For Boston area clients looking for a modern a cappella band Five O’Clock Shadow is pretty hard to beat. At its core, these six vocalists produce rock solid leads and harmonies, while exploring instrumental mimicry and creating unique textures that excite, entertain and inspire audiences of all ages. Throughout its 23 year history, Five O’Clock Shadow has redefined the possibilities of vocal music by incorporating mouth percussion, real-time digital effect processing and innovative writing and arranging into its critically acclaimed live performances and recordings. What’s more, these guys love what they do, and their joy is contagious!
Five O’Clock Shadow effectively blurs the lines between traditional a cappella singing and today’s mainstream audio. From the United States to Europe and Asia, audiences have been witness to the revolutionary form of all vocal music that is Five O’Clock Shadow. Now you can witness it too. The group has toured with many famous acts including, but not limited to The Boston Pops, Aaron Neville, Edwin McCain, Patty LaBelle, Kool and the Gang, Blessed Union of Souls and James Brown. VH1 labeled this group as “the best undiscovered vocal band,” and Instant Magazine wrote, “these guys take the ‘art form’ of a cappella music to a new jaw-dropping level…what ‘true’ alternative means.” Over the years, members have come and gone, but one thing remains the same…they continue to maintain a high level of musicality and innovation. Five O’Clock Shadow has appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and the NFL Hall of Fame Halftime show Headliners. They are also VH1s Breakthrough runner up.