The multi-platinum band from Pennsylvania--Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion)--have sold over 22 million albums worldwide and earned two number one albums (Throwing Copper, Secret Samadhi). Their catalog is filled with such gems as “Lightning Crashes,” “I Alone,” “All Over You,” and “Lakini’s Juice,” which live on today as classics at rock radio.
Chris Carrabba had written over a dozen new songs when he uncovered "We Fight," the opening track on Crooked Shadows, Dashboard Confessional's seventh album. The song became the launching point for each note that followed, the bar under which each track was measured. It contains a dynamic force, a surging energy, that resonates throughout the album, and reflects back on everything Dashboard Confessional has achieved in the past two decades.
311 was formed in 1990 in Omaha, Nebraska by singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. The band now resides in Southern California. 311 mix rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique hybrid sound -and have developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining & dynamic live bands in the U.S.
ZZ Top, “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” returns to AMF after a triumphant 2011 5th Street Main Stage headlining performance. The band attracted one of the largest audiences in the history of AMF and continues to be cited as one of the most dynamic, professional and exciting concerts in the 25 years of the annual Festival.
ZZ Top is Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard. The trio has stayed together since forming in 1969 in Houston, establishing the record for longest time a rock ‘n’ roll band has continued with all original members.
Award-winning singer/songwriter, Jonathan Shumaker, leads this energetic duo, and was a 2014 "Best of Beach Street" winner. With warm tenor vocals and accomplished guitar licks, his rhythmic renditions include fresh arrangements and an exceptional dose of improv. Jonathan is a 2015 scholarship recipient for Berklee's world-renowned "5-Week Summer Performance Series." Patrick Dermody rounds out the duo with groove rhythms on drums/percussion, and a few surprises. Originals & Covers from the 60's to today.