AUGUST 29, 2020 3p-8p
5 hours of music from 5 local bands
Event Co-Chairmen: Patti Nenna and Tammy Mojkowski
THE LINE UP:
3:00pm DMB Project-Dave Matthews Tribute Band
“The DMB Project” has earned a reputation as one of the most electrifying and authentic Dave Matthews Band tribute experiences in the country.
From the incredible musicianship of this 6-piece band, to the soulful lyrics and toe-tapping Jams— “The DMB Project” really delivers on all aspects, while exploring and recreating the entire Dave Matthews Band song catalogue.
4:00pm Jon Tyler
I'm born and raised in Bristol, and have been playing music in town since the late 90's. I enjoy playing area establishments, and my material is based on music that I grew up with, and I am passionate about...
5:00pm Bar Fly
Bar Fly is a premiere cover band from Aquidneck Island, Newport with a strong following. All of the members of Bar Fly are accomplished musicians with an extensive history of playing in and around Rhode Island in various musical projects. The band was formed in 2015 out of several past musician partnerships. In the last four years, the band has built a reputation as one of Rhode Island’s favorite cover bands and were recently voted best band in Newport County by Newport Life Magazine (2020). The band was also nominated by the Newport Mercury “Love Award” for best rock band.
6:00pm Colby James & the Ramblers
Accomplished and versatile American singer-songwriter Colby James has earned an outstanding reputation as one of the most popular performers on the live stage. For the past 17 years, Colby’s powerful hard-driving vocals and brilliant guitar playing skills have continued to entertain audiences throughout the region. At an early age, Colby James began to develop his unique and distinctive connection with his audiences by showcasing his talents at any number of popular local venues. Keeping the tempo for Colby is percussionist and back up vocalist Jay Pacheco, who in addition to his incredible cajon skills, has always been an integral part of Colby’s outstanding career as his production and engineering manager. Rhythm guitarist James Raiola will be invited on showcased sets to provide his clean and smooth strumming style to complement Colby’s lead skills. Appreciative of all of the support he has received throughout his career…Colby James invites everyone to join him to experience his interpretation and re-creation of exciting and entertaining brand of rock and roll acoustical music.
7:00pm The Blue F.O.’S
The Blue F.O.’s are a 6 piece Rhythm & Blues explosion. The band has been together for over twenty years performing contemporary and traditional rhythm & blues throughout the East Coast and Ireland. The Blue F.O.’s have recorded 2 studio albums and one live album entitled “Killer Kane and the Blue F.O.’s Live at Chan’s featuring the legendary blues harpist James “Killer” Kane. The band hit the number one spot on Cashbox Magazine’s Roadhouse Boogie Chart covering Coco Montoya’s song “Back in A Cadillac”. The song held the number one spot for three weeks while remaining on the top 40 for a total of 26 weeks. The Blue F.O.’s continue to be one of the region’s premier rhythm and blues bands.