Meet Our Musicians

 

Jim Barcaro on the Amelia River Cruise

Jim Barcaro

Jim Barcaro

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 Duo

Boo Radley Music Duo

 

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…)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hupp N Ray on Amelia River Cruises

Alan “Hupp” Huppman and Ray Hetchka

Hupp N’ Ray

Alan “Hupp” Huppmann and Ray Hetchka on bass and vocals have long been in-demand entertainers on Amelia Island. Hupp’s superb vocals and solid guitar work lead to packed houses at all of the area’s top venues, thrilling locals and tourists alike. Tight harmonies punctuate an eclectic blend of acoustic-based classic and alternative rock, blues, folk, pop and R&B. (continue…)

 

 

 

Larry LeMier on Amelia River Cruises

Larry LeMier

 

 

Larry LeMier

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.

 

 

 

 

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Sean McCarthy

 

Sean McCarthy

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‘.

 

 

Samuel McDonald

Samuel McDonald

Samuel McDonald

Sam McDonald has a strong voice and a great personality. His wide range of music makes him a favorite to the local crowd. Sam is great with on demand requests and will try just about anything to please his audience. Sam is one of few that knows how to harness the full range of his musical talent, and can tackle certain songs from artists like Collin Hay (Men at Work) and Dave Matthews Band that many performers don’t dare attempt. (continue…)

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Voll on Amelia River Cruises

Dan Voll

Dan Voll

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…)