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"I'd Do Anything"
Dave Knipp
Mike Fitzpatrick
Dave Copley
Gary Kesling
Tyler Kesling
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Gary Kesling is lead vocalist on most songs, Plays some drums and Keyboards.

Dave Copley is on bass Sings some vocals and plays Keyboards.

Dave 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.

Barboursville American Legion
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The Hogs Trough
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The Portsmouth American Legion Post 471
The Barboursville Moose
Bayso's Sports Pub
May 8th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion

May 15th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion

May 19th - Full Band - Barboursville Moose

May 22nd - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion

May 25th - Open Mic - Friday Addition, Barboursville American Legion

May 26th - Full Band - Barboursville American Legion

May 28th - Providing Sound for Ashland's Memorial Day Park Celebration with Rob McNurlan

May 29th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion

June 16th - Full Band - The Hogs Trough

June 23rd - The Return Acsoutic - Bobby G's

June 30th The Return Acoustic - Port City Pub

July 7th - Full Band - Barboursville American Legion

July 14th - Greenbo Lake State Park Amphitheater Summer Music
                   Series! The Return is Headlining this event on the 2nd Saturday of July!

Aug. 23rd - Full Band - Pullman Square Concert Series - The Return is Headlining this event!
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