Born and raised in Southern Maryland, Sam’s love of performing and connection with his fans continue to fill various venues. His powerful vocals and highly personal lyrics draw you into his songs as he tells stories of love, heartbreak, and life.
Born and raised in a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA, Hilary has always been a small town girl with big time dreams. She started playing guitar at the ago of 12 and soon became a self-taught keyboard player and songwriter. Hilary studied Music Education with a voice concentration at Duquesne University’s Mary Pappert School of Music from 2009-2011, before moving on to run her own fitness business. Before long, she was itching to get back into the music scene and follow her dreams of performing music and making people smile!
Hilary re-located to Northern Virginia in August 2014 and took a brief performing hiatus to focus on some family goals. She returned to the acoustic gigging game in August of 2015 performing in local venues. Since her return to the live music scene, she has been able to gig frequently and build a regular following in Northern Virginia. Most recently, she has been songwriting with Grammy-winning writers and coming into her own stylistically. Her influences are incredibly varied and her style transcends generations and genre barriers with something new every week.
She can be found singing and playing your favorite acoustic covers from Bob Dylan through Beyonce here in Northern Virginia.
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 barroom voice wrapped up inside a whole lot of full-tilt country-rock guitar.
It’s a reverence for telling the stories of a small town way of life that drew Scott to country music. “Nashville turns out great songs, with catchy hooks, sure – but the best of them tell great stories. When you close your eyes, and listen to the lyrics and that movie reel in your head starts turning – that’s what I want my songs to do for people.”
His songs have earned Scott comparisons to legends like Steve Earle, Tom Petty and Gary Allan, as well as multiple Washington Area Music Association nominations, and opening slots for some of country’s biggest and brightest stars, including Cole Swindell, Eli Young Band, Kip Moore, Easton Corbin, Frankie Ballard, Joe Nichols and personal idol Radney Foster. Scott currently resides in Sterling, Virginia, and fans can see him perform regionally at venues like Hill Country D.C., The Hamilton, The Fillmore and The State Theatre.
Party Fowl is a Delaware based cover band playing all of your favorite songs from all genres and all years. Whatever keeps you dancing!!
A Northern Virginia native, singer/songwriter Chris Timbers draws inspiration from soul music, contemporary jazz, blues, rock and country. A soulful, rootsy singer with early acoustic songwriting, Chris Timbers is presently gearing up for his freshman release as a solo artist.
Great musician, singer and songwriter playing a variety of covers that all will enjoy – hits from the 70’s to today!
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 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.
Jason Mitchell is a singer/song writer from SoMD. He plays his own orginals and covers. He is also the lead singer and rhythm guitar player for Lincoln’s Day Off.
Neil McKillip hails from Athens, GA, where he began playing piano at the age of four. His classical training continued all the way through college where he studied music and criminal justice at the University of Georgia. During that time, Neil also played in several bands before finishing school and moving to the Washington, DC area.
For the past 10 years, Neil has performed at several venues in the DMV area and is a regular player at Bobby McKey’s dueling piano bar in National Harbor, Maryland.
Maryland’s premier party rock cover band covering a variety of music from 80’s retro favorites to today’s radio.
Ryan is a musician from Dunkirk, MD currently attending Belmont University in Nashville Tennessee. He is one not to be missed!
Quite possibly the hardest working cover band in the business, Jeff from Accounting has been described as the “quintessential DC-area party band”. Formed in 2011, the band plays all over Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland; playing rock, pop, alternative rock, and soul from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, all the way up to songs that hit the radio just yesterday. The band members wear suits by day (hence the Office Space reminiscent band name), living for the weekends when they are able to strip their corporate slave clothes and dash from their cubicles to raise the rock horns of freedom. Jeff from Accounting plays shows at local live music venues, bars, pubs, shacks, festivals, house parties, weddings, and everything in between.
So grab a drink, pump a fist in the air, and belt out the chorus… we all know you know it.
The Monster Band is by design an all-star band of the best “monster” musicians in the DC area. They have spent the last 10 years performing from coast to coast, all of your favorite funk, rock and pop tunes to keep the party moving! Come check them out for a musical experience that is nothing short of remarkable.
Represented by Marucci Artist Management, she is well known in the Washington DC area music scene. She is trained classically on the violin but knows her way around a fiddle. She is a force to be seen behind the microphone yet can easily fill the corner for cocktail parties. Laura plays with some of the areas biggest party bands and has a successful original project, Brave Like Us.
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.
Josh Sowder is a solo artist/singer/songwriter with a wide variety of music, playing genres from the 1950s to the 2000s.