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Hometown -- Bel Air

Current members --Mark Creaney, guitarist/singer; Robert Ransom, keyboards, accordion, mandolin; Jim McLaughlin, guitar, vocals; Drew Schlegel, bass; Brendan Smith, drums

Founded in --2005

Style --experimental party rock

Influenced by --Gogol Bordello, Bob Dylan, The Band, Talking Heads

Notable --The band just released a new album The Devil's in the Bar. In October, the members are heading back to the studio to cut an acoustic album. In December, they'd like to record yet another CD.

Quotable --"We have so many songs," Schlegel said. "I think our next electric album could be a double CD. We're pushing out songs right now."

Hear The Gonzo Circus tonight at Looney's Pub North, 312 S. Main St. in Bel Air. Basshound will also perform. The music starts at 10 p.m. Free. Call 410-803-7080. The band:

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