Emerald City is the Ultimate 80’s cover band. Based out of Syracuse NY and founded in the early 90’s by Jon Celi. In 2006 Jon decided to reform EC with long time friend Joe McSweeney. Working with Gary Holland in former bands, he was the next piece to be added. In April 2007, Miky Jones joined in. These are all seasoned musicians and all have been playing for many years in the music business.
EC has played for some of the largest crowds in the biggest venues in CNY as well as the local club scene. They are well known for their exceptional vocal harmonies and Journey covers, songs like : Stoned in Love, Separate Ways, Anyway You Want It, Wheel in the Sky, Faithfully and Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin’ to name a few.
Whitesnake, Def Leppard, Guns and Roses, Poison, Van Halen, Night Ranger, Aerosmith and Bon Jovi are some of the bands EC covers. You name an 80’s hit, EC will play it! Constantly adding new material, EC likes to give the fans what they want to hear, your favorites, its really all about you, the fans!
Also, Emerald City has written a number of original songs including One Summer Night, Flyin, About My Love and their hit single “One Shot” which was nominated for a 2008 Syracuse Sammy Award.
The 2007 to present line up that consists of, on Lead Guitar and backing vocals Joe McSweeney, on Bass and backing vocals Miky Jones, behind the Drum Kit and backing vocals is Gary Holland and of coarse, Lead Vocalist, Guitar and Keyboards, Jon Celi are looking forward to a Rockin 2009 and reaching out to a brand new fan base thru out the US and around the world, stay tuned!
Please get out and support your local musicians, Thank You!
Have a kick Ass weekend guys and rock as you all do ….
And make sure you check out the free download of One Summer Night by Emerald City courtesy of the band and The Rock and Roll Report!
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