Sonar sets itself apart from many bands of today with their vocal harmony arrangements and creative songwriting. Combining multiple musical secene changes, precision, song craftsmanship and catchy hooks, fans are left with a lasting impression that keeps them coming back for more. The band's influences are highly diverse, drawing on sounds from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Tom Petty, King Sunny Ade, Yes, Steely Dan, Miles Davis, The Talking Heads, Led Zepplin, Phish, Bela Fleck and The Flecktones and numerous others, which they apply to their own sound to make it both unique and fresh.
SONAR features Andrew Ranieri, lead vocals and guitar, Elliott James, drums and vocals, Chris Sullivan, guitar and vocals, Rob Campbell, bass guitar and vocals and Pete Orenstein, B-3 organ and vocals. Within weeks of forming, SONAR was spotlighted in â€œRock the Blockâ€ at Wall St., a popular hot spot for live music in downtown Orlando.
SONAR made a name for itself within Central Florida, having been describe "as the best live show in town." They have performed at such popular venues as House of Blues, The Backbooth, Pleasure Island, Wall Street, The Social, Hard Rock Live and were featured at both the Bull Creek and Florida Music Festivals. Sonar brought the house down when opening for Jam/World band, Rusted Root at a sold out show at the House Blues Orlando. They also were the organizers and headliners of Camp Jam 06 in New Smyrna Beach, Fl, a festival that featured the best talent in Florida drawing nearly one thousand people. They are set to tour throughout the East Coast in April, culminating with a performance at this year Jazz Fest in New Orleans.
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