The Loomis Fargo Gang, a quintet based in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach
area have a new video, "Hazy, Lazy, Blue," featuring early 1980s
footage of Virginia Beach,
mainly the oceanfront. The song is off
of their new album, new album, "The Prettiest Shade of Blue."
Jacob Marshall, a drummer from Norfolk, VA, was taking a course at Old Dominion University called, “Multi-sensory Aesthetic Experience,” Which became the acronym for his new band, MAE.
Marshall got with Dave Elkins and wrote their first song together, “Embers and Envelopes,” and signed with Tooth and Nail Records to release the groups first album, Destination, Beautiful.
In 2006, MAE signed with Capitol Records. They released the album, Singularity, August 14, 2007. The group left Capitol and started their own label, Cell Records.
* Dave Elkins (born Dave Gimenez) – vocals, guitar
* Zach Gehring – guitar
* Jacob Marshall – drums, piano
* Rob Sweitzer – keyboard, vocals
* Mark Padgett – Bass, vocals
* William Clark – Bass
* Matt Beck – guitar (now with Spitfire)
* Jacob Clemons – saxophone (left band after a year and a half)
* Josiah Schlater – bass guitar From the Virginia Beach-based band Tokyo
* Robert Smith – keyboard Also from the band Tokyo
* Mark Padgett- bass guitar For Fall 2008
* David Pogge – bass For the Afternoon tour
* Tyler Strickland - guitar For the Afternoon tour