2014 Entertainment Lineup
Originally from Montreal, Canada, U-Phonik relocated to Charlotte, NC in 2001. Playing a mix of alternative rock covers and originals, U-Phonik has established itself as one of the regions best acts. U-Phonik's original music has been featured in movies and television shows as well as received regular air play on various radio stations in the US and Canada. They have consistently been chosen for regional compilation CDs. The band has performed at some of the areas top festivals as well as performing on the "Rock Boat" and at Austin TX's South by Southwest festival. U-Phonik currently performs more than 100 shows a year in the Southeast.
StellaRising, a female fronted band formed in Charlotte, NC brings captivating sounds and authentic mixture of radio-friendly original rock/pop songs and energetic covers fused with rock, pop, and funk. Formed in 2009, the acoustic duo quickly made its mark on audiences and musicians alike in Charlotte and surrounding areas.
With numerous decades of experience combined, StellaRising’s live performance showcases each band member’s talents, whether it’s catchy hooks or outstanding musicianship. StellaRising is composed of Kristi Ormand lead vocals, Tony Oliver-Paull lead guitar/vocals, Victor Hahn bass, Chad Boyles drums/percussion, and Marty Connell on keys.
Their debut EP titled ‘Motion’ was released in the fall of 2011, and their second EP titled ‘Karma’ was released in the fall of 2013.