Often described as the band with "No Genre", you can expect music ranging from artists such as......
Dave Matthews Band, Tom Petty, Bare Naked Ladies, Mumford & Sons, Pearl Jam, Pink Floyd, OAR, Kings of Leon, Zac Brown Band, Better Than Ezra, Rusted Root, Thomas Rhett, The Cure, Grateful Dead, Eric Church, Imagine Dragons, Bob Segar, Matchbox 20, Florida Georgia Line, Oasis, Goo Goo Dolls, Rolling Stones, The Band, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Chris Stapleton, Kenny Chesney, Gin Blossoms, Counting Crows, Third Eye Blind, The Police, Creedence, Johnny Cash, Joe Cocker, The Script, Phillip Phillips, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Lumineers, The Beatles, Steve Miller, Billy Joel, Elvis, Sublime, Neil Young, The Killers, U2, Coldplay, Ray LaMontagne, AND TONS MORE!
ACOUSTIC BREW is Rochester's Fun, Energetic Acoustic Guitar Based Band that specializes in an wide mix of music mostly from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and current artists. Even though the name indicates "Acoustic" (primarily because of the Acoustic Guitar driven sound) don't expect to catch any Zzzzz's at an Acoustic Brew show! Armed with Acoustic Guitars, Bass, Drums and Vocals, no song is considered out of reach which sets an Acoustic Brew show apart and has made them a staple of the Rochester, NY music scene. Combined with comedic personalities and exceptional musicianship it sets the table for a great evening of entertainment and fun, which translates into a memorable time for your event or establishment! A glimpse of Acoustic Brew's extensive song list and references of past performances guarantees crowds will be dancing, laughing, and singing along in no time.
Matt Beeman (Guitar/Vocals):
Matt has an extensive background as a professional musician in Rochester, NY. Some of his past work has been with Nik Entertainment and Disney Cruise Lines, as well as the Rochester, NY favorites: Big Eyed Phish (Dave Matthew Tribute Band), Tryptic Soy (Originals) and Zero Gravity (Covers). Over his musical career, Matt has had the opportunity to share stages with some of the best Regional and National Acts in the Country. Acoustic Brew allows Matt's vocal and guitar talents to shine through on each song, while his energetic and comedic personality makes everyone feel like they are part of the show.
Eric Neu (Bass/Vocals):
Eric has a long history of playing professionally. As a member of the high demand group 50/50, Eric played to sold out crowds all over the Region. Other bands such as Catch 22. Paul Cummings, Puddle, Dial Up and Five-0 put a focus on Eric’s Bass playing and vocal abilities which allow for a truly energetic show each and every time. Eric has been playing bass and singing for over 30 years now and was talented enough to play with Rock Legend Lou Gramm for a short time! He learned his music theory and stage presence from renowned Rochester bassist Mike "Mikel" Amico. Eric`s bass collection has grown quite extensive throughout the years. At one point it had reached 23, but at present he says it’s around 8. Fender Precision Basses and Ampeg Amplifiers are his choice.
Dom Ciaccia (Cajon/Percussion/Drums):
Dom is currently a high demand drummer and percussionist in the Rochester area lending his talents to past bands such as Something Else, Puddle and Zero Gravity. In addition to numerous recording and session projects Dom is currently a member of Rochester NY’s Springer, Cherry Bomb and Syracuse's power house Scars N Stripes while not playing with Acoustic Brew. Whether he is playing the Cajon (wooden box percussive instrument), compact drum kit, V-Drums (electronic kit) or full drum kit Dom provides the steady beat and energy to every song.
Matt Stephens (Guitar/Vocals): Matt, who was already a Rochester favorite as part of the ever popular Zac Brown Tribute Band (ZBTB) has proven to be the missing piece in the Acoustic Brew sound in just a short amount of time, having joined Acoustic Brew in the summer of 2016. In addition to Matt's vocal and guitar talents in Acoustic Brew you can also enjoy Matt’s talents with Rochester favorites Dial Up, The Seven Wonders, PUR and Moon Zombies in addition to his solo shows. No doubt a man of many talents which also includes serving our country as 420C Bandmaster with the United States Army and entertaining a wide audience as a DJ for WBER 90.5.