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.
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!
Scott Kurt grew up in America’s Rust Belt, and the grittiness of his roots is evident in every aspect of his music. From his debut album, “Ragged But Right”, recorded with his band Memphis 59, to his first solo effort “Down This Road”, he captures the essence of hard living, hard work and hard times in deeply personal lyrics delivered by a whiskey-tinged bar room voice wrapped up inside a whole lot of full-tilt country-rock guitar.
Ed Schnittger (of Herndon, VA) has been singing and playing all of your favorite classic folk rock country songs since those songs were new! Now “Mr. Ed” is singing and playing them for the newer generations, and their sound and message is still just as beautiful and strong, and just as entertaining! Both solo and along with Trio Incognito, “Mr. Ed” promises to share with you an evening of tuneful and tasteful musical treats!
7 Deadlies is a rock cover band that has become a trendsetter for live music at clubs,
events, and weddings in the Washington, DC area. The band stands alone in blending the best music from over four decades to create one of the most dynamic live shows in DC. Each show is a combination of 90s classics, 2000s rock anthems, hip hop sing-a-longs, classic rock throwbacks, and top 40 dance pop classics as if the best playlist you can create was put in front of you and performed live. 7 Deadlies understands that a great band knows how to perform and how to create a great experience for the audience. They are constantly bringing new things to the stage and setting a new standard in DC.
Jillian Matundan is a singer-songwriter living in Northern Virginia. Her music and style is a blend of her favorite acoustic, rock, indie, and folk influences and inspirations.
Born and raised in New York State, she fell in love with was classical music when she began taking violin lessons at the age of three. Jillian trained on piano, flute, and even sitar-but is self-taught on all the other instruments she plays (guitar, ukelele, banjo, mandolin, string bass, and a host of other random instruments). She took a fifteen-year hiatus from writing and performing music to pursue a career in the labor movement when she re-discovered her musical muse in August of 2018.
Encouraged by friends and fellow songwriters, Jillian began playing solo at local open mics in January 2019, becoming the 2019 Vienna Idol runner-up along the way. She is a recipient of two Mid-Atlantic Song Contest 2019 awards (Finalist, Adult Contemporary Category for “Hangin’ On” and Honorable Mention, Open Category for “Monkey Paw”). She will be releasing her debut EP in 2020.
Jillian is a member of the Reston Community Orchestra, the McLean Symphony, the Pantones Steel Drum Band, the Songwriters Association of Washington, and the Folk Club of Reston & Herndon.
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.
STR Incorporates a blend of hit songs from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and today that represents the band’s musical tastes while also appealing to a broad audience. They select music that is well-known but not overplayed, and tailor each performance to the venue and the audience on any given night. Their versatile catalogue, combined with their high-energy stage presence, makes every STR performance unique.