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Van Wild

Yasmine Van Wilt is a North-American singer-songwriter, writer and actress. She’s completed a PhD in Creative Writing and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

A musical chameleon, she records under her own name and under the name of her two alter egos, Elle “A” and Antoinette. She describes her music—that she creates for herself—as “a folk-rock-pop hybrid, with a strong dash of Delta Blues”.

Rocky

Rocky is stepping out as a solo artist after signing with Zen Bulldog Entertainment, out of New York City, in early 2015. She has a revitalized sound and show.

G9

Hailing from Moscow, Russia, G9 blends pop-rock, electronic, and rap elements together to create an explosive sound. Tim Palmer’s review underlines the band’s unique groove, a strong combination of sounds, and Paramore-like vocals.

Following the band's inception in 2008, the combo quickly earned a positive reputation for its fierce live sets. Combining hard rock, punk, rock and pop elements, G9’s music brings to mind artists such as Fall Out Boy, Linkin Park, and Sleigh Bells.

The band has performed at national music festivals including Nashestvie, Dobrofest, Maxi Drive, and OzROCK, has shared a stage with Fall Out Boy, and has radio rotation and TV appearances.

Trey Connor

TREY CONNOR is a 21-year-old pop/rock songwriter and guitarist from a small town near Detroit/Flint MI. Performing since age 13, he captivates audiences of all ages with crystal clear vocals and artful guitar work. 
At age 15 Trey formed and fronted the Modern Rock band Bulletproof Snow and in the next few years, wrote and released two EP’s, “Punished For My Innocence” and “Here We Come”. Rising quickly, the band prevailed in several competitions receiving various awards, including the 2015 Detroit Music Awards People's Choice Award for Trey’s song “Here We Come”.

Piper

Growing up in a small Kansas town, Piper, the daughter of an inspirational top-ten recording
artist, was always drawn to music. At 15 she began her own career as an actress and singer on
the Disney sponsored sitcom iShine Knect. She has since been featured on numerous TV
shows such as America's Got Talent, movies, and podcasts, as well as performing extensively
throughout the United States, Canada, and Africa.

 

 

Trapped In Static

Trapped In Static (TIS.) made their New York City debut in 2011 as an alternative rock/indie band featuring singer/guitarist Athan Hilaki (formerly of GAD.) and drummer David Torres. Athan's dynamically strong vocals feature a falsetto and a hint of raspy power that are often compared to vocal legends like Bono, Chris Cornell, Kurt Cobain, Eddie Vedder and Scott Stapp. David's drum rhythms take their influence from Kings Of Leon, Phoenix and Interpol. The core of the band is completed with Gina Rebelo on bass (formerly of Three Day Threshold) and influences from Bootsy Collins to John Paul Jones, creating the foundational surge for the listener to truly become part of the music. Using the depth of life experiences as inspiration for their lyrics, the band strive to connect with the listener through rock-and-roll infused messages of overcoming obstacles with a tinge of sorrow-filled hope. Guitar riffs, keyboards, string section, bass lines, drum rhythms and a strong emotionally-charged stage presence add to the radio-ready experience of TIS.

The Parsnip Revolt

Striving for perfection can be a detailed and hard earned journey. The biggest critic of any musical group is usually themselves and The Parsnip Revolt is that very scenario in motion. With their last album, A Sunshine Report, The Parsnip Revolt found their own open highway to successful longevity.
Reminiscent of Ryan Adams, The Head and the Heart, and Wilco, The Parsnip Revolt are a tightly packaged track driven band loaded with catchy melodies, riffs, and emotional feeling.

HOAX

Formed from the halls of Hofstra University, HOAX is a 5 piece indie-alternative rock band hailing from Long Island, NY. The band is made up of Michael Raj (vocals), Frantz Cesar (Bass), Kevin Lopez (Guitar), Jacob Lopez (Drums), and Paul Brower (Guitar).

Obsessed with Maj7 Guitar Chords, vintage bass, and soulful vocals, HOAX found a unique sound around introspective lyrics. Comparisons have been made to other great alternative rockers such as Kings of Leon & Young the Giant, but HOAX likes to experiment with elements of pop, R&B, and hip-hop and layer this under alternative and indie-soul roots. The band’s sound is as eclectic as its members but was best summarized by a friend who described their music as “the sound of beautiful sadness.”

