Brian Vanderwerf, guitarist/vocalist for the Estrus Records band, The Midnight Evils and the celebrated Chooglin' (Fat Possum/Big Legal Mess Records), now fronts Eleganza! A 3-guitar Rock and Roll attack featuring Vanderwerf and Chooglin' bandmate Jeff Johnson. Also on board is Greg McAloon (Glenrustles, Ol' Yeller), Tim Baumgart (Kruddler, Big Ditch Road), and Tony Zaccardi (Romantica, Kruddler).
Eleganza! has opened for The Alabama Shakes, Charles Bradley, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, Bob Log III, The Supersuckers, James Leg, Left Lane Cruiser, Meat Puppets, and a whole lot more. Their debut record recorded in Minneapolis at Secret Stash Studios will be out in the fall of 2017 by someone.