Taking New England by storm is the band everyone is raving about-SUGAH RUSH! For more than a decade Eric Grant (aka Eric Grant Band) has been the band leader of the most sought after and diverse high energy bands in the north east. The core of Sugah Rush consists of a 7 pc band with 2 amazing female lead vocalists and 2 male lead vocalists. In its full line up you can have them as a 10 pc group including a 3 piece horn section. Sugah Rush is not just a band but an experience you have to see to believe. Its pure energy and magic from the moment they hit the stage. From the very best of top 40 dance floor hits, to the crowd participatoin, epic lighting , fog and haze effects, singalongs, DJ style song presentation, pro transitions and openers, state of the art sound and engineer…Sugah Rush delivers a show that is nothing less then class act entertainment. Sugah Rush has performed for 1000’s of clients. Some of the names
and venues include the following:
Fenway Park Gillette Stadium | Panera Bread | Hewlett Packard | Boston Harbor
Jonathan Edwards Winery MB Tractor | Band Of NH | Fidelity | Brigham Womans | Foxwoods
Misquamicutt Club | Deerfield Academy | Franklin Savings Band | Bristol Hospitol | Rieser Packing Inc
Sugah Rush not only does your “black tie affairs” like Corporate, Private and Public events but is also your go to for Weddings. When it comes to your ceremony services you can choose from elegant piano to acoustic guitar. They also can handle your cocktails with piano/acoustic solo duo or trio and finish it off with instrumental or with vocals. If you need your dinner guests to have some easy listening while they dine Sugah Rush has that too. Then when you’re ready to dance..its game time! If your tired of the same old and ready for something exciting and fun then Sugah Rush is your band!
Eric Grant Vocals
With great passion and pride, Eric Grant has put smiles and tears on the faces of thousands of fans over the years. Starting right out of high school on the local club circuit, Eric took interest in everything from performing to writing, recording, gear, lights, midi, web design, theory, video, and any instrument within reach. As a multi-instrumentalist, he performs and works each and every week: solo, duo, trio, or with the EGB 8-pack or 9-pack configuration. "When I get to play with talented folks like these, in front of the appreciative crowds we've met, I can feel the energy moving from my toes right through my entire body. I can't wait for the EGB journey to unfold!"
Jessica Thamm Vocals
Paul Dibiaso Keys
Paul is not only EGB's Keyboardist but Backing Vocalist, Lead Vocalist and a long time wing-man to Eric. Eric and Pauls journey started in high school where they would practice daily their shared passion for music. During that time, Paul was trained classically on piano and has brought those talents to all of their groups. Over the years Paul has adapted to many styles and genres of music and his strong backing vocals have progressed into Lead Vocals, making his versatility unmatched. Paul has spent the last 9 years in EGB traveling all over New England to Nashville to Vegas and back. Paul received credits with EGB for Vocal Group Of The Year, Band of The Year and Album Of The Year. He was also part of the 2012 project in Nashville recording with Jason Aldeans band. Today he carries on the fun in both EGB and Sugah Rush playing everything for small duo's to full 10pc Wedding Events.
Mark Phaneuf Guitar
Through work experience, education and personal interests, Mark has developed an elaborate and unique skill set. Phaneuf has toured around the Northeast, has a degree in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music, designed and built a 70 box concert loudspeaker rig and has extensive experience in live audio production. While working at Vacation Productions in Nashville, as a senior engineer he worked with the likes of The Dixie Chicks and Trace Adkins. Mark was also featured in EQ Magazine as the "Ace of Techs" in an article about Nashvilles legendary Ace of Clubs. Mark took some time off to record and tour with "The Diner Junkies and after moving back to New Hampshire he built Pheunk Farm Recording Studio in Silver Lake, NH. We're excited to have him on board!
Jeff Furlotte Bass Guitar
Jeff Furlotte is a bassist with many years of experience. He has played with countless musicians across the New England area. Jeff has a lot of recording experience and has worked for local radio stations as a host and producer of musical parodies. He spent 7 years creating content for 2 popular shows on SiriusXM satellite radio.
Jeff brings a professional, high energy performance to every live show.