Hometown and/or Current City: Vernon, NJ
Keywords: country music, country, country blues, songwriter, singers
Whiskey Crossing is a Powerhouse Duo, performing Country Blues, Country Rock music. Tina Marie, Lead Singer, has been compared to Janis Joplin with a twist of Stevie Nicks. Andrew Gallagher is known as the "Whiskey Grummer," playing guitar while kicking a large floor drum and singing harmonies and duets. The two are unstoppable, taking over the east coast one state at a time, being called "the modern day Johnny and June." They can be seen as a Duo providing a full sound, or back home with their back up band.
Being Nashville songwriters, the two visit Music City every 6 months to remain in the scene. When back home, they play 4 shows a week locally and run their Whiskey Crossing-themed Country Music Store, "The Rusty Hill."
This Duo started as a church band and has grown into country music over the past 5 years. Tina and Andrew are inspired by the musicians they work with, loving to share the passion of music with many, and also performing and interacting with their fans. "All I can say is it's a hard business, and if you hold on tight it's all worth it just to see the smiles on your fans' faces," says Tina Marie. Being that Tina is a Cancer fighter to an incurable cancer, the duo plans to keep doing many benefits to raise money for cancer awareness as well as sharing their music with the world. Nothing can stop these two!
Whiskey Crossing will be sharing the stage with Allman Brother Johnny Neel and the Screaming Eagle Band May 12 at the Stanhope House but will be playing locally every week. Check out www.whiskeycrossing.com for a full schedule!