Meet the Bands

The Laconia Roadhouse is proud to present the following bands for the 2018 Motorcycle Week!

April Cushman Band

April Cushman Band

Established in 2015, The April Cushman Band is an emerging southern rock & country band out of Southern NH. The play New England’s best country covers & originals with a rock twist!

Ashlie Dawn Band

Ashlie Dawn Band

Ashlie Dawn is a pop/country/rock/top 40 singer and songwriter out of Boston, MA. Her band – The Ashlie Dawn Band – consists of Ashlie Dawn on lead vocals, Drew Pioli on guitar and vocals, Josh De Paolo on drums and vocals, Guillermo Ortiz on lead guitar, and bassists Wolf Neff and Don Barry.

Bob Pratte Band

Bob Pratte Band

The Bob Pratte Band is New England’s premier party band! The Bob Pratte Band offers a wide variety of musical styles and performs with energy and passion that will get you on your feet in no time. The band blends vocals that are pure and dynamic with a horn section that is fun and exciting and a rhythm section that is second to none.

Brianna Grace Band

Brianna Grace Band

It is truly hard to compare Brianna’s unique sound to any existing artist. With classic country, storytelling routes and a flare of edgy hooks mixed with contemporary beats, her original tunes manage to spread in popularity across multiple ages and fan groups. Her stage presence and powerhouse vocals earned her the title of Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2014 Limelight Music Awards, as well as multiple nominations throughout other award shows.

Conniption Fits

Conniption Fits

The Conniption Fits is a high energy modern rock band. Always looking to build an audience an entertain, The Conniption Fits is a band that feeds an audience, mixing in the right cover songs, and consistently delivers a high energy, impacting show.

D-Comp Trio

D-Comp Trio

D-Comp is an acoustic rock duo playing the music from the last 4 decades. D-Comp is comprised of Demetri Papanicolau on vocals with a set of vocal pipes and a range that will knock your socks off. Demetri was also the winner of the Rockstar Manchvegas vocal competition. Nate Comp plays acoustic guitar and is the master of looping his acoustic guitar and is one of the most sought after guitarists in the N.H. and Boston area. Nate is also the lead guitarist for the band Craving Lucy.

Darren Bessette Band

Darren Bessette Band

The Darren Bessette Band is regional touring group performing Original Country Music and Covers with a focus on bringing audiences Engaging performances! Six completely different musical backgrounds and countless years of experience makeup the Darren Bessette Band. Members of the band have opened for and toured over the years with megastars like Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, Hank Williams Jr., and many of the biggest acts in between.

Funnel

Funnel

This high energy rock band consists of three members. The vocals are traded off fairly evenly by guitarist (Ted Warner) and bassist (Chris Michaud) who collectively accomplish vocal harmonies and leads sharing the role as front-man for the band. 

Herland Brothers Band

Herland Brothers Band

The Herland Brothers, an acclaimed Country Rock band from the suburbs of Boston, blend the best modern country hits with their own original rockin’ country music. The band’s growing success has led to a recent spotlight on TV’s series Chronicle “New England Goes Country”, a Jägermeister sponsorship, and the Boston Globe to write “A band on the rise with a bright future”.

Hot Tamales

Hot Tamales

The Hot Tamales are a five-piece acoustic/electric rock band playing the music of yesterday and today with a very spicy edge. The band features Jim Devlin on acoustic/electric guitars and vocals; Paul Costley on percussion/guitar, vocals & harmonica; Jay Ranslow on bass & vocals; Ian Katz on sax & vocals; and Simon Adamson on drums.

Houston Bernard Band

Houston Bernard Band

The bad boy of Boston country has assembled a group of musicians that bring vitality and hard-hitting grit to country music. Houston delivers one crowd pleasing country anthem after another with both polish and passion, while the band cooks up the good stuff; tight, modern country beats, soaring harmonies and expertly crafted solos.

