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Artist Spotlight – Jessica Prouty Band

October 6, 2011

Local established teenage rock band, Jessica Prouty Band will be performing at the Topsfield Fair this coming season. The Jessica Prouty Band who has a huge established fan base is scheduled to perform on Saturday, October, 8, 2011 on the Trianon Stage starting at 7:00pm. This is the bands second year performing at Topsfield fair, last year being their first. They are very excited about coming back to perform at the Topsfield Fair once again. Topsfield Fair this year operates Friday September, 30th through Monday October, 10th 2011.

The female-fronted quartet is fronted by Jessica Prouty, lead vocalist and bass, 17, Marblehead, MA. Cody Nilsen, lead guitar and backup vocals, 18, Wilmington, MA. Cam Pelky drums, 18, Marblehead, MA and Andy Covino, keys, 16, Swampscott, MA. The band has won the John Lennon Educational Tourbus Daddy’s Junky Music Rockin’ Roland Battle of the Bands, won first place in Children’s Hospital Boston Notes for the Cure Battle for Best Song, been in the top 10 of Little Stevens Underground Garage Battle of the Female-fronted bands, second in NAMM-sponsored SchoolJamUSA contest where Jessica also received best vocalist and Cam best drummer, and all four band members won scholarships to Berklee College of Music summer programs. Their original songs have been played on Boston’s 92.5 The River, WFNX and WAAF, plus WBRU (RI) and WTOS (Maine). Enjoyed by all ages, they’ve toured New England from Presque Isle Maine to New Haven, CT. They play about 70 gigs a year, and have added NY, PA, NJ, and CA to their list.

The Jessica Prouty Band released nine tracks on their last released third CD titled, My Way produced by Brian Maes. The band performs an equal mix of original songs and covers, including the theme from Titanic “My Heart Will Go On,” Paramore’s “Crushcrushcrush” and many more. Of the band’s own material, the most notable song is “Escape.”

Watch a live performance of “Escape” from SchoolJam USA at Disneyland below:

For more information and press contact you may do so by contacting the band’s manager and press contact, Katherine Prouty at 781.608.4460 or kp@jessicaprouty.com. Be sure to check out The Jessica Prouty Band website at www.JESSICAPROUTY.com.

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