Now 6 albums into an eclectic and powerful career that has included 5 top 40 Americana releases, singer/songwriter Randy Thompson continues to make his home in small town Clifton, Virginia. His music lovingly embraces the past even as it pulls it kicking, picking, singing, rocking – its way into the 21st Century. Since the release of his album ‘Further On’ in 2008, he has also toured extensively in Europe, performing as well as headlining festivals in Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Norway and the UK. He has had a total of 12 singles reach the top 10 on the International Hotdisc chart and 3 Top 20 appearances on the ‘Euro Americana’ album chart.
His 2012 release ‘Collected’ was on many ‘Top 10 album of the year’ lists including ‘Outlaw Magazine’ and ‘Country Music People’. Renowned Texas music critic Dave Pilot named ‘Collected’ as one of his ‘Top 10 All Time Albums’.
Randy Thompson Band will be on the road in 2018 both in US and in Europe with a brand new release, ‘War,Peace,Love,Fear’. Forged on the road and carved from hard-lived experience. This collection finds the artist in confident, reflective, peak career form.
The Feathered Fish is an American band from Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Feathered Fish was formed in 2013 by vocalist Jeremy “Hanky” Hankins and lead guitarist Johnny Ray Wolfe. The current line up features Lee LeGros on drums and Collin Hill on bass guitar. While the Feathered Fish is a relatively new band, they have managed to generate a solid, home-grown fan base on the east coast of the United States, specifically in the Northern Virginia area. They have evolved over the past few years by fusing an organic blend of Rock, Southern Rock, and Reggae in their original songs. They have recorded their songs in Clear Track Studios in Clearwater, Florida, finishing their single “We On The Run” set released in March 2017. The Feathered Fish primarily play on the east coast, but plan to branch out across the country and tour the west coast in the near future.
The Ryan Forrester Band will entertain with a
variety of covers – Motown to Top-40 blended
with Country & Rock.
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.
Guitarist and vocalist from Columbia, South Carolina. Currently resides in Old Town Alexandria, right outside of DC. Influenced by Classic and Southern Rock as well as BluesR&B, Hip Hop and Alternative Rock. Has played all over the Carolinas for the last 3 years and is now emerging in the DC, Marland, Virginia scene. Plays solo as well as experienced front man for a number of musicians and bands.
Building on the success of his recent single “Beautiful Work,” which cracked the Top 40 on the Billboard charts, Maryland-based singer/songwriter Shane Gamble is set to release a batch of new songs on his own label, Rt. 50 Music, this coming May. The self-titled EP features the singles “Love Is a Road” and “Tangled in You,” which were co-written with 1999 “Country Songwriter of the Year” Phil Vassar. “I went to Phil’s place with nothing more than an idea of a song title in mind,” says Shane. “Over the course of a couple hours, we finished the song. I think we captured something special that day.”
The basic tracks for that song, “Love Is a Road,” were recorded at Magpie Cage Studios in Baltimore by famed artist/engineer J Robbins. To round out the mixes, Shane brought in session pros Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters, Wallflowers), and Sean Hurley (John Mayer, Vertical Horizon, Lady Antebullum), while drummers Nir Z, Rich Redmond, and Michael Dawson carry the grooves.
Sonically speaking, these new tracks sound bigger than anything Gamble has done in the past. On “Lost in a Mystery,” the guitars grind and the lyrics take an outsider view on how the modern country business operates. “I wanted to be real and candid” says Shane. “Nashville is a great town, but it has its way of doing things. It’s great but having a family and living almost 1,000 miles away in Maryland means I can’t walk the traditional path, I’ve got to build this thing on the road show by show.
Gamble spent much of 2017 on the road, road-testing new material as he was opening for top touring artists like the Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Lo Cash, Grainger Smith, Phil Vassar, and David Nail at premier venues like the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, the Fillmore in Baltimore, and the Bluebird in Nashville. “These songs are a journey through where I’ve been in the past two years—the ups and the downs. They were written with the live show in mind, I want to bring something new and fresh to the stage, and speak these stories really clearly.”
In 2013, Shane enjoyed the success of his debut album and the Top 10 single “Turn My Way,” a pop/country tune that’s equal parts punchy and poignant. Thanks to the groundbreaking SiriusXM country music channel The Highway, Shane was able to crash the party as an independent artist, garnering new fans across the globe and making a splash in the music industry crowd.
Shane’s sophomore effort, American Heart, was released in 2014 and features twelve tracks that showcase his ability to seamlessly blend country, rock, pop, and Americana. Gamble co-wrote songs for American Heart with heavy-hitting Nashville players Derric Ruttan, Andrew Dorf, and Zac Molloy. In the studio, Gamble worked closely with Rick Beato, who not only produced “Turn My Way” but is also credited with hits by NEEDTOBREATHE, Shinedown, Charlie Mars, and Parmalee.
Gamble’s new self-titled EP is slated for release this May. Visit www.shanegamble.com or contact for more information.
Great Wide Open was formed in the summer of 2011 and is intended to capture the essence of the Heartbreakers live who. The band has an extensive song set and has been featured at numerous festivals and clubs.
