Formula 5: A band that truly represents Upstate New York! With members ranging from Albany to Troy to Lake George, this up-and-coming 4-piece brings together its diverse influences to create a unique yet familiar sound that will make you want to move your feet. With thought-provoking and soulful lyrics, soaring melodies, and an emphasis on tight instrumentation and improvisation, this band brings a familiar freshness to the term “jam band”. In their very short 1-year tenure, they have shared the stage with regional/national acts such as The Heavy Pets, The Brew, The McLovins, Thunder Body, Dopapod, Twiddle, Capital Zen, Turbine, Goosepimp Orchestra, and MK Groove Orchestra while playing most of the regional stops in Upstate NY for original music. With their roots in jam, jazz, funk, electronica, blues, bluegrass and many others, this group is sure to satisfy whatever your taste in music while making it truly their own.
Guitar/Vocals – Joe Davis
Keyboards/Synth/Vocals – Mike McDonald
Bass/Vocals – Bill Shattuck
Drums/Vocals – Greg Marek