BreakAway is a Central Illinois rock band, featuring covers of 70's, 80's, classic rock, southern rock and country favorites.  With well over 200 performances in their seven-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

Winners of Johnny & June's 2017 Spotlight Series Finale
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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