Coffee House Music Festival

Coffee House Music Festival

Created to bring today’s singer songwriter and latest talent to you while keeping that cool vibe coffee house feeling….
CoffeeHouse Music Festival is where you will discover the bands you have been looking for. With a lineup of musicians ranging from Indie Pop, Singer-Songwriters, Country Pop & Alt Rock this is a perfect way to kick back and discover what’s happening in the live music scene today.

John Fumasoli & The Jones Factor

10 piece little big band,was formed in 1986 by trombonist and bandleader John Fumasoli. Looking for something smaller than a big band, and larger than his trombone septet, which featured Eddie Bert and a teenager named Joey Calderazzo, Fumasoli decided to embark on a project that can best be described as “front burner/back burner” with the instrumentation of a pared down big band, and the addition of French horn. Early on the group had a steady Wednesday night gig in Stamford Ct. for nearly two years at a place called Pauline’s, on Atlantic St. and the venue was a great room for musicians and writers including Lonnie Smith and Melvin Sparks. The Jones Factor (at the time called the Jazz Collective) welcomed numerous writers and musicians and was a collective for musicians in the area for performing, writing and networking. Towards the end of the stint at Paulines, trumpeter Tony Kadleck brought his original chart to the band “The Jones Factor” hence the name change. Over the years the book has grown to over a hundred charts covering many different styles including Bop, Hard Bop, Latin, Blues, Funk and Hip Hop. The unique instrumentation allows for a great variety of textures, colors and sounds and the diversity of its players makes for exciting performances. The Jones Factor has put out two CD’s “Collective Jazz” and “Blast From the Past” and is gathering material for it’s third recording.

Stalking Gia

New York Bred Artist

I Write When There’s No One Left To Talk To. When I’m At My Worst. When I’m At My Best. Through The Unrequited Love. And Through The Effortless Loves. To Empower Myself. And To Ignite Others.

Dante Palminteri

Growing up between the East and West coasts, American singer- songwriter and actor Dante Palminteri matured his musical styling at an early age, drawing inspiration from John Mayer's lyrical mastery of the human psyche and Ed Sheeran's genre-defying melodies. As a teenager, he took center stage as the lead vocalist of New York-based metal band Kaymus, having learned how to fuse his vibrant sound with the edgier chords of think-outside-the-box bands, Tool and Audioslave. During his time studying songwriting at Berklee College of Music in Boston, lyrics about teenage angst and high school crushes soon turned into more complex compilations about unrequited love, soul mates lost and found, and life's emotional roller coaster. Bringing together the pop sounds of his musical contemporaries and the hard rock roots of his past, Dante has brought an original vision to his debut EP, “From Me To You.”

Emily Angell

Singer/songwriter, producer, guitar and harmonica player from the Southern Tier of Upstate New York — is a description that only begins to scratch the surface of motivation-driven, harmony-obsessed Emily Angell. While some have compared her to Jewel and Alanis Morissette, she’s just as well known for moments of belting out Cristina-esque high notes or busting out the harmonica while deftly looping vocals with acoustic guitar. Her latest album, Built For This, combines Electronic Pop, modern R&B and emotionally charged lyrics with themes of empowerment and melodies that are easily singable. Emily grew up on The Beatles and James Taylor along with The Phantom of the Opera and Free To Be You & Me soundtracks — thus it’s no surprise she enjoys creating songs that blur genre lines. Emily’s debut self-released EP The Upset (2011) received praise for its simple, acoustic approach, landing her generous reviews from Women of Substance Radio and Her sophomore EP Let Go (2015) incorporated Folk and Rock influences and secured her spots opening for well-known names in Alternative Radio like American Authors and Dreamers.

The Jason Gisser Band

The Jason Gisser Band formed in the late summer of 2015. After recording their first album "In The Garden of Crows" They went on to perform at large venues including The Chance Theater, The Paramount Theater, Mexicali Live, Daryl's House, The Falcon, The Town Crier, and many more. Opening for bands such as Hoobastank, Grand Funk Railroad, Three Dog Night, Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real and many more, The Jason Gisser Band began headlining large venues and with quite a few sold out shows, they began playing festivals such as 19th Annual Harvest Fest and Freedom Fair with The Wailers and Murphy's Law, as well as The Montalk Music Festival, Mazzstock, The Woods Bash in Woodstock, The Hudson Valley Film Festival, Froggy Daze Music Fest and many more. In 2018 The Jason Gisser Band recieved a high honor as their song The River made it to #2 on the song of the year charts in Ark of Music. After a few lineup changes The Jason Gisser Band is working on their second album which should be done by the fall of 2019. The Jason Gisser Band consists of Jason Gisser (Acoustic Guitar & Vocals), Jim Verzi (Bass), Stephen Habo... (Drums), Doriano Magliano (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals), and Geordie Mac (Keys, Backing Vocals)

