Chicago Rock Exchange has been performing in the Chicago area for over 10 years. Originally known as the Jen Justice Band, the core of CRE consists of original founding members Jen Justice, vocals (CME), Dean Cassara, Drums (self employed) and Ray McKenzie, Guitar and Vocals (Apple). A recent addition to the CRE is Cat Lai (WMS Gaming). Cat plays keyboards and bass and sings.
CRE’s biggest gig every year is for A Leg to Stand On. The band has committed to the ALTSO mission and loves playing every year at the Hedge Fund Rocktoberfests in New York and Chicago. In addition CRE has played at Chicago City Winery, House of Blues, Subterranean and many other great clubs in the Chicago area. CRE loves playing cover tunes with a message and a groove as well as writing original roots based music.