Motorcade / Bio

The origins of Motorcade are unclear, though legend and myth compete for the official version of the story. Some claim that the band is the matured phoenix risen from the ashes of Nirvana. Others cite the Lord returning for an eighth day of work to create a mortal vessel for the immortal legacy of the 1990s. However, what is known to be rooted in fact is that longtime friends and axemen, Isaac Halpern and Dave Furman, made a pledge on the eve of New Year's Day 2010 to remove the veil of darkness from the eyes of the world by bringing their musical talents to the public stage. Somehow, Dave and Isaac remembered this resolution (the most telling sign of Divine Intervention) and took the stage for their first public appearance at Solly's open mic night on U Street in early 2010. The duo then summoned their three flannel-swathed compatriots, Amy Despres on vocals, Tom “11” Fortunato on the drums, and Joe “Bebop” Buzzelli to join them later in 2010. Those in attendance of the early shows recall hearing the warming of an amp, followed by a deafening roar of perfection. Since then, Motorcade has played throughout the DC area, spreading the gospel of the 90s to friends and strangers alike. Having just a released a new EP, Motorcade is excited to continue writing new music while playing the likes of Pearl Jam, Nirvana, the Foo Fighters, Rage Against the Machine, and more.

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David Furman - Guitar, Isaac Halpern - Guitar, Tom Fortunato - Drums, Amy Despres - Vocals, John Groth - Bass
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Washington, DC

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