Sharon Donovan - Lead Vocals
Sharon Donovan has been performing for more than 40 years in the MD, DC, DE, VA and PA area. Sharon is a 2016 inductee to the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame. She brings high energy to every performance and is well known for her strong and versatile voice. Sharon is able to cover all type of songs including but not limited to; Rock, Country, Jazz, R&B, and Motown.
Sharon has been described as a powerhouse vocalist and has had the privilege of fronting legendary Maryland bands such as “Clay Hunt and Pure-Delite, The New Romano’s, Messenger, Imposter, Appaloosa and Joyride. She’s had the honor of sitting in and filling in with many groups during her long career.
Sharon loves to promote unity between bands and considers it a compliment when other singers or musicians share the stage with her.
Stan Turk - Guitar
Stan’s musical career has covered almost every style and genre of music. Early in his career, he was fortunate enough to study with some of the great guitar instructors in the area: Larry Woolridge and Walt Namuth. As a teen, he worked with many talented local musicians working steadily in local lounges and supper clubs including appearances on the “Kerby Scott Show” with The Casino Royales and performing backup for the 60’s group The Angels (“My Boyfriend’s Back”) with The Marlins. Stan also spent several years playing with some talented jazz-rock bands Jeremiah, United Endeavor, Falstaff, covering music from Chicago, BST, etc., and providing opening-act support for such national acts as The Guess Who. Stan’s full-time musical career took him up and down the east coast – from Florida to Connecticut, and nearly every state in between With local bands Pzazz, Secrets and Radiant he has performed at just about every major musical venue in the Baltimore/Washington/Ocean City region, including “Club Venus,” “Christopher’s,” “Golden 40,” “Chaps,” “Mr. Pip’s,” “Pecora’s,” and “The Paddock,” to name just a few, as well as providing backup for such nationally-known acts such as “The Coasters.” Stan now concentrates on playing pop, R&B, jazz, and blues and is pleased to be performing with this extremely talented band.
Butch Miller - Drums & Vocals
Butch started his drumming career at the tender age of 15 with Baltimore/Wash Top40 Dance/Rock band "Misty Mountain". Butch played progressive rock with the band "Triac" in the Midwest and released one single.
Butch enjoyed a short stint with Top40 dance band "First Flight" out of Glen Burnie Md.
He went on tour with "Savannah" a Showband out of Virginia Beach, VA for 10 years playing all the east coast. Savannah played many of the biggest venues, including Ballys Casino and the large outdoor concert circuit. Butch was a founding member of The RegularGuyz, a five-piece powerhouse party band playing all over the East coast including special guest shows on Royal Caribbean cruise line.
The 2000's saw him as the house drummer at Ocean Eddies on the VA Beach Fishing Pier with local legends like The Snard Brothers. He would later put together two other bands for the tourist spot in "The Chillbillies" and "The Remainders".
Currently he has been an "on-call" drummer for the local B/W area. Butch is the drummer for “Boogie Lou” and “Sharon and The Edge”. He is also the proud Owner and Optician at Leisure World Opticians in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Gary Thompson - Bass Guitar
Gary has been playing gigs along the long and winding road of the DC-Baltimore area starting when the “Long and Winding Road” was new. He was “Stayin’ Alive” during the 70s playing in dance bands on tour from Maryland to Colorado and was “Livin’ on a Prayer” through the 80s while he still had all his hair. It took the approach of middle age in the 90s to realize that he still “Smells Like Teen Spirit” but luckily he learned how to “Duck and Run” from the “Kryptonite” of the 2000s. He plans to keep the “Uptown Funk” going until he can no longer move the gear.