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The Forefathers

The Forefathers

Americana / Kinetic / Folk Rock Orlando, FL  US
Gold Rush
Gold Rush
Not Forgotten
Not Forgotten
Evening Rain
Evening Rain
Vision Quest
Vision Quest
The Seven
The Seven


  • 2013

    Sep 21

    Mount Dora, FL, US | 7:00pm

    Jeremy playing drums with The Forefathers for Lakeside Inn 2013 Lawn Concerts & Street Paloozas Saturday, September 21: The Forefathers (theforefathers.com) Street Paloozas: 5:30 - 9:30PM Concerts: 7:30 - 9:30PM Palooza: An all-out crazy party; partying at one place with a ton of people like there's no tomorrow! FREE Family Fun. Arts. Crafts. Demos. Food and Drink. Street Entertainment! Concerts are free - an optional donation to Lake Cares Food Pantry of cash or non-perishable food will be appreciated. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and cameras! No coolers, please. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information and overnight reservations, please contact Lakeside Inn: 800-556-5016 or Lakeside-Inn.com

  • 2011

    Mar 4

    Orlando, FL, US | 8:00pm

    A fundraising benefit for the Emotions Dance Company's upcoming performance year. Live music, spoken word by Tod Caviness and Curtis Meyer, raffle, food, cocktails, and more.

  • 2011

    Feb 6

    Maitland, FL, US | 9:00am

    The Forefathers are performing live at the Maitland Farmers Market located on the banks of beautiful Lake Lily, located off of S. Orlando Ave/17-92 (near Antonio's on Manor Rd). It's going to be a beautiful sunny and warm day. Come on out and enjoy delicious foods, unique crafts from local vendors and of course, great original instrumental music from yours truly, The Forefathers. We'll be selling our latest CD, Aurora, for the bargain price of $10 (limited time only). Hope to see you there.

  • 2011

    Jan 30

    Orlando, FL, US | 7:00pm

    CD Release Party—Aurora is The Forefathers’ 3rd release and is comprised of 11 original, instrumental songs in the style of what the band calls “world-ambient-rock”. Aurora features several talented guest musicians who contributed woodwinds, keyboards, and vocals.

  • 2010

    Nov 5

    Orlando, FL, US | 6:00pm

    First Friday of each month, Ivanhoe Village hosts the Art Stroll.



Rich Marcil


Curtis Michelson


Russell Gaspard



Label: unsigned

Manager: Rich Marcil, Thuan Nguyen

Bio: The Forefathers are an American instrumental, world fusion quartet based in Orlando, Florida. Formed in 2004, the members are acoustic/electric guitarist Rich Marcil, bassist/vocalist Thuan Nguyen, percussionist/harmonicists/vocalist Ross Jarrett, and percussionist/drummer Curtis Michelson, who r...See Full Bio

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Working on final mixes for our 4th studio album, Full Circle.


“The Forefathers are, in a word, awesome! The Forefathers' "Manataka" CD has become a gift for me. The CD's global essence is obvious and will stir yoursoul...The chemistry shows up in a full-bodied, different kind of sound that's mature, but hip.”

— Pursusha K. Radha, Velocity Magazine

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