Formed in 2021, Cheap Monarchy has emerged as an exciting addition to the storied Chicago alternative music scene. A bright, alt-rock sound influenced by The Strokes, COIN, and Saint Motel coupled with energetic live performances make Cheap Monarchy a band to watch.
Cheap Monarchy has headlined and played at a number of Chicago venues including Schubas, Subterranean, Sleeping Village, HVAC Pub, Reggies, and Cubby Bear. They've had a big year of releases - as of August 2023, their single 'Lights On' and subsequent debut EP 'Hollywood Sensation' are out and available for streaming on all platforms. The boys look forward to seeing you on a dance floor near you soon!
Band Members include:
Nick Barella – Vocals/Keys
Gordon Utendahl – Lead Guitar/Vocals
Justin Macmillan – Bass
Adam White – Drums
Michael Taylor – Sax/Guitar