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.
FOREPLAY…a 70’s Rock Explosion!
Named after the iconic instrumental piece to Boston’s Foreplay/Longtime, they deliver the electric energy of this era.
By channeling their passion for the guitar and harmony driven rock music of the 70’s – in a concert-style performance – they’ll have you rockin’ and reminiscing.
But don’t take our word for it…come experience it for yourself!
The ultimate 80’s Hair Metal Tribute! If you’re into Whitesnake, Ratt, Dokken, Poison, etc., they’re your band!
M80 is a legendary cover band that has been performing the very best of the 1980’s Pop, Rock, Dance, and New Wave favorites since 2005. This multi million dollar grossing act has performed thousands of shows throughout 12 US States and 6 Countries. M80 have won multiple “Best Cover Band” awards and have been featured in print and commercials. There have been several member changes over the years to keep the product fresh and recharged but founding member, Les Eckhart still remains on bass guitar. Grab your hairspray, put on you leggings and let M80 take you back to the future with a show you’ll never forget!
Bryan Frates is a diverse singer/songwriter, music teacher, Songwriters Showcase host, and sports coach out of Southern MD. Bryan’s unique style stems from his love for folk, country, R&B, hip-hop, pop, and jazz music. With an admiration of artists like Martin Sexton, Amos Lee, Zac Brown, Lisa Hillary, Vance Gilbert, and Brandi Carlile, his tremendous vocals weave effortlessly throughout genres. Tying together elements of country and folk along with hip-hop and R&B, he has created a style that is truly his own. With his passion for music and song writing, he hopes to make a full time career out of something that he loves to do. Bryan’s original songs evoke images of family, friends, and the experiences of moving through the various stages of life.
Nelly’s Echo’s captivating storytelling and high energy performances have made him a very sought- after musician in not only the college tour circuit but also clubs and festivals all across the United States and overseas.
Nelly’s Echo was a contestant on season 3 of NBC’s The Voice, and his cover of Bill Withers Classic, “Ain’t No Sunshine” reaching #7 on the iTunes R&B charts. He also performed for the troops at GITMO in 2011 which he describes to this day as one of the highlights of his very colorful career.
Nelly’s Echo has shared the big stage with the artists such as Trombone Shorty, Travis McCoy, Sean Kingston, & Boyz II Men to name a few. “Make good music the soundtrack to your life,” is one of Nelson’s favorite saying, and it sure seems like with Nelly’s Echo music, that saying rings ever true
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!
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!