 

Just Like Honey

JUST LIKE HONEY is an international band and music project formed in late 2014 by Bianca Yang, Darlene Jonasson, Patrick Le Mar and his younger half-brother Steve Le Mar. The band is currently located in western Germany, half-jokingly insisting not be a “German band” because its members actually are from the USA, Sweden, Korea and France.

Although JUST LIKE HONEY’s style is often being referred to as “Dream Pop” or “Shoegazing”, the band is characterized by a rather large number of different sounds and by the experimental, and sometimes chaotic production style of Patrick Le Mar, JUST LIKE HONEY’s mastermind.

 


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VISTA

Welcome to The Oasis - a metaphorical safe haven created by alternative rock band VISTA (comprised of lead vocalist Hope Vista and guitarist Greg Almeida) for anyone looking to find a sanctuary in an apocalyptic world. Combining both alternative rock and electronic influences to create their anthemic sound, VISTA's sophomore EP "Long Live" centralizes around the lyrical theme of forming an allegiance against injustice and finding an oasis in a dystopian society.The 7-track EP, featuring the lead single “Allegiance,” immediately made its’ way onto three different iTunes Alternative charts, including peaking at #10 on the top selling $5.99 albums, and the opening date of their first headlining tour “The Long Live Tour,” a hometown EP release show, was sold out.

 

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Oh!Kelly

Oh!Kelly is energetic, layered, and visceral.

The brain-child of Jared O'Kelley (VOX), Oh!Kelly composes American rock with the joys of Pop, the melancholy of Blues, and the empowerment of Punk into a self-proclaimed "identity crisis" that can bounce between Top-40 hooks and deep track ALT/indie broods like a sushi sampler served with french fries. Oh!Kelly's live show evokes a wide range of emotions that connect audiences of all ages, as nostalgic flare for 90's and early 00's headbang along in tracks like "History...Repeating" and "Nepotism", and progressive vibes fit the modern bill with "Howling at the Moon". This gumbo mashup of sub-genres is made possible by all-star musicians, seasoned respectively in their own backgrounds, ranging from Metal and Lo-fi to Top-40 and Gospel.


Joel DaSilva

Delving back deeply into his Chicago Blues and Americana roots, DaSilva has emerged with some truly visceral new material, the culmination of months of soul searching, hard living and late night driving. The result? “Everywhere From Here”, Featuring the single “SHAKE!” released in July, 2017. ‘SHAKE!’ is the first single from DaSilva’s forthcoming new album entitled “Everywhere From Here” to be released in September 2017. Produced at nationally renowned TrunNoyz Studios in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ‘SHAKE!’ captures the essence of Joel’s combustible new blues sound which combines elements of lo fi garage blues with a driving roots beat.


A Wild Frontier

A Wild Frontier was started in the Spring of 2016 by former members of The Status, Ben Grant and Mike Felker. Even prior to The Status’ 2008 Doghouse records release (So This Is Progress), Ben and Mike had been writing together for 5 years. With hundreds of songs and unused demos since then to choose from, they began recording A Wild Frontier’s debut record in March of 2016. “Make It Count” was released on April 4th, 2017 and is available at all digital retail stores and is available on CD from the bands website .


Flashpoint

In 2010, Tim Deschaine, former front man and guitarist for Los Angeles based band Nimbus, moved to Augusta, KS to start a family. After a short break, Tim arose from the ashes of the Nimbus project, to continue his passion for songwriting. He then threw himself headfirst into the Wichita music scene. 
After weeks of searching for band members, in 2014, Tim called upon close friend and guitarist, Josh Gilbert, to join the ranks and bring his love of playing to the foreground. Through Josh came Flashpoint's first drummer whom brought the next core member and bassist Joshua Naval. Joshua's diverse knowledge of rhythm and understanding of structure, made him a perfect match for the group. With two years under Flashpoint's belt, a time came where the original drummer decided to part ways. Through friends and neighbors of the group, came Flashpoint's drummer Ammon Ohlson. Ammon, a self taught drummer and madman, was the missing element the band needed.


The Barrbarians

In under two years, The BarrBarians went from blasting Misfits songs in the van on the way to their gigs, to opening up for former Misfits’ lead singer, Michale Graves. This independent rock band from the windy shores of Asbury Park, NJ are taking their motivation and love of music and cultivating a following for their raw, head-banging sound. Their influences — bands like Green Day, Nirvana, Black Sabbath, Elvis, the Misfits (of course), and more — follow that same rough, but melodic pathway. Molding their sound and forming a fan base has been what these five rockers have been working toward, and it seems to be paying off. 
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Son of Prey

Son of Prey plays alternative rock based on powerful themes, driven by strong vocals and numerous guitars performed as modern ”wall of sound”.

