The Bob Band
"The Bob Band" is the progressive forefront of real American Country music. The songwriting of Don Bailey has been reviewed as “The Best of Americana” and “Epic in scale”. The voice and musicianship has been compared to the greats Haggard, Paycheck and Cash. The lapsteel of Schomber has been acclaimed as “sublime and emotional”. Their commitment has awarded them musical honors from the U.S Military, performing two international tours. Their work with Atlas Media New York has landed them songs and credits on The History Channel. The Bob band has performed at SXSW, Chicago New Music Festival, Midwest Regional Music Festival, and Crossroads Memphis in May. They have shared the stage with legends Boxcar Willie, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Mickey Gilley and David Alan Coe. The Bob Band has been noted by news journals to have “a live show of music passion so unexpected for a country band, it has to be seen to be believed.” With three self-released albums, Maverick Magazine Europe described The Bob Band as “an outfit that knows how to balance energetic songs with emotionally created tunes which impress continually”. A matchless performance and songwriting gem.,The Bob Band
Don Bailey (singer/guitarist/The Bob Band)
--featured on ‘Roadside America’
courtesy: Atlas Media/History Channel,
New York, NY 2001.
--No Depression Magazine 1998 and 1999.
--Owner/Operator of Three-1-Three Music Venue
Belleville, IL 1997 to 2006.
--Honored for achievement in music performance with the MWR division of the Pentagon at Guantanamo Bay, Hailti, Honduras and Puerto Rico.
--Producer/Promotor of the Mississippi River Music Festival and Showcase 2011.
-- Written and Performed with The BOB Band
Brandon Turner (bassist/supporting vox/The Bob Band)
--former Lead singer, performer with 12 Summers Old
2002 to 2009 (myspace.com/12summersold) courtesy: Snapdragon
The Band Aftershock has been playing together for over two years. Originally coached by Rob Fix, the band is coached since September by Dylan Brock, the guitarist for Luce (http://dylanbrockmusic.com/), who encouraged them to write their own songs and showed them the way.
* Wyn Barnum (Age 13) is lead singer and guitarist. He enjoys both acoustic and electric guitar. Wyn attends Bentley School in Oakland.
* Christopher Hernandez (Age 12) is lead guitar and loves metal. Chris goes to Presidio Hill School.
* James Fusco (Age 11), bass, joined Aftershock last year. James goes to San Francisco Day School. He loves listening to rock, rap and hip hop and playing baseball. James also plays bass for the San Francisco Day band "Running with Scissors".
* Felix Cole (Age 13) has been playing drum since he is five. He loves, rock, hip-hop and basketball. Felix goes to Brandeis Hillel Day School.