Pete Kilpatrick Band / Howard Jennings / Daphne Khoo
Pete Kilpatrick hails from Maine. He loves songwriting, fishing, American history, and the outdoors. He has released five albums since 2003 and has shared the stage with Guster, G Love, Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Ray Lamontagne, Tim Reynolds, Grace Potter, Brett Dennen, and many other wonderful acts. Howard Jennings has meticulously sculpted his sound to tastefully infuse his "rich voice" and "catchy songs" (Guilt Free Pleasures) and has been described as a "cross between Jack Johnson and Bob Dylan" (Kings of A&R). Also appearing: Daphne Khoo.
The Pete Kilpatrick Band have often been referred to as a "folk singer-songwriter with a rock 'n' roll band." The group is composed of five close friends who have a deep appreciation and admiration for music. Their acoustic alternative rock sound is comparable to the Fray and Travis, and they have shared the stage with O.A.R. and Spoon. As NewBandDaily.com come puts it, the band "has that suburban sensibility, that clarity and sweetness sometimes so necessary after a hard day's work."
Howard Jennings, former business major turned singer-songwriter, "has an undeniable knack for catchy melodies" (Seven Days) and has become known as an engaging and magnetic live performer. He's toured nationally with Vertical Horizon and Rusted Root. This New York–based artist has been described as a "cross between Jack Johnson and Bob Dylan" (Kings of A&R). Howard's songs have been featured on MTV, he has performed live on NBC and ABC affiliates, and he was a featured performer at the U.S. Open.
Daphne made her nationwide debut on the first season of Singapore Idol. In late 2007 her first solo album, Desperate, was released, and it scored Daphne Best Breakout Solo Artist at Power 98's Singapore Music Awards in 2008. Since performing at over 80 venues and riding radio waves across Singapore and Australia, she's stepping into new ground, eager to share stories of the other side of the world through her music.