Hi, for those of you who don't know me, I am singer/songwriter - Marty Roberts
I was born in Rochester, New York and still live in the area. I have been writing songs and singing since I was in 8th grade. When I was in college I use to perform at coffee houses and local parties. My first CD "First Time...At Last", was released in 2002 and includes 11 original songs (like "Face of an Angel" and " I did the Best I could...so Far"). My second CD, "Second Chances" was released on December 1st of 2004. My third CD, "3rd Times a Charm" was released in 2012. It includes 12 originals and 2 cover songs. Check out some of my audio samples on my "Music" page and if you like what you hear, come to see me at one of my upcoming performances. I'd love to hear what you think about my web site and my performances, so feel free to send me an E-mail. I hope you enjoy my music and all different types of music everyday of your life.
ACOUSTIC BREW is Rochester's Fun, Energetic Acoustic Band that specializes in a wide range of great music that has been energizing and enticing audiences throughout the region. Tim Binder, Director of Radio Promotions for Century Media Records stated; "Acoustic Brew is a lot of fun and the song selections have to be the most diverse I’ve ever heard…The Beatles to Led Zeppelin and everything in between. Not to mention the fact that these Acoustic guys sound better than a full band!” Pete “The Mayor” Kennedy, Rochester, NY Radio personality for over 25 years and current 100.5 THE DRIVE DJ also thinks that Acoustic Brew is a staple of the Rochester Music Scene. “Acoustic Brew has the talent and personality to help make any event or night out a memorable one!” A glimpse of Acoustic Brew's extensive song list and references of past performances guarantees crowds will be dancing, laughing, and singing along in no time.
Age limit: All ages
THE USUAL SUSPECTS
Blind since birth, Todd started playing the piano and singing at the age of three. He began his professional career at the age of 15. Now, at age 45, Todd East is recognized as one of the most talented piano players and singers ever to come out of this area. His music and vocal skills have been compared to the likes of Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel. His band mates will tell you that Todd never does the same song the same way twice and that all of his performances come straight from the heart and soul.
Todd is well respected and revered for his work in the recording studio. His voice can be heard on many national and local radio and television commercials. He has performed at The Lionel Hampton Jazz Club in Paris and Foxwoods Casino Resort. He has and continues to work on numerous recording studio projects. Most recently, Todd has appeared with Jeff Tyzik and The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Todd continues to work in his new home state of Kansas with extensive club and casino performances in Iola, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, and Wichita. He is scheduled to perform on a five city American tour with Jeff Tyzik in the fall of 2014.
Todd will be joined by his long time friend, guitar master, Pete Issac as well as former Savoy Brown percussionist, Joey Pierleoni. Together they are known as THE USUAL SUSPECTS.
AMY MONTROIS TRIO
Amy Montrois is an acoustic guitarist and vocalist from Rochester, NY who plays a mix of cover tunes ranging from country to alternative rock. Bands covered include Kings of Leon, Janis Joplin, Bob Marley, Carrie Underwood, and Radiohead to name a few. The eclectic mix of songs in her repertoire is often complimented as a perfect mix of radio-friendly to the slightly obscure. Amy's voice has been compared to artists such as Alanis Morrisette and Stevie Nicks. She loves to experiment with many different genres, and strives to write her own original music someday soon. Amy currently plays gigs and public or private events in and around the Rochester, NY area. Her live show typically includes accompaniment from an electric guitar, bass guitar, and harmony vocals.
free Age limit: All ages
Titus Tavern, Rochester, New York, US
KEY DREAMERS are comprised of Bob Spadafora and Chris Englert. Bob's background includes 17 years as the current lead guitarist for Street Wise, a Rochester based rock band. Chris, the bass player, was a front man for his own band called Oliver Blitz and provided the driving bass beat for SYNERGY, one of the most successful party bands in the Rochester, NY area. Together, they form the acoustic duo KEY DREAMERS performing songs from Tom Petty, Lumineers, Philip Philps, Jimmy Buffett, Neil Young, Black Keys etc. It’s a repertoire of songs you might be familiar with and some you are not.
HONEY & VINEGAR
Two members of local band "MoChester" have teamed up to bring you covers by artists such as Sublime, 311, Stevie Wonder, Jack Johnson and more.
Rock, roots and reggae. Originals and covers.