ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS

Below, you will find several incredible musicians as well as links to videos, audio clips, photos, song lists and bios for you to review. Pricing varies for each artist, but we can assure you that we will work very hard to fit within your budgetary needs.  

 

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PHIL KOMINSKI

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Performs weddings, corporate, clubs, festivals, etc.  Lead vocalist / guitarist of Lloyd Dobler Effect, The Bubbas, Guys and Doll and The E.P.  Takes all requests.  Song list includes thousands of songs.  Has many Wedding Wire and The Knot reviews and is happy to provide references.  Works with top of the line PA and lighting equipment.  Is also a DJ, Photo Booth Operator, Lighting Engineer and Sound Engineer.  Works hard to ensure that your event is the best it can be.  

 

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ANDY BRANIGAN

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Performs weddings, corporate, clubs, festivals, etc.  Lead vocalist / guitarist of Driven To Clarity.  Takes most requests.  Song list includes hundreds of songs.  Has many great reviews and is happy to provide references.  Works with top of the line PA and lighting equipment.  Is also a DJ and Sound Engineer.  Andy is also just about the nicest guy you'll ever meet.  

 

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ELI LEV

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Global citizen and neo-folk singer Eli Lev is making the world a smaller place, one song at a time. Eli pens hymns for everyday enlightenment—songs that resonate because they’re heartfelt, earthy, and offer wisdom culled from self-discovery.

His latest album, Way Out West, has been featured on CBS Radio, Buzz Feed, and Paste Magazine for its blend of country, folk, Americana, soul, and pop, while being free from any specific tradition. In performance, his infectious musicality, commitment to deep grooves, and playful charisma foster an immersive experience for the audience that moves bodies and opens hearts.

“The most meaningful thing for me is being able to express what I always felt about humanity through my music. I want to bring people in, make them feel special, and break down the walls that keep us apart.”

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DAN & JOSH

of CHASING AUTUMN

ACOUSTIC GUITARISTS & VOCALISTS

Perform weddings, corporate, clubs, festivals, etc.  Vocalists/ guitarists of Chasing Autumn.  Take requests.  Song list includes hundreds of songs.  Chasing Autumn is a Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC based band formed in 2017. They all write, record, and produce original music, and also play a large variety of events with their extensive cover song list.  

 

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BRIAN WEBER

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST, TRUMPETER, SOUND ENGINEER & VOCALIST

Washington, DC area based musician and music instructor. Shows range from solo acoustic performances with loop pedals and multiple instruments, to his duo, the Two Man Trio with drummer Adam Stauffer.

Brian plays acoustic & electric guitar, electric and upright bass, trumpet and piano.  In addition, Brian also teaches at the House of Musical Traditions in Takoma Park, Md.  He is an instructor of bass, guitar, trumpet and piano.

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LAURENCE McKENNA

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Perfoming non-stop for more than fifteen years,  Laurence has performed over 2500 shows within the Washington DC area. He covers a wide range of music genres which include, Folk, Pop and Rock.  His vocal style is similar to that of Bono (U2) and Chris Martin (Coldplay).  Laurence has performed at such venues as: Jiffy Lube Live (Formerly Nissan Pavilion), RFK Stadium, the 9:30 Club, Warner Theater, The Fillmore, The Iota and The Capital Center. Along with his British Rock band, Shag, he has opened for Jackson Brown, Blur, Depeche Mode, Sting, Green Day, Creed, Rush, James Taylor and Aerosmith.

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BILLY TWILDE

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Hailing from our Nation’s Capital, Billy “T” Wilde is an American live performing, singer / songwriter.
With just his guitar and thundering voice, Billy performs both a stripped down yet high energy one-man-band act, as well as a duo, Blues, Pop / Rock group along with his percussionist.  He is part of a growing trend of looping artist’s that are able to use a looping pedal to layer musical harmonies to reproduce the sound, feel and energy of a full band.

Born and raised in the suburbs of Washington DC, Billy began playing piano at age 5 and soon added guitar to his musical repitoire ultimately becoming his main instrument of choice.  His early influences range from the Classic Rock icons like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Led Zeppelin to solo artists like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Sting and Prince. He first started playing and fronting his own rock bands as a teenager and continued on singing and playing guitar in multiple regional mid Atlantic groups before branching out on his own.

