GIGS 

   Our jammin' and improvisational World Beat Blend of  funky Blues  & Swing,  Caribbean and Jazzy musical stylings ... we call our music World Beat Blues...  appeals to a broad range of audiences.

   2nd Story Band  performs generally as a Duo (or as a trio with an Afro/Latin percussionist).  Meagan has a smoky, expressive vocal style and Geoff's vocal harmonies and leads are a great complement to the sound.   Meagan  plays a massive acoustic bass guitar providing melodic and propulsive rhythm and  also kalimba (African thumb piano). Geoff plays acoustic rhythm and lead guitar and  fluteslide guitar, harmonica and mandolin and adds guitar synthesizer samples simulating instruments like Caribbean steel drums (pan), Andean flutes and piano adding spice to the flavors in the mix.

More Recent Pubs, Cafes, Area Wineries and Concerts:

    * Paddy Barry's Irish Pub and Restaurant, Tyson's Corner, VA
    * Lahinch Tavern & Grill, Potomac, MD 
    * Zed's Cafe (Every 2nd Sat. of the month), Silver Spring, MD 
    * The Promenade (Private Wine & Cheese Parties), Bethesda, MD 
    * Twilight Tuesdays Concert Series, Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD
    * Holly Cross Health Fair (11 years), Silver Spring, MD
    * Old Town North, Music On The Green Concert Series, Alexandria, VA
    * Cassatts Kiwi Cafe,  Arlington, VA
    * Magnolias at the Mill, Purcellville, VA
    Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA
    Creeks Edge Winery, Lovettsville, VA
    * Linganore Winecellars, Mt Airy, MD
    * Dry Mill Winery, Leesburg, VA
    * Hidden Brook Winery, Leesburg, VA    
    Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, Round Hill, VA 
    Paradise Springs Winery,  Clifton, VA
    * Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA 
    * Alexandria First Night Celebration (15 years), Alexandria, VA 
    * Wegmans, Leesburg, VA
    * Labor Day Pig Roast, Round Hill, VA  
    * Kensington Book Fair Concert (10th year), Kensington, MD
    * Boxwood Winery Tasting Room, Chevy Chase, MD
    * Downtown Holiday Market,  Washington, DC
    * National Zoofari, Washington, DC
 

2nd Story Band Duo  performs at many types of gatherings including:

*Alexandria First Night Celebration (15 Years)

*Cassatt's Kiwi Cafe, Arlington (4th Saturdays)

*Washington National Zoo, Zoofari,    Washington  DC

*Black Market Bistro, Garrett Park, MD (Diabetes and Children's Hospital Benefit)

*Bowie Town Green Summer Concert Series

*Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source Health Fair, Silver Spring (every year - 3rd Sat. in March)
*Holy Cross Hospital Cancer Survivor Dinner Party (3 years)

*Silver Spring Friday Night Spotlight Concert Series,  (3 years)

*Downtown Holiday Market, DC (December) 

*Kensington, Watt Stewart Memorial Concert Series, (8th year)

*Twilight Tuesdays,   Silver Spring MD

*La Ferme Restaurant, Bethesda, (Jazz Night, various Mondays for 2 years)

*Corner Store Arts, Washington,  DC

*Rock Creek Swim Club Pool Party, Silver Spring

*Old Post Office Pavilion, DC (various Sundays)

*Good Natured Vegetarian Cafe, Martinsburg,  WVA

*Devonshire Arms Cafe, Shepherdstown WVA

*Eggspectations, Silver Spring

*Great Sage Restaurant, Clarksburg (Various Thursdays)

....

*Red Dog Cafe (now called The Daily Dish) , Silver Spring (every 2nd Sunday for 1 1/2 yrs);

*First Night York, PA  (3 years);

*Takoma Park Street Festival (10 Years); 

*Columbia Lakefront Concert Series

*Sony Record Distributors Christmas Dinner Party, Annapolis; 

*Metro Performs, Dupont Circle, DC (summer);

*Assisted Living Homes ~ Methodist Home, Washington Home and Hospice, Brighton Gardens,

 Chevy Chase House;

*Various Senior Centers, Concerts, Festivals and other functions;

*Psychiatrist Convention ( March 27, 2009, Omni Shorham Hotel, Calvert St., DC.)


