Jan
30
Sat
MIKE RICHARDS
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MIKE RICHARDS

This acoustic alternative rock soloist, Mike Richards released his first live self-titled, 5-track EP back in August of 2015. Based in Washington D.C., he has toured the country playing from coast to coast. Mike has been performing in rock bands and acoustically since the age of 14.His roots stem from a heavy influence of 90’s alternative mixed with some acoustic rock. His influences through the years have been the likes of Incubus, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Third Eye Blind, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Prince, and The Beatles. He began this project after the split of The Offset, a former Washington DC based rock band that opened for the likes of The Wailers and Frankie Munoz’s band “You Hang Up”.

Since starting A Note Two Self, Mike has been signed to a small label based in Phoenix Arizona and has been performing around the nation for local clubs and festivals such as the Atlantic City Beer Festival with names such as the Dropkick Murphy’s and Streetlight Manifesto. He also performed in the 2017 Chicago IL and Columbia MD legs of Vans Warped Tour. His tour route for 2018 will include the final run of Vans Warped Tour, the Prescott Valley Fair in Phoenix AZ, and various other locations around the East Coast TBA.

FAR AWAY DUO
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
FAR AWAY DUO

FarAway is Sara Davenport & Brian Franke, a singer/songwriter duo based in Charlottesville, VA who blend beautiful harmonies over a folk and pop rock sound. They got their start in Washington, DC in 2012, have opened for national acts & had a song on TV.

ED NEENAN DUO
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ED NEENAN DUO

EJ is an American songwriter-composer-singer performing and writing both as a solo artist under the moniker E.Joseph and in several bands.

Jan
31
Sun
RICK SCHAFFER
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
RICK SCHAFFER

Rick Schaffer is part of The Jangling Reinharts. THE JANGLING REINHARTS came together to provide roots-rock music largely forgotten by other bands. Think: The Band meets Van Morrison and they go out to Stephen Stills’ house and listen to the Monkees while watching a Barenaked Ladies video. This melting pot of music describes what they are all about.

Feb
4
Thu
SCOTT KURT
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SCOTT KURT

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.

Feb
5
Fri
MIKE NEWBERRY
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
MIKE NEWBERRY

Mike is a singer and acoustic guitarist with a diverse catalog of music at his disposal.

Feb
6
Sat
BRADLEY RHODES
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
BRADLEY RHODES

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.

ZAC QUINTANA DUO
Feb 6 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
ZAC QUINTANA DUO

Zac Quintana is a graduate of the Berklee College of music in Boston and has been playing guitar and singing for 30 years. Zac  crosses multiple genres with strong rhythm guitar playing and smooth vocals, delivering an upbeat musical experience for all ages throughout the D.C./VA area.

Feb
7
Sun
BRIAN FRANKE
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
BRIAN FRANKE

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.

TROLL TRIBE
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
TROLL TRIBE

Think of if The Red Hot Chili Peppers were into blues and reggae but kept the funk – you’d be close. While heavily Reggae/Ska influenced, it’s an alternative groove sound that is versatile enough to bring anyone to the dance floor.

Feb
11
Thu
FRANK MCCREARY
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FRANK MCCREARY

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.

Feb
12
Fri
KATIE & KELLY
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
KATIE & KELLY

Katie and Kelly are a sister duo from Virginia. The Award Winning Americana Folk Singers’ (Richmond International Music & Film 2019 Festival) are passionate about creating music that brings people together…and the sister harmonies are amazing!

CHESAPEAKE SONS DUO
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CHESAPEAKE SONS DUO

Kick ass Southern Rock N’ Roll hailing from the Mid-Atlantic…

Feb
13
Sat
DANNY KENSY
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
DANNY KENSY

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.

BRISK TRIO
Feb 13 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
BRISK TRIO

Enjoy this 90s/00s alternative-rock band based in Virginia!

ROWDY ACE TRIO
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ROWDY ACE TRIO

Northern Virginia’s Country Music band is RowdyAce! And we play Country that Rocks. RowdyAce features music from across many decades, from today’s top 40 Country to yesterday’s Rock.

Feb
14
Sun
LEVI STEPHENS
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
LEVI STEPHENS

An American singer, songwriter, and producer.

Feb
18
Thu
BAILEY HAYES
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BAILEY HAYES

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!

Feb
19
Fri
SHARIF
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
SHARIF

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

ENYA & THE FELLAS
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ENYA & THE FELLAS

Meet the winner of Thunder 104.5’s 2018 Rising Star competition! You can catch Enya performing somewhere in the central Virginia area almost every weekend.