BreakAway

BreakAway is a Central Illinois rock band, featuring covers of 70's, 80's, classic rock, southern rock and country favorites.  With well over 200 performances in their seven-year history, BreakAway has entertained a wide variety of audiences via radio, television and at live venues of all descriptions.
 

Their repertoire includes songs by Bon Jovi, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lynyrd Skynyrd, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Bob Seger, The Beatles, The Marshal Tucker Band and many more.
 
The four members are:
Will Sharp - Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitar
Hunter Laughhunn - Lead Guitar
Spencer Sharp - Drums
Jacob Murphy - Bass Guitar
Winners of the 2013 Eastern Illinois University Homecoming Battle of the Bands

Winners of the 2013 Champaign Park District Battle of the Bands

The band was recognized as one of the 2014 "Top 24 Under 24 Drug Mythbusters" by SparkAction.org


Winners of Johnny & June's 2017 Spotlight Series Finale
 
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Appearances and Events

Date Event Location
 —  — BreakAway at The Orchard The Orchard Inn, Effingham, Illinois The Orchard Inn, Effingham, Illinois
Opening for Resurrection Johnny & June's, Flora, Illinois Johnny & June's, Flora, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — Sullivan Blue Dolphins Fundraiser Sullivan VFW, Sullivan, Illinois Sullivan VFW, Sullivan, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Flora VFW Flora VFW, Flora, Illinois Flora VFW, Flora, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Mount Carmel Eagles Mount Carmel Eagles, Mount Carmel, Illinois Mount Carmel Eagles, Mount Carmel, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at MVP MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
Private Party Effingham, Illinois Effingham, Illinois
 —  — New Year’s Eve at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at MVP MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Olney Eagles Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois Olney Eagles, Olney, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at MVP MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois MVP Happy Holler, Newton, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Tuscan Hills Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at Muddy Saloon Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois Muddy Saloon, Wheeler, Illinois
 —  — BreakAway at On The Rox On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois On the Rox Pub & Grub, Altamont, Illinois

While we prefer to perform covers of great favorite songs, we did produce an original single years ago, "Calm Before the Storm."  

It's still available for download at a number of fine music sites, including CD baby and iTunes:

 

Breakaway: Calm Before the Storm
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