Automatic Slim and his band

Sun Staff

Hometown: Catonsville

Current members: David "Automatic Slim" Carreon, guitar and vocals; Scott Stump, drums; Jim Harrell, guitar; Jack DiPietro, bass; "Lazy" Lenny Rabenovets, harmonica; Steve Potter, bass

Founded in: 1989

Style: blues and roots rock

Influenced by: Lefty Dizz, Ike Turner, Jimmy Vaughan, Los Lobos

Notable: The band will perform at Artscape in the La Chica Records Galaxy of Stars lineup, which features other acts from the local label.

Quotable: "It's always nice for us guys who are always playing to get to hang out with other guys who are playing -- whether it's local bands or national acts," Carreon said. "Festivals are always fun, and it's nice to play in our hometown."

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-- Sam Sessa

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