summer concert


First up in the 3 show series is THE AFTERWHILE: June 15 @ 9:30 pm.   Playing a blend of folky Blues,  Gina, Anthony, and Chris Cuchetti are siblings raised in a very musical family. They are three of ten children that have spent most of their lives traveling in a bus with their family touring the nation and performing. Collecting bits and pieces along the way from road experience, schooling, and other musicians.  The Afterwhile is not just the Cuchetti siblings. They have joined forces with the amazing talents of Jason “Fancy Pants” Miller. Jason brings the signature sound of The Afterwhile to fruition with his masterful mandolin playing and amazing collection of one of a kind slacks.


July 20 @ 9:30 pm brings back to the stage AMY ALYSIA & THE SOUL OPERATION.  Amy first dazzled Daytona Beach Film Festival attendees in November, 2012.   Playing a mix of Jazz and R&B, Amy is joined by Phil Reed (Drums), Leonard Jackson (Keyboard), Jontative Howard (Bass), Mark Jackson (Sax).  Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Amy Alysia grew up in music and in a family centered in the church. She discovered her earliest musical influences by listening to gospel artist such as the Winans, Commissioned, Andre Crouch and the Clark Sisters.  Female vocalists such as Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Sade, Natalie Cole, Whitney Houston and Anita Baker influence and inspire her performances today.


Rounding out the series on August 17 is HD NINJA, a hip-hop duo from Daytona Beach affiliated with Central Florida’s rich nerdcore scene. Incorporating lyrical themes ranging from ninjas, to how great it would be if Liam Neeson or Harrison Ford were their fathers, HD ninja songs are made to be both energetic and entertaining with a blend of serious and humorous ideas therein. The band focuses heavily on live performance with a special emphasis on crowd participation. They are veterans of convention music shows, having participated in Delandapalooza, Daytona’s Spring Break Nationals, Embry Riddle’s Anime Express and Nerdapaloozas 2007-2011. In 2010, HDninja signed with Scrub Club records.  In true Ninja fashion, band members wish to remain anonymous.