By Bruce Warren

Fort Frances | Photo by Christopher Hiltz | Courtesy of the artist

The Chicago band Fort Frances release their new album, Alio, on April 22nd. Fronted by singer-songwriter David McMillin, WXPN Welcomes the band to World Cafe Live on Wednesday, April 27th.

Along with lead singer, guitarist and songwriter McMillin, Fort Frances includes Aaron Kiser on drums and vocals, and Jeff Piper on bass and vocals. The roots of Alio (pronounced ah-low) begin in Lithuania in 2015, where the band became an unlikely household name. In 2012, McMillin and his band mates recorded a cover of “Summertime”, …read more