JB grew up in Southern California and served 12 years in the United States Marine Corps. While growing up in SoCal, JB was part of several local bands, playing many SoCal venues. While fronting the band X-Syndrome, JB got his first taste regional and international success as the band was given a substantial amount of airplay with such songs as “Fades Away, “Compromise”, “August” and “Change”.
In early 2017, JB signed with One Body Records & Productions. He released his first single in the spring of 2017 entitled “Love Don’t Live Here”, which eventually went on to track over one million streams, followed up by “Church Pew” and “Tonight”. In 2019, he remade Hillsong United’s “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” and the single hit one million streams. He currently tours as a individual artist and with his band JB Brown & Co. JB also fronts the band Hold The Line out of Richmond, Virginia.
JB and his wife live in Central Virginia with their 4 children.
JParis Rock Band was born out of a group of individuals with great ambition and a positive outlook on their musical journey. Ever since they came together in 2000, they’ve found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with fans and people all over the world. JParis has built a broad fan base in the region — fans with the kind of devotion and enthusiasm usually reserved for major acts with mainstream support. For anyone who has ever been to a JParis show, it’s easy to understand why. The energy and personality of JParis are contagious, and they connect with the audience unlike any other local band in recent memory
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.
Justin Trawick is a Virginia native born in Leesburg, VA and now residing in Arlington, VA close to Washington DC. His music ranges in styles from folk/bluegrass all the way to funk/hip hop. Justin’s lineup varies for each show and with instrumentation that includes: upright bass, electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin, banjo, saxophone, trumpet, cello, piano, harmonica, drums, and hand percussion.
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.
The Last Real Circus are a Southern Indie rock band based out of Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
The band’s stripped back raw sound draws heavily from artists that influence them including: “The Lumineers”, “King’s of Leon”, “Counting Crows”, “Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS),” “Mumford and Sons”, “Tom Petty”, “Alabama Shakes,” “The Head and the Heart”, “Mt. Joy”, and others alike.