Preview: Traveller at The Hi-Fi


This Sunday, May 13th, in the aftermath of the Virginia Avenue Music Festival, Th Hi-Fi in Fountain Square isn’t skipping a beat. With the help of Sun King Brewery and MOKB, they’ll be bringing three bands to the stage. Headlining the show will be Traveler, a trio of solo musicians formed into one super group. Joining Traveler are Izaac Opatz, and It’s Just Craig.


Traveller is the side project of the solo music artists Jonny Fritz, Robert Ellis and Cory Chisel. Their performance at The Hi-Fi is part of their current tour, during which they’ll be playing a mix of Traveller songs, as well as a mix of songs from each of their solo projects. If you want to see what a band of three great friends with distinct styles sounds like, you won’t want to miss Traveller.

To find out more about Traveller, you can visit their Facebook page.

Izaac Opatz

Izaac Opatz works in National Parks in Montana, where he cuts trails through the woods, spends a lot of time by himself, and dreams up songs that he later brings into existence. Opatz has also been the frontman for the Missoula band The Best Westerns for the past six years. He released his debut album, “Mariachi Static” in February, 2017.

For more information on Izaac Opatz, you can visit his website. You can also find him on Facebook.

It’s Just Craig

The last band to play this Sunday night at The Hi-Fi is It’s Just Craig, a goth Americana band from the Indy and Nashville area. According to their website, “It’s Just Craig started as a planned mid-life crisis just before Craig’s 40th Birthday”. Although the band is called “It’s Just Craig”, it actually includes six other members, all friends who helped Craig Helmreich record and produce his first album, “Blood on the Table.

The other members of It’s Just Craig are Elijah Ford, John Vanderslice, Marc Ford, Kirsten Ford, Jason Slota, and Rob Shelton. To find out more about It’s Just Craig, you can visit their website, or find them on Facebook.


The show this Sunday night at The Hi-Fi starts at 8:00 pm, and the doors open at 7:00. Tickets for the show are fifteen dollars.



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