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

BreakAway has twice been featured on WCIA's ciLiving.
 Check out one of the early segments here.
 
Winners of Johnny & June's 2017 Spotlight Series Finale
 
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Appearances and Events

Previous events

Date Event Location
 —  — BreakAway at Flora VFW Flora VFW, Flora, Illinois Flora VFW, Flora, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — PTA Spring Fling Riddle Elementary, Mattoon, Illinois Riddle Elementary, Mattoon, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at the Flora Eagles Club Flora Eagles Club, Flora, Illinois Flora Eagles Club, Flora, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Shae’s Pub and Grub Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at On the Rox On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Chances R Chances R Sports Bar & Grill, Greenup, Illinois Chances R Sports Bar & Grill, Greenup, Illinois
 —  — Private Party Clay City, Illinois Clay City, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
Eve of the Eve of the Eve Bash Johnny & June's, Flora, Illinois Johnny & June's, Flora, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Chances R Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois
 —  — Shae’s Pre-Thanksgiving Party Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois Shae’s Pub and Grub, Arcola, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Chances R Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois Chances R Sports Bar &Grill, Greenup, Illinois
 —  — Sullivan Blue Dolphins Fundraiser Sullivan American Legion, Sullivan, Illinois Sullivan American Legion, Sullivan, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at the Flora Eagles Club Flora Eagles Club, Flora, Illinois Flora Eagles Club, Flora, Illinois
 —  — 40 Is Great When You Look 28! Mattoon, Illinois Mattoon, Illinois
 —  — Effingham ChiliFest 2018 Effingham, Illinois Effingham, Illinois
Appleknocker Festival Flora, Illinois Flora, 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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