2019 POWHATAN MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP

EAST of HOLLYWOOD


East of Hollywood is a 7 piece high energy Rock band performing meticulously crafted music covering

 East of Hollywood is a 7 piece high energy Rock band performing meticulously crafted music covering genres from R&B, Rock, and Soul to Latin, Funk, and Blues. We play songs from The Allman Brothers, Steely Dan,  Sting, Santana and Little Feat as well as lyrically and rhythmically charged Original compositions. This veteran band comes with years of experience in the music industry from large concert stages and festivals to high profile corporate events. East of Hollywood is guaranteed to make you want to stand up and start groovin’! 

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PumpHouse Blues

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 PumpHouse Blues is a regional band based in Richmond, VA. From soulful originals to putting their own creative spin on traditional &ChicagJump/Swing Blues, R&B, they deliver an engaging foot pumping groove. Their first CD "Pumped" was recorded @ In Your Ear Studios in Richmond, VA and released in 2018.


PumpHouse was recently featured in River City and Chesterfield Living Magazines.


 Their music is not something you just hear; it's a “Live Crowd Engaging Show Experience”. 

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COMMONWEALTH BLUEGRASS BAND

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 The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band is based in central Virginia. The band has been together since 2012, quickly building a fan base in central Virginia and beyond. In February, 2014 the band released its first well received self-titled CD. 

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Kyle Davis

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 Kyle Davis is a singer/songwriter who blends conventional confessional styles with a strong melodic sense and a penchant for narratives and clever lyrics. He built a loyal local following, and has recorded an album for the local indie label, Cellar Door Records. Davis' second album, "Waiting for You" was released on the indie Windmark Records with Don Dixon at the helm producing and helped Davis land tour dates with Bob Dylan, Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega and Blues Traveler and Dave Mathews, among others.

Its success led to Davis being featured on the cover of Billboard magazine, named one of the best unsigned artists of 1995. Shortly after the release of "Waiting for You" which garnered a growing support of airplay across the country, legendary producer Phil Ramone was launching his own label, N2K Music [Sony], and he offered to sign the songwriter. Davis' first album for the label was 1998's "Raising Heroes", which was produced by Dixon / Ramone. It produced a single "Buried Alive" which charted very well on AAA radio.

In fall 2000, "Don't Tell the World" was released. The year 2003 brought "God love me", released on Universal Records. Since that time, Kyle has produced his own and others' records. He has drifted into the admusic and music for TV realm, as well as singing and playing on records from The Blue Dogs to Bruce Hornsby. Kyle has placed music and songs on numerous mainstream television shows, along with penning many memorable songs for national and regional ad campaigns. Most recently, he and Bill composed the anthem for Tropicana Orange juice. 

Maddie Leitch

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Maddie Leitch is a rising star appearing just under the radar.......for now that is.   Her soulful melodic voice and remarkable songwriting ability has many comparing her to "Joni Mitchell".


Her latest original song "I'll Wait" shows her lyrical prowess when it comes to music. 

 Maddie is currently touring and performing with PumpHouse Blues in 2019. ( Her father is singer/songwriter/Trombone player Chris Leitch for PumpHouse Blues. ( Fighting Gravity,Boy Oh Boy fame) 

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