Virginia Sweet puts an energetic and modern twist, to the classic sounds of southern rock. Influenced by the likes of The Allman Brothers, Black Sabbath, and Gov’t Mule among others, Virginia Sweet’s belief is that music has the ability to connect people of all walks of life. Reminiscent of the “Golden Age” of classic rock, Virginia Sweet delivers a completely unique experience with each performance through powerful vocals, awe-inspiring guitar, and a dynamic rhythm section. Virginia Sweet says “Sharing these musical experiences with fans and the next generation is what we are really all about.”
Slippery When Wet – The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute has taken exact live arrangements from Bon Jovi’s 2000’s Crush tour , 2002’s Bounce tour , 2005’s Have a Nice Day tour, 2008’s Lost Highway tour and 2010’s The Circle tour to form what Jason refers to as an “Arena- Club Show”. With further explanation Jason thinks that “Slippery When Wet has the power to turn a 600-2000 capacity club into a 20,000 seat arena for 2 1/2 hours”.
Slippery When Wet has played over 1600 shows throughout the U.S. alone, and has traveled to Africa, Mexico, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. They have headlined on over 60 cruises on the Royal Caribbean cruise line and played the pre game of Super Bowl 48 in East Rutherford NJ. The bands shows are the most attended and highest grossing of any Bon Jovi Tribute in the country.
Jake Mimikos is a singer/songwriter from Southern California. Currently, he is living in Virginia and performing solo and in his band The Frontier. After over a decade of writing, recording, and touring he is currently working with his producer Austin Bello (Forever the Sickest Kids) to perfect his sound and continue releasing new music. You can catch him performing at venues large and small in Northern VA and listen to original recordings of his work where ever you stream or download music. Follow his band The Frontier on social media for updates.
Danny Kensy is a nationally touring Country artist and songwriter based in Richmond, VA. His music blends a modern day edge with classic and traditional Western sounds. Danny has opened for such acts as Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Gary Allan, The Charlie Daniels Band, and many more.
Kensy’s songwriting has been awarded by The Billboard Song Contest, The International Songwriting Competition, and The Great American Songwriting Contest. He has also been deemed “One To Watch” by Nashville Songwriting group NSAI and has won theJosie Award for Modern Country Rising Star.
A saxophonist, a guitarist, a singer/songwriter, and a bandleader, Ken has been described as a purveyor of restless midwestern sentimentality, who searches in his songs for the kinds of truth that’s often best found within oneself. Whether performing as a solo acoustic singer-songwriter or with his full band Cross Kentucky, Ken stays busy, playing 200+ shows a year across the DC, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia region, the eastern seaboard, the midwest, and south.
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.
Whether you are looking to dance the night away at your wedding or sing along to the songs of your youth with your friends, The Excellent Drivers have got you covered. Based in the Washington DC area, The Excellent Drivers pride themselves on playing the songs everyone wants to hear without being predictable, whether it’s an iconic retro song from the 80s, and R&B classic or a modern Top 40 hit from today.
Brian Franke is an independent award-winning singer/songwriter residing in the Washington, DC area. He is known as both a frequently booked cover song musician as well as an original songwriter. His cover songs range from classic rock songs, to 90s alternative rock, to Top 40 songs currently on the radio.
Los Angeles-based artist Sharif has been performing throughout the world for more than twenty years. Taking popular songs of all styles and running them through his live music machine, Sharif creates a unique and dynamic show each and every night. Covering an array of artists, from Madonna to Nirvana, Sharif can truly transform any song into his own profound piece. Join us for an evening of acoustic guitars, warm vocals, and all your favorite songs. For the latest info, visit www.sharifmusic.com
Originally from Williamsburg, Virginia, the small-town dreamer’s stadium-sized personality naturally placed him in the spotlight; as a teenager in musical theatre, a regular performer at the award winning theme park Busch Gardens, and eventually to Nashville, Tenn. as one of Music City’s top rising entertainers.
Although Southern rooted, Lucas is Rock n Roll grown and highly influenced by blue-collar rockers like Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams paired with the rich storytelling of Jackson Browne and James Taylor. Lucas travels with his band across much of the Midwest and East Coast to perform his high-energy set. He’s been fortunate enough to open for 1,000 Horses, play lead guitar for Levi Hummon, and play famous venues and festivals such as the Bluebird Cafe, AT&T Stadium, and Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam.