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Welcome to the Tuck's Rock Dojo Music Fest, where talent takes center stage.

Get ready to be blown away by the incredible lineup of performers.

Our current students will share the stage with alumni dojo musicians, representing the diverse and vibrant spirit of the Tuck's Rock Dojo community. Whether you're a fan of heart-pounding rock anthems, soulful ballads, or infectious pop tunes, there's something for everyone at the Music Fest. Each act brings a unique blend of creativity, talent, and sheer rockstar charisma, promising an unforgettable experience for music lovers of all ages.

Join us as we celebrate the power of music

and showcase the extraordinary people who calls our dojo home.

​LIVE MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA
JUNE 29
LAKE MOREY RESORT


FREE & OPEN
FOR ALL

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OFFICIAL BAND PROMO

HANS WILLIAMS

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Born and raised in Vermont, independent singer-songwriter Hans Williams grew up listening to the likes of Al Green, Tracy Chapman, Steely Dan and James Brown – all favorites of his parents. After moving to New Orleans for school, he now calls the city home, continually finding inspiration from its deep-rooted musical scene. Crafting music as a form of personal catharsis, Hans channels his emotions into each composition, aiming to provide solace and resonance for others who connect with his work. With his signature raspy vocals that cut deep and a guitar always at the core of his production, his DIY-approach to indie-folk music has connected with audiences worldwide.

 

Amassing over 65 million streams to date, Hans Williams has found success with singles like “All Is Well,” “Checklist” and “Willows,” all racking up millions of streams and propelling the rising artist’s career. Garnering attention from the likes of Billboard and Ones to Watch, while landing editorial support across streaming platforms, Hans now arrives with his first single of the year, “Skin,” as he builds anticipation for the release of his debut EP. 

DOJO MEMORIES

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BROOKS HUBBARD

Brooks Hubbard is a national touring independent artist from the mountains of rural New England. Since the age of three, his connection with music has led him on a path of continuous growth, both as an artist and human being. From writing songs about the Iraq war at age fifteen to recording with members of Jackson Browne & James Taylors’ bands, countless house shows and concert venues , to opening for artists like KT Tunstall, Robert Cray, Reckless Kelly, Matt Mays, and Stephen Kellogg. Brooks has put in hi s 10,000 hours and then some to become a powerful singer, songwriter, and entertainer.

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Shy Husky

Simultaneously nostalgic and fresh, Shy Husky’s music serves as an update to the 90’s alt-rock they grew up on. Big, distorted guitars and pounding drums blend seamlessly with modern clean, pop-infused vocals to create a new style that lands at the intersection of emo, pop punk, and modern alt-rock. On their 2023 self-titled EP, produced by Matt Appleton (The Used, Atreyu, The Ataris), they find their sound, creating a solid debut that showcases their precise songwriting while maintaining the edge and energy they bring to their live shows. Based in the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire, Shy Husky is a staple of their local music scene and has roots growing throughout New England.

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Rugby

They may not be pro athletes, but philly DIY rockers Rugby still tackle genre-bending sounds with grace. Audrey Lee* and Brooklyn Fellner weave colorful chords with head-splitting noise, while Autumn Kitabjian (bass) and Sam Beliveau* (drums) lay down rhythms that are at once complex and danceable. A little gazey, a little punk, and dripping with DIY charm, Rugby builds textured walls of sound that’ll make you want to break sh!t and then call your mom afterwards. Since forming in fall of 2023 they have been crafting and refining their debut EP, slated to be released later this year.

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Fleeting Colours

Fleeting Colours is a Canadian Dream Pop outfit from Montreal, Canada. The band was formed in November of 2022 by university students Pablo Sabbagh, Seamus Hickey, and Tom Sedgwick. Since January of 2024, the three have been joined by drummer Johann Mendoza for their live set. Inspired by bands including Sonic Youth, Slowdive, and Snail Mail, their music fuses the jangly guitars, lush reverb tones, and soft vocals of a shoegaze band with the driving rhythms of an indie rock act. The group has slowly worked its way into the Montreal indie & DIY scene playing concerts in many Montreal venues with bands from across Canada, while also being featured on bills at underground house shows. The group has recently started to land larger gigs with other rising dream pop acts such as Brooklyn-based Laveda. After more than a year of playing together, the trio released their first two singles in early 2024. Out of Days and Sling were recorded at Holy Mountain Sound in Montreal, Canada, and engineered by Jeff Zeigler [The War On Drugs, Kurt Vile, Knifeplay] in Philadelphia, PA. 