Thomas Claxton

Four time IMC award-winning vocalist / songwriter, Thomas Claxton performs over 300 shows per year, spanning the United States and abroad. The classically-trained (first tenor) vocalist performs solo or with his band, Thomas Claxton and The Myth, and has also performed with a number of industry-recognized performers such as:
* Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night)
* Jonathan Mover (Grammy Award-winning drummer / Joe Satriani, Alice Cooper, Aretha Franklin)
* Mario Cipollina (Grammy Award-winning bassist / Huey Lewis and The News)
* Michael Hampton (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee / Parliament-Funkadelic)
* Phil Hilborne (“We Will Rock You” London Queen musical, Brian May, Nicko McBrain)
* Francesco DiCosmo (Grammy Award-winning bassist / Evanescence, Thin Lizzy, Montrose)
* Bernie Williams (NY Yankees center fielder, Latin Grammy nominee)
He has also opened for notable performers such as:
* Mike + The Mechanics
* The Marshall Tucker Band
* Mike Rutherford (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee / Grammy Award-winning bassist / Genesis) l)

Chosen by internationally circulated, “Rockwell UnScene Magazine”, as their “Best Male Vocalist” (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Thomas has performed in every style venue ranging from arenas and theatres to clubs and also has experience as an event promoter, coordinator, and vocal coach. He has been featured by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, South Magazine, The NAMM Foundation’s “Talking Up Music Education”, and is currently endorsed by the following brands: Gator Cases, Taylor Guitars, Lewitt Audio, Levy’s Leathers, 64 Audio, Klotz Cables, Triad-Orbit Advanced Stand Systems, and G7th Capos.

NIcholas Wells

Singer-Songwriter Nicholas Wells found his passion at a young age. Nicholas’ catalogue of inspiring original songs — a product of writing since the age of eight — chronicles his growth in life and as a songwriter. A few identifying characteristics of his vocal and piano driven music are his memorable melodies, emotional storytelling, and grandiose musical arrangements. His music has been placed in programs which have aired on MSNBC, SyFy, and Netflix, and has been enjoyed by over one million listeners on Youtube and Spotify.
As a musical director and producer, Nicholas has performed with and directed “Scarborough,” a band featuring front man MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. Nicholas co-produced and arranged four EPs with the band which were distributed by Sony Red, co-wrote original music with Joe Scarborough, and together with the band performed on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,”as well as ABC’s “The View.”

Gabriella Arya

I’m an actress/singer /dancer...musicals are my life! Triple Threat!

One In A Million

O.I.M is a successful pop band based in New York and signed to Maxim Records.
Members of the band are Joseph Almodovar, Brandon Hernandez, and Esteban Rivera. The boys have created a unique pop sound that blends rock with urban influences. They are currently back in the recording studio and working with Gabriella Arya on a song titled "Run". (Due out mid-June)

TheDye is a NYC alternative psychedelic indie rock band created by Bruno and Eudora. They met at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. They are songwriters that stand out with their innovative poetic approach to art mingled with sophisticated melodic repertoire. Eudora’s vast voice of universal depth floating on Bruno’s edgy rock n’ roll guitar riffs melt into a unique pulse of unparalleled sonic colors.

TheDye creates a timeless explosion of music lyricism and avant­garde atmospheres of sound that will lead to decades of master recordings and performances. TheDye live act is also constituted of Berklee alumni. This raw fiery quartet is a rampant infinite shade horse of the new rock and roll sound!

Killer Joe & Barry Allen Friedman

Two outstanding veterans of the New York City and Tri-state area music scene have come together to form one of the most exciting and unique bands around. Killer Joe Ferraro, 2012 inductee into the NY Blues Hall of Fame, the proclaimed "Bodyguard to the Blues" brings his mastery of the harmonica and energetic vocals along with a engaging performance that gets the crowd in a frenzy every time. His boundless energy shines on classic blues and R&B hits like Soul Man, Let The Good Times Roll and Roll Over Beethoven. Barry Allen Friedman's guitar prowess and power vocals completes the other half of this unique combo. An accomplished artist, songwriter and leader of the popular cover band BOD, Barry contributes the classic rock and blues rock elements to the show. His versatility on the guitar and dominating vocals bring rock's greatest hits from Van Halen, Journey, Led Zeppelin and countless others to the show. With frequent shows at some of New York's City's most popular locations on Bleecker Street, regular bookings at Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Raceway, and at area festivals and corporate-sponsored events, most notably as the featured band at the finish line of the NYC Marathon, together Killer Joe and Barry Allen Friedman are an unstoppable force that bring boundless entertainment to every show they play.

$10.00 (ADVANCE) // $15.00 (DAY OF SHOW)

Tickets Available at the Door


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