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August 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
w/ Special Guest Nora Baker
“With Southbound, you’ve crafted an epic journey through heartfelt melodies and captivating harmonies, creating a mesmerizing soundscape that lingers in the listener’s mind long after the last note has faded. Your evocative voice, coupled with introspective lyrics that resonate with themes of longing, solitude, and self-discovery, showcases your impressive talent as a songwriter and musician at just 15 years old. Your song paints a vivid picture of your small-town roots and passion for music, with haunting finger-picked guitar melodies and atmospheric harmonies that reveal the boundless potential of music to touch the soul. I am thrilled to share this deeply moving work of art on Instagram and support your pursuit of your dreams. Keep chasing that dream, Gavin, because you’re undeniably on the right path.” – Certified Bop
Gavin Marengi, a singer-songwriter hailing from Salisbury, Massachusetts, is a true hometown enthusiast. His deep connection to his small town roots and his formative experiences growing up shape the heartfelt narratives woven into his songs. Despite being just 15 years old, Gavin possesses an extraordinary talent that captivates audiences wherever he performs, leaving them spellbound by his impressive guitar skills and soulful, raspy voice.
Drawing inspiration from a diverse range of genres, Gavin’s music is a captivating fusion of Americana, Classic Folk, Southern Rock, and Outlaw Country. Through his heartfelt compositions, he skillfully portrays the essence of his musical journey, contemplating the possibilities of leaving his beloved Salisbury behind. His debut single, “Southbound,” released on all platforms on February 10th, 2023, serves as a poignant reflection of his thoughts and aspirations. Featuring weeping slide guitars, a lively and infectious melody, and the raw passion of a talented 15-year-old, the song showcases Gavin’s innate ability to create music straight from the heart.
With his 10-song album “Southbound” released March 31st 2023, Gavin’s journey as an artist has taken flight. There is an undeniable sense of promise surrounding this young musician, and his fans eagerly anticipate the musical tapestry he will weave. In his own humble words, Gavin would simply describe himself as a boy chasing a dream—a testament to his unwavering commitment and passion for crafting songs that resonate with listeners. Keep a close eye on Gavin Marengi as he continues to carve his path in the world of music, for there is undoubtedly something remarkable unfolding.
Gavin has brought together an exceptional lineup of seasoned musicians to form a powerhouse band. Terry Marengi on guitar, AJ Pappas on bass guitar, and Ron Stewart on drums join forces with Gavin to create an unforgettable live experience.