Sounds on the Town 2017 Lineup & GIVEAWAY
Sounds on the Town, Easton’s exclusive outdoor concert series, features a mix of local and regional performances showcasing different genres of music each week. All shows are free to the community, all summer long!
Continue reading to view our full Sounds on the Town 2017 lineup. Then, in the giveaway form below, comment with which performer you're most excited to see. Two winners will be randomly selected to win a pair of Darryl Hall & John Oats + Tears for Fears tickets for May 22 at the Schottenstein Center!
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June 7: McGuffey Lane (Country Rock) with opener Grassinine (Mountain Rock)
Grassinine takes equal parts rock, blues and bluegrass, throws in a healthy serving of fun, and gives you "mountain rock" that will have you dancing. This impromptu band formed after a neighborhood jam session and includes such instruments as banjo, washboard, the spoons and a stringed "gut-bucket", in addition to more traditional instruments. Performing a wide array of original songs and covers of tunes by performers that include Journey, Ozzy Osbourne and Queen, Grassinine is thigh-slapping, toe-tapping fun.
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McGuffey Lane's high-energy rock, country and contemporary music have been attracting attention throughout Ohio and the Midwest for nearly twenty years. This veteran band remains fresh and innovative, redefining itself with an infusion of new talent that blends perfectly with the band's established style.
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June 14: The Chuck Taylors (Variety)
The Chuck Taylors bring the energy level to a new high. The band covers all genres of music from Billy Ray to Miley Cyrus. But more than great musicianship and talent, is the GREAT entertainment factor that this band brings to the stage.
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June 21: The L.A. Band (Variety)
The L.A. Band is a group of musicians with roots in Rock, Funk, Rhythm & Blues, with a heavy dose of old school fun. They are experienced and enjoy playing virtually all styles. Any song from the 50's 'til today, they do equally well. Sprinkle that with great vocals and lots of fun and you've got The L.A. Band. Members of the band have performed with many of the big names in music. Stars like Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, John Mellencamp, Ronnie Laws, Slave, and the Deele. It's great singing, great music, and lots of fun! So come out and enjoy one of the hottest bands anywhere, The L.A. Band.
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June 28: Larger Than Life (Tribute)
Larger Than Life
is the ultimate boyband tribute. This show is an energetic, interactive concert/musical production with costumes, dancing, and lots of surprises. Four terrific singers celebrate the music of:
The Temptations, The Four Seasons, The Jackson 5, Boyz 2 Men, NSync, The Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block, One Direction and more!
July 5: Carlie Short Band (Country)
Nashville recording artist "Carlie Short and The Rot Gut Ramblers" are a Country Rock group descending from Dayton and Columbus, OH. They will blow you away with their electric sound and lively show! Their show includes not only old and new country music, but a variety of Pop, Rock, and Blues for any and every music lover!
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July 12: The Menus (Classic Rock)
The Menus' front man and lead singer, Tim Goldrainer, is the key ingredient in capturing their large audience. He is known for having a crazy, colorful wardrobe, kicking confetti-filled balloons hoisted high over his head, and his strong, warm singing style. The excellent guitar work of Stephen Chiodi and unmovable bass lines of John Castetter add an outstanding mixture in the band’s chemistry. Jimi Orwig’s keyboards give them a thick, full sound, with some wonderful leads and some nice Hammond B-3 work easily noticed on their debut CD Infinite Recess.
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July 19: Teeny Tucker Band (R&B, Soul, Blues)
Many Blues singers claim to be the real deal. Teeny Tucker doesn’t make that claim. Teeny Tucker is already the real deal! Teeny Tucker is one of the most talented, dynamic, exciting, and creative personalities on the current Blues scene. Teeny Tucker’s “Voodoo To Do You,” was ranked number five on the March 2013 Living Blues Radio chart.
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July 26: All Star Jammerz (Reggae)
The All Star Jammerz bring a vibration that transcends all gender, backgrounds, social and economic status, and nationality. They are bursting through the barriers of the status quo going above and beyond what a typical reggae band should sound like or be.
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August 2: Urban Jazz Coalition (Funk & Jazz)
Urban Jazz Coalition has rhythmic grooves, smooth melodies, and funky base lines. These fellas have that tight and funky sound that make you want to get up and dance.
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August 9: Phil Dirt & the Dozers (Rock n’ Roll)
To join PHIL DIRT & THE DOZERS on a nostalgic musical journey, back to a time when life was more simple, the world a bit smaller, and where the cost of a new Chevy was about $2,000—a time when cool cars cruised the local teenage haunts and the radio was always rockin' the tunes.
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August 16: HooDoo Soul Band (Funk, Soul, Rock)
While primarily a cover band, the HooDoo Soul Band is known for putting their own twist on the standards and introducing audiences to unfamiliar funky gems.
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August 23: Mustang Sally (Country)
When you attend a Mustang Sally show, you are transported away from everyday life and into the world that Mustang Sally inhabits—a world where dancing on the bar is encouraged, and spontaneity is king. People are transformed from spectators into participants through interactive songs that are both edgy and poignant.
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August 30: Doc Robinson (Alternative)
Doc Robinson is an indie pop exploration of old school swagger, where Motown soul meets contemporary indie. Intertwining influences of Smokey Robinson’s timeless melodies and Dr. Dog’s playful alternative, the band produces a sound self-described as “backyard BBQ breakup music".
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Which Sounds on the Town act are you most excited to hear? Let us know in the comments!
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