We enjoyed a fantastic lineup of great local bands. There was lots of good music and fun times during 2016 Boobsapalooza at Lynch’s Irish Pub, our good times place in Jacksonville Beach!
“Holy moley! I’m exhausticatedhappilastic! What a fantastic day! Derrick Odom, you rocked it as emcee!!! Every single band was outstanding. I mean that. I don’t even understand how that happens. Just incredible. Sound peeps were on spot. Lynch’s staff were their usual awesomeness. Keith Doherty busted his ass today. Never seen him sweat that much except on the golf course! Volunteers pure bliss. The donations for silent auction and raffle were fantastic. And, the people who came out to support us were top notch. Saw friends I hadn’t seen in ages!
Heads up…. 2017 is our 10 year anniversary. Be VERY prepared. It’s going off!!!!! Were starting on it the next couple weeks. Wanna be a part??? Let us know!!!
Thank you all so much! LOVE YOU!” Hank Watson, Founder of Bands Against Breast Cancer.
We are thankful to have had great lineup of Rockin’ local Bands who have already stepped up for the cause:
Far Too Sober – Far Too Sober is known a high energy Rockin’ band from Jacksonville, Florida!
Band Members: Chris Lucontro, Michael Williams, Matthew Pence
Bored with the normal top 40 that every band plays, they set out to be different, and they succeed in energizing and entertaining their audiences!
Rockin’ out Surf Rock and Surfabilly sounds from Jacksonville to St. Augustine!
Band Members: Mike Huffman-Guitar, Chris Shary-Drums, Warren Hinrichs-Bass Guitar
The band rolls out instrumental tunes as well as early 60″s rock songs and originals; think artists like Dick Dale, The Surfaris, The Vanduras, The Ventures, Paul Revere and the Raiders, and more!
4syTe is a Classic Rock, Country and Blues band in Jacksonville, Florida
Band Members: Chelle – Percussions, Vocals, Bruce – Drums, Vocals, Tom – Guitar, Vocals, Lester- Guitar, Rick – Bass, Vocals
The band is determined to provide a dynamic performance that will make you want to get up, dance, and be as crazy as they like to be!
Smooth McFlea is a tight close-knit group of veteran musicians supporting the energetic and talented vocals of Nikki Ryan. They cover a wide variety of music genres to keep the party jumping!
Band Members: Chelle – Johanna Ryan – Vocals, Reggie Powers – Guitar/Vocals, Randy McDonald – Bass/Vocals, Jim Connell – Drums
The band performs their versions of Pop/Rock favorites with inspiration from artists like Heart, Jefferson Starship, Pink, James Brown, No Doubt, Dwight Yokum, the Doobie Brothers, and many other energizing musicians!
The Atwell Brothers is Smooth Rock; acoustical music blended with vocal harmonies, but “when they groove, you can’t help but want to shake your ‘booty'”.
Band Members: Drew Atwell, Mark Atwell, Mark Hess
Setlists for Performances include their versions of music from a collection of artists: Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rolling Stones, Steve Miller Band, Goo Goo Dolls, Allman Brothers Band, Bob Seger, James Taylor, and many more.
Austin Park is a band belting out original and pop rock, from Jacksonville, Florida. Their music is a mix of sounds of Daughtry, Matchbox 20, and Keith Urban to create a fun and friendly sound.
Band Members: Bob Arndt – Lead Vocals/Guitar, Andy O’Connell – Lead Guitar/Vocals, Mike Beckley – Percussion/Vocals, Jason Ramsey – Bass/Vocals
Whether performing live in their hometown of Jacksonville, Florida or in their recording studio in Nashville, these guys love creating good music and sharing it with their fans!
5 o’clock Shadow enjoys playing Rock, Pop, Alternative music – anything fun!
Bob Arndt – Lead Vocals/Guitar
Andy O’Connell – Lead Guitar/Vocals
Mike Beckley – Percussion/Vocals
Jason Ramsey – Bass/Vocals
Some of the other groups they like include: Sublime, Alt J, Weezer, Maroon 5, and a lot more.
5 O’Clock Shadow is a fun cover band, based right here in Jacksonville, Florida. This band of seasoned musicians who love sharing music and having a good time doing it!
Hailing from Camden County, Georgia, the Bluff 5 Band covers seven decades of a variety of styles of music.
They cover many well known artists, from songs by Patsy Cline to Guns and Roses and Miranda Lambert.
This band enjoys entertaining the crowd with a spectrum of music for just about everybody, playing Rock, Soul, Blues, Country and Alternative!
BayStreet first performed in Jax Beach back in 1987 (as the BayStreet Blues Club), and have since released four CDs of original music.
