Frank McCreary has been a singer/guitarist in the Maryland Virginia Washington DC area since the mid-1980s. His strong vocals and smooth guitar playing are the perfect combination for his music. Frank play songs from artists such as James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Eagles, Cat Stevens, the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, and many more. He has been the front man for several very popular bands in the Maryland area and has enjoyed success in many venues, including Orioles Park at Camden Yards, M&T BANK stadium, all the areas casinos, and all major Maryland and DC night clubs. Frank has even performed at the French Embassy. Frank and his bands have opened up for multiple musical stars over the years, and Frank is currently recording his own music where he lives in Westminster Maryland. Frank has had success recording with multiple other artists, and had a recording in the rotation for Grammy nomination in 2011.
Bailey Hayes is a 24-year-old solo acoustic artist. He has been performing his whole life, but playing shows out at breweries, wineries, pubs, restaurants, weddings and more for 2 years now. His setlist contains an eclectic range of music … anywhere from country, to classic rock, to pop/soul, to folk, original music and more! The energy and melodies that he brings to his live shows will get you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside, and maybe even get you on the dance floor!
Anthony Gill is a local singer/songwriter who has been performing between Richmond and Northern Virginia for several years. His unique interpretation of classic Rock, Blues, R&B and Country classics has made him one of the most original live performers around. Sit back, relax, and enjoy while Anthony brings his unique style and energy to Farm Brew Live.
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!
Married duo, Blair’s West, Beau and “Junior”, got their start in Nashville back in 2010. They were married in 2009 and after pursuing music separately they naturally fell into making music together. They have played together all over the country and after starting a family they made the decision to relocate to be near family. They are now based out of Richmond, VA, where they continue to perform together.
JParis Rock Band was born out of a group of individuals with great ambition and a positive outlook on their musical journey. Ever since they came together in 2000, they’ve found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with fans and people all over the world. JParis has built a broad fan base in the region — fans with the kind of devotion and enthusiasm usually reserved for major acts with mainstream support. For anyone who has ever been to a JParis show, it’s easy to understand why. The energy and personality of JParis are contagious, and they connect with the audience unlike any other local band in recent memory
JON FRITZ has been performing live since he was 16 years old in Barrington, New Jersey. His musical journey has taken him from New York to Los Angeles & Key West to Austin. Jon also lived and played music in South America for 10 years and in the early 2000s had the lead role in both “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and “Jesus Christ Superstar” at West Virginia University. He has recorded six albums of original music and has charted three songs on the radio. A veteran of the Washington DC area music scene since 1996, Jon plays a variety of popular music covering great tunes from Elvis Presley to Incubus and everything in between.
Melodime blends rock and roll, stunning piano melodies, and catchy guitar riffs with strong story-telling country roots and sing-along choruses.
Melodime, featuring Brad Rhodes (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Sammy Duis (piano, organ, bass), Tyler Duis (drums), and Jon Wiley (bg vocals, guitar, mandolin, dobro), perform over a hundred shows annually throughout the continental United States, all while running a charity, ‘Now I Play Along Too,’ which provides musical instruments and lessons to underprivileged children.
FIREKITE IS a high-energy party rock band that delivers your favorite modern songs at shows throughout the mid-Atlantic area. They deliver with passionate vocals, driving rhythms, and on-stage chemistry that draws you in til the very end. Performing live is what they do and seeing you smile is what they love. So come out and meet Pamela (vocals), Rich (bass guitar), Morton (guitar), John (drums) and CP (keys) and see what the fun is all about!
A Maryland native, Shane Gamble embodies what it means to be a working musician. Shane attacks his guitar with passion and sings jangly songs about the good times with a distinctly American feel. Close your eyes and imagine if Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen were to emerge now on Country radio, then added a modern twist…that’s Shane.
What started out as a simple experiment has quickly evolved into what promises to be the next level in entertainment for fans of live music in the Baltimore area and beyond! Taking their initial cues from the current local scene and then mixing that knowledge with years of prior performing experience, Pop Stereo have crafted an atmosphere of both sight and sound that will have you up and moving to all the songs you know and love – and even a few you may have forgotten! Diversity, exceptional musicianship, and, of course, relentless FUN are but a few of the many attributes that will keep you coming out to see Pop Stereo perform time and time again.