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DAVID ANDREW SMITH

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

After studying music composition and performance at Salisbury University, Smith migrated from the small-town atmosphere of his youth on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, where he has since been playing music for a living.  He now performs regularly along the mid-Atlantic region of the US, occasionally touring in other parts of the country as well.  In the process, he has developed a strong fan base and attracted attention from many well-known names in the music industry and beyond, from Performing Songwriter magazine to Dean Dinning of Toad the Wet Sprocket to Ben Stein. 

With his addictive melodies, a soulful vocal style and an off-the-beaten-path kind of pop-sensibility, Smith is steadily becoming a well-known performer on the East Coast. He has shared the stage with/opened for an eclectic mix of acts both solo and with his full band, including Maroon 5, Toby Keith, Owl City, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company, Night Ranger, My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, Eric Hutchinson, Graham Colton and Virginia Coalition.  He has also been a featured act for the Washington Redskins, Washington Nationals and the Citi Open (formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic). 

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KEN WENZEL

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Born and raised in Champaign, Illinois, Ken studied music at the University of Illinois before graduating from UNLV in Las Vegas, NV with a degree in jazz studies. He spent the next decade playing all over the world: in Las Vegas casinos; on cruise ships in Northern Europe, Africa, and Asia; at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan; on national tours of Broadway musicals; at festivals including the 2004 Montreux Jazz Festival and 2010 Chicago Blues Festival; and of course, in countless clubs and small venues. He continually worked as an in-demand freelancer, playing saxophone with artists both locally and nationally – including, among many others, Frankie Avalon, Ben Vereen, Bobby Parker, Noel Gallagher & High Flying Birds, and Carlos Santana.

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SHANE GAMBLE

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Gamble spent much of 2017 on the road, road-testing new material as he was opening for top touring artists like the Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Lo Cash, Grainger Smith, Phil Vassar, and David Nail at premier venues like the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, the Fillmore in Baltimore, and the Bluebird in Nashville. “These songs are a journey through where I’ve been in the past two years—the ups and the downs. They were written with the live show in mind, I want to bring something new and fresh to the stage, and speak these stories really clearly.”   

 

Shane has enjoyed the success of his debut album and the Top 10 single “Turn My Way,” a pop/country tune that’s equal parts punchy and poignant. Thanks to the groundbreaking SiriusXM country music channel The Highway, Shane was able to crash the party as an independent artist, garnering new fans across the globe and making a splash in the music industry crowd.

 

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JUSTIN TRAWICK

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Justin Trawick has been performing in the Washington DC area and along the East Coast since 2006, citing musical influences like Bob Schneider, Greensky Bluegrass, The Tallest Man on Earth, G. Love, Old Crow Medicine Show, and David Gray.  In February of 2014, Trawick won “Song of the Year” at the Washington Area Music Awards for his solo recording of “All the Places That I’ve Been,” which can be downloaded on iTunes as a single along with his five other solo records and EPs.  

 

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MIKE HAUSER

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

After participating on American Idol and opening for the likes of 2 Chainz, Drake Bell, and Vacationer, Mike Hauser has made a name for himself in the music industry. Lionel Richie himself told Hauser “I hear a young Rod Stewart when I close my eyes”. David Saslow of Atlantic Records later listened to “Memories on Polaroid”, Mike’s debut EP, and called So Down and Four Years “quality singles”. Mike Hauser and his backing band are currently playing shows in the DC area, cultivating their local fan base before branching out to other areas of the globe.

BRENT PETERSON

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

Keeping it simple and soulful, Brent Peterson combines rock, country, reggae and pop with improvisation to create memorable and refreshing music with heart and soul.  Performing over 250 shows a year, this is a sound crafted on the road and in front of audiences in Washington, DC & nationwide .

DAVID THONG

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

David is a seasoned musician and has performing since he was 9 years old. His versatility in the local music scene has made him a house hold name in the DC area with influential styles of pop, rock, reggae, hip-hop, and indie. He's currently working on his solo debut "Doux-Amer" with Nathon Haddon of Haddon Records.

JD SUTFIN

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

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EDDIE PASA

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

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SEAN TRACY

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

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JACOB PANIC

INCREDIBLE BANJO PLAYER & VOCALIST

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AMY BETH BENTON

ACOUSTIC GUITARIST & VOCALIST

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