"I'd Do Anything"
Call: Gary - 606-324-1439
Mike - 606-324-5545
The Return is actively adding new Country Songs to our list.
New Show Dates at Bayso's
Mel's Place Bar and Grill,
Port City Pub
The Barboursville American Legion,
The Shawnee Boat Club
Pullman Square Hot Dog Fest
Gary Kesling is lead vocalist on most songs, Plays some drums and Keyboards.
Dave Copley is on bass Sings some vocals and plays Keyboards.
Knipp is on Drums and Backup vocals.
Tyler Kesling has assumed the position of Sound and Lighting Engineer for the band.
The guys have been playing music together longer then needs to be in print. But we'll admit this, The Return was formed in 1986 and
have worked solidly ever since. Their live show is a potent mixture of real classic rock, from The Beatles to Zeppelin, to Pink Floyd
to Tom Petty. And sometimes their original music gets thrown into the mix.
With their original music, their approach is album oriented
pop rock; their songs are layered, melodic and sometimes experimental. Their lyrics tell a story or have a point of view. With their
musicianship and vocal abilities they can easily rock in the tradition of Cream or Led Zeppelin, with a touch of The Foo Fighters
thrown in for good measure, and still retain a Beatle's pop sensibility.
Over the last 20 years they've played nearly every rock club
or venue using rock music, in the tri-state. They're veterans of private and corporate parties, New Years Eve Parties and large outdoor
stage shows These include openings for Kansas, The Little River Band, B.T.O., 38 Special, Jefferson Starship, Steppenwolf, Blessed
Union of Souls, Richard Marx, War, The Box Tops and Loverboy.
They play the corridor from Portsmouth, OH to Charleston, WV. At some
point in time you have either seen them or will see them. It's just real, live Rock.
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Mike Fitzpatrick is on Guitar. Plays some Keyboards and sings both Lead and backup on several songs.
The Portsmouth American Legion Post 471
The Barboursville Moose
2017 The 50th Anniversary Year!!!
May 29th - Central Park with Tim Holmes and
June 17th - The Barboursville American Legion Full Band
June 24th - Bobby G's - Full Band
June 30th - Shooters
- Cannonsburg, KY - Full Band
July 1st - Shooters - Cannonsburg, KY - Full Band
July 4th -
Mel's Place - Full Band
July 7th - Mel's Place -Full Band
July 8th - Mel's Place - Full Band
15th - The Barboursville American Legion Full Band
July 18th - Barboursville American Legion - Full Band
July 22nd - Russell High Class
of 77 Reunion - Bellefonte Country Club
July 29th - The
Hot Dog Fest at Pullman Square, Huntington, WV
Aug. 5th - The Barboursville American Legion - Full Band
Aug. 18th - The Barboursville Moose - Full Band
25th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Aug. 26th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Sept. 2nd - The Annual Shawnee Boat Club Cookout and
Sept. 8th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Sept. 9th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Sept. 30th - The Barboursville American
Legion Full Band
Oct. 28th - Halloween Party - The Barboursville American Legion Full Band
15th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Dec. 16th - Mel's Place - Full Band
Dec. 31st New Years Eve - The Barboursville American
Legion Full Band