 

Lilah Burger

Lilah Burger was born on July 7th, 1999 in Los Angeles, California. At the age of five, Lilah began taking piano lessons, and she continued to do so until age ten. At age fifteen, Lilah released her first official song, "The Good Guy." Upon the day "The Good Guy" came out, Lilah released many other singles like jazzy-rebellious "Oh, Darling" and nostalgic "Flicker Back To You."  In June of 2017, Lilah's debut album 'Carnival' was released. Heavily influenced by Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Harley Quinn and The Joker's love affair in Suicide Squad, 'Carnival' tells a tale of heartbreak and recovery. The title track, "Carnival," speaks of a love like a puppet show. "My life at the time of creating this album was a carnival in itself. I was going through so much at once; it was quite overwhelming. That's when the inspiration kicked in," Lilah says. "She's Not Real" cries out feelings of abandonment, while "Know-It-All" talks of a judgmental friend. "Incorporating Godinto my music is very important to me," Lilah states.

 

 

Olivia Henry

Olivia Henry grew up in Los Angeles, singing and writing poems. At an early age, she began classical vocal training with a Belgian Opera singer, and furthered her training in jazz, contemporary, and musical.

 


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Brian Jones Rock'n'Roll Revival

The Brian Jones Rock’n’Roll Revival inspires the timeless boogie of soul-driven blues-based Rock’n’Roll. This music will inspire your SPIRIT, and we uplift your SOUL…… So turn it up!

In July 2016, we released our first album of original rock & roll music “A Real Good Time.”  The Album is anchored in hard driving blues, big riffs, sexy hooks, and plenty of swagger.  The EP features several all-star guest players, on piano, guitars and harmonica.  You can listen to some of the songs here on the website.

QOK

QOK is an alternative pop rock band from Northern Virginia.  The band writes and performs original music that blends styles such as pop, rock, reggae, jazz, blues, latin, caribbean, and soul. QOK enjoys being involved in the community and raising awareness of topics close to their hearts. The band currently works with local organizations such as USA Cares and FishingCommunity.org who represent the military community and advocate for mental health awareness, both topics which inspired their original song “Unknown Soldier”. In the past they have shared their music and talents with Loudoun County Public Schools to support suicide prevention. As they write new music and prepare for a 2018 tour, QOK hopes to keep building relationships that promote music influenced by their community. Their debut EP "EPisode I" was released June 2017 and is available in all online music stores.

 

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Pearl Handled Revolver

It's music that sounds like it's coming up through the gutter from a subterranean blues club that is frequented by a collection of vagabonds and circus freaks tripping on hallucigens.' - Powerplay

The retro-rockers from Bedfordshire sounded a warning shot with last year's debut album Colossus. Now they're about to return... with a follow-up called This Mountain Waits that adds the priceless element of maturity to the mix. - Classic Rock Magazine

The Critically Famed

Birthed out of Chicago, Illinois The Critically Famed was founded by brothers Josh and Jeremy Sentner on May 13th, 2017. The band is currently in the studio creating their debut album "music for the city." Full of chill vibes and smooth, passionate vocals over driving rhythms and energetic, sparkling guitar riffs; this record is set to release Spring of 2018. Following the release, The Critically Famed is set to play the "music for the city" Tour this upcoming Summer.

Teddy Matthews

Teddy Mathews is a guitarist and singer/song writer from Worcestershire. With his recently released singles ‘LOVE’ & ‘WORRY’ it would seem Teddy has slipped under our musical radar. Within the last month he’s been aired on BBC introducing, gigged at some of our local music festivals. As well as finding time to film a music video and putting together and rehearsing with a live 4 piece band to take on the road.

Greg Harrison Band

After a near death experience, Greg Harrison decided music was the best medicine for his soul. So after many months of mental and physical struggles he decided to make it his life. He started playing many shows but eventually got tired of playing alone.
So he went out and snagged up lead guitarist, John Bonnett. Greg and John had occasionally played shows together in the past so they knew they could at least have a good time jamming together.  Show's we're going great for the two of them but after a few gig's they felt in definite need of some percussion. It just so happened they didn't have to look too far, as good friend and multi-talented Zack Lilley, just happened to be free to join in on the fun. Not only does Zack keep the beats but he brings great writing skills to the band as well.

