The Rise Band and Show! $5
Old Bowie Town Grille, 8604 Chestnut Avenue, Bowie, Maryland
The Rise Band and Show is a prolific 8 piece ensemble from Maryland and Virginia consisting of a male and female vocalist, 2 horns (saxophone and Trumpet) bass, guitar, drums, keyboards, and a sound engineer. This ensemble, led by Mr. Ernest Bennett (also a trumpeter in The Redskins Marching Band), is a fantastic group. The musicians are experienced and have been together for several decades with very few changes. The band plays a variety of music from the classic R&B era, and hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s, including the motown standards. They also do jazz standards and some modern top 40 hits. The band is very energetic and always popular with the crowd. The lead male vocalist is a dancing machine, covering all genres of music from James Brown, Michael Jackson, MC Hammer, Elvis Presley and more. The lead Female vocalist is a power house in her own right covering Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and more. We are the Rise Band and have a steadfast belief that the cream always rises to the top!