Music: The Werks

From the outset, The Werks have been content to be impressive contributors to the Jam scene, earning adoration from their loyal fan base and respect from the community’s critical arbiters.

click to enlarge Dayton, Ohio’s The Werks celebrate their 10th anniversary this week with shows in Covington, Ky.
Dayton, Ohio’s The Werks celebrate their 10th anniversary this week with shows in Covington, Ky.

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rom the outset, The Werks have been content to be impressive contributors to the Jam scene, earning adoration from their loyal fan base and respect from the community’s critical arbiters.

Since their official 2007 formation, through a handful of personnel changes and a quintet of studio/live releases, the Dayton, Ohio quartet — now comprised of founding guitarist Chris Houser and drummer Rob Chafin with bassist Dino Dimitrouleas (a 2011 addition) and keyboardist Dan Shaw (who joined last year) — has been well-received within and beyond Jam circles. Their latest album, the just-released Inside a Dream, adds a new wrinkle to the band’s Jamtronic/Funk/Space Rock repertoire by incorporating a conceptual element. Read more about The Werks here.


The Werks plays Covington's Madison Theater

Wednesday and Thursday. More info/tickets: madisontheateronline.com.


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