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Movin’ On 2009: Overview of the Main Acts

In order to prepare for Movin’ On 2009, Onward State has prepared a primer on the different bands that will be performing. Earlier today, we brought you the scoop on the Battle of the Bands winners. Here are the main acts.

Band Name: Innerparty System
Hometown: Mohnton, Pennsylvania
Members: Patrick (vocals); Kris (guitar, synth, vocals); Jared (drums, vocals); Jesse (synth, samples, vocals)
Sounds Like: A dance remix of Fall Out Boy played 100 years in the future
Time Playing: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Band Name: Laura Reed and Deep Pockets
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga
Members: Laura Reed (Vocals, Rhythm Guitar); Ryan Burns (Keys, Organ); Jimbonk (Drums); Ben Didelot (Bass); Debrissa McKinney (Vocals)
Sounds Like: Funky R&B
Time Playing: 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Band Name: Person L
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Members: Kenny Vasoli (Vocals/Rhythm Guitar), Brian Medlin (Percussion), Nate Vaeth (Piano/Lead Guitar), Ryan Zimmaro (Percussion), Richard Turega (Cello), Jake Fielden (French Horn/Accordian)
Sounds Like: Pop-punk with a mature, edgy twist
Time Playing: 5:45 – 6:45

Band Name: Socratic
Hometown: Cranford, NJ
Members: Duane F. Okun (vocals/Guitar), Kevin G. Bryan II (Guitar), Vincent D’Amico (Piano), Thomas Sutton (Percussion), Louis Panico (Bass)
Sounds Like: Upbeat alt rock with lush piano melodies
Time Playing: 6:45 – 7:30

Band Name: Someone Say Something
Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Members: Tim Sussman (Vocals); Marco Colasacco (Keyboard); Stephen Lemos (Bass); Carlo Colasacco (Guitar); Ryan Harte (Drums)
Sounds Like: Get Up Kids
Time Playing: 12:15-1:00

Band Name: The White Tie Affair
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Members: Sean P (Guitar, Programming), Chris Wallace (Vocals), Tim McLaughlin (Drums), Ryan Cook (Bass), Ryan McClain (Keyboard, Guitar)
Sounds Like: “a fusion of Justin Timberlake and AFI” says the Chicago Sun Times.
Time Playing: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Band Name: The Spill Canvas
Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Members: Nick Thomas (Vocals/Guitar), Dan Ludeman (Guitar/Vocals), Landon Hell (Bass), Joe Beck (Drums)
Sounds Like: All the bands you liked five years ago– Dashboard Confessional, Something Corporate, Brand New, and Copeland
Time Playing: 9:30-11:00

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