Brought together by a love for performing classic American Blues, Soul & Rock 'n’ Roll, the members of American Vinyl are as dynamic as they are talented. Each member brings their own style and flair to the stage as they celebrate some of the most influential and time-honored American hits ever recorded.
Jaw-dropping performances covering decades of legendary hits by Elvis Presley, James Brown, The Rolling Stones and B.B. King are only the start for this unique live show. The only question is, what iconic performance will get you singing to the classic sounds of yesterday?
Garry was born into a musical family where entertainment was a daily topic at the dinner table. So it was no surprise that Garry would become an accomplished musician. Garry’s keen sense of structure and production has resulted in a number of high profile collaborations, to include: Justin Timberlake, Maurice White, Isaac Hayes, William Bell, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, En Vouge, Howard Hewett, Shalamar, James Ingram, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and David Porter to name a few. In conjunction with Garry’s collaborations, he has proven himself to be a very sought after guitarist, songwriter, producer, national recording artist, and music director. As Music Director for several high profile events, the Civil Rights Annual Freedom Awards, the NBAs Memphis Grizzles House Band, and numerous productions, Garry has established himself as a leader in the industry.
Garry also serves as principle and CEO of Grapevine Square Entertainment, a full service entertainment company, with a holistic focus on artist and program development. Garry’s duties include the day-to-day management of a company dedicated to delivering high quality entertainment. Grapevine Square’s entertainment portfolio spans a wide spectrum of genres, Soul, R&B, Rock & Roll, Blues, Gospel, and Christian forms of music.
Garry’s latest ventures include the development of several rising artist and theme stage shows. The latest show titled “American Vinyl”, is a partnership with Pinnacle Entertainment, that is described as a Vegas style stage show that is a musical journey through the roots of music that will have you dancing in your seat. Garry’s interpretation of some of history’s greatest musical moments, will remind you where you were and how you fell in love. This must see show has received rave reviews and have left audiences wanting more.
Garry is committed to his family, church, and community. When not performing, Garry spends time with family and volunteering, while giving back to the community as a mentor and teacher. When not touring you will find him at the Stax Academy lecturing, hosting radio show, ministering to those in need, and nurturing the talents of today’s youth and tomorrow’s stars.
Candy Fox is from the Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll - Memphis, TN! Her musical roots run deep, as she started singing at church at the tender age of three. She grew up in Memphis before moving to Boston, where she earned a BA in Communications from Boston College. Shortly after graduation, she won a radio contest that earned her the title the "Boston Idol," which helped her land a spot in the “Top 100” during the second season of American Idol.
Candy Fox returned to her hometown and lent her sultry vocals and fiery-energy to the hip-hop/rock/soul band Free Sol, who won the 2003 Mid-South Grammy Showcase and released an album, 11:11. This was all before beginning her solo musical journey, which has afforded her the opportunity to make music and tour nationally and internationally with some of the best in the business, including:
David Porter, William Bell, Toni Green and the late great J Blackfoot from Stax Records; Jazz artists Kirk Whalum, Miles Jay, Phil Perry and Paul Taylor; Soul women Reba Russell and Susan Marshall; R&B/Soul artists Howard Hewett of Shalamar, Cherrelle and Alexander O’Neill, Larry Dodson of the Barkays, Glenn Jones, James Ingram, Dave Hollister from Blackstreet, En Vogue, Angela Winbush, Chico DeBarge, Calvin Richardson and Tony Terry; Broadway sensation Jennifer Holliday; gospel artists Mr. Del, Deborah Thomas, Richard Smallwood, Kurt Karr…AND THE LIST GOES ON!
One of Candy Fox’s most notable accomplishments is releasing her indie solo album, Soul Stir, while honing a career in marketing and communications. Given her diverse musical background, Candy Fox is all about “stirring your soul,” as we see and hear on the album, available on iTunes, Amazon, and other electronic stores worldwide.
She is currently touring with Garry Goin on the American Vinyl production, which takes diverse audiences on a riveting trip through American music. Candy Fox is also working on her second solo album.