Mike Mchenry Tribe (Hendrix Tribute):
Noon – 1:00 pm
Raised on Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, and Psychedelic rock of the 60’s, Michael Mchenry’s music fuses his influences into something totally new, yet familiar and reminiscent. Michael is a confident and inspired performer who thrives on audience participation, and an anything goes attitude that makes each performance exciting and unique.
Michael has over 25 years of performing and recording experience and has toured internationally with bands such as Sheena Easton. Laytoya Jackson, George Clinton and P. Funk, and locally with Carabash, Clones of Funk, Six, Mama Jama, and is currently featured in many TV and radio ads.
Crowded Streets Band (Dave Matthews Band Tribute):
1:30 – 3:00 pm
The Nations’ #1 Dave Matthews Tribute Band. Crowded Streets has spent the better part of the last decade touring the East Coast and bringing top notch live recreations of one the of the top touring acts of the past 20 years, the Dave Matthews Band.
Since forming in 2006 to honor and emulate one of the most popular bands of the 90s, Crowded Streets have earned a reputation as “the second best Dave Mathews Band.” This talented group of musicians extends Dave Mathews Band’s legacy through a multi-dimensional approach, recreating their timeless music faithfully, while also reinventing it a bit with interpretive jams. Crowded Streets bring power, precision and excitement to each performance and, through meticulous practice habits, ensure each song is performed with the true, Dave Mathews Band sound.
Classic Case (Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys More):
3:30 – 5:00 pm
A Classic Case has lost the new band smell even if it wasn’t formed that long ago (Spring of ’03). Of course, the members are a little used, but that’s ok. . . . These guys are good friends who actually like each other! There’s a lot of musical experience that comes together in this assemblage.
Live shows have an ‘energy’ you won’t find with other cover bands. The dance floor is packed whenever we play. Big fat sound is a combination of fabulous, layered harmonies, musicship and infectious FUN!!
Inspired by the Beatles, Beach Boys, Bee Gees, Buffet, Creedence, Kinks, Guess Who, Crosby/Stills, Eagles, Doors, Grand Funk and Hendrix, Van Morrison, the Monkees, the Rascals, Pure Prairie League, Three Dog Night, Steppinwolf, the Turtles, the Stones! Oh, and so many others. . . .
Idol Kings (John Mellencamp & Journey Tribute):
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Twice the excitement, twice the entertainment, and twice the drawing power of a traditional tribute band. The IDOL KINGS will pack your venue with devoted fans of Journey and John Mellencamp, two of the most influential artists from the 80’s & rock era. Both performed by one talented group of musicians!
The Idol Kings are a group of seasoned professionals who know how to deliver a show. Hailing from some of the northeasts most successful cover bands, with credits which include recording with Luther Van Dross, Curtis Stiegers, Aerosmith, Bob Dylan and more, and writing credits with, among others, the Oak Ridge Boys, The Kings certainly know what they are doing in the music industry. Plus, with the Kings you get twice the drawing power as you do with a traditional tribute band. The Idol Kings put on two great one hour concerts every night and come with an opening act when three sets are needed. With shows of two of the most popular 80s super groups, Journey and John Mellencamp, a night with the Idol Kings is always a nonstop party. Depending on your venue and stage size, the Idol Kings can accommodate just about any situation from an intimate evening on a small stage to a full blown production with big sound, big lights, and multi level staging.
U2Nation (U2 Tribute):
8:00 – 9:30 pm
One of the elite standard-bearing tribute bands in the Northeast, U2Nation delivers a breath-taking recreation of the sights, sounds and passion of the U2 concert experience. Noted for their collection of authentic vintage equipment – including actual gear previously used on stage by members of U2 themselves, this New Jersey-based foursome’s stunning live performances are an amazing tribute to one of rock and roll’s all-time great bands. U2Nation are masters of their craft, and their attention to detail in sound, showmanship and overall production quality has earned the praises of the most critical U2 fans and made devotees of casual listeners too. U2Nation’s members hail from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Come see U2Nation capture the arena-sized magic of a U2 concert and bring it to your local live music venue!