BreakAway

BREAKAWAY 

BreakAway is one of Central Illinois' favorite live bands, featuring covers of 80's rock, country favorites, and a wide variety of everything in between.  With hundreds of performances in their nine-year history, BreakAway has entertained thousands of people across Illinois via radio, television and live venues of all descriptions.

Appearances and Events

Date Event Location
BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
BreakAway at MVP MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois
BreakAway at the Back Alley Saloon Back Alley Saloon, Arcola, Il Back Alley Saloon, Arcola, Il
Private Party *  
BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
BreakAway at the Olney Eagles Club * Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Gatsby's in Fairfield, Illinois Gatsby's, Fairfield, IL 62837 Gatsby's, Fairfield, IL 62837
BreakAway on the Rox On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois
BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
Newton Fall Festival  
BreakAway at MVP MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois
Roadhouse Bar & Grill Roadhouse Bar & Grill, Ramsey, IL Roadhouse Bar & Grill, Ramsey, IL
 —  — BreakAway at Gatsby's in Clay City, Illinois Gatsby's, Clay City Gatsby's, Clay City
BreakAway on the Rox On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois
BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
BreakAway at the Olney Eagles Club Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois
BreakAway at Shae's Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois
BreakAway on the Rox On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois
Private Party *  
 —  — BreakAway at the Blacktop The Blacktop Tavern, Dieterich, IL 62424 The Blacktop Tavern, Dieterich, IL 62424
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Meet the Band

Will Sharp -

Vocals and Rhythm Guitar

Will has been playing guitar for over a decade and has been singing for close to that. His voice is a powerhouse combinaiton of AC/DC and Guns N' Roses style.

Hunter Laughhunn -

Lead Guitar

Heavily influenced by country and rock music, Hunter combines the two perfectly in his playing. After over 10 years of practicing, playing live, and teaching, his guitar proficiency is unquestionable.

Dante Minardi -

Bass Guitar

A heavy hitting bass is what every band needs, and Dante's style is exactly that. After only 4 yearsof playing, his hand is steady and skill is unparalleled.

Spencer Sharp -

Drums

Playing the drums for most of his life, Spencer has been influenced by many drummers. He effortlessly combines his favorite styles into the music he plays.

Spencer Ferrar -

Rhythm Guitar

As a guitar teacher and student himself, Spencer has taken all of his influences and put them into his own hard hitting rhythm style.

Acknowledgements

The band wouldn't be what it is today without the strong support and encouragement of our families, friends and members of the community.  We would like to offer very special thanks to:

Jon Clarkson of X-Krush

Scott Wattles of The Blue Suede Crew

Mike Kallis of Sound Source Music and the instructors of the Sound Source Academy

I Sing the Body Electric

Randy Myers of Suede


Joe Hall-Ingram for our logo

 
And of course, our deepest gratitude goes out to you, our fans!