Five Smooth Stones

Why book Five Smooth Stones?

Five Smooth Stones is a faith-based band from north-central Maryland. Blending diverse musical influences, such as Jars of Clay, Switchfoot, BNL, DMB and more, Five Smooth Stones strives to engage the audience, encouraging them to participate in the moment, then fostering a desire to participate in the kingdom, in service to one another. Five Smooth Stones' original music is an eclectic mix that speaks to the struggles and the joys of life, musically drawing from five decades of cross-genre influences. Their setlist often includes cover selections from their influential artists along with a full-range of original songs from their two full-length CD projects.



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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 35 - 150 minutes
  • Fee: Based on event type and travel.
  • Languages: English

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Five Smooth Stones

Writing and recording their own brand of rock music, built on a variety of eclectic influences from the past 40 years of music. Recent reviews of the bands new album, Beneath The Finite Sky, applaud the band’s originality and musical proficiency. With lyrics that capture their faith along with their personal experiences, the band speaks honestly about the ups and downs of searching for hope in an often seemingly hopeless world. Five Smooth Stones is based out of the Hereford Zone in Maryland.

Five Smooth Stones have been playing their engaging live show around the Mid-Atlantic area for the last five years, from intimate venues including coffee houses and churches to crowds into the thousands at festivals like Park Rock Fest in southern Maryland. Recent highlights include a summer tour through Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

Andrew Franklin- drums, vocals, piano, ukelele.
Colvin Franklin- bass, vocals, guitars, keys.
Kathryn Clarke- guitars, vocals, bass.
Tom Franklin- guitars, vocals, bass, programming, keys.

July 2011: Beneath The Finite Sky. full-length (11 tracks) album; available on iTunes, Spotify, IndieHeaven, Amazon MP3, etc.
March 2009: Life From Dust. full-length (14 tracks) album; independent release, available on iTunes, NoiseTrade, IndieHeaven, Amazon MP3, Napster, etc.
November 2008: Superman (single). independent release, to Amazon MP3, Napster, etc.
December 2004: ClayMation:Man 3D. Ep (5 tracks); Independent release, Out Of Print

The team providing the talent:

Andrew Franklin

Drums, Piano, Vocals

Colvin Franklin

Bass, Guitar, Piano, Vocals

Kathryn Clarke

Guitar, Bass, Vocals

Tom Franklin

Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Five Smooth Stones to find out what their setup requirements are.

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