INDA MEANTIME is an acoustic based project that blends popular top-40 hits with the rhythms of Reggae and Latin music. His singer “Dros” is able to perform as a solo acoustic act or be accompanied by guest players that spice up the room with quite infectious grooves. His repertoire includes quite a distinct palette of musical flavors that can be enjoyed while having a pleasant meal or partying out your night to iconic sing-along anthems of our time.
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.
What started out as a simple experiment has quickly evolved into what promises to be the next level in entertainment for fans of live music in the Baltimore area and beyond! Taking their initial cues from the current local scene and then mixing that knowledge with years of prior performing experience, Pop Stereo have crafted an atmosphere of both sight and sound that will have you up and moving to all the songs you know and love – and even a few you may have forgotten! Diversity, exceptional musicianship, and, of course, relentless FUN are but a few of the many attributes that will keep you coming out to see Pop Stereo perform time and time again.
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.
Founded in Lynchburg, VA in 2013, The Dundies have been providing a live musical experience to people of all ages at weddings, festivals, colleges, local bars, and private events all across the East Coast. Despite only being a 4-piece band, The Dundies provide an energy at all their events that will leave your guests with no choice but to stay on the dance floor until the last song ends. They also deliver an incredibly diverse variety of genres, ranging from oldies, country, classic rock, and today’s hits, The Dundies provide something for everyone.
Heather Renee is a prolific writer and performer. She performs weekly in venues throughout the DC metro area. To demonstrate her writing prowess, she wrote, recorded and released a song every week for an entire year in 2008. This endeavor led to several song placements in Independent Films and garnered interested from labels to sell her work to rising artists nationwide.
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.
Born in Washington, D.C. and raised by the world, Eli Lev is a traveler, self-proclaimed folk hero, and a passionate musician. He translates his experiences from the road directly to the audience in his live performances, which feature a strong, soulful voice supported by beatboxing, harmonica, flute, and acoustic guitar loops. As an audience member, you can’t help but want to travel the world and hear him sing through the next adventure.
FIREKITE IS a high-energy party rock band that delivers your favorite modern songs at shows throughout the mid-Atlantic area. They deliver with passionate vocals, driving rhythms, and on-stage chemistry that draws you in til the very end. Performing live is what they do and seeing you smile is what they love. So come out and meet Pamela (vocals), Rich (bass guitar), Morton (guitar), John (drums) and CP (keys) and see what the fun is all about!
Tejas Singh, a singer/songwriter based out of Northern Virginia, has been recording and performing for over a decade now. Tejas spent some years in the Big Apple, recording and playing with some great musicians. Since coming back to Virginia, Tejas has been playing the acoustic circuit and writing songs for his next album. He has three records under his belt and we can’t wait for the next one!
Now 6 albums into an eclectic and powerful career that has included 5 top 40 Americana releases, singer/songwriter Randy Thompson continues to make his home in small town Clifton, Virginia. His music lovingly embraces the past even as it pulls it kicking, picking, singing, rocking – its way into the 21st Century. Since the release of his album ‘Further On’ in 2008, he has also toured extensively in Europe, performing as well as headlining festivals in Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Norway and the UK. He has had a total of 12 singles reach the top 10 on the International Hotdisc chart and 3 Top 20 appearances on the ‘Euro Americana’ album chart.
His 2012 release ‘Collected’ was on many ‘Top 10 album of the year’ lists including ‘Outlaw Magazine’ and ‘Country Music People’. Renowned Texas music critic Dave Pilot named ‘Collected’ as one of his ‘Top 10 All Time Albums’.
Randy Thompson Band will be on the road in 2018 both in US and in Europe with a brand new release, ‘War,Peace,Love,Fear’. Forged on the road and carved from hard-lived experience. This collection finds the artist in confident, reflective, peak career form.
Bryan Frates is a diverse singer/songwriter, music teacher, Songwriters Showcase host, and sports coach out of Southern MD. Bryan’s unique style stems from his love for folk, country, R&B, hip-hop, pop, and jazz music. With an admiration of artists like Martin Sexton, Amos Lee, Zac Brown, Lisa Hillary, Vance Gilbert, and Brandi Carlile, his tremendous vocals weave effortlessly throughout genres. Tying together elements of country and folk along with hip-hop and R&B, he has created a style that is truly his own. With his passion for music and song writing, he hopes to make a full time career out of something that he loves to do. Bryan’s original songs evoke images of family, friends, and the experiences of moving through the various stages of life.