 

 

Rocketsmith

Driven by the love of guitar music and fun, Rocketsmith turn up, tune up and go off. 
Join us as we light the touch paper without standing back.

Rocketsmith. 
We turn up, tune up and go off like a great Yorkshire rocket fuelled by adrenaline and the love of great music 
Join us as we light the fuse without standing back.

Marly Kay Music

Looking back on her childhood, Marly Kay admits that if you had asked her then if she had ever imagined being a singer, the response would have been no. Growing up in a family of all boys, Marly Kay dedicated most of her time to sports, and much less to the arts...minus her extreme passion for the piano. It wasn't until a debilitating knee injury that kept her out of the games that Marly literally "fell into" the love of singing, and has never, and will never look back. 

Since the time when a close friend first asked her to perform in a local pop/classic rock cover band, Marly Kay has grown from being just the singer of a band, to defining her own identity as an artist. In addition to writing and composing her songs, Marly is also a multi-instrumentalist who dedicates most of her time outside of the studio educating aspiring young musicians and vocalists to pursue their dreams as she has pursued hers.

 


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Karen Lee Andrews

Karen Lee Andrews (Formerly known by her stage name Ms Murphy) came into the public’s awareness in 2013, through her soul slaying performances on TV’s hit show, The Voice Australia. Ms Andrews has that rare gift to communicate the unspeakable. Cameron Adams, from the Herald Sun, says, “Ms Andrews has one of those authentic sounds you hear, even through the gloss of TV, you can tell she has lived and loved.” Her sensibility allows the audience to surrender to the music, the experience is mutually warm and commanding.

Indigo Storm Band

Indigo Storm is rapidly becoming known for original composition packed with interesting lyrics, powerful vocals, and outstanding instrumentals that simply draw you in. CJ Jones (guitar and vocals), Ryan Slayton (drums), and David DeWolfe (bass), join forces to generate their brand of contagious rock. As noted by Indigo Storm listeners: 

"The riffs came down hard and fast without any warningwhatsoever. Now I know how it feels to live in Kansas during tornado season."

Search For George

Formed in the early 90s by brother and sister Mark and Mary Dahm(Timmer) and their friends and coworkers Dion Raymond, Scott Rasmussen, Kurt Brost and Mike Vermillion, search for george rose through the ranks of the Sioux Falls music scene from a three-piece cover band to one of the region's most popular original acts. Their self-titled debut CD dropped in 1996 to critical and popular acclaim, setting the band on a course that saw them play to packed houses across the Midwest.

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The Brothers Footman

Every once in a great while the stars align to bring together an abundance of talent, dedication, and commitment to excellence; such is the case with Dikembe, Gerald, Micah, and Joshua Footman. Their breakout hit Clear Country Sky seems to have struck the right chords and challenges musical barriers that dictate they be boxed into a particular sound or genre of music.  From the initial rifts of the acoustic guitar you get the sense that Country Sky will be an instant classic. Add to that the unique and blended harmonies of the brothers and before you know it you’re hooked by the catchy, addictive lyrics.

In 2017 The Brothers Footman signed a record label deal with Victory Music Buzz, LLC.

 

Celeste Buckingham

By the age of 17, Celeste Buckingham had already conquered the European music scene. Born in Switzerland to a Swiss-American family, she rose to international recognition on the program SuperStar, indisputably solidifying her status as a pop star in Eastern Europe along the way. Her 2012 full-length debut, Don’t Look Back [EMI Czech Republic], yielded the Top 10 single “Run Run Run”, which even garnered the honor of “Best Czech & Slovak Act” at the MTV Europe Music Awards. However, in 2013, Celeste officially arrived in the United States, immediately turning heads as she commenced her next conquest.

 

STEREOFEET

StereoFeet is an American rock band formed in Chattanooga, Tennessee by Chris Graham and Leon Walker. StereoFeet is a band concerned with making quality rock'n'roll that first draws in listeners with a passionate, melodically hard-rocking sound, and gets them to do some soul searching while they're there. Lyrically, their themes of universal struggles, hope in adversity, self-examination, and striving for goodness, are issues everyone can relate to and receive encouragement from. Neither trendy nor antiquated in style, the band aims for music with no expiration date. This is a serious and hard-driving band, but they have their softer side with some subtler, bittersweet acoustic elements interspersed. The conviction and commitment inspiring StereoFeet is strikingly apparent in their intense, energetic live shows. They consistently pour out everything they have onstage when they perform.

