Friar's Point
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Friar's Point

Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2007 | SELF

Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2007
Band Blues Rock




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"Pennsylvania's Hottest Contemporary Blues Band"

Friars Point is a Pennsylvania based Rockin' Blues Band exploring the blues genre from classic to contemporary artists as well as their root influences of Blues, Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Soul and R&B in their own Original Blues Music. Friars Point was established in October of 2007, by a highly talented group of musicians with a wealth of live performance experience, focused on the Summer Festival Scene throughout the United States as well as the local club scene.

Friars Point is an award winning Northeastern Regional Blues Band... Since 2009 the band has represented Eastern Pennsylvania at the 25th, 26th & 27th International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, finishing as semi-finalists in the competition at each appearance.

Friars Point released their debut CD To The Point in September of 2009, which was selected to represent Eastern Pennsylvania as the Best Self-Produced CD of 2009 and was entered in the 26th International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee in January of 2010. The CD also finished in the semi-finals of the competition with very positive reviews.

In June of 2011 the band released their second CD, "Friar's Point LIVE From Sun Studios", commemorating their trip and performances at the 27th International Blues Challenge in Memphis. All tracks on the CD were recorded live at historic Sun Studios in Memphis Tennessee...

The band released their third full length CD of Original Blues Music in January of 2013 Lust is the rocking new release from Friars Point, which is the story of one man's journey on the darker side of love; each song taking him further and each song a different shade of blue

Friar's Point Band has performed major gigs at Godfrey Daniels in Bethlehem, Pa. (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pa. (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015), The Unicity Festival in Salisbury, Md. (2009), Harvest Festival in Bethlehem, Pa. (2008, 2009, 2010), Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in State College, Pa. (2008, 2009, 2010 & 2014), Penn's Peak Music Hall in Jim Thorpe, Pa. (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014), Philadelphia Folk Festival (2011 & 2012) and Arts Quest's Blast Furnace Blues Festival in Bethlehem, Pa. (2011, 2012 & 2014).

The band takes its name from a town in Mississippi that is home to Hirsberg's Drugstore, where many classic blues artists would play to passers-by from its porch. It is said that it was here, Muddy Waters heard Robert Johnson playing and was so intimidated by his talent, that he left town. It is this lore which has inspired the band to adopt the name of this legendary town. Friars Point continues to gain Regional momentum and their performances perpetuate a strong following of loyal fans.

Friars Point band members have live performance experience which is unparalleled Their individual resumes include performing on the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and Maryland circuits dating back to the mid 1970's. Friars Point features their rock solid musicianship featuring Chris London (Lead Guitar & Vocals), Dwight Spencer (Keyboards & Vocals), Doug Brown (Bass Guitar & Vocals) and Brian Berlanda (Drums, Percussion & Vocals).

Friars Point currently has available dates for booking with their calendar filling fast. Visit our websites often at to see the latest schedule, videos of past performances as well as listen to their CDs ... (continuous updates).

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