courtesy of: Anthony James Band
At Catfish Music, we love music! We believe that people should celebrate music every day, and one of the first ways you can do this is by honoring the local talent that comes directly from Stafford Virginia. Below are two great bands from our local area that have shared their love for music with fans from around the globe. If you’re not familiar with them, be sure to visit their Facebook pages and personal websites where you can listen to their music. Don’t forget to share your support online!
Anthony James Band
The Anthony James Band plays a mix of Southern Rock, Classic Rock and Blues songs, as well as original songs from the band itself. Because the band plays a balance of classic hits and original tunes, they’re easy to listen to and perfect for festivals and other events where Rock, Country and Blues are played live.
The members in the band include Anthony Gerogosian on lead guitar and vocals, Steve Ontiveros on drums and vocals, Marc Guillaume on bass, guitar and vocals and finally, Joe Kelly on lead guitar and vocals. The manager is Anthony Gerogosian, and the band has played over 100 gigs. Their inspiration comes from bands like CCR, ZZ Top, Eric Clapton, the Eagles and Jimi Hendrix.
Whiskey Bent is a new, modern country band that loves to rock out. They play modern upbeat country songs and bring a unique edge by incorporating original songs into the mix. This gives each song the individuality it deserves, while keeping the tunes light and fun.
The members of the band include Keith Berry on lead vocals, Dave Ploger on bass and vocals, Stephen Yoder on guitar, Scott Vogel on guitar and Jeff Brooks on drums. The members in the band are laidback and enjoy rocking out to Country Rock and Modern Country. Because of their cool and collected nature, Whiskey Bent is perfect for live gigs where modern and upbeat entertainment is a must.