SilentBark are a five piece rock band consisting of serious dedicated musicians whose aspirations of rock stardom passed them by years ago, but the thrill of playing in front of a live audiences hasn't. With solid grooves, infectious melodies and quality musicianship, their aim now is to make sure everyone has a good time.
The band uses elements of rock, blues, alt-country, funk, folk and groove to put on an evening of original compositions and covers with unexpected musical twists resulting in an exciting show guaranteed to get people dancing.
Silent Bark consists of members from long time established area bands. Jack, Tom and Greg performed together for nearly a decade in Rumple Stump. Although Jack’s solo effort “The View From Here” was nominated for a WYCE Jammy award in 2004, it was Rumple Stump that filled out the sound for him. Chonk was a founding member of the seminal Kalamazoo punk band FA-Q releasing 5 records and touring exstensively. Rounding out the lineup is long time area solo artist Linda de Jong. Silent Bark has been together since 2006 and shows no sign of slowing down.
SilentBark’s eclectic set list is influenced by a variety of musical styles including rock, blues, alt-country, funk, folk and groove. The band uses these elements to put on an evening of original compositions and covers with unexpected musical twists resulting in an exciting show guaranteed to get people dancing. SilentBark features strong vocals with three and four part harmonies, great guitar work, a rock solid rhythm section and infectious grooves.