A lover and player of most every style of music, Jim Barcaro hopes to both surprise and entertain his audience. Born into a musical family, son of an accomplished professional jazz entertainers, Tony Barcaro in Dux DeJohn. Jim took his own road joining local rockers “Cotton mouth” where he played on the same stage with legends such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little feat, Edgar Winter, Rare earth, Kansas, and Molly hatchet. He then broke the mold again joining a blues funk group with Karl W. Davis where he traveled to Europe, stationed in France for a year and a half, travelling all around the country as well as Belgium and Spain. He is settled down now here in Fernandina Beach with his wife and children where he writes and records his own music as well as plays in some local venues, with a cool mix of the favorites and the obscure! (more…)
Boo Radley Music Duo
Michael Shawn Turner and Patricia Matson have been working together as a duo, creating a sound that has yet to be comparable to any other local sound. With high quality vocal harmonizing backed up by the organic sounds of full-body acoustic, warm tones and well-rehearse harmonies set the Boo Radley apart from any other duo in the Northeast Florida music scene. (more…)
The Anton Laplume Band
Anton Laplume – singer/songwriter/guitarist, Shawn Saul – bassist/songwriter and Aaron Plotz – drummer are the trio that of the Anton Laplume Band. The band just released their first EP appropriately entitled “And So It Begins”. The largely funk and rock influenced band has made waves in the local Jacksonville scene in the short time they’ve been present. (more…)
Larry LeMier has had a successful musical career playing in bands since he was a teenager on Long Island, NY. He plays a variety of music such as Eric Clapton, The Beatles, Neil Young, The Allman Brothers, Bob Segar,The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Van Morrison, Lynard Skynard and assorted favorites.
The title of Sean McCarthy’s debut CD Life In A Beach Town pretty much said it all. Sean’s music and style of performance reflect the carefree, laid-back atmosphere of life by the sand and sea.
Sean is a Nashville recording artist and respected singer/songwriter with several national credits. His original songs, as well as his cover material, are a colorful blend of tropical, pop and country. Sean is truly one of the most popular entertainers on and around Amelia Island, and the island has been abuzz recently in anticipation of the release of his new CD, A Bad Day of Fishin‘.
Voll (rhymes with ‘soul’) was born and raised in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He studied guitar in Los Angeles with esteemed recording artist Ted Greene, enhancing his jazz skills and adding to his natural versatility. While living in Rockford, IL, Voll was honored with five top music awards and countless accolades from fans and peers.
Known for his dazzling instrumentals and soulful vocals, Dan’s genres include rock, pop, blues, jazz, country/Americana, Latin and world music. He is a songwriter and arranger, with an impressive repertoire of original compositions and unique instrumental arrangements. Thanks to his amazing versatility and professionalism, Dan Voll is among the most popular guitarists in the NE Florida area, performing and/or teaching daily.
Check out the schedule of when these talented musicians perform on the Amelia River Cruises. (continue…)