Background Formed in 2000, FILLIGAR consists of Chicago brothers Pete, Teddy and Johnny Mathias and friend Casey Gibson. Initially under the name "The Flipside," FIlligar has now recorded five full-length albums: the first four at Studio 11 and their latest new hit "Succession, I Guess" at Gravity Studios in Chicago.They have played shows throughout the Midwest and East Coast, at a number of college campuses and world-class venues. Filligar draws their influences from contemporary bands such as Wilco, Fleetwood Mac, The Flaming Lips, and Tom Petty.
Members JOHNNY MATHIAS (18) Guitar/Vocals (Dartmouth College '11) Johnny has studied guitar for 9 years under private instruction and has been writing original songs for the last 8 years. He has been involved in a capella and takes voice lessons. He is also a member of the Second City teen improv ensemble in Chicago. CASEY GIBSON (20) Keyboards/BG Vocals (Hamilton College '09) Casey has studied both classical and jazz piano for 14 years and has been studying voice for 1 year. He is currently pursuing a double major in Music and Economics. TEDDY MATHIAS (20) Bass/BG Vocals (Dartmouth College '09) Teddy has studied bass for 7 years under private instruction and continues to study bass at Dartmouth. He is also a member of the renowned Dartmouth Gospel Choir. He is pursuing a major in Anthropology. PETE MATHIAS (20) Drums/Percussion (Dartmouth College '09) Pete has studied percussion for 8 years and continues to study music theory at Dartmouth. He is a member of Dartmouth's World Percussion Ensemble. Pete is pursuing a double major in Classics and History.
||Chicago, IL United States
||Wilco, Flaming Lips, Beatles, The Band, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac