The Five Below Band is a regionally known band that performs in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Their style of music leans toward Southern Rock, Classic Rock and The Blues. Five Below Band’s musical influences are The Allman Brothers Band, The Black Crowes, Bob Segar, BB King, Jonny Lang, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Led Zeppelin, Matchbox Twenty, The Police, The Faces and ZZ Top.
The band has been performing together since 2000. They have composed and recorded several original songs that include “Sweet Solitude” and “Nasty Bed.” Their song “Sweet Solitude” was selected by The Midwest Rocker for Life 2007 CD. This CD was part of the GROUND CONTROL drunk driving prevention campaign for the Midwest.
Five Below Band has performed at Rupp Area, Parlay Social, Baxters 942, Gerstle's, Manchester Music Hall, and Bogart’s to name a few. Each year during the summer, the band also plays at several local area festivals; ABATE of Indiana Boogie in Springville, IN, International Bar-B-Q Festival in Owensboro, KY, and Kentucky State Fair in Louisville, KY.
The Five Below Band members who are driven to provide their audience with an energetic performance and great music are; Shawn Black (Lead Vocals), Rick Fowler (Rhythm Guitar), Darren Howard (Drums), Dave Medley (Bass Guitar and Keyboard), Steve Childers (Guitar) and Vint Collins (Lead Guitar).
For further information or to schedule an event, contact Shawn Black at 859-608-0655.