A native of the Rockville/Gaithersburg area of Maryland, Mike started his musical journey as a rock and go-go drummer for high-school bands. When he discovered he could sing, Mike picked up a guitar and found his soul was in songwriting and singing inspirational and fun, uplifting music.
Formed in late spring 2013 the Earls of Kent have created a talented, high energy musical group bent on bringing great classic rock to audiences everywhere. This tightly-knit group of musicians are uniquely suited towards venues that cater to rock enthusiasts who enjoy the classic rock and blues of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s as well as the 2000’s. Their goal is to consistently satisfy rock fans of all ages and tastes with a wide variety of great music and fill the seats of any venue/establishment in which they play. Their music features artists such as Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cream, Joe Walsh, Led Zeppelin, Molly Hatchett, Joe Bonamassa, Toto, Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Stevie Ray Vaughn and many others. These down-to-earth, capable musicians are the real deal when it comes to dedication and commitment to their music and their fans. Hope to see you all out there at the next gig!
No set lists.
No pre-recorded tracks.
Just the best party songs at the perfect time.
With a world class rhythm section, stellar vocal harmony, and guitar work that is second to none, all songs are played by expert musicians.
Come out and enjoy a great Band!
The Internal Frontier is a polished indie/pop project emerging from the D.C. area that combines early mainstream rock and indie flavors to make a unique sound of its own.
Mark Glass is a rising musical artist in the Baltimore/DC with soul and a voice that projects it. Mark is in the process of recording his unique blend of pop, r&b, rock and soul and performing at local venues. He has received much critical acclaim from audiences and venue-owners and is attracting fans as well as local and national support.
Jon Cresswell is an indie pop singer-songwriter/ producer from Manassas, Virginia currently living in Los Angeles. This inspirational self-taught musician boasts catchy pop melodies, strong Hip-Hop/Pop style beats, and extraordinary instrumentation to achieve passion filled compositions.
“My music is about sharing my Joy… to reach out and touch someone’s heart with my music that leaves a lasting impression of love.”
His first official EP entitled “Gift Wrapped” will be available worldwide featuring his much anticipated single “For Myself”
An American singer, songwriter, and producer.
Matt Waller is a musician hailing from the Northern Virginia/Richmond area. His looping abilities set him aside as one of the premier performers in the DMV area. His shows are energetic, crowd-interactive performances of pop, hip hop, reggae, rock and country music from the 50’s to today. If you happen to catch a show you will know you were apart of something special!
Pebble to Pearl (P2P) creates a unique blend of funk, rock, fierce and powerful blues fused and delivered with soulful grooves and incomparable vocals. They display a tapestry of sound that will truly captivate, mesmerize, and send chills down your spine, while undeniably keeping you entertained and dancing. P2P is road bound, touring up and down the East Coast to venues like the House of Blues in Orlando to the Canal Room in NYC. They bring a collaboration of professional musicians and vocalists from the southwest and Mid-Atlantic who have shared stages with the likes of Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Rome in a Day, Army of Me, Minus-One, The Blackjacks, JunkFood, The Hint, My Favorite Highway, Fight the Lion, The X’s, Shane Hines and the Trance, JurisFiction, All Time Low, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Welbilt, The Speaks, Crash Boom Bang, Rude Buddha, Everyone But Pete, Klymaxx, Salt & Pepa, Chrisette Michelle, Erykah …
Ryan Paladino is part of the band Irresponsible. Irresponsible is an Alt-Rock band based out of Washington, DC, whose hard work has landed them headlining shows at such nationally-renowned venues as the 9:30 Club and Jammin’ Java. The quality and consistency of Irresponsible’s studio releases and live shows have established the band as favorites in the DC music community. With the release of one EP and two LPs over four short years, Irresponsible has received consistent airplay on the Local Lix hours of DC’s premier rock station, DC101. Five of their songs have been featured on the station, including the most recent single, “Burn With Me.” Irresponsible’s blend of lighthearted fun and serious musicianship sets this group apart from the rest!
Shirkaday is a rock cover band hailing from Northern Virginia. Led by vocalist, Joe Bernui, the band covers music from the 70’s to today, with the focus on 90’s to include songs by Green Day, Chili Peppers and Sublime. Occasionally, you will hear them play and original song or two. Their schedule and song list can be found at www.shirkaday.com
As If is a 90’s tribute band from Baltimore Maryland, bringing the audience back in time for a transcendent, nostalgic, nineties party experience that they’ll never want to end. As If brings their 90’s party all over the region (Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware) whether it’s a night club, private party, wedding, or outdoor festival. Nominated for best cover band by the Maryland Music Awards two years in a row, As If prides themselves on bringing the most authentic, energetic live performance around; keeping fans on the dance floor having a great time!
“Lately, I’ve been putting the acoustic guitar first, and leaving the electric sounds for The Bobby Thompson Trio, the touring rock band. I truly enjoy the gentler side of playing Weissenborns and other acoustics, both solo and as a duo. My new EP ‘The Acoustic Sessions’ will be available September 2018, and I plan to embark on solo tour dates, wherever the road will take me.”