Greg Barrick and HydraFX (HFX) has been engaging audiences and changing the landscape of music since 2002. With their soulful blend of hard-hitting reggae/rock, extremely energetic live show, and inclusive party atmosphere…it’s no wonder why HFX has earned their spots in clubs and national festivals. Through nothing more than grass-roots, hard work, and determination, HydraFX has obtained a top 3 spot on NBC’s Star Tomorrow w/ David Foster, spins on local and National radio (DC101, Z104, 98 ROCK) and shows at RFK & M&T Bank stadiums! HFX shares the stage w/ heavy-hitting stars such as Fuel, Lit, Vertical Horizon, Jimmy’s Chicken Shack, Tantric, Ballyhoo! and Jackyl. Come witness a show like no other, and join the HFX family!!
Bart Harris is the lead singer/guitarist for the band JunkFood. He has also toured as a guest with Bret Michaels of the band Poison many times, playing the bass and singing harmonies. He previously played in bands that include Odd Reason, The Fifth and The Willys.
Starcrush is one of the premier modern rock/party bands in the Baltimore area. Their high-energy shows and diverse song catalog have made the band a crowd favorite at the best venues throughout the region. Come out to a show to see for yourself why so many others are making Starcrush a “must-see” part of their weekend.
This acoustic alternative rock soloist, Mike Richards released his first live self-titled, 5-track EP back in August of 2015. Based in Washington D.C., he has toured the country playing from coast to coast. Mike has been performing in rock bands and acoustically since the age of 14.His roots stem from a heavy influence of 90’s alternative mixed with some acoustic rock. His influences through the years have been the likes of Incubus, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Third Eye Blind, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Prince, and The Beatles. He began this project after the split of The Offset, a former Washington DC based rock band that opened for the likes of The Wailers and Frankie Munoz’s band “You Hang Up”.
Since starting A Note Two Self, Mike has been signed to a small label based in Phoenix Arizona and has been performing around the nation for local clubs and festivals such as the Atlantic City Beer Festival with names such as the Dropkick Murphy’s and Streetlight Manifesto. He also performed in the 2017 Chicago IL and Columbia MD legs of Vans Warped Tour. His tour route for 2018 will include the final run of Vans Warped Tour, the Prescott Valley Fair in Phoenix AZ, and various other locations around the East Coast TBA.
PANIC FOR THE VIBE (PFTV) is an American Pop, Soul, Rock, Reggae and Blues band from Bristow, Virginia, formed in 2013. The band’s line-up includes Larry Thomas (vocals and guitar), John Graves (lead guitar and vocals), Briane Russell (bass), Jana Patterson (vocals and keyboard) and Charles Smith (drums).
PFTV’s music is highlighted by bass-driven grooves, reggae rhythms, and soulful cadences, sometimes alternating between funk, pop, blues and reggae within the same song.Their music often contains mood-altering, harmonic minor-based or bluesy vocals and guitar solos, and rhythmically-improvised heavy bass lines.
PFTV’s performance experience includes a Mid-Atlantic tour for three years, performing at concerts for as many as 6,000. The band currently performs locally in the DC Metro area at bars, clubs, wineries, corporate events and private parties. Larry Thomas, the band’s frontman, also performs as an acoustic solo artist, bringing the same soulful, bluesy sound to a personal level.
Since 1993, Crushing Day has been in the forefront of the Baltimore music scene. Though mainly concentrated in the Baltimore/Annapolis area, the band has traveled the East coast from Killington, VT to Key West, FL. Crushing Day has shared the stage with national acts, Puddle of Mudd, SR-71, DaDa, The Posies, Driven’ and Cryin’, Ace Freehley, Lita Ford, Child’s Play, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, The Pat McGee Band, The Ravyns, and Dig.
As a recent college graduate, Britton pursues his dreams of writing, playing, teaching, recording, and producing music. He continues to write songs on his guitar, he plays weekly in the Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland area; he teaches at a music school for kids called Bach to Rock, he records music at his home studio as well as his great friend Andrew Dunbar’s home studio, and produces his music there as well. Britton writes about relationships with his loved ones, nature (especially the weather), and his hardships. He’s hoping to write songs that relate to many people and impact them in a positive way.
Rock Creek Kings blend the grit and drive of indie rock with sweet folk harmonies and a pop sensibility. Having already rocked some of the best stages in the North Atlantic region, including NYC’s Rockwood Music Hall, DC’s Black Cat, and Burlington’s Radio Bean, Rock Creek Kings are quickly rising on the east coast.
Jason Masi got his start with Richmond, VA based group, Jubeus, opening for acts like Blind Melon, Everclear, and SOJA and releasing two well received albums, “Two Tone Circles” 2004 and “Natural Mood” 2007, respectively. He stepped out as a solo artist in 2010, trading in the band’s roots-jam driven rock for a more acoustic soul/R&B songwriter approach.
Sharif – who is currently earning his Masters at the Berklee College of Music – has made quite a name for himself on the touring front, vacillating from playing intimate solo acoustic shows of his original material to belting out cover tunes (from Rihanna’s “Disturbia” to Maroon 5’s “Won’t Go Home Without You” to Beastie Boys “Girls”) at biker bars to playing one of his favorite genres of music, oldies, at retirement centers (because he wants to, not because he has to) to corporate gigs for Gap and Amstel Light to opening for the likes of Jason Mraz, Kenny Loggins, Rhett Miller, Rusted Root, and Blake Shelton.
“Music consumes me,” explains Sharif, who has approximately 2,000 shows around the world under his belt. “I just love playing music, teaching music, learning more about music, and doing whatever I can to get there.”
Brian Franke is an independent award-winning singer/songwriter residing in the Washington, DC area. He is known as both a frequently booked cover song musician as well as an original songwriter. His cover songs range from classic rock songs, to 90s alternative rock, to Top 40 songs currently on the radio.
Caleb Hacker is a singer/songwriter born and raised in northern Virginia. His sound is a mash up of pop and soul that he delivers in his own unique style.
Mad musicianship meets monkey madness. Enjoy a variety of Rock from the 70’s till today!
David performs regularly along the mid-Atlantic region of the US. With his addictive melodies, a soulful vocal style and an off-the-beaten-path kind of pop-sensibility, Smith is steadily becoming a well-known performer on the East Coast. He has shared the stage with a variety of well-known acts and has been a featured act for the Washington Redskins, Washington Nationals and the Citi Open.
TRILOGY covers a variety of hits from past to present, covering the hits from the 80’s, 90’s and Today.
The Charles Parker Band is made up of veteran musicians from the Baltimore area. Covering Classic and Modern Rock, CPB has been entertaining fans up and down the east coast for over a decade. Look no further, you have found the best Baltimore Band for your next event, party, wedding, reunion or festive occasion.
The Charles Parker Band has many faces including a Beatles Tribute Band, blast in to the past, to rock with That 80’s Band, dream of the beach, sand and sun while you listen to the Beach Bumz or put your heavy metal face on, as you rock with Cold Gin, the ultimate Kiss Tribute Band.
Spencer Joyce is an Annapolis, MD based Indie Rock Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist with origins in both North Carolina and Northern Virginia. Spencer combines the singer/songwriter sensibilities of Ed Sheeran with the beautiful weirdness of Coldplay, the punk edge of Green Day, and the hot licks of John Mayer to create a unique sound to lift his tell-it-like-it-is lyrics up.
‘Part introspective pop/rock singer/songwriter, part bluesy soul man classic rocker–ALL heart’