song EP entitled "Three Songs" in 2018. It was produced by Chris Beach and Man Fighting Bear, and recorded, mixed and engineered by Erik Fagrelius. Prior to Three Songs, the band released their first full-length recording, Waiting, in 2015. It was recorded and co-produced by John Ovnik of Deaf Dog Music, and features guest appearances by Ava Cherry (David Bowie, Luther Vandross) and Mark Lekas (Broadway in Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.) All songs are originals and are copyrighted to Man Fighting Bear LLC. All members of the band are members of ASCAP (Man Fighting Bear LLC). Chris is Bill's son. Erik is Bill's best friend. The band gets along and rarely disagrees. They are notoriously punctual and well dressed.