Made in the USA

Why book Made in the USA?

We entertain with an awesome music selection mixed with humor and personality that is sure to get everyone excited and on their feet. Each member of our band has an average of 30 years as musicians, and has been playing classic rock since it was new. When you really want things shaken, not stirred, make it "Made in the USA".

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Great 70's cover band

"Made in the USA" played at our church's New Year's Eve dance. I was very impressed with their range of music and how well they interpreted the cover numbers to the original bands as well as how much fun we all had listening to them. I would love to go to another one of their gigs.

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Reviewer: Bob W.
Event: Private Party in Fredericksburg, VA
Event Date: Dec 30, 2011

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 120 - 240 minutes
  • Fee: $600-$3000
  • Languages: English
  • Unions: AFM

Overview

DANCE, FUN and LAUGHTER ! We generally perform 60 minute sets, with short breaks in-between. We are experienced at getting crowds energized and on their feet... great for corporate events and parties.

Additional Booking Notes

For large festival style events accommodating 1000 people or more, lighting and PA systems should be provided.
For small to medium size events accommodating up to 900, we can provide lighting and a PA if necessary.
Staging plans are available via PDF upon request, but the band generally requires a minimum of 3 vocal mics and 2 stage monitors. and 2 mains which include subs.

Specific rider information is as follows:

1) For outdoor venues during summer months (over 80 degrees), we require 2 cooling fans on stage.
2) Outdoor stages should have sufficient covering to protect band members and equipment in the event of rain.
3) Please provide chilled bottled water as a minimum.
3) Please provide complimentary meals to each band member and their wife, if in attendance, for all events encompassing mealtimes.

Upcoming Booked Events

05/09/14 Colonial Tavern, Fredericksburg, Va.
05/17/14 Eagles Lodge in Colonial Beach
05/23/14 Vietnam & Legacy Vet Rolling Thunder Campout, Dumfries, Va.
06/04/14 Quaker Steak and Lube, Fredericksburg, Va.
06/12/14 Quaker Steak and Lube, Fredericksburg, Va.
06/21/14 QBalls, Fredericskburg, Va. www.QBallCafe.com
07/04/14 Town of Luray, July 4th Celebration at Hawksbill Commons

Made in the USA

Tony Lacava started playing guitar at the age of five. His early influences ranged from classical music to pop, and Motown. Later, his exposure to rock n roll led him to appreciate such groups as the Beatles, Deep Purple, Jimi Hendrix and Santana. Tony's love of the blues remains evident in both his playing and singing styles as he has adopted many influences from the likes of such guitar phenoms as, Michael Harrington, Ritchie Blackmore, Roy Buchanon, and Danny Gatton.

Chris Bryant is a lifelong drummer originally from New York. He played with Steel Railz, which branched out to become Off Track, a Waynesboro, VA band. Now out of King George, VA, he has played with area bands in Fredericksburg and Richmond for the last 6 years. He enjoys a variety of different music genres, including country, classic rock, blues, funk, and jazz.

Bruce Andrew has played piano since the age of eight. Classically trained, his early influences include Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms, thanks to a father who eagerly shared his love of serious music. He is an aficionado of everything Beatles and considers Billy Joel the paragon of rock-'n'-roll virtuosity on the keys.

Jim Lampert, the newest member of the band, began playing bass at the age of 13. His early influences include Elvis, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones, as well as the classic rock of the 70's. Hailing originally from Rochester, NY, Jim performed in such notable upstate NY bands as the Insiders, the Avengers. Then previously with the Beach Boys tribute band, Still Surfin', and the 50's rockabilly-influenced King Cadillac. Jim cites his major influences on bass as including Paul McCartney, John Paul Jones, James Jamerson, Ray Brown and his former bass teacher from Rochester, Geoff Smith.

The team providing the talent:

Tony Lacava

Guitar and vocals

Bruce Andrew

Keys and vocals

Chris Bryant

Drums

Jim Lampert

Bass and vocals

Set List

Asia
The Beatles
Bachman Turner Overdrive
Bad Company
Bill Haley & the Comets
Bill Withers
Bruce Springsteen
Buddy Holly
B. W. Stevenson
The Cascades
Cheap Trick
Chubby Checker
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Del Shannon
Dobie Gray
Doobie Brothers
Eagles
Eddie Money
Eric Clapton
Elvis
The Georgia Satellites
Grand Funk Railroad
Hamilton, Joe Franks, and Reynolds
Jimi Hendrix
Jimmy Buffet
John Cougar Mellencamp
Johnny Rivers
Journey
Little Walter
Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Marshall Tucker Band
Otis Redding
Peter Frampton
The Police
Queen
REO Speedwagon
Ricky Nelson
The Rolling Stones
Sam and Dave
Sam Cooke
Santana
Steppenwolf
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Tracy Chapman
Tom Petty
Wild Cherry
Wilson Pickett
ZZTop

Influences & Inspiration

Springsteen, REO Speedwagon, Grand Funk Railroad, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, etc.

Setup Requirements

Bottled water on ice

Break area between sets

cooling, if venue is outside during summer months

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