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Biography

In the Studio…

  • * New CD being launched Spring 2013. Produced by Brian Maes and Mixed by three-time grammy winner Bob St. John.

  • * Single, Set Me Free, released March 25, 2013.

  • * My Way was released in June 2011.

  • * The five track CD, Time to Escape, was released in June 2010.

  • * The full-length CD, Saving My Sanity, was released on July 18th, 2008.

The Backstory

The Band Formation
The band has been touring New England since 2007.

The Players…

Jessica Prouty, lead vocals and bass

Cam Pelkey, drums

Cody Nilsen, guitar and backing vocals

Aaron Shuman, guitar and backing vocals

Alex Houston, guitar and backing vocals for the summer 2013

The Experience behind the band…

The Saving My Sanity CD was produced, arranged, engineered, and mixed by Brian Maes, owner of Briola records. He is a former member of the Billboard charting RTZ and songwriter of the top 20 Billboard hit, When Your Love Comes Back Around. He opened for Aerosmith and for U2, and he toured around the world with Peter Wolf: He is currently working on an album for Ernie and the Automatics.

"My Way" was released in 2011, and combines the entire band's songwriting capabilities. The hit song "Escape" off of the album has received multiple awards, including the Limelight Music Awards song of the year 2011, as well as the best song at the Children's Hospital Boston Battle of the Bands.

Currently, the band is in the process of recording a new album, set to be released this fall.

Brief additional details:

The Jessica Prouty Band is a four-piece female-fronted powerhouse rock band that has been writing and performing original music for the past six years. Over that time period, the band has won numerous accolades, including the John Lennon Educational Tourbus Daddy's Junky Music Rockin' Roland Battle of the Bands and the Children's Hospital Boston Notes for the Cure Battle for Best Song. The JPB placed in the top 10 of Little Stevens Underground Garage Battle of the Female-fronted bands, and placed second in NAMM-sponsored nationwide SchoolJamUSA contest in CA at Downtown Disney, where Jessica received best vocalist and Cam best drummer.

Four of the band members won scholarships to Berklee College of Music summer programs from 2008-2011, and most recently, the band placed first in the RJL Memorial Battle of the Bands. Three now attend Berklee. Their original songs have been played on Boston's 92.5 The River, WFNX, WAAF, WATD, Pixy 103, plus WBRU (RI) and WTOS, 106.3 The Bone (both Maine), 106.3 Frank FM, 104.9 The Hawk, WHEB (all NH), WHJY (RI). Enjoyed by all ages, they've played Six Flags Amusement Parks, the Regent Theater, Hampton Beach, NH, Higher Ground, VT, Maine Lobster Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, state parks, camps, and numerous VT, ME and MA fairs.

More information can be found at their offical website, www.JessicaProuty.com.

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