Static Tilt blends alternative, classic rock, reggae, and ska to create a high energy performance guaranteed to get the crowd moving. The band is comprised of Kit Bragg (vocals, guitar), Jimmy Jones (bass) and Neil Bettencourt (drums). Each member of the trio brings a wealth of talent and experience, creating one of the most original cover bands on the scene.
Redwood has solidified their place as one of the most recognized names among South Bay music fans, night lifers and festival goers due to having logged more than 200 shows over a five year career. The band has built a solid following playing the club circuit in and around San Jose, and have more recently taken their brand of rock to the festival, winery and outdoor Summer concert scenes. Recent such acclaimed performances include the Lance Armstrong Livestrong Challenge in Downtown San Jose, repeat performances at Campbell’s annual Big Bands & BBQ Festival and appearances at several south bay wineries including, Cinnabar, Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards, Byington, and Picchetti. The band is versed in acoustic and electric performances that deliver entertaining classics from the likes of Van Morrison to Tom Petty, with fresh takes on the music of newer artists such as Maroon 5, Counting Crows, John Mayer, and Adele.
Kit Bragg is a long time Bay Area singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is best known for forming and fronting local rock band, Redwood, logging hundreds of shows across bar, winery, and festival venues. Solo set lists draw from re-imagined versions of many of the 90s alternative classics that drew loyal Redwood fans over their eight year career. Additionally, audiences can expect to hear throw-backs to teenage obsessions with Bob Dylan and Neil Young, alongside interpretations by new artists like Death Cab For Cutie, George Ezra, Jason Mraz, and Jack Johnson.
Late Nite Sellout is a bit of an all star project comprised of local regularly gigging friends and musicians. Kit Bragg and Doug Dean are the foundation. Set lists run the spectrum from rock, to dance, to funk, to 80s nostalgia. Check em out!
Severe Please is also a bit of an all star project comprised of local regularly gigging friends and musicians. It is Dave De Carion's baby and a super fun classic rock band to see live!