The Five Below Band is a regionally known band that performs in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Their style of music leans toward Southern Rock, Classic Rock and The Blues. Five Below Band’s musical influences are The Allman Brothers Band, The Black Crowes, Bob Segar, BB King, Jonny Lang, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Led Zeppelin, Matchbox Twenty, The Police, The Faces and ZZ Top.
The band has been performing together since 2000. They have composed and recorded several original songs that include “Sweet Solitude” and “Nasty Bed.” Their song “Sweet Solitude” was selected by The Midwest Rocker for Life 2007 CD. This CD was part of the GROUND CONTROL drunk driving prevention campaign for the Midwest.
Five Below Band has performed at Rupp Area, Phoenix Hill Tavern, Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium, Eddie Montgomery’s Steakhouse, Paulie’s Toasted Barrel, South Side Pub, and Bogart’s to name a few. Each year during the summer, the band also plays at several local area festivals; ABATE of Indiana Boogie, Springville, IN, Bikes Blues BBQ in Burgin, KY, International Bar-B-Q Festival in Owensboro, KY, and Hood Stock in Haubstadt, IN.
The Five Below Band members who are driven to provide their audience with an energetic performance and great music are; Shawn Black (Lead Vocals), Rick Fowler (Rhythm Guitar), Darren Howard (Drums), Dave Medley (Bass Guitar) and Bruce Jones (Lead Guitar).
For further information or to schedule an event, contact Shawn Black at 859-608-0655.