The Fries Band has been entertaining people in the Dayton, Ohio area for the past 16 years with their unique treatment of popular and obscure cover songs, in addition to a diverse assortment of their own originals. They blend complex harmonies with acoustic guitars and keyboards to create distinctive musical arrangements.
Highlights of the band have included:
1992 and 1994, won runner-up for Best Band in the Miami Valley area according to the Dayton Monthly Magazine survey
1993, produced their first Christmas cassette and donated all proceeds to The Other Place, Daytons only daytime shelter for the homeless
1997, won the WHIO radio station National Anthem contest
1999, voted Best Acoustic Band in the Dayton area in The Dayton Voice magazine
1999, completed their first original CD recording titled, Do You Want Us with That?
2003, live Christmas radio broadcast on WGTZ, Z-93
2004, won Dayton Daily News/Dayton Dragons National Anthem contest
2005, won Dayton Daily News/Dayton Dragons National Anthem contest
2006, won Dayton Daily News/Dayton dragons National Anthem contest
The band has opened up for many national acts, such as: Foghat, Kansas, The Guess Who, Gladys Knight, Mick Fleetwood, Henry Lee Summer, The Dixie Dreggs, Martina McBride, 1964 as the Beatles, and many more.
We play in the Dayton, Ohio and surrounding area.
Our influences include: Crosby Stills Nash & Young, America,The Beatles, The Beach Boys, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett, and The Eagles.
The best we can get our hands on, and we're always looking.