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Proverbial / Bio

Proverbial is a five piece Richmond, Virginia based band whose sound is something not easily defined. They combine rock, funk, reggae, and hip-hop along with hints of other genres to create a solid and unique sound. Proverbial is known for bringing the heat in their heartfelt, high energy, get off your ass and move live show. They rev concert goers with big in-your-face rock songs, then chill them out with mellow reggae grooves, only to re-ignite the crowd with catchy, upbeat hip-hop and funk to dance to. Audiences don’t stop moving from beginning to end as the Proverbial band septet keeps the fans guessing at what is coming next. One might even catch a freestyle jam, complete with lyrics, that sounds like a rehearsed song when it is actually being created live.

Proverbial members are Thomas Whitesell (saxophone, vocals), Phillip Walker (keyboards, vocals), Michael Keeter (rhythm guitar, vocals), Ryan Harlowe (drums), Scott Gerry (bass guitar). Proverbial has also opened for acts such as Sublime with Rome, Switchfoot, Badfish-A Tribute to Sublime, Chevelle, Flobots, Crash Kings, Papa Roach, Paper Tongues, Tribal Seeds, DJ Williams Projekt, Ballyhoo! and The Bridge along with other large acts. This band shows no signs of slowing down as they continue to make a name for themselves.

Keep your eyes and ears open as they continue to spread the Proverbial sound.

General Info

Band Members
Phil-Keyboards/Lead Vocals, Mike-Guitar/Lead Vocals, Thomas-Saxophone/Vocals, Scott-Bass, Ryan-Drums
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Rock / Reggae / HipHop/Funk

Contact Info

Richmond, VA

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