The Susquehanna Wine & Seafood Festival Welcomes Maryland's Favorite Local Bands
Sway to the music while enjoying the picturesque views of the Susquehanna River - from reggae, funk, and blues to popular covers - the main stage lineup will keep the crowd dancing all weekend long!
Main Stage Lineup - Saturday, September 25th
12pm to 1pm - DJ J Gray - A leading figure in Baltimore’s nightlife scene for more than a decade, J.Gray continues to be one of the city’s most appealing DJ’s. He has a one of a kind sound that is an amalgamation of modern genres and classic pieces. When asked what type of music he plays he often replies with a smile “Good Music” – because you can’t put music into boxes. J has played at and promoted several memorable weekly and one-off events in Baltimore’s hottest venues.
1:30-3pm - The 8 Ohms Band - The 8 Ohms Band is a powerhouse lineup of players from all over the DC metro area. Bringing heaping doses of Horn Heavy Funk backing the vocals of I-Peace Unikue! Drawing from diverse musical backgrounds, The 8 Ohms are known for blurring the lines between hard groove, funk, soul, reggae and a slight taste of DC's own go-go music. Regardless of the music, the energy is undeniable & the 8 Ohms are masters at keeping the dance floor moving!
3:30-5pm - Strykers Posse - Strykers’ Posse, a.k.a. We & Dem have graced the stage as an opening band with National acts such as The Wailers, Burning Spear, Culture, Yellow Man, Tony Rebel, Kymani Marley, Yami Bolo, Judy Mowatt, Sister Carol, Sanchez, Sugar Minott, Abyssinians, Jr. Marvin of the Wailers, Toots & the Maytals, Third World, Maxi Priest and many others. This act is one that is high energy and refreshing to watch, especially when the frontline brings out the best in entertainment in and around the local scene and features sistrens doing their stuff. Strykers’ Posse a.k.a. We & Dem consist of two sistrens, Ichelle Cole and Yvonne Deane-Hibbert known to many as the East Coast “Queens of Reggae” as well accompanying musicians
5:30-7pm - Soundtown Baltimore - Soundtown plays good cover music in and around Baltimore. Formed in 2012, the five-piece has built a loyal and fun-loving fan base, packing friends and strangers alike into downtown bars and venues. Come on out, see the band, and have some fun!
Main Stage Schedule - Sunday, September 26th
12pm-12:30pm - DJ J Gray - A leading figure in Baltimore’s nightlife scene for more than a decade, J.Gray continues to be one of the city’s most appealing DJ’s. He has a one of a kind sound that is an amalgamation of modern genres and classic pieces. When asked what type of music he plays he often replies with a smile “Good Music” – because you can’t put music into boxes. J has played at and promoted several memorable weekly and one-off events in Baltimore’s hottest venues.
12:30- 2pm - Scotch Bonnets - The Punky reggae rockers from Baltimore whose infectious energy keeps the party jumping all night, The Scotch Bonnets have been bringing the heat and the good-love vibe since their debut in 2009. The crew is fearlessly lead by singer-guitarist Kristin Forbes aka Lady Hatchet, whose tunes blend classic Jamaican groves with a funky fresh approach to American singer-songwriting.
2:30-4pm - Cover Art Band - Cover Art has been bringing powerhouse vocals, smooth harmonies, and intricate guitar playing together since 2016. Sean and Carolyn draw inspiration from bands like Radiohead and The Cranberries, alongside performers such as Ed Sheeran and Elliott Smith. It's evident that the duo loves what they do, and their performance will keep you out of your seat; their chemistry proves them to be perfect partners and their humor will keep you laughing!
4:30 - 6pm - The Kelly Bell Band - Blues Revue Magazine describes the Kelly Bell Band (KBB) as “Among the most genre-expanding acts on today’s blues scene. Who else can combine elements of hip-hop, funk, and blues-electrified here” Originally formed as the back-up band for rock and roll pioneer, Bo Diddley, KBB has been touring the world ever since entertaining fans in Japan, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cuba, Germany and more. The band has won two prestigious Maryland Music Awards, including “Best Blues Band.” In 2018 they were been nominated for “Music Icon”. KBB has been voted “Best Blues Band” in the Mid Atlantic Region (12 years in a row), and was recently named “Best Band” by Baltimore Style Magazine. KBB doesn’t take any show or appearance for granted. Their goal remains to always put on the best show every night entertaining fans through their stage show, music and audience interaction. The band can be found conversing with fans before and after shows. They make it a point to sign items and pose for photos with fans after each performance.
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