In the Studio...
New CD being launched Spring 2013. Produced by Brian Maes and Mixed by three-time grammy winner Bob St. John.
Single, Set Me Free, released March 25, 2013.
My Way was released in June 2011.
The five track CD, Time to Escape, was released in June 2010.
The full-length CD, Saving My Sanity, was released on July 18th, 2008.
Jessica Prouty, lead vocalist and bassist. (Now at Berklee College of Music.)
Aaron Shuman, guitarist and backup vocalist. (Now at Berklee College of Music.)
Cody Nilsen, guitarist and backup vocalist. (Now at Berklee College of Music.)
Cam Pelkey, drums.
Take four very different musicians:
Jessica, WOW Player, a Northerner who likes Southern Rock
Aaron, moved here from LA to go to Berklee
Cody Nilsen, blues man
Cam, hardcore music lover with plugs in his ears
..put four of them together in a band for five years ...touring New England from small venues to large...living hilarious, sad, boring, and exciting moments ...creating memories for their audiences and you get a heavy modern sound with a hint of blues and classic rock.
The Experience behind the band...
All the Jessica Prouty Band's CDs were produced by Brian Maes, owner of Briola records. He is a former member of the Billboard charting RTZ and songwriter of the top 20 Billboard hit, When Your Love Comes Back Around. He opened for Aerosmith and for U2, and he toured around the world with Peter Wolf: he knows the music biz. He currently has his own band and also is the lead singer and keyboardist for Ernie and the Automatics.
Formation Date: February 28, 2007
Band Members: Jessica Prouty, Cam Pelkey, Aaron Shuman, Cody Nilsen
Sounds Like: Heavy Modern Rock that tells stories.... Discover us and help write the story.
Hometown: Boston, MA
The Jessica Prouty Band, a 5-piece, female-fronted, rock 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 nationwide SchoolJamUSA contest in CA at Downtown Disney where Jessica also received best vocalist and Cam best drummer, and four band members won scholarships to Berklee College of Music summer programs, first in the RJL Memorial Battle of the Bands. Three now attend Berklee. Their original songs have been played on Boston's 92.5 The River, WFNX, WAAF, WATD, Pixy 103, plus WBRU (RI) and WTOS, 106.3 The Bone (both Maine), 106.3 Frank FM, 104.9 The Hawk, WHEB (all NH), WHJY (RI). Enjoyed by all ages, they've played Six Flags Amusement Parks, the Regent Theater, Hampton Beach, NH, Higher Ground, VT, Maine Lobster Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, state parks, camps, and numerous VT, ME and MA fairs.
”...very original and musical, well executed, really good vocals – best of the night, great songs, good harmonies, very tight, great drummer – very animated, great band – going places.”
Judges from SchoolJam USA in January 2011 including Kevin Lyman, founder of the Vans Warped Tour, Stan Freese, talent and booking director with Disney, Steve Dobo, director of sponsorships & promotion, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and Menzie Pittman, Board of Directors, NAMM.