Kelly Curtis is the dynamic blues harp and guitar duo of Lee Kelly and Curtis Brady. Their repertoire consists of great Blues standards, Rock, Funk, maybe even a little bit of Country, and their own unique takes on familiar classics. Lee and Curt have been performing together since 1997 and both are veterans of Beach Street USA.
Portfolio Award winner for Best Album & Best song of Hampton Roads with her CD release “Three Words”. Narissa Bond is a rare folk artist whose warmth and wisdom captivate audiences through intimate, honest storytelling. Narissa’s melodies and harmonies reflect their rich folk and jazz influences. Narissa’s vocals and music have been compared to Joni Mitchell.
“Narissa Bond has set a new standard for the art of singing and songwriting…She instantly became a favorite of listeners…She is the real thing.”– Barry Graham, WHRV 89.5 FM, Norfolk, VA
Recently named "Best Teen Band" by VEER Magazine, The UnXpected captivates audiences and is quickly becoming a household name throughout southeastern Virginia. These young musicians are passionate about the blues. Their live performances include songs that both pay homage to the roots of the blues genre as well as reflect more modern day influences. Their original music is characterized by powerful and soulful vocals, stirring guitar licks and melodies that stick.
It’s not surprising that, at 2-years old, singer/songwriter Jonathan Shumaker drew a crowd at Sea World, while singing into a straw. Now a Sophomore at Virginia’s Governor’s School for the Arts, Jonathan has been professionally entertaining crowds up and down the East Coast for over three years. With influences that include Mayer, Mraz, Aldean, Clapton, Mumford & Sons and BB King, the rich warm vocals and accomplished technical guitar he delivers defines the term crossover artist.