Are you ready to dance to the disco classic of the 70’s???
Rather than celebrating a specific act or persona, Superflydisco pays tribute to
the era of 70’s funk/disco. People have described SFD as “the modern day
love child of Sly & The Family Stone, Rick James and The Bee Gees”. They’ve been
around since 2005 and over the years, the roster of players has been a virtual
“who’s who” of the DC area pro musician circuit. These players have shared the stage
with such artists as Prince, The Ohio Players, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rick James,
Whitney Houston, Gloria Gaynor and many many more… Superflydisco
is just what you need to bring that party to the next level!
A 10-peice live band with horns playing all the funky disco 70’s hits that
create an energy that’s nearly impossible to resist.
Got your polyester?
Got your bell-bottoms?
Got your platforms?
Picked out that afro?
This show will invariably become a costume contest to see just
who has the most disco-luscious flare!!! So BRING IT!!!!
Few local performers will promise, much less deliver, a night of rock, blues, soul, country, and rhythm & blues, and have all of it keep you on the dance floor from the minute you walk into the club. But when Johnny Artis sings -no matter what he sings – you can’t sit still! Not only is he gifted with a precious voice which has yet to encounter a note it can’t hit, he also has a knack for reading his audience, and choosing from his limitless repertoire the songs that’ll keep everyone dancing and dancing. Keeping the dance-fest going, in fact, appears to be his top priority, and Johnny Artis takes big chances to see that his audience is entertained.
The Ryan Forrester Band will entertain with a
variety of covers – Motown to Top-40 blended
with Country & Rock.
Hail Up! And Fasten your seatbelts. Prepare for an electrifying journey to the Caribbean. I&I Riddim is Washington DC’s THREE TIME award winning reggae band! The name captures the spirit of this band’s music: “riddim” is reggae’s irresistible upbeat dance rhythm, and “I&I” expresses Bob Marley’s “One Love” equality for all people. I&I Riddim thrills audiences with an arsenal of your favorite reggae standards, the best modern reggae, and a few reggae-style pop-rock and calypso/soca tunes. I&I Riddim is known for its exciting performance style and has shared the stage with some of the reggae greats including Bunny Wailer and Junior Marvin both from Bob Marley’s Wailers. This band is well-equipped to transform any stage into a true Caribbean party experience! The band features the energetic vocal stylings of Nickoli Andrews and an array of talented and electrifying musicians. SO hold on because — HERE COMES I&I Riddim!!!!!
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.
“I’ve never heard a cover band sound this good”
FKA The Piranhas, Bye Felicia aims to bring audiences a unique, energetic live show while still staying true to the soul of the music they perform. This isn’t your typical party band. These guys can really PLAY. From 90’s rock and hip hop to the newest dance hits and some unexpected curveballs, Bye Felicia will keep the dance floor moving!
Winners of the annual Southern Maryland Phoenix Awards for “Best Performance”, and nominees 2 years in a row for the Maryland Music Awards, the Piranhas have been steadily making their mark on the Eastern Shore and as Bye Felicia this will continue and grow..
Bye Felicia is currently performing the Tri-State area on a regular basis at Casinos, Private events, Weddings and Bar Venues. Check out our schedule and come see a show you won’t soon forget!
Billy “T” Wilde is an American singer/songwriter and Musical Entertainer, from the Washington DC are. His high energy and entertaining live shows has led him to become one of the most highly sought musical performers in the Mid Atlantic area. He has performed at notable venues like The 9:30 Club, and Jiffy Lube Live Concert Pavilion, opening for many National acts from Dave Matthews, Lincoln Park, Keith Urban, Zac Brown, Matchbox 20 to Journey. With the unique use of looping pedals he can stack layers of guitars, rhythms & Harmonies, and along with his percussionist, is able to reproduce the sound of a full band.
In addition to his original music, Billy performs popular Rock, Blues, Country & Pop Hits from every decade from the 60’s to modern day. His blazing guitar riffs and powerful vocals, makes
a passionate performance that leave audiences singing, Dancing and wanting more!
Cazhmiere brings a sizeable repertoire to every show, including a wide range of party material from the 80’s and 90’s to today’s current pop, dance, new country and modern rock radio hits! The unlimited variety in a night with Cazhmiere is fun and energetic for everyone!
LTD has been playing live shows for over 8 years and play covers from over the past 50 years. No matter what your favorite music style is, chances are they will play it. Country, Classic Rock, Pop, Top 40, Reggae, Rock and Roll, Motown and 50’s. High energy, tight harmonies and diverse sets are tailored to each venue, playing for dozens to thousands.
Based in the Baltimore area, Sonic Daze plays covers of your favorite Modern, Classic Rock, and Country hits. The members of the band, all pro musicians with different backgrounds, have come together to bring you great danceable, high-energy music.
Schreiner is a Northern Virginia based rock & blues power trio led by vocalist / guitarist John Schreiner. Schreiner is a band that thrives on performing live. Composed of professional musicians from the D.C. scene, Schreiner ensures the audience gets the full ‘live experience’.