The ODDyssey is proud to feature some great local musicians along the race course this year. Check them out!
We welcome Liimu, ODDyssey runner and talented singer, in signing the National Anthem at the 2013 race!
The daughter of an opera singer and a classical pianist, Liimu began singing as a young girl. She sings from the heart of the many trials she experienced growing up, including overcoming drug addiction and homelessness. As a mother and wife, her music spans multiple generations and has a worldwide appeal. Her appearance as a lead soloist with Patti Labelle on NBC’s Clash of the Choirs has been viewed by millions of people around the world and was rated the number one show of the season, putting her on the map as the voice of inspiration. (Check it out at YouTube, search keyword “liimu.”)
Believe in Yourself is the debut album from LIIMU and the first MAAD Music production. Glen and Liimu McGill are a husband/wife songwriting/production team who combine their shared experiences and talents to create new music in a variety of genres. To preview and purchase your copy, click here
Established