Indigo Reign

Indigo Reign was formed in early 2015, and since then has recorded two EPs and a single and has performed widely across South Africa. Their music has been played on radio stations across South Africa and internationally.
In October 2015 the band recorded an EP: Could You Be? The EP features three tracks, all written by Indigo. In December 2015, they completed a tour of the Eastern Cape to promote the CD, to excellent reception from audiences. Could You Be? was on the charts at Wild Coast FM for over two months, reaching number 4.
The songs are a reflection on some of the darker times in Indigo’s life and an exploration of love and loss, not least the loss of his close friend and bass player, Dean Michael, who died tragically in 2013.

Paragon

Blending melodic forcefulness with harmonious arrangements, the synergy that defines the group’s esoteric sound is driven by alternative piano rock with a modern edge. First and foremost however, before attempting to put a label on the group’s unique sense of aesthetics, Evine strives to create epic and unforgettable melodies that are bound to leave an impression even with the most jaded listener.


Victor Spoils

FORMED IN LATE 2014, VICTOR SPOILS BRINGS TOGETHER THE TALENTS OF JOSH NEUGEBAUER (VOCALS, GUITAR, KEYS), AARON ELLIS (GUITAR, VOCALS), NICK FEDERINKO (GUITAR, VOCALS), DOUG LEE (BASS, VOCALS) AND DAN NEWMAN (DRUMS). HAVING PLAYED TOGETHER IN PREVIOUS BANDS (A DAY LATE, HOW BIZARRE) THIS VETERAN GROUP DELIVERS POP ROCK PERFECTION. THE SPOILS LINEUP IS HERE TO BRING YOU MORE THAN JUST YOUR AVERAGE ROCK SHOW…THEIR UNIQUE BLEND OF VOCAL MELODY WITH PURE ROCK ENERGY WILL LEAVE YOU WANTING MORE.

 

Joel Cross

Joel grew up singing gospel songs with his seven siblings. His heartfelt approach showcased his ability to make each piece sound new, truly a sound all his own. One afternoon, while playing the Dallas Arboretum, Joel decided to appease the crowd’s unconventional request for a song by Taylor Swift. A fan happened to catch his very soulful rendition of “Shake it Off” on video and uploaded it to YouTube. By the next morning, it had over half a million views, and Joel’s face was on every major news source in Dallas. The viral video quickly catapulted his career as he captured the attention of fans across the globe, including Ellen DeGeneres, America’s Got Talent, Capitol Records, Time, and MTV. Four-time Grammy award-winning artist, India Arie, was also intrigued by Joel when she heard one of his original songs, “Candlelight,” and invited him to collaborate with her on her upcoming album.

Mark of 1000 Evils

After being bereft of band-related shenanigans for a while, Dan & Jeff met over ballet lessons and set about making some noise... Bringing Andy in through a mistaken Russian Bride order over the web.

 

Le Folli Arie

Le Folli Arie become a reality in 2012. The band is made of four musicians living in Milan that have a huge live experience. They all have worked in various musical projects and share a common love for music from the 70's (Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, PFM, Banco di Mutuo Soccorso, Area,...). They have also been influenced by grunge, pop, latin, funk, jazz, heavy metal. The clash and melt of all these musical influences gave birth to Le Folli Arie's unique style.
The process of making the band sound whole and unique required 2 years of labor-intensive work..
Once you listen throughout the album you can perceive the binding that gathers the 13 tracks together. 
The listener is able to experience many extremely different atmospheres and emotional episodes and to appreciate a deep sense of coherence throughout the entire listening experience.
That's why defining Le Folli Arie's style is not a simple task: it could be prog music dressed as pop or the exact opposite.


Ashlynne Vince

Ashlynne Vince is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has had the privilege to work with many well-known artists on both sides of the border. You can see Ashlynne as a regular performer down on Broadway in the heart of Music City.... or on Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls where she performs regularly at Hard Rock Cafe, Kelseys, Niagara Brewing Company, Hilton.....or at one of the several summer festivals in and around Canada.

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Dennis Jones

High-energy stage performance. Sizzling hot guitar solos. Smooth and soulful vocals. Backed by a rhythm section that is second to none, this IS Dennis Jones. Check out a live show, and you’ll instantly agree, this band ROCKS the blues like NO other!

