The Breakfast Club started in 2015 and features a group of Blacksburg area musicians that performs rock shows dedicated to a single artist or band. Their concerts are centered around a live performance of an entire album. To date, the band has done shows for Wilco, Fiona Apple, Fleetwood Mac, Prince and Frank Zappa. In addition to club shows, the band is available for house concerts and parties, Their appearances at the London Underground Pub Wake-Up Call in Blacksburg are special occasions for the community at large.
As of fall 2016, the band is currently performing the Fleetwood Mac show (including a performance of the Rumours album) as well as the Prince show (including a performance of the Purple Rain album). The band debuted their Frank Zappa show (mixed set) at the Radford Theatre in April for the ‘Eat That Question’ festival, and will also be preparing a David Bowie show (Ziggy Stardust album) in fall 2017.
The band is:
- Stephanie Bryson – vocals and percussion
- David Badger – drums
- Ezra Ford – vocals and percussion
- John Hildreth – guitar and vocal
- Erin Lawson – keyboard and vocal
- F.M. Turner – bass and vocal
Cosmik Debris by Frank Zappa
When Doves Cry by Prince and the Revolution
Let’s Go Crazy by Prince and the Revolution
Second Hand News and Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac Rumours rehearsal sampler
California Stars by Wilco
On The Bound by Fiona Apple