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Who is Liz Berg?
Liz Berg is Chicago’s premiere female musician! She has her own mobile music school in the Western suburbs. She is one the most coveted wedding performer/DJ(s) in the state. She is the music booking agent for Riverside Golf Club. She is the manager of the best new 80s band, The Jolly Ringwalds. She is one half of the best reviewed acoustic duo, The Acoustic Generation. She is known as one of the best acoustic artists around who performs at clubs, corporate events and nursing/retirement communities. She also is an original artist who has had her original compositions on radio and TV.

Liz Berg and long-time musical partner, Matt Cantlon, were recently accompanied by world-wide phenomenon uke player, Jake Shimabukuru at the Ukes in the Park event in Highland Park, IL.

Liz Berg’s 80s Band, the Jolly Ringwalds, is starting to pick up a lot of shows. They recently headlined 80s nights at Shedd Aquarium and at Guaranteed Rate Field for the Chicago White Sox.

View the Jolly Ringwalds 80s sampler here: https://youtu.be/JHPJhnOG1g8

View the Jolly Ringwalds other decades sampler here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgEvWd72cQg

Learn more about them at jollyringwalds.com

Review from a Liz Berg wedding in which she played the ceremony and cocktail hour solo and put together a karaoke band for the reception on 9/14/19:

You and your band made our wedding night so perfect. We’ve already had multiple comments on how it was the best wedding ever!”

Review from a Hallmark Store Grand Opening on 4/6/19:

“Liz was super easy to work with! She did an amazing job, was a great communicator, was on-time and super kind. She is also really talented and the crowd loved her!”

Liz Berg has been having her original compositions licensed for television! Her song, “Starter,” has been used in 2 episodes of HGTV’s Flip or Flop in addition to 11 episodes of House Hunters. Her song, “No Rules,” has been licensed for Japanese television and her song “Clear Signals,” has been licensed for American television.

Want a female duo for your club and restaurant? Liz and Bree kill it! Watch their sampler: https://youtu.be/7fKCI2ZyTtI

Want to hire Liz solo for an event that requires oldies? View this sampler: https://vimeo.com/251708202 (Mamas & Papas, Elvis, Patsy & more!)

Want to hire Liz to perform chill restaurant music? View these:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-a3vxuXmQI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlBXa0oRTg4

Want Liz to bring out a great rock band for your event? Watch her band perform at Hard Rock Cafe: https://vimeo.com/216507806 (Elle King, PFloyd, Fleetwood Mac & More!)

Want to learn more about Berg’s original pop, rock and alternative music? Follow the links below to sample or purchase many of her original songs!

Buy the songs or the whole acoustic EP right here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/splinters-ep/id819395174

Watch the lyric video for, “The Inequity,” here: http://youtu.be/nRbCak10x_M

Watch the lyric video for, “If I Asked,” here: http://youtu.be/-8zjnSYUMF4

Watch the lyric video for, “Everything but Me,” here: http://youtu.be/QzvNhRj_ulo

Watch the lyric video for the single, “Wonderful Day,” here: http://youtu.be/QMVE5MDJMC8

Revisit Liz Berg’s defiant jam, “God Says,” through the lyric video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F1rWjzIFnM<

WHAT IS BEING SAID IN THE INDUSTRY ABOUT LIZ BERG AND HER MUSIC:

Ken Caillat, Producer of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours: “Very talented.”

Rick Nielsen, Cheap Trick: “Beautiful playing.”

Nash Kato, Urge Overkill: “Amazing voice.”

Jim Peterik, Survivor: “Terrific voice. ‘Almost Anything’ is a fantastic song.”

Brian Zieske, Producer of Academy Is and Hush Sound: “Liz Berg is not afraid to be aggressive. When you hear the softer side, it grounds her, and adds to the conviction of her music–great sonics and dynamical breakdowns.”

Ted Alliota, Alliota Haynes Jeremiah: “Incredible original songs.”

Chicagoathome.com: “What isn’t hard to pick up on is the sheer talent that Berg possesses. Berg plays all of the guitars on her album, sings all of the vocals, and even lends her bass skills to ‘I Will Not Apologize, and her drumming talents to ‘DIY’. Not to mention Berg also solely wrote every single word on Coattails. Now, if that isn’t female empowerment right there, I don’t know what is. Speaking of the album’s closing track, ‘DIY,’ I could sit here and write some of Berg’s inspiring lyrics, but that is a journey you should be taking yourself. If you have an issue or a problem you are currently trying to work through, let Berg and ‘DIY,’ help you. As a matter of fact, almost every song on Coattails can help out in some fashion. Berg has a nice flare for being able to pen relatable songs, and lyrics in which the everyday listener can apply to their own life. That is something that sets her apart from a lot of other female musicians. This is not simple female musician Lilith Fair-type fodder. Coattails is a powerful journey through heartbreak, loss, religion, love, fame and everything in-between.”

WXRT (93.1) Chicago: “Full of knockout tunes.”

The Chicago Sun-Times: “God Says,” ranks beside other great musings on the Almighty such as Cursive’s ‘Happy Hollow’ and XTC’s “Dear God.”

The Illinois Entertainer: “Berg makes do with her own brand of ‘I am woman, hear me roar’ rock. ‘Silent’ stands out as a Celtic-enhanced ditty.”

Smother Magazine: “Rebellious lyrics evoke a liberal mindset and this singer/songwriter isn’t holding anything back. Tackling such hot topics as religion, politics, racism, and drugs, Liz Berg doesn’t stray from anything controversial. Her music is straight-forward pop-rock with steady rhythms and catchy choruses. Liz boasts a strong singing voice and her powerful sophomore record is one that will get her name out in the industry.”