 2016 (Archived Gigs)

June 27 (Mon) Old Town North, Music On The Green    Concert Series, Montgomery Park, 901 N Royal Street      Alexandria, VA (7 to 8 PM)

July 4 (Mon) Wyngate Independence Day Celebration,  
   Bulls Run, Bethesda - 10:15 to Noon

Oct 7 (Fri) The Promenade - private Wine and Cheese  Party,  Bethesda, MD (5:30 to 7:30 PM)

Nov 12 (Sat) Zed's Cafe, Silver Spring, MD (7:30 to       10:00  PM)

Nov18  (Thurs) The Promenade - private Wine and Cheese Party, Bethesda, MD (6:30 - 8:30PM)

Dec 10 (Sat) Zed's Cafe,   Silver Spring MD (7:30 - 9:45PM) We will be playing the second Saturday of each month!!!!

Dec 15 (Thurs)  Brookside Gardens, Silver Spring MD6:00 - 8:30PM  

                                    

Archived Gig List--2015


Dec  5, 2014 The Promenade - private Holiday Party, Bethesda, MD

Dec 19, 2014  Paradise Springs Winery    Clifton, VA 5:00 to 9:00

Dec 31, 2014 First Night Alexandria, VA, 7:30, 8:30,    9:30 & 10:30  PM

......

Jan / Feb / March - IN STUDIO Recording

Mar. 20 (Fri.) The Promenade - Private Wine & Cheese  Party Pooks Hill, Bethesda, MD

April 11 (Sat.) Bogati Bodega & Vineyard,  Round Hill, VA

   4:30 to 7:30 PM

May 9 (Sat.)   Women's Health Fair, Holy Cross Hospital, 

    Silver Spring, MD -   9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

May 9   (Sat.) Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, Round Hill, VA 

    4:30   to 7:30 PM 

May 24 (Sun.) Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA

   12:30 to 4:30

June 7 (Sun.) Otium Cellars,  Purcellville, VA  

   1:00 to 5:00

June 13 (Sat.)  Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, Round Hill, VA   

   4:30 to 7:30 PM 

June 23 (Tues) Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD

   7:00 to 9:00 PM

June 25 (Thurs) Wegmans Patio Nights, Leesburg, VA 

   5:00 to 8:00 PM 

July 4 (Sat)  Wyngate 4th of July Celebration, Bethesda, MD

   9:45 AM to 12:00 Noon

July 8 (Wed) Westview Promenade Shopping Center

    Frederick,  MD  6:00 to 8:00 PM

July 11 (Sat.)  Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, Round Hill, VA     

   4:30  to 7:30 PM 




July 16 (Thurs) Wegmans Patio Nights, Leesburg, VA   

   5:00  to 8:00 PM 

July 18 (Sat) Kensington Historical Society Concert Series,

    Kensington, MD  10:00 to 11:00 AM 

July 26 (Sun) Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA

   12:30 to 4:30

Aug 7 (Fri)  Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA

   5:00 to 8:00

Aug 8 (Sat)  Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, Round Hill, VA   

   4:30 to 7:30 PM

Aug 16 (Sun) Creeks Edge Winery,  Purcellville, VA   

   3:00 to 7:00 PM

Aug 30 (Sun) Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA

  12:30 to 4:30 PM

Sept 15 (Tues) Twilight Concert Series at Veteran's Plaza

   Silver Spring, MD    7:00 to 9:00 PM

Sept 26 (Sat) Blue Valley Winery, Delaplane, VA

   2:00 to 6:00 PM

Sept 27 (Sun) Linganore Wine Cellars, Mount Airy, MD

   1:00 to 4:00 PM

Oct 9 (Fri) Bogati Bodega Round Hill, VA

 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Oct 10 (Sat) Kensington Historical Society Concert Series,

    Kensington, MD  10:00 to 11:00 AM

Nov 7 (Sat) Creeks Edge Winery,  Purcellville, VA   

   3;00 to 7:00 PM

Dec 4 (Fri)  Hillsborough Vineyard, Purcellville, VA

 5:00 to 8:00 PM       


 
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