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Vegas McGraw

This Tim McGraw tribute performed by Nashville recording artist and Las Vegas Entertainer Adam D. Tucker accurately recreates the music and mystique of country music ICON Tim McGraw. Adam and his talented crew have opened up for 42 National Acts all over the United States, such as: Taylor Swift, Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Charlie Daniels, Blake Shelton, Josh Turner, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Tracy Lawrence etc. The response has been overwhelming and invitations from large corporate events to fairs, festivals, casinos and charity benefits have presented themselves. The timeless sound of Tim McGraw proves appealing to audiences of all ages, bringing back memories and touching the hearts of all. This talented group of musicians showcase Tim McGraws' mega-hits from the 90's such as Dont Take The Girl, I Like It I Love It, Everywhere and his current radio hits of today!

For more info visit http://www.vegasmcgraw.com/

Alter Eagles

The members of Alter Eagles came together for love of Eagles music. They are professional touring musicians who were excited to pool their talents to provide the most accurate live recreation of the Eagles music possible. All the Eagles classics from "Their Greatest Hits" album like Take It Easy,

Desperado and One of these Nights, as well as songs from the newer albums and solo careers such as Heartache Tonight and of course Hotel California are just a few in their repertoire.

For more info visit https://www.altereaglesband.com/

China Grove

China Grove is a Doobie Brothers tribute band from the Tampa Bay area, who’s repertoire spans the many decades and styles of the legendary California group. From the jammin’ rock of “Long Train Runnin” to the jazzy “Takin’ it to the Streets”, to the Grammy award winning pop of “What a Fool Believes”, this group blazes through a sizzling set of memory-jarring classic hits and album cuts with stunning accuracy and passion. Let’s just say these guys “bring it”!

For more info visit http://www.chinagrove.net/

The Bobby Friss Band

Bobby Friss has a unique brand of humor, crowd participation, and great classic rock has made him a festival favorite from Florida to his home state of Michigan. 6 Cd’s worldwide, national radio spots, and 4 Florida Jammy awards, are just a few of the highlights of this ‘real deal’ performer.

For more info visit www.bobbyfriss.com

Diary of an Ozzman

Diary of an Ozzman  is an exciting high energy Ozzy Osbourne Tribute show based in Florida!

This is Ozzy at his best and craziest with an incredible band and show that will rock any festival stage or venue! You won’t believe your eyes and ears!  The band also features one of the best guitarists on the planet, Gary Schutt, who himself is a world touring national recording artist. Expect all of the hits and classics from Black Sabbath and the Ozzy solo years!

For more info visit http://www.maximumbands.com/ozzy_osbourne.html

Tobacco Road Band

Tobacco Rd Band was formed by Eric Durrance, CMT artist and co-writer of Jake Owens top 10 single “Eight Second Ride”. The four-piece Florida hard rocking country band hit the ground running with their first single “Stiff Drink”. It received lots of airplay on country radio stations and soon the band was packing bars and clubs around the South East. The band has opened shows for Josh Turner, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, Brantley Gilbert and many many more. The band also teamed up with Colt Ford in the studio to record their smash hit “Thats Country”. In 2016, the band plans to continue pushing forward with their 5th studio album and plans to release the first single off the album this spring!

For more info visit https://www.tobaccordband.com/

U.S. Stones

The U.S. Stones are the American Rolling Stones Tribute Band! With Doug Baird and Mark Alan both portraying ‘young in their prime’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and Chris Curatolo's striking resemblance of Ron Wood. The U.S. Stones not only captures the looks, moves and style of the Rolling Stones but also fully recreates the Stones concert experience.

For more info visit http://www.theusstones.com

Soul Circus Cowboys

Soul Circus Cowboys are four extremely talented individuals, Billy McKnight; vocals, band leader and songwriter, Jason Alfano; drummer, Michael Bach; bass, vocals and Rick Morgan on guitar. These guys are as authentic as genuine leather and twice as tough. Collectively Soul Circus Cowboys have seen more road and travelled more country than the chrome bumper on a freight haulin’ eighteen-wheeler… All this ‘livin’ has honed their talents to “craft” this incredible band that can more than deliver on record and in concert.

For more info visit https://www.soulcircuscowboys.com/

Billy Rice Band

The Billy Rice Band is the end result of a lot of talent and years of experience that make a night of fun for you. Playing songs that we all remember and some of their own originals, they are songs that make you dance or make you listen and enjoy the pure pleasure of music. When you come to a show, you know that it is all about you. When you see him, you become part of a big family, because that is how he makes you feel. That is what has always kept people coming back for more and what makes this band one of Florida’s top party bands.

For more info visit http://www.thebillyriceband.com/

Twinkle

You've seen Warner Brothers and EMI America recording artist Twinkle perform with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Aerosmith, Dickey Betts, and Joe Walsh. You've heard her on Rod Stewart’s $6 million selling "Vagabond Heart" LP. You've seen her on nationally syndicated TV shows like "Last Call with Carson Daily" and many more! She’s a native of Sarasota and honored to be performing with her band Rock Soul Radio at Thunder by the bay!

For more info visit http://www.twinklerocksoulradio.com/

The Boss Hawg Band

With musical influences from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top, from ACDC to ZaKK Wylde to Jason Aldean, the “Hawgs” music is busting at the seams with bluesy riffs, country twang, soulful melodies, toe tapping beats and enough metallic 100 proof, in your face rock to make you want to shake your tail (ladies), stomp your feet and give a resounding fist in the air “HELLYEAH”!!