Their performance set lists routinely include a healthy dose of BayStreet’s tunes together with tasteful covers while doing some real genre bending; exploring R&B, Rock, Soul, Jazz, Jam, Pop, and “all points in between”.
Band Members have changed from time to time over the years, but vocalist John has held the group together and on track for many memorable performances.
BayStreet has opened for many established bands, including B.B. King, Badfinger, Styx, Kenny Loggins, The Drifters, Koko Taylor, and more.
Don’t Call Me Shirley enjoys playing great alternative music for the masses in Jacksonville.
The band has played at many well known local venues such as No Name Bar in St. Augustine, My Place Bar & Grill and many more!
Cory Cook-Drums, Backups Vocals
DCMS is a group that’s all about sharing their version of music by bands such as Blur, Smashing Pumpkins, Lit, Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Seven Mary 3, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and many more, while encouraging the crowd to join in the fun.
Swamp Ash is a band featuring:
- John Spreier on bass, guitar, keys & vocals.
- Carlos Reichard on drums & vocals.
- Rob Mays on sax, wind controller & vocals.
Carlos’ neighbor, Frank DeCoste, named the musical project after he heard that John’s 1972 Stratocaster was made from Swamp Ash wood.
They all bring an eclectic spirit to the mix and combine acoustic & electric Blues, Reggae, and Rock that is both artful and entertaining.
Their repertoire is a mix of songs that John has written along with their unique arrangements of select songs from a variety of artists.
The Swamp Ash focus is the groove because the music has to make people get up on their feet and move with the music!
Jacksonville based Bootleg Creek shares a mix of classic rock and blues that is smooth and intoxicating, just like the ‘recipe’ grandpa used to make out back.
The band is active, playing festivals, nightspots, private gatherings, and benefits for good causes
Anjie Palmer- vocals
Steve “Stix” Gard- drums/vocals
Mike Lanier – bass/vocals
Pennsylvania Duane Lupinski – guitar
The Band’s influences include well known artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top, Susan Tedeschi, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, John Fogarty, and Derek Trucks.
Belting out Alternative / Metal / Hard Rock /Blues and Experimental sounds to cure what ail’s ya!
Inspirational Quote: “GET UP!! Take your scars and stripes!”
4PLAY is Classic Rock and Roll Music band who stir their audience to listen, dance and party with them.
4PLAY has been rockin’ crowds all over Jacksonville for over 30 years!
Hal Hollingsworth – Bass
Michael Bennick – Lead Guitar
‘DJ’-David Jax – Drums
Vicki Bost Hollingsworth – Lead Vocals
The Band’s music is Influenced by Southern Rock, Blues, Rock, and Pop; including groups like Fleetwood Mac, The Pretenders, Beatles, Clapton, Eagles, Jackson Browne, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt and more.
Jacksonville’s Cupid’s Alley has been melting faces with their own versions of Rock to sooth souls.
Formed in 1986, the list of previous band members just goes on and on; like a roll call of familiar names of Jacksonville area Rockers.
Current Band Members:
– Ron Fasbender – Guitars, Vocals
– Dio Greene – Percussion
– Steve Summers – Bass, Vocals
– Aaron Westbrook – Mouth, Guitar
In addition to blasting out their Rockin’ music, their hobbies include making noise, working nerves, and cussing.
For nearly 20 years, though having gone through many transformations The Reggae Swat Team has always had some of the most talented reggae musicians around.
The band’s influences include: UB40, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Yellowman, Damian Marley, Sublime, 311, and the Police
– Jennifer Blevins – Vocals
– Pat Marino – Drums/Vocals
– Keith Hall – Keyboard/Vocals
– Sterling Worden – Guitars
– Brian Sessions – Bass Guitar
– Hanadi Jada – Vocals
Guaranteed – no matter the band’s line up, rest assured when you see The Reggae Swat Team perform they are sure to get you up on your dancing feet!
Energy-packed OLYMPVS plays Rock Alternative and Classic Dance Alternative music to the stage!
James Hays Mathis – Vocals
Charles Skaff – Drums, Vocals
Mike Reilly – Guitar & Keyboards
Bill Staley – Lead, Guitars, Vocals
Dan Rocha – Bass
“We will look for you! We will find you! And we will ROCK you!”
Members of this band are local residents with over 150 years combined experience performing live music.
Lucky Stiff is:
– Billy Smith
– Jim Rohl
– Moker Jarrett
– Scott Carpenter
They play anything that’s rock and from every generation.
Lucky Stiff plays parties, clubs, and special events, including Dancing In The Streets.
They will bring the party to YOU!
We gratefully appreciate all of the super local Bands, Musicians and DJs who have joined us in the past to help the cause.
And we are always looking for even more wonderful people to step forward as Sponsors, Silent Auction and Raffle Contributions, and as the “can’t do it without ’em” Volunteers.