The Ries Brothers (pronounced ”Rees”), a duo from Tampa Bay, FL, blend rock, blues, funk, and reggae into a soulful-sophisticated sound. Older brother Charlie sings lead vocals while simultaneously playing drums and keyboard bass giving the band it’s unique and full sound. Younger brother Kevin Jordan completes the band’s “sonic creativity” on guitar, provides background vocals and co-writes many of their songs. They have twice toured nationally as the opening act for the iconic band CHICAGO. Their first 10 city tour with CHICAGO included a performance at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Last year they did a 15 city tour opening for the late Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers) & The Freight Train Band.
RESINATED is a band from St. Petersburg, Fl. The quartet is a 4 piece pop act w/ reggae and funk influences. The guys known each other for over 10 years. They grew up on the beaches from Madeira to IRB. Kenny Mullins is a singer-songwriter from Madeira Beach, Florida and pursued Resinated as an acoustic act until reuniting w/ high school music friends and skim boarders, John Gray (Bass/Vocals) and Josh Hasak (Percussion). Singer-songwriter and high school friend, Jeff Applefield(Keys/Vocals) joined on keys and back-up vocals.
Resinated has put their stamp on the East and West coast markets over the past 3 years. Have toured w/ Ballyhoo!, Collie Buddz, The Wailers and a lot of similar acts in the reggae/rock/roots genre.
Sharing stages with many bands including Collie Buddz, Slightly Stoopid, Tribals Seeds, Steel Pulse, The Expendables, Ballyhoo!, Stick Figure, Iration, The Movement, Passafire, Maxi Priests, Pepper, Stephen Marley, Eve 6, Everclear, Erykah Badu, Taleb Kweli, OAR, and have played Blackwater Music Fest, Chillin Music Fest, Gasparilla Music Festival, Reggae Rise Up, and a ton more local and national concerts/festivals and always adding new ones to the roster.