Dennis's feet are firmly rooted in the past, yet his heart and soul are connected to the present. He writes songs that seamlessly blend the best of both worlds, presenting a unique and contemporary style of American rock and blues.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and now based in Los Angeles, California, Jones continues to pursue his musical goal of becoming a top entertainer in his field. With five well-regarded CD releases to date, Jones' vision has never been more in focus.

Audio Revival

Formed in New York City in late 2012, Audio Revival is an unlikely collection of band geeks and one former Second Team All-Big East linebacker for the Syracuse Orange football team. With the help of three-time Grammy award-winning producer Dave Clauss (Shakira, Marin Morris,Justin Bieber, U2, Paul Simon), Audio Revival released a series of singles in 2015, to critical fanfare and spent much of the year playing shows across the Northeast.

Indie Lagone

Indie Lagone's music is a myriad wall of sound comprised of a hard rock feel shadowed by sleek undertones and is filled with genre defying ideas. Lagone's lyrical content is engulfed in the introspection, addictions and rising above adversity.

The songs are all balanced by a twist of musical sensibility that is grounded by an idea of not overworking rhythms and melodies. Songwriting within the band is all hinged on the thought that a good song should influence, stand alone and not be overplayed. It is not how many notes you can play but how you can get them to collide and react with one another. The band has attempted to create a mood reminiscent of a Quentin Tarantino film.

 

Cat Ridgeway

Cat Ridgeway, a singer/songwriter hailing from Orlando, Florida, is a skilled lyricist and melodist. Cat’s eclectic style shines through her ability to play guitar and harmonica (at the same time!), trumpet, trombone, drums, piano, and bass. Cat has worked with several notable producers, including Greg Rike (producer of Deep Purple and The Back Street Boys) and most recently, Ben Cooper (co-writer of Ricky Skaggs’ Grammy award winning album “Mosaic”). Cat's most recent project "Passenger Seat" is a direct result of her overfunded Kickstarter campaign "Cat Goes to Nashville". She had the privilege of working with the likes of Gordon Kennedy (co-writer of "Change the World" recorded by Eric Clapton) and many other seasoned Nashville players on the EP.

Chris Eves and the New Normal

Chris Eves and the New Normal blur the lines between rock, funk, and blues with a healthy dose of jam band influences. Thoughtful lyrics blend seamlessly with solid roots rock riffs, pop sensibilities and, catchy hooks. Based out of Syracuse NY, the band has shared the stage with such diverse artists as the Zac Brown Band, Jon Fishman of Phish, Gov't Mule, Cheap Trick, Gregg Allman and many others. Their debut album is now available on all music services.

The Late Greats

THE LATE GREATS are a Manchester/Sheffield-based duo made up of David Benjamin (Lead Vocals) and Steve Marsden (Guitar).

Their material is a blend of alternative rock and Americana. Individually these two experienced musicians have performed at Glastonbury, Download, Secret Garden, Other Voices, Reading and Leeds Festival and have also supported a variety of big acts, from the Killers to Paloma Faith.

Tom Petty, the Replacements, Warren Zevon, Bruce Springsteen and Ryan Adams are among their main musical influences.

The Swills

The Swills are a new independent band from Vancouver, BC Canada. They’ve been together since 2006, with very humble beginnings as a true garage band, complete with a rehearsal space in a bus depot!
They’ve made a name for themselves with their fans by putting on high-energy shows designed to make people move. They’re also known for their social conscience, both in the songs they write, and by putting on shows for various charities. To date, they have raised over $3000 for such local charities as Covenant House and The BC Prader-Willi society. Moving forward, they plan on producing and performing in at least two charity events per year. 
Their first self-produced record, Travelling Thru Time, released in 2008, was well received by college and independent radio stations, and The Swills are excited to build on that success with their new record, which draws heavily from their punk rock and blues rock influences, to create a unique hard-rocking sound.

Chasing Shadows

We’re Chasing Shadows.
We’re here to write music we love taking the music we grew up with and hear now as inspiration. Our songs are about real life as we see it. Growing up in a town that has seen better days is nothing new for our generation, neither is a relationship that hasn’t gone quite the way you thought it might. We’re here to tell our stories, we’re to hit the chords we all know and mix it with melodies that will make you sing.
Since the Chasing Shadows journey started in August 2014 at the Kings Head in Rhuddlan, North Wales, we have played as much as we can, for as long as we can, as often as we can.