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CADE EARICK

Cade Earick is a singer-songwriter and producer currently based in Manchester, NH. He creates a unique blend of pop, alternative, folk, rock, indie, and electronic music, and has been praised for his unique sound and production/engineering sensibilities. Over the past seven years, he's been steadily growing with smaller indie releases such as Connemara Memories and For Your Consideration, and has performed with a variety of groups, such as the Portland Cello Project during their Homage To Radiohead tour. As well, he’s been producing and engineering work for other artists, including the new album Sales Pitch by Cozy Throne, which was entirely recorded in his home studio. Back in 2021, he released two acclaimed records, The Lives and Stipulations of The Weakened and CADE, the latter receiving honorable mention as a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition for single “Drown”. In 2022, he released his 5th studio project, The Shining Light of a Million Stars, his most acclaimed and streamed album to date. It received a vinyl run via Wax Mage Records in 2023. His newest song, “gazed” is what he describes as the sonic equivalent of "being claustrophobic in a wide open space". The single is a part of his next record, which will be released sometime in the near future under his new label, Lightning Strike Records.

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RIVALRY

Rivalry is a three member band with Jacob Vahey on guitar and Lila Bucci on vocals and bass and Henry Souza on drums. The band was formed in 2023 and have been performing around in local restaurants ever since.  They met at Tuck's Rock Dojo and had an instant connection through the music they are both passionate about. With one single already making waves on all major platforms, Rivalry is just getting started. Their rock sound draws inspiration from the likes of Noah Kahan,  legendary bands like Foo Fighters, Mammoth WVH, Royal Blood, Greta Van Fleet. 

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Grace Tecca

Grace has been singing their whole life and has always found music to be a safe haven within which to feel and express themselves fully.  Their music is a blend of singer-songwriter style driven by heartfelt lyrics. They were the lead singer in Socially Awkward from 2009-2014, a Dojo band for 5 years! Starting in high school they used their piano and song writing as a way to explore their emotions and process difficult times and experiences. They recorded many songs with Tuck in their senior year of high school and now, 10 years later, they are excited to share some old favorites, along with some new explorations.

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CLEMentina SIRi

At just thirteen years old, Clemmie Siri is already making waves in the world of music with her soulful tunes and jazzy flair. With each composition, she continues to captivate audiences and inspire fellow musicians. Her melodies are sure to leave you spellbound.

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Crossroads

Led by the powerhouse vocals of singer-songwriter Kylie Zubkoff, Crossroads is a Vermont-based rock band that channels the raw energy and gritty spirit of 70s-90s hard grunge rock. With a sound that echoes the legendary tunes of bands like Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, and Foo Fighters, Crossroads brings a fresh yet nostalgic vibe to the modern music scene.

At the helm of Nautilus is Kylie Zubkoff, whose commanding vocals and captivating stage presence have become the band's signature. With a voice that can soar to breathtaking heights and delve into the deepest of emotions, Kylie commands the attention of audiences with every note she sings.

Backed by a talented ensemble of musicians, Crossroads delivers a high-octane performance that leaves audiences wanting more. 

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Looking for frogs

Originally founded in early 2022 as “The Green Hot Chilli Peppers”, alternative rock band Looking for Frogs was a result of a fortunate meeting between Owen Kitchel, Sam Campisi, and Maddox Lima. Initially covering songs by Alex G, the trio soon began composing original music, ferociously writing music through 4 semesters of college. The band is known for playing shows in unexpected places such as the rooftop of the Tang, the Chapel, and Bolton 203. Maddox Lima took the lead on songwriting with influences such as Duster, Alex G, Vs. Self, and others; while Sam Campisi and Owen Kitchel formed a tonal and rhythmic base inspired by bands such as Slipknot, Gojira, and Weather Report. Looking for Frogs has released 2 full length songs on Bandcamp and Soundcloud with more on the way.

