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.
A dichotomous journey from singing drummer in a punk band – to frontman for the country & western powerhouse Wil Gravatt Band.
A new EP project in 2018 had Wil working with Grammy winner Ray Kennedy (producer of such stellar artists as Lucinda Williams, John Mellencamp, & Taylor Swift) and Wil’s
longtime producer Paul Royce Koch. The results are simply the best work Wil has done to date. One listen to the fiddle-laden, rollicking “Carnival Girl” gives you a sense of the talent behind the songwriting, performance, and production of the entire album.
Led by charismatic showman and vocalist Jarreau Williams, JWX: The Jarreau Williams Xperience is one of the hottest bands in the Washington, DC area. They engage audiences with their favorite 70s-top 40 R&B, funk, pop, and hip-hop tunes as well as Jarreau’s originals (available on all music platforms). When you attend a show, it’s not just musicians playing songs, you are witnessing an experience!
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.
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.
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.
Most Savage Gentlemen is a band based out of Alexandria, VA/ Washington, DC that plays both cover music and original writing. They are the combination of four multi-instrumental musicians with a variety of musical stylings and backgrounds. Together they create a harmonious blend of Rock, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, R&B, Folk, Go Go and Country. With four part harmony and the incorporation of a wide variety of different instruments and sounds, MSG is able to bring a unique flare to their music whether its covers or originals.
Most Savage Gentlemen have played all over the DC area as well as Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. The Gents have performed on stage next to the Lincoln Memorial for the DC Rock and Roll Marathon, played for over 3000 people at the Washington Nationals Bullpen, traveled to the shores of Dewey Beach to keep the waves rolling in and made the floors shake at Baltimore’s Tin Roof Music Hall.
Willie White is a classically trained guitarist – but in any given night you can find him playing a mean blues/rock guitar solo in the vein of Clapton, Hendrix or Garcia. This can be in between delicate folk masterpieces by the likes of Bob Dylan and John Prine, or an occasional twist on a Jazz standard. Finally, you might hear some original music that is an amalgamation of all these influences. He finds his voice by constantly balancing multiple identities, the result being a unique musical experience.
Willie is a frequent presence and a fan favorite at many wineries and breweries in the Loudoun County and surrounding areas in addition to as corporate, non-profit, and local government events. Whether it’s acoustic solo, an acoustic duo/trio, or The Willie White Band, he is versatile enough to provide music that fits perfectly for the moment in any situation. A seasoned, professionally minded, and dedicated musician for over 30 years, Willie has kind of done it all.
Todd Brooks is a guitarist/singer/DJ from Harpers Ferry, WV. He performs a wide variety of covers from Elvis, Michael Jackson, Luke Bryan, Oasis, Eagles, and John Cougar, all the way to Bon Jovi and Shinedown, as well as the many artists in between. With a knack for getting the crowd involved, Todd Brooks makes every show one you’ll want to see again. Wineries, private parties, clubs, corporate events, weddings, and DJ services are available.
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!
Dr. Fu is a dynamic rock cover band known for its energetic stage shows and rock versions of hits from the 80’s through today. Dr. Fu features a collection of experienced musicians who have shared the stage with a variety of national acts such as Cheap Trick, Third Eye Blind, Pat Benatar, Bootsy Collins etc.