November, 10th Showcase @ the MusicLab

Another Close Call, “Pop-punk like never before,” is what the trio from Orlando,Florida strives for. With their first full-length release entitled, “I Hate To Say I Told You So” under their belts the power-house trio is striving to play as many shows as possible and release their sound to the masses. Forming late in 2011 Bobby Maxwell (Guitar/Vocals), John W. Smith III (Bass/Vocals) and Dan Roberts (Drums) have . With influences that range from blink-182 to The Goo Goo Dolls, ACC gives you rifts and beats that make you want to be in a circle pit but also bring you back down to ground level with acoustic melodies and soul crunching lyrics that will have you singing them the next day.

Liquid Spiral, is how we use our different cultures and inspirations to bring out the hidden melodies in ourselves and our backgrounds. Angello is of Incan descent, and is from Lima, Peru. His guitar sings to the Gods. Julian is a Chicano from El Paso, Texas, and is a professional Mariachi. Jarrett (also known as Dr. Love) is an autodidact pianist from Connecticut, and is the spiritual leader of the band. Jose is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, plays a left-handed fretless and a five-string bass. Gordon is from Houston, Texas, and plays aggressive, passion-based drums. It all fits.
Closer to the End, A group performing primarily original material taken from the lessons learned over their lifetimes.
Stephen Davidson was a gifted songwriter in his early twenties. A Certified Public Accountant by trade his musical career was dormant for 25 years until one day he realized he was “Closer To The End” of his time on earth than the beginning. His passion for music awoken, he started to write music again, this time able to draw from a lifetime of living for his inspiration.
Jon Stern – Bass Guitar/Vocals   has earned a reputation for his solid vocal harmonizing as well as his tasty bass and guitar arrangements.   Over the years he has enjoyed sharing the stage with such varied performers as Delbert McClinton, Los Lobos, The Eagles, Colonel Bruce Hampton, Foreigner, Bela Fleck, John Waite, BB King and other music industry giants too numerous to mention.
Hiram Robles –  outstanding lead guitarist in the same league as some of the finest guitar players in rock history. His improvisational skills are a crucial element to the creative musical project that is “Closer To The End”

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