Jason Paul, a Mississippi native, has been playing music as long as he can remember. “My Grandaddy stuck a guitar in my lap when I was 3 and made me play it every day.” Fronting bands from Dallas, TX, St. Louis, MO, MS and Indiana. He has released 2 full-length albums and shared the stage with greats like Sevendust, 3 Doors Down, Mark Chestnut and Randy Houser to name a few. He has since gone solo and released a solo acoustic album that was recorded in both Mississippi and Fort Wayne, IN where he now resides. If you haven’t seen him on stage, you are missing what has been referred to as a high-energy acoustic show that is by no means laid back. “I try to keep the crowd involved from beginning to end. If they wanna hear something, I encourage them to request it and it becomes next on the list.” Catch Jason Paul live and become part of the show.
Checkmark Sallie an acoustics duo featuring Sallie Pierpont on vocals and Mark Tavallali on acoustic guitars and vocals. Sallie and Mark also are band members in the some of the area's top bands in the Michiana club scene for many years. Checkmark Sallie plays it all from Classic Rock, Soul, Blues, Country, Pop, Alternative, and everything in between. They put their own acoustic twist on songs to make them sound new and fresh and you'll fall in love with these songs all over again.
Mike has played over 1,000 live shows, including opening for “Styx” and “Kansas”. Mike is known for having one of the most extensive "covers" repertoires spanning over six decades of some of the best loved classics. From Louis Armstrong to Coldplay, Johnny Cash to Pearl Jam, Mike's energy and love of music transcends style or genre. Mike is a finely seasoned performer who delivers an unforgettable performance each and every time he takes the stage.
Linsay Kelly And Mike Cello have been playing together for several years. They both currently live in the South Bend area and play in several different bands like “The LowLifes” And “Get It Back”.
Damon Wayans is known throughout the world for his comedic genius and is most fondly remembered for the Emmy Award winning series “In Living Color” where he created sketch characters like Homey the Clown, Handiman, and Blaine from Men on Film. His writing for the series earned him personally two Emmy nominations in addition to the shows nominations. Damon also co-created, starred and executive produced the hit series, “My Wife and Kids” which is currently in syndication worldwide and received numerous awards, including the People's Choice for Favorite New Television Series, and Favorite Male Performer. Most recently he starred on the hit TV show “Lethal Weapon.”
On the big screen, Damon starred in Spike Lee's critically acclaimed film “Bamboozled, “Major Payne,”“Blankman,” and “Mo Money,” which he also wrote and executive produced. Damon has always enjoyed tremendous success in stand-up comedy. After making his start touring the comedy club circuit, he landed a role on “Saturday Night Live.” He then went on to star in his own critically acclaimed HBO specials, “One Night Stand,” “The Last Stand,” “Still Standing,” and “Way Out.” He is also a New York Times bestselling author of “Bootleg,” a humorous compilation of his observations on family, children, marriage, and politics.