BreakAway

BreakAway is a Central Illinois rock band, featuring covers of 70's, 80's, classic rock, southern rock and country favorites.  With well over 150 performances in their six-year history, BreakAway has entertained a wide variety of audiences via radio, television and at live venues of all descriptions.
 

Their repertoire includes songs by Bon Jovi, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lynyrd Skynyrd, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Bob Seger, The Beatles, The Marshal Tucker Band and many more.
 
The four members are:
Will Sharp - Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitar
Hunter Laughhunn - Lead Guitar
Spencer Sharp - Drums
Jacob Murphy - Bass Guitar
Winners of the 2013 Eastern Illinois University Homecoming Battle of the Bands

Winners of the 2013 Champaign Park District Battle of the Bands

The band was recognized as one of the 2014 "Top 24 Under 24 Drug Mythbusters" by SparkAction.org


Winners of Johnny & June's 2017 Spotlight Series Finale
 
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Appearances and Events

Date Event Location
BreakAway at Mattoon Country Club Mattoon Golf & Country Club, Mattoon, Illinois Mattoon Golf & Country Club, Mattoon, Illinois
 —  — Jasper County Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night Newton, Illinois Newton, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at NorthEnd Pub & Grill NorthEnd Pub & Grill, Sullivan, Illinois NorthEnd Pub & Grill, Sullivan, Illinois
 —  — Casey Country Club Live at the Tee Casey Country Club , Casey, Illinois Casey Country Club , Casey, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Shae's Pub and Grub Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois
Montrose Jeep Run The Blacktop, Dieterich, Illinois The Blacktop, Dieterich, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Chances R Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
 —  — Arthur Cheese Festival Arthur, Illinois Arthur, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
Private Party Dieterich, Illinois Dieterich, Illinois
 —  — Clay City Fall Festival Clay City, Illinois Clay City, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Mount Carmel Eagles Mount Carmel Eagles, Mount Carmel, Illinois Mount Carmel Eagles, Mount Carmel, Illinois
 —  — Greenup Fall Festival Greenup, Illinois Greenup, Illinois
Wells Fargo Advisors Lake Mattoon, Mattoon, Illinois Lake Mattoon, Mattoon, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — Private Party Bible Grove, Illinois Bible Grove, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — Sullivan Blue Dolphins Fundraiser Sullivan VFW, Sullivan, Illinois Sullivan VFW, Sullivan, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois

While we prefer to perform covers of great favorite songs, we did produce an original single years ago, "Calm Before the Storm."  

It's still available for download at a number of fine music sites, including CD baby and iTunes:

 

Breakaway: Calm Before the Storm
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