Hypercane

Hypercane

Hypercane covers the whole spectrum of music. From rock, funk, metal and country, to contemporary dance & pop music. There’s something for everyone! Winner of the Boston Nightlife Awards “Best Bar Band of 2012,” Hypercane has been rocking New England 15 years and running.

Jamie Lee Thurston

Jamie Lee Thurston

Thurston stands out as one of those rare performers that has achieved the next-to impossible: The Quadfecta. He has perfected the multi-faceted roles of an entertainer, a vocalist, an instrumentalist, and a producer – an accomplishment unknown to most. And while he’s great at all four aspects at any given time, to see him achieve them all at once, live from the stage, is a truly monumental experience.

Jasmine Cain

Jasmine Cain

Jasmine Cain’s natural ability to capture and hold the attention of her audience has earned her several nationally known tours as the headliner for Easyrider’s Bike Show & Rodeo Tour for 3 consecutive years, main act for 7 years at the Full Throttle Saloon (which has now become a TruTV series), and the official touring band for Broken Spoke Saloons and performing at most major motorcycle events nationwide.

Jim Devlin Band

Jim Devlin Band

Jim Devlin is a singer / songwriter / guitarist who entertains his audience by combining many musical genres–including rock, pop, blues, folk and alternative–to create his own unique and original style and sound. Devlin performs throughout New England, both as a solo acoustic artist and with other musicians, offering solo, duo, and full-band lineups to fit any situation.

Jim Libby Band

Jim Libby Band

Jim Libby Band is an Original Country/Rock act from the SOUTH SHORE of Massachusetts. Their brand new Self Titled album was Produced by the Grammy Award Winning David Hall at the legendary Blackbird Studio in Nashville TN. 

Jodie Cunningham

Jodie Cunningham

Jodie Cunningham is a modern rock-edged country artist that delivers a blend of cover songs and original material truly relevant in today’s Nashville music industry. Jodie is wowing audiences all over New England with her passionate, high energy vocal performance, backed by four, seasoned & well versed musicians.  

Josh Logan Band

Josh Logan Band

Josh Logan, singer/songwriter, brings a fresh and addictive sound and style to the music scene. Josh blends a style of rock/blues/soul/pop and the product is invigorating and memorable. Josh Logan has appeared on “Rockstar: Supernova” and NBC’s “The Voice”.

Michael Vincent Band

Michael Vincent Band

Playing over 200 dates last year, The Michael Vincent Band has become one of the busiest bands in the Southeast. This is one of the tightest working bands on the coast, and they will prove it to you at every show, with every song. Don’t miss out on a chance to see this band of brothers – it’s blues that you can use!

Molly Maguires

Molly Maguires

The Molly Maguires are a Boston-based cover band performing upbeat and memorable rock/alt-rock hits. They are a high energy, crowd friendly and extremely entertaining act that is unique and professional in our approach.

Mugsy

Mugsy

Mugsy is one of the North Shore’s fun & entertaining cover bands! Covers range from the Police to Bon Jovi to Tom Petty just to name a few. Come and check them out!

Paul Warnick

Paul Warnick

Paul Warnick is known throughout the northeastern US for high-energy rock, dance-able pop, and exquisite acoustic tunes. Based in the Lakes Region of NH, Paul is a singer, guitarist, DJ and band leader who is celebrated equally as an accomplished showcase musician and a top wedding music professional.

Rock Blocks

Rock Blocks

The Rock Blocks are a Boston-based cover band that brings you the FM Rock Radio Experience in a live setting.

Rocket Sauce

Rocket Sauce

Rocket Sauce is NY, NJ & CT most talked about cover band… thanks to their refreshing set list, lush harmonies & incredible talent. The band has performed hundreds of gigs at outdoor concerts, street fairs, bars & private events. Rocket Sauce provides a full sound system & lights.

Southern Breeze

Southern Breeze

Southern Breeze is a New England-based quintet that plays tribute to the finest southern rock bands of all time: Lynard Skynyrd. Southern Breeze delivers it with all of the passion and energy of the originals.