Battle Of The Bands

Both rooms

Battle Of The Bands

Sat · April 8, 2017

Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 5:30 pm


This event is 18 and over

Originating from Memphis, TN, we are here to wake up society with the power of music. Our sound is a indie rock with roots in punk taking inspiration from bands such as Brand New, Jimmy Eat World, and TWIABP.

Formed in late 2014, we are comprised of vocalist Troy Waterman, guitarists Eli Wilson and AJ Peterson, bassist Stephen Moo-Young, and drummer Patrick Curran. We met while attending school in the Bluff City and use its rich music history to our advantage. As a college band you never graduate from, our name pays homage to their late night lives and all-hour work ethic.

We have charged full speed into the Memphis music scene playing shows around town nearly every week. With no signs of slowing down, we are currently working on our debut EP. We have one released single under our belt and much more to come.
AIRSIDE, A quintet of tight Memphis musicians/songwriters have captivated listeners with their live show, an "experience" that weaves seamlessly between familiar covers and inspiring original material. The end result is a powerful good time, transporting listeners to a nostalgic moment they would not have expected prior to AIRSIDE's show.

Such commitment from the band's members had attracted major media attention; earning feature spots on both ABC and CBS as well as a licensing deal with The Orpheum Theatre's "Summer Movie Series". The group headed into Royal Studios with 3-time Grammy winner, engineer/producer Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell (John Mayer, Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars) in October 2015 to work on their album expected to be released in 2016.
Indeed, We Digress
Sleeping Seasons
Ethan Willis and the Long Goners
This is not your typical country. Get ready for a high energy, head banging, boot stomping, southern grunge show.

At 22 years old, singer-songwriter Ethan Willis is already turning heads in the country music scene. From his masterfully composed lyrics to his explosive live performances, Ethan displays the passion and professionalism of a seasoned touring artist. And he shows no signs of slowing down. His debut single "Camo & Ammo" gives his fans a feel of what this country singer is all about. The edgy, high-energy chord progressions combined with his outlaw-style lyrics will make you wishing it was hunting season. Ethan is currently in the studio recording his highly anticipated debut album which will be released in the summer of 2016.

Ethan started pursuing a music career at an early age. He started playing drums for various bands all over Memphis, TN. This allowed him to hone his stage craft and gain admiration within the music community. During this time, Ethan was perfecting his songwriting craft as a country artist. His songs were gaining so much popularity he decided it was time to take it to the next level. His debut concert as Ethan Willis was at a showcase for Warner Music Group at the Hard Rock Café in Memphis, TN. Ethan and his band took stage and blew the audience away. This never-before-seen act left the crowd wanting more (especially Warner Music Group!) and ended up leaving that night with the title of Top Performer! Since then he has been steadily gaining fans and support and hopes to one day take the stage at Bridgestone Arena. Ethan Willis is an artist you should not sleep on!
Roses Unread
Off the beaten path, five people from different walks of life came together to write some good rock 'n roll music and play shows. A few years down the road, they are still at it.

With three full-length albums, three music videos, countless shows, global airplay, and a worldwide following of dedicated fans behind them, Roses Unread is something a little bit different that demands a second glance and a listen. Their plan is simple: to do what they love and urge others to do the same.
Venue Information:
The Hi Tone Cafe
412 N. Cleveland St
Memphis, TN, 38104