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The Return is actively adding new Country Songs to our list.


 

New Show Dates at Davis' Place
The Hogs Trough
Port City Pub
The Barboursville American Legion,
and Shooters
 
 
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.

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                                           2018
 
 
Feb. 27th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
March 6th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
March 13th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
March 20th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
March 27th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
April 3rd - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
April 7th - Full Band - The Hogs Trough
 
April 10th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
April 14th - Full Band - Barboursville American Legion
 
April 17th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
April 24th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
May 1st - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
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 26th - Full Band  - Barboursville American Legion
 
May 29th - Open Mic - Barboursville American Legion
 
June 16th - Full Band - The Hogs Trough
 
June 23rd - The Return Acoustic - Bobby G's
 
July 14th -  Greenbo Lake State Park Amphitheater Summer Music Series! The Return is Headlining this event on the 2nd Saturday of July, 2017