Chase Ventrella is singer/songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist currently based in the greater Chicagoland area. With the lyrical influences of Bob Dylan and Colin Meloy of the Decemberists, Chase's music falls in realm of Americana, or Indie Folk Rock. His lyrics are sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, and always relatable. Musically, he draws from many influences, some of these are The Beatles, Brian Wilson, CAKE, The Mountain Goats, Nathaniel Rateliff, Ben Folds, Shakey Graves, Elliott Smith, and Jeff Tweedy (Wilco). Chase, originally inspired by his grandfather,
started playing saxophone in band in elementary school.