The Danny Mainstreet Band
The Danny Mainstreet Band essentially maritime is not their sound, but their
unbowed determination to make their mark in their own uncompromising way.
A carved-in-stone pact between brothers determined to make forge their own
destiny, or go down in flames trying. THAT is what makes them a maritime
As a band,
they are everything that we look for when searching out new talent to feature.
The Danny Mainstreet Band is equal parts hard work, talent, guts and commitment.
To describe their sound is not the simplest of tasks. They are a very unique
stew and direct reference points are hard to nail down. They can slap you
around like vintage Aerosmith, tackle your cerebral time and space or take
the listener on an emotional thrill ride. They are dynamic. They are "all-terrain".
A Norm Love
guitar solo can have you hanging on for dear life with each fluid note.
Ben Hughes owns any room he plays. He's a born performer and a natural frontman.
There is no irony in the fact that Chris Gillis is the drummer...he's the
heartbeat of the group, night after night delivering the goods and keeping
it loose on the stage. He's the glue that keeps them such a formidable unit.
On the night of their landmark live debut in Fredericton, he played the
entire set with a broken kick-foot.
maritime mantra has always been "get the job done" no matter what it takes
and The Danny Mainstreet Band takes that creed and ups the ante. They take
great pride in never once having disappointed their paying patrons, while
picking up and dusting off converts all along the way. This is a band that
performs with a great deal of heart. However, it's not just on their sleeves,
they've wiped it all over themselves. THAT is what makes them such a great