Indie folkers pack the Monkey

Chris Chu, lead singer and guitarist of quartet The Morning Benders from Berkeley, Calif., wooed a sold out crowd at the Monkey House on April 16 with his distinctive voice.MSR Presents, a Burlington-based music promotion company, brought in the band after their renowned album, “Big Echo,” dropped in March.”Big Echo” fared well in the intimate confines of the bar, as crisp vocals and twangy guitar reverberated through the enthusiastic Friday night crowd.The band is currently in the midst of their first national tour. After a successful spring tour and second album, they will be playing at the Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal in August.