Multi-genre vocalist Heather Moran teams up with guitarist/singer Steve Gritman to create power duo Gritman&Moran. Both of these seasoned, talented musicians bring their extensive and unique repertoire to this exciting musical collaboration. Playing at over 30 venues in 2014, Heather and Steve continually please diverse demographic audiences small and large, with their intricate harmonies and easy rapport. With songs ranging from Zac Brown to Adele, The Rolling Stones to Maroon 5, Rusted Root to Steve Miller, this unique and charismatic duo pleases every audience member that crosses their path. They cover virtually every genre, from jazz to hits on the radio today. Full band available.
The Waterfront Restaurant on Brown's Lake in Burlington booked Gritman&Moran for our summer music on the patio on the recommendation of another musician. We could not have been more pleased with their performance and professionalism! Our guests had nothing but compliments and all wanted to know when they would be back--wish we would have found them sooner!
I was so lucky to come upon this fantastic duo when looking for live entertainment for a local establishment. They are extremely talented, engaging and captivating to watch and listen too. A perfect choice for a regular booking at a bar/restaurant, wedding or private party. A wide range of music stylings for any type of event!
Don't miss the opportunity to check them out.
Heather and Steve work and sound very well together. The variety of songs they perform as well as their ability and openness to learn new songs demonstrates the talent they possess. They engage the audience and encourage participation. They are the perfect pair!
Price Range: $300 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
The audience can expect a memorable night of music. Our onstage banter and connection with the audience makes people feel part of the experience. We are comfortable equally at a small, intimate event or on a stage in front of thousands. We are hired to build fan bases. We are known for coming into an establishment on a rotating monthly basis for an extended period of time and building not just a steady fan base, but a music family.
What we hear all the time is that people not only love our harmonies together, but our song choices. We try to select music that is not overdone at every other bar in America. One step further, we add our own unique arrangements to everything we do. With Heather's jazz background and Steve's country rock background, we are known for our intricate and powerful musical arrangements.
We simply leave a lasting impression.
Steve and Heather are the provide the perfect soundtrack for your event because their immense range of repertoire and ability to cover so many genres is sure to please every single person at your event. It's rare to find a professional, high quality musical act that that be highly proficient in playing jazz standards and then in the same hour play country, rock and all music of the decades. They have yet to not be asked back at any venue that they appear and just in 2014, they performed in over 30 venues. They perform at a rate of 3 to 5 times a week, all year around. They are equally at home playing a wedding ceremony, surprise birthday party, corporate event or a street fest, because their extensive song list is made to highlight virtually any event.
Their comradery and onstage banter is contagious, so you are not only getting high quality music, but you will experience a very fun and interactive performance. Steve and Heather can also provide background music as well. They have access to top musicians and have the ability to add to their duo and create a trio, 4-piece and beyond. They have a 6 piece band called The Lid Fliipers, complete with horn section that is fantastic. If you event does not have sound provided, Gritman&Moran have top of the line equipment, all newly purchased in 2015.
They are very hands-on with the musical planning of your event, working with you to create your own personal playlist, if needed.
If you have a bar, restaurant or an event that requires the musicians having a following, Gritman&Moran has a fantastic fan base and they are proficient in social media marketing. Heather was also one of the top Chicago vocalists for 15 years and has extensive media connections.
Additional Booking Notes
Gritman&Moran can negotiate into fee bringing sound and back lighting for smaller events and venues. For larger events, Gritman&Moran either require the client to provide high-quality sound equipment, sound personnel, front-end and back-end lighting or we can work with client to find vendors who can provide those services to make the look and sound of the event highly professional.
Past Booked Events
|October 28, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||The Lid Flippers Band at Main Street Outfitters|
|October 14, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||GM Duo Vintage 53|
|October 06, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||GM Duo Strawberry Moon|
|September 29, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||The Lid Flippers: Main Street Outfitters|
|September 23, 2017 • 3:00pm - 8:00pm||GM Private Wedding Flossmoor: Ceremony&Cocktail|
|September 16, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||GM Trio McCray Country Club|
|September 15, 2017 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||GM Duo Copper Fiddle|
|September 14, 2017 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||GM Duo Corporate Event|
|September 09, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||GM Trio Wauconda Moose|
|September 08, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||GM Duo Lake Zurich Farmer's Market|
|September 07, 2017 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||GM Duo Strawberry Moon|
|August 26, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||GM Trio McCray Country Club|
|August 20, 2017 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm||The Lid Flippers Band at Lindy's Landing|
|August 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Party|
|August 17, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||GM Trio Middleton's|
|August 12, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||GM Duo Strawberry Moon|
|August 11, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||GM Duo Private Event|
|August 10, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lindy's Landing|
|August 06, 2017 • 3:00pm - 7:00pm||GM Duo Waterfront in Burlington, WI|
|August 05, 2017 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||GM Duo Copper Fiddle|
Set List provided by request.
We cover jazz, country and across the decades from the 1960's to today's radio hits.
Influences & Inspiration
Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5, Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Zac Brown, Little Big Town, Elvis, Elton Jon, James Taylor, Van Morrison, Train, Violent Femmes, Pure Prairie League, Sheryl Crow, Jason Mraz, Frank Sinatra, Ed Sheeran, The Police, The Cure, Billie Holiday, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Melissa Etheridge, U2, Phil Collins, Etta James, The Grateful Dead and many more
We provide out our own equipment for small to medium stage setups. We also have some front lighting.
Need level playing ground under setup of band, i.e. no uneven grass or ground.
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