Anthony Michael and Marcus Whybrew 9.1.17
September 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Born in the eclectic music scenes of Washington D.C and Philadelphia P.A. –then polished on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, singer songwriter Anthony Michael combines his percussive guitar flavor with fresh songwriting to create a highly energetic and entertaining musical experience, appropriate for all ages.
Anthony moved to Nashville in the summer of 2010 to record his Debut Album “Meant To Be”with multi-Platinum sound engineer’s Jenny Rosato Lutkins (George Massenburg, Montgomery Gentry), and Grammy winning sound engineer Erik Lutkins (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Sugarland, and Byron Gallimore). Prior to that Anthony was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Knoxville based band Genuine Nothing, which was a staple rock band in college scene playing many clubs and venues along the East Coast from 2006-2010.
In both 2008 and 2009, Anthony gained national recognition for his songs “Take it Back” and “Swivel Stick” which were the Tennessee State Finalist in the BMI MENC John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
Fueled by the success of his albums “Meant To Be” and “Live at Exit/In”, Anthony’s music endeavors continue at a high trajectory, resulting in Coast to Coast tours playing 450+ shows. His tour stops have included shows at World Famous venues in major US cities such as the Whisky A Go Go in L.A., The Bluebird Cafe & EXIT/IN in Nashville, The Bitter End in NYC, The World Cafe Live and Tin Angel in Philadelphia, IOTA in D.C. , Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta, The Parish in Austin, Le Tennessee & The Highlander in Paris, France, and island hopping shows in the US Virgin Islands. Anthony also played to the likes of 20,000 people at PELOTONIA and at THE MASTERS in Augusta, Georgia while performing at the Columbia Championship Festival. Most recently, he has Opened shows for David Nail, Chuck Wicks, James Otto, Firefall, and Chris Janson. Anthony’s next album is currently in pre-production and slated to drop in 2017.
Praise for Anthony’s Records, “Meant To Be” & “Live at Exit/In :
“Sounds Great!… my favorite is “Fall Hard”. Well Done”
– Zach Gill, Pianist for Multi Platinum singer Jack Johnson and Lead singer of ALO
“Anthony gives it all he’s got on stage!”
– Erik Lutkins, Multi Platinum Recording Engineer for Sugarland and Tim McGraw
With musical influences like Jack Johnson, Goo Goo Dolls, Foo Fighters, Ben Harper, and The Dave Matthews Band, Anthony Michael has a captivating and alluring stage presence that demonstrates his obvious passion for music. Soul, Funk, Reggae, Blues, Folk, Country, and Rock ‘n’ Roll are all elements found in Michael’s intensely fresh sound. With rich harmonies, captivating melodies, and well-crafted lyrics, Anthony Michael’s sound provokes the mind and soothes the soul. For booking inquiries please firstname.lastname@example.org .
As a Southern boy from Jonesboro, Arkansas, Marcus Whybrew began singing in churches at age three as intermission entertainment for a gospel group and hasn’t stopped since. When he received his first guitar as a gift from his grandparents it inspired him to begin writing and playing original songs. From singing the national anthem for the Memphis Redbirds and placing 2nd in the Texaco County Showdown to winning vocal competitions all over Arkansas, Marcus has secured his future in the music scene. Influenced by the classic sounds of Johnny Cash to the more contemporary vibe of Chris Young, Marcus has developed a sound that is truly unique and refreshing. Marcus is a true entertainer who continues to electrify crowds in Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi with his distinctive and exciting stage presence. His surprising vocal range will captivate listeners and have them coming back for more. Check out his songs on iTunes and Google play titled “Goodbye Kiss” and “I’d Do It All Again”.
Show at 7:30pm, No Cover, Tips for the artists are greatly appreciated! Call us at (615)790-2309 or BOOK ONLINE for dinner & show reservations.
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