When asked to describe Chad LaMarsh, people around Boston often use the words ďLocal Legend.Ē And since he has been getting crowds rocking across Northern New England with a musical career that spans over the past three decades, it is easy to see why. A Berklee graduate with a degree in Professional Music and Songwriting, he began singing and playing guitar at the age of 7. By the age of 10 he was already entertaining crowds in bars and restaurants throughout the suburbs of Chicago. To date, Chad has been seen playing coast to coast from California, Arizona and Kentucky to Miami, New York and all over New England. He has even been hired to take his talents internationally to the mountains of Austria.
Chad is a unique and deeply talented performer. His solo performances can hit you with a wave of nostalgia in one moment and the overwhelming urge to dance in the next. He has the innate ability to control the energy of a room. Chad knows exactly how to keep a crowd engaged, entertained and energized. His intense, percussive approach to playing the acoustic guitar will have you looking to the stage to see where the rest of the band is. And with a fully wireless set up, donít be surprised if you find him standing next to you as he makes his way through the crowd rocking your favorite tune.
Never one to succumb to the expected, Chadís song list touches on many different genres and various styles of pop music, rock, country, alternative, hip-hop and everything in between. His ability to seamlessly weave in and out of songs during a performance means that there are no stops or awkward gaps, just continuous great music throughout the entire show. People travel from all over to see Chad perform. Some come just to listen, and others simply canít stop themselves from singing and dancing along with him all night long. Chad performs his unique playlist with a masterful mix of energy, precision, and passion. With his dynamic, charismatic vibe and ever-present smile, Chadís energy is infectious and his remains one of the best live performances around.
"Chad LaMarsh is one of the most energetic, dynamic and charismatic artists Iíve ever seen. His passion for his art flows out of every chord he pounds out of his guitar, and in every song he craftsĒ. - Anthony J. Resta, Multi-Platinum Record Producer
Chad can also be seen with his 5-piece band, The Chad LaMarsh Band. This high-energy dance band is a collaboration of seasoned musicians whose main goal is to keep you rocking on the dance floor all night long.
Chad has produced two CDís of his original songs that are available on iTunes. His music has also been heard on radio and several television shows, including several original songs featured on ABCís All My Children.
Chad has opened up for/played with several national acts such as Rick Springfield, John Waite, Montgomery Gentry, Bob Dylan & Paul Simon, the Goo Goo Dolls, Godsmack, Gin Blossoms, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, and Recycled Percussion.