Lewis McGehee, a Richmond VA native, graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in Philosophy. While performing in New York’s Greenwich Village, Lewis was “discovered” by Terry Cashman and Tommy West (Jim Croce’s producers).
Lewis’ debut album on Lifesong Records was released worldwide. Lewis gained much experience touring with such artists as Ry Cooder, Neil Sedaka, and Al Stewart. On the strength of his live shows, McGehee went on to perform with many national acts such as John Prine, Robert Palmer, Talking Heads, Christopher Cross, Bob Dylan and Christine McVie. Lewis also completed a 15-city tour as an opening act for Bruce Hornsby.
Portfolio Magazine’s Musician Poll has voted McGehee as the top acoustic act for three consecutive years and was recently voted “Best Musician”.
9 Volt Magazine’s local music awards named McGehee “top performer of the year” for 2000 and 2001.
Hampton Roads Magazine (monthly) cited the Lewis McGehee Band as one of the top three area bands in 2001.
McGehee has extensive experience in the recording studio as a session guitarist and vocalist, as well as composing, producing and performing on many regional radio and television commercials.
In July of 1990, McGehee released a critically acclaimed recording of original songs on Headlight Records and Tapes. In 1991 he had three recording projects getting extensive air-play. 1994 marked the debut of a CD entitled “The Famous Unknowns” featuring Lewis with two other Virginia songwriters Michael Lille and Robbin Thompson.
His aggressive approach to acoustic guitar has made him a prominent force in the Virginia music scene. He currently resides in Chesapeake, Virginia and continues to gig in many local and regional venues and events.
THE DELOREANS BAND
The Deloreans is a seasoned 6-piece show-band comprised of 6 distinct vocalists that cover the most memorable artists and nostalgic songs of the ‘80s. Each band member is featured throughout the show, making this band’s most notable attribute its unmatched variety. The Deloreans is known for their dynamic ‘80s costumes,unstoppable energy, and their ability to bring down the house EVERY time.
From small intimate weddings to city events drawing tens of thousands, the Deloreans have performed all over the East Coast since 2007. With a playlist of songs topping 10 hours, the Deloreans can tailor their show to a variety of settings and meet the needs of any crowd. No matter the size or venue, the Deloreans always leaves the crowd chanting, “one more song!”
The Deloreans’ members are professional, seasoned performers. Collectively, they have performed in over 6 countries, for several heads of state, and for three sitting US Presidents. With over 2,000 shows under their belt, their talent is finely tuned and their show is time-proven.
The Deloreans carries its own state-of-the-art sound and lighting production and also travels with its own professional sound and lighting engineers. The band also coordinates all of the details for each event with the venue and event contacts.
Get ready to have the time of your life!