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Rank #5 US Hampton, VA Rock / Classic rock, Southern rock


  • James Hoopes Guitar
  • James Lyons Vocals
  • Chris Jones Keyboard
  • Ian Lyons Bass
  • Jimi Jamz Drums
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Label: Hoopes Records

Bio: Fortress is a kick-ass rock band from Hampton, Virginia. Jimmy Lyons is the lead vocalist and energetic frontman of the group. Backup rythym guitar is also one of Jimmy's talents. Lead and rythym guitars are covered by James Hoopes. James and Jimmy have collaberated on various musical projects in... See Full Bio

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Fortress has a show on 09/27/2014 at 12:00 PM @ Blast From The Past in Hampton, VA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/54ku6a #concert


“Freedom, One of the best damn songs LM has heard in a long time! Fortress is one of the best classic rock bands Hampton Roads has to offer!”
— LM, Fortress
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  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist) Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Dropping by to show support and wish much success with your music. Have a great evening. Eddie Ray
    Great tunes guys, I may see you at the turtle, we play there all the time!!
  • bodysurf100 (Fan) bodysurf100
    Nice sound......
  • Debra Baisley (Fan) Debra Baisley
    AWESOME Rock Band!! We enjoy hearing Them every time We see Them play! For the Ultimate Rock Experience got see Fortress!! Guaranteed to please… Alan & Debbie Baisley ...
  • Jeff Peckham (songwriter) (Artist) Jeff Peckham (songwr...
    Wow! It gets no better than this, blown away with your sound guys.
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Q: how can i get a cd from you fine band
A: CDs can be purchased at our cd baby store on our face book page or songs can be downloaded off of itunes

Asked by Joan Lorraine Lyons. Answered on Sat Aug 10 2013

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