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ALUMNI MEMORIES

SPENCER BLADYKA

Spencer of Sound Citizen, Goldfish of Pet, Rocket Science, The Guys, Tricksters, and Shy Husky - the man, the myth, the legend and his memories at Tuck's Rock Dojo

 

We are excited to share this special video highlighting the remarkable journey of Spencer Bladyka, a phenomenal guitar player and performer who also holds the esteemed title of black belt sensei. 

 

Spencer, thank you for embodying excellence in both music and martial arts. Your contributions have left a forever lasting mark on the Tuck's Rock Dojo community, and we are proud to celebrate your journey with this video.

AUDREY LEE

 

We are so happy to share this special video of Audrey talking about her time at the Dojo.

 

Audrey came with such a boundless creativity and a collaborative spirit - it was a true joy to make music with her. From her first guitar riff to her latest original composition, Audrey has shown dedication and passion for music that continues to inspire us all.

 

Audrey, thank you for being someone we could always count on. Your music and memories will forever be a part of the Tuck's Rock Dojo legacy.

NICO LAPITINO

Dive into the vibrant world of Nico Lapitino, where musical prowess meets electrifying stage charisma.

 

With a foundation laid in the dojo bands, Nico honed his skills as a multi-instrumentalist. His journey led him to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, where he immersed himself in the art of sound.

 

At the heart of Nico's artistry lies his mastery of the guitar and keyboard, effortlessly weaving melodies that captivate and rhythms that pulsate with life. As he embarks on the next chapter of his musical odyssey, Nico Lapitino will be joining the dojo stage once again at the Music Fest.

DOJO ALL STARS BAND

We are honored to welcome back more than 20 dojo alumni

to perform on the Tuck's Rock Dojo stage once again, bringing back sweet memories from the past 15 years.

MEET THE BAND

Adam Tatro, Jake Governo, Thaddeus Buttrey, Abby Mayo, Audrey Lee, Cassidy Adams, Dan Fitzgibbons, Daniel Jaccaci, Elle Brine, Felix DiGeorge, Grace Tecca, Kylie Zubkoff, Lanie Goodwin, Matt Taylor, Nico Lapatino, Noah Taylor, Owen Kitchel, Sam Beliveau, Spencer Bladyka, Tate Whiteberg, Tessa Cullen, Theresa Callandrela, Will McGee, Eric Oseid, Gunnar Langhus, Una DiGeorge

DOJO current bands

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DO NOT MICROWAVE

Gideon Langhus - vocals

Owen Tuohy - guitar

Kaine White - guitar

Julian Dalle - bass

Henry Souza - drums

LAST JET

Lila Bucci - vocals/bass

Tessa Cullen - vocals/guitar

Sam Kraemer - guitar

Andre Whiteberg - keys

Jacob Vahey - drums

RAGGED

Mia Tesone - vocals, keys

Jesse Gitajn - guitar

Jacob Gitajn - bass

Jaden Stocking - drums

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INNER MISSION

Lanie Goodwin - vocals

Molly McDonald - vocals

Rowan Carry - guitar

Olivia Geminangi - keys

William DeSimon - bass

Asher Tarjman - drums

RAGGED

Mia Tesone - vocals

Jesse Gitajn - guitar

Miles Brooks - guitar

Jacob Gitajn - bass

Jaden Stocking Sasvari - drums

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BLACK MAGIC

Juliette Gemignani - vocals

Etienne Riley - vocals/guitar

Shea Hill - keys

Miles Brooks - guitar

Jaden Stocking - bass

Andy Shi - drums

MINI PENTRIX

Clemmie Siri - vocals

Isak Tell - guitar

Arlo Philip - guitar

Felix DiGeorge - drums

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