Bryan Russo & Jim Miller

Chesapeake & Maine
316 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

Bryan Russo and Jim Miller are bringing us a blend of blues, jazz and roots music! An acclaimed composer, singer and songwriter, Russo is a well-known name on the ‘Coastal Circuit.’ Completed by Miller’s skills on the trumpet, this duo is one you can’t miss!


Kerry Hallett - Live Music!

Chesapeake & Maine
316 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

Kerry has been playing and recording with bands from Philly, Pennsylvania, to Portland, Oregon since 2005. Her songs fuse warm, velvety vocals with catchy, pop-folk sensibilities. Her debut EP was produced by Erin McKeown and was hailed by WXPN's The Key as "hearkening back to some of the best singer-songwriters in recent memory: Brandi Carlile, Passenger, Tegan and Sarah, with a Jenny Lewis-ian sense of arrangement and fearless genre-hopping." Her live performances charm listeners with a blend of her own infectious tunes and an encyclopedic collection of genre-bending covers.


Cathy Jane - Live Music!

Chesapeake & Maine
316 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

Cathy Jane, an acoustic folk singer-songwriter living in coastal Delaware blends a love of American folk and early country influence with soothing vocals, raw guitar and percussion using a suitcase kick drum. With her low-key vibe and slight folksy twang she captivates her listeners with songs inspired from growing up in rural Western Pennsylvania. Cathy Jane is known as a one-woman band with honest and heart-felt originals. Her sound has been described as "unique, kind of like, if Bob Dylan and Loretta Lynn had a baby, Cathy Jane would be the result!"


The Van Williamson Trio - Live Music!

Chesapeake & Maine
316 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

The Van Williamson Trio, featuring bassist Bob Abbott and drummer/ percussionist Dean Haemel, has been performing music on the Delmarva Peninsula and beyond for many years. The repertoire consists largely of jazz standards from composers including Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern, as well as Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter, and bossa nova and samba from Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfa. Their music also includes compositions from contemporary artists like John Scofield and Chick Corea, and show tunes from theater and film from the 20th century. A few selections of their music and calendar can be found at vanwilliamson.com.

Guitarist Van Williamson was for many years a producer on NPR’s Morning Edition and other NPR programs, and was the director of Morning Edition before retiring to devote more time to music. As an independent radio producer, he created the long-running music-variety program Radio from Downtown at the Avalon Theatre in Easton, MD. He has worked in small and large ensembles around the area, including the Delmarva Big Band, the Queen Anne’s Chorale and the Bay Jazz Project, and is currently performing with his own trio and a Latin Beatles band, Los DayTrippers.

Bassist Bob Abbott is a freelance bass player and arranger in the Mid Atlantic region. His performance experiences range from local events at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the Mansion at Strathmore, Blues Alley, Rehoboth Jazz Fest, the National Gallery of Art, Rams Head on Stage, and venues in New York City and Richmond, VA. He has also performed at several embassies and political functions in the Baltimore / Washington D.C. area, and has been a featured performer at International Festivals in Croatia.

Drummer Dean Haemel is a multi-genre performer and teacher who has been working with various groups in the area for several decades. Dean is currently performing jazz, rock, blues, fusion and big band music full time with groups such as the Van Williamson Trio, the Delmarvelous Dolls, the Chest Pains, Chris Button, Full Circle, Lennon LaRicci and Monkey Paw throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.