8005 East Roosevelt Street
Scottsdale, AZ, 85257
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Watch & Listen
Growing up in Lubbock, TX, Travis Garland was exposed to the arts at a very young age. He started off singing & acting in plays at his church and went on to attend the School For The Performing Arts in junior high where he received extensive training in music & theater. After winning a nationwide acting competition at 14 Garland relocated to Los Angeles where he signed with a manager & agent. He began going on auditions during the day but spent his nights developing his songwriting, and after a chance meeting with a friend from Dallas he was asked to join the pop group, Not Like Them.
Fast forward to a few years later, and NLT was signed to a major label deal working under the direction of Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair. With Travis as the frontman & one of the lead singers, NLT was put in the studio to collaborate with top producers & songwriters including Pharrell, Ne-Yo & Ryan Tedder. The group opened on tour for The Pussycat Dolls and gained a small, but loyal, fan following. In 2007 NLT released their Timbaland-produced single "She Said, I Said" and scored themselves their first Top 40 Hit. They continued to tour, and caused a female fan girl frenzy headlining a national House of Blues tour aptly titled "Bandemonium". When the group eventually parted ways to pursue individual opportunities Travis shifted his focus back to songwriting, only this time for a solo album.
Currently, Garland is back in the studio recording his as-yet-untitled debut album for Interscope Records under the familiar direction of Fair. To give him a unique urban pop sound, visionary producer Nate "Danja" Hills (Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Britney Spears) has signed on to produce the record. Garland will be writing or co-writing the majority of the album's tracks himself.
Travis' debut is slated for release later this year but first single "Believe" is about to take over the airwaves. With a strong team of collaborators behind him, and the endorsement of Perez Hilton himself, Garland hopes to come out with a bang and make a lasting impression on the music business in 2010.
Eddie Gomez is an emerging Latino singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon who currently resides in Los Angeles. His soulful roots mixed with contemporary elements of modern music have helped Eddie to refine his distinct sound. Music, entertainment and performing are in his blood, having parents who travelled throughout the country as paid folk dancers. Eddie has performed throughout Los Angeles, appearing at the world-famous Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip, The Mint, Hotel Cafe, and 5 Towers Stage at Universal City Walk, to name a few. He has appeared on the Today Show With Hoda and Kathy Lee, El Cofi Breik, MundoFox, and several other national and local programs. He has also been featured on sites such as Perezhilton.com and Pigeons and Planes multiple times