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
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.
Beverly Taylor, hammered dulcimer player. Beverly has been entertaining audiences at local festivals and events for over 2o years. She has been a regular performer at BeachStreetUSA for theten years. She also performs for weddings and other private events. She can also be seen performing with Celtica and the Doorway Singers.
“SOUL!” This is the word uttered most frequently when people are describing 15-year-old Evan Button. Whether they are talking about Evan’s voice or his musical selection, “soul” is the primary descriptive word.