Donny Brown & the Van-Dell Tones: Saginaw native Donny Brown, formerly drummer, vocalist & co-founder of the seminal Alt-Rock band The Verve Pipe will showcase new original material from his debut EP Hess Street along with fresh translations on many Verve Pipe classics. Redburn: With his mixture and hybrid of hard rock & Hip-Hop, Chris Redburn and company are packing in the clubs and scoring big with their newly released CD, Rock Hop. Brody & the Busch Rd. Trio: One of the most original and committed rock outfits on the scene, musically this group frames songwriter/vocalist Eric ‘Brody’ Braeutigam’s original songs with sounds drawn from both Classic Rock and America’s rich musical legacy of the Blues and Folk. Each song is an amalgamation of influences that results in something fresh and unique, possessing a divergent range of expression. The Distorted Waltz. This highly energized and creative rock quartet are musical anarchists hanging their instincts for coloration on catchy hooks and driven emotion. Their music is diverse yet familiar, exploring a kaleidoscope of sound that colors sepia toned excursions into the past and day-glow forays into the future. Avenue 5: This incredible line-up of musical talent possesses both strong musicianship and vocal harmonization guaranteed to pull audiences out of their seats. With musical sensibilities deeply seated in Motown, Rhythm & Blues, and popular dance music, it is impossible not to be drawn into the light emanating from the soulful and shimmering sounds they create. The Blues Sage Ramblers: This newly formed amalgamation consisting of veteran musicians Tom Dolson, Bob Hausler, James Nelson and Jim Spaulding create a cosmic hybrid of Americana, Outlaw Country, Blues, Rock & Soul. The Robertson Brothers Band: This newly formed group consists of brothers Mike & Scott Robertson and Rosco Selley from the esteemed group Maybe August, legendary Saginaw keyboardist Mike Thomas, and Micke McHenry on percussion. Leaning towards Americana they are also heavy on vocal harmonization and mix acoustic and electric presentations.
RITTZ & REDBURN
Sounds Like: Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, Hollywood Undead, Eminem, Staind
Manager: CRR Agency
Bio: REDBURN is the newest band in the newest genre ROCK HOP. Michigan based this band delivers a sound of hip hop fused with rock melody. They're messages are deep and soul felt. The music is melodic and the lyrics reflect struggle, death, depression, and pain felt issues. They have toured with the b...See Full Bio
“Chris Redburn is a local wunderkind who had a gift for beats and music at an early age. He was able to maintain a no position, no judgment and no pre-thought agenda, so what he said or did came natural. At times his paralinguistic prosody had odd intonation, volume, rhythm and rate.”