The Chronic Blues Circus; Bangalore's oldest Blues Band's comprises of:
Aarti Sivakumar: vocals , percussion
Miriam John: vocals, harp, Bass
Mukut: vocals, Keys
Owen Bosen: vocals, guitar, bass
Raveen Pandey: vocals, keyboard
Shreyas Sel: Drums and percussion
and Peter Isaac on vocals, guitar, harps and saxophone.
They are best known for their original music; a natural, clean sound and their unique arrangements and are probably the only Blues band with four powerful lead vocalists with completely different styles.
The Band usually plays its own compositions with a few tributes to some of the Blues masters who have influenced them - mostly white blues musicians and bands - like John Mayall, Paul Butter field, The Climax Blues Band, Canned Heat, Cream, Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers band, JJ Kale, The Band, Guess Who, Big Brother and The Holding Company and a few black greats like Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Howling’ Wolf and Robert Johnson. Woman, Sweet Nicotine, Prime time News 95 and Restless Woman are some of their early compositions
The original line up of the band when first formed in 1991,was Steve (unknowns),Ramesh,Joe and Peter Isaac. Since then;musicians like Vinoo Mathews,Jeffrey Pope,Jagadeesh,late Sunny Nambiar,Niranjan Burke,Raveen Pandey, Ananth Menon,Jeeth (plum bum), Marcus Rodriguez, Niranjana, Jeet Thayil, Leo Gerard, Theo, Srinidhi Ananthraman,the late Noel Welcome,late Immanuel (Mannie),late Prem Naidu and late Prashant Davidson,late Deepak,Phillip,late Ronnie Johnson,late Lester Bob, Prakash,Elvis,Kiran,Hemanth,Venkat Subramanian,Arjun, Abilash,Miriam John,Adrian Andrade,Glen Demonte,Raman,Vagn Olsen, Ashley Williams, Abe Thomas,Victor Francis,Steve Randall,Dev,Anand, Mike,Owen Bosen,Bharath,Mukut,Sudhakar, Sachin,Sylvester, Satvik,Sam, Nastya,Aditya Jairam,Rahul.T,Ian,Paul Swing,Aayushi, Aditya M.M, Sangeeta, Raj.S, Shreyas Sel, Aarti, and others have kept the band alive.