Paper City Exile

​Paper City Exile, a band from Western Mass, was created by 3 students of music. 

Paper City Exile is cutting a fresh path in music. 
Our collective love of R&B, alternative rock, vintage surf, and east / west coasts rock provides the platform for our distinct feel and sound. That's evident in our new releases. Each member has respect for the true art of music, and the band hopes to keep the art alive by "being a good musician first."
Members include Dan Conway on lead, keyboards and vocals, Jackson Silverman on drums, and Zeno Quinn pounding out the bass line.



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Cultural Vultures 

Life will eventually bring us all to the point of opposition. We then forge ourselves awake in the envy of an entire generation. Each of us will enquire our own fearful disillusionment, with the purpose being lost along with the purity of love. In its entropy we then find the quintessence of a life filled with passion. The avarice of our society that keeps us hidden from our own true potential. Love your life and live it the only way you know how, to the point where it scares you. Find your passions and exploit them, but be mindful of each other. The music is heartbreak, not just from love and relationships, but when life stops giving you things and starts taking them away. The struggles of humans, and the relationships we have with nature, religion, love and most of all each other. It is up to each of us to invent our own beautiful life, to find our passions with a voracious intensity. Find the confidence in yourself to dream, and find the peace that will set us all free.

Gary Lazer Eyes

Although currently based out of Orlando, Gary Lazer Eyes was founded by three Melbourne, FL natives. Since their not-so-serious formation in 2015, this eclectic band has grown in sound and reach. After being voted Orlando’s “Best Rock Act” in Best of Orlando 2016, GLE released High On Lies. On this EP, they explore a more alternative territory, while still managing to reflect their reggae & blues rock roots.

To support the release of this project, Gary Lazer Eyes embarked on a cross country, DIY tour. Upon returning home and playing a few “welcome back to Florida” shows, the boys received a warm reception (literally- Florida boys should stay in FL during the winter). Since then, the consistent regional touring and release of new content hasn’t stopped, quickly earning GLE a reputation in the Central FL community and beyond.

For Gary Lazer Eyes, community is an essential part of their journey. The threesome (now five) solidified while collaborating on Do-It-Yourself events featuring live music, local visual artists, and fashion vendors/brands. It was out of these collaborations that GLE was born. Leaning on the idea that music is an interdependent relationship (i.e. a song is not done until some one else hears it), the goal of their musical endeavors is not simply to create, but to connect with the people around them. All this, while still managing to have an awesome time – embracing debauchery.

Andrea Leigh Mathews

Three Way Street is a Folk/Indie/Rock band based out of West Michigan. Their love of high energy live performance has earned them a loyal following in the short time they have worked together. Lead by Andrea Mathews’ powerful vocals, the driving rhythm section of Bradley Rose and Jeffrey Baldus sets the dancers in motion to the sweet melodies of Chris Brock’s lead guitar. This band prides itself on not being just another bar band, blending a unique take on classic folk and contemporary covers with original material that keeps audiences entertained and surprised.

Bree And The Whatevers

Brooklyn based Bree And The Whatevers is a project spawned from the songwriting and musical vision of legally blind powerhouse vocalist Bree Klauser. The core of this collaboration is Bree and her partner Dan Kessler (co writer and multi instrumentalist). Their soulful vibe, paired with a cabaret aesthetic, create a high energy cathartic entertainment experience and in general a sexy fun time!

Bree And The Whatevers' Debut music video "Homewrecker" the title track of the forthcoming EP, was released in December 2016.

Lee Perreira

Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist Lee Perreira combines classic blues riffs with a soulful textured vocal style leaving his audience instantly captured.

The music of Lee Perreira finds its life in the continuous and passionate pursuit of musical excellence, breathing that passion into the soul of his audience. Tracing his roots back to Long Beach, California Lee began playing guitar at the age of 12. A regularly performing musician regionally as well as in the Arizona music scene, Lee just recently opened for James Bay for 96.9s SOLD OUT "Spring Thing" at LiveWire on April 14th and has also been blessed to of shared the night with other amazing artists such as Foo Fighters, Train, The Fray, American Idol winner Lee DeWyze, Gary Clark Jr, Matt Nathanson, Jimmy Gnecco, INXS, Scott Stapp from the band Creed, Keaton Simons, and many more!

The Human Circuit

The Human Circuit is a nine-piece, Alt-Pop, Psych-Rock band from Austin, Texas with catchy orchestral grooves ranging from the mystic vibes of David Bowie to the intricate arrangements of Arcade Fire.

On, Saturday, June 17th, 2017, The Human Circuit self-released, "Electric City" (12 Track LP) on the outside stage at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, Texas. Since then, The Human Circuit has gained national radio support, even locally as a KUTX Studio 1A Artist, and currently The Human Circuit's third album, "Electric City" is receiving airplay coast-to-coast and has independently charted Top 200 (#95) on the North American College and Community charts.

The Human Circuit has an impressive collection of music videos and was nominated for the "Keeping it Weird (Best Experimental)" music video award for this year's Austin Music Video Festival as well as continually receive charming press reviews from, PureVolume, Sonicbids, KUTX, Music Connection, MuzicNotez, Beehive Candy, Skope, Pop Press International, and more.

The Nearly Deads

Led by the inimitable vocalist Theresa Jeane along with Steven Tobi (guitar), Kevin Koelsch (bass), Javier Garza Jr. (guitar) and Josh Perrone (drums), The Nearly Deads are one of the hottest, rising rock bands to come out of Nashville. The band became a viral sensation with their break out, zombie infused music video for the single "Never Look Back"; as a result, their fans dubbed themselves "Zombies", creating The Nearly Deads #ZombieNation. The band’s amalgam of powerful pop vocals and aggressive alternative rock music combined with their love of all things geek and messages of positivity and empowerment creates a truly unique style that’s garnering attention from media and fans around the world.

The band is currently gaining massive traction with their smash hit song “My Evil Ways.”

Coopertheband

Coopertheband (all one word) is a  bramily (band/friends/family) composed of six massive music nerds with minds to rhyme and twelve hot feet. Centered in Jackson, TN, the band has found success nationally, featured on networks like HBO, ESPN, and TruTV as well as the hit show “Without a Trace.”  Coopertheband is also hugely plugged into the local music scene and often finds itself on podcasts, regional television shows, and the occasional old-fashioned newspaper article. To date, Coopertheband has released three albums - Venture (2010), Kings EP (2012), and most recently, Kingdoms (2017) - now available everywhere.

 

Scott Evans

Scott Evans has come back from the dead. Twice. Not figuratively. He was literally medically dead twice before the age of 22. Certain that music is what he is meant to do, after two times dancing through the space between life and death, there are few who will doubt this sense of purpose. It is also no surprise that one who has been so close to death makes music that is so vigorously, pleadingly resolute about living life while we have it. Evans has this urgency of life latent in his work, and telegraphs this message with a sound akin to a meld of Ryan Adams, Pink Floyd, and Tom Petty.

To relay the significance of his art, and life itself, Evans has teamed with Grammy-winning producer Noel Golden (who has worked with Matchbox Twenty, Willie Nelson, Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, and others) to produce the 8-song EP, CIVILIZED, available at Evans' live shows and special appearances.

WD-HAN

WD-HAN is an alternative indie rock band based in Tampa Bay, Florida. The band took its original form with Cal Henry on guitar, jamming and writing with high school friends. In need of a name, WD-HAN (“We Don’t Have A Name”) was considered and loved instantly.

Over the following years as the band continued to write new music and play bigger and better gigs they started to build a following. With the addition of Lea Campbell on drums and Spencer Barnes as the band’s front man, they developed their own kind of pop rock sound heavily influenced by a love of classic rock and blues.



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Who likes the purple color?

Guess what!! We love it!

Mini Competition for Best Picture of the Night at Jazzbones2803 6th Ave.

In order to create the album of the evening, we would like the attendees to take part.

So what do you have to do?

Equip with your best mood, wear a glowing smile, charge your cell phone or camera, and shoot as many pictures as you can during the show.

Send the one you like best at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name under or post it at our facebook page ( The Old School Project ) during the show tagging @theoldschoolproject and @Limberlost Music ….

A vote will follow for the best photo and the winner will get a unique handmade backpack by Handy Ingenious Tools series worth 70,00 euros.

NOTE*

You do not have to be a professional photographer or take the best shot of the galaxy. We applaud the effort and willingness to participate.

All photos will be publishes at the review of the night on www.theoldschoolproject.com

This is how The Old School Project do things..Stay Close … More To Come

Friday January 19

Limberlost Music
Dedset
See By Sound

Doors at 7, Music at 8
$6adv/$10dos/21+

Jazzbones
2803 6th Ave
Tacoma WA 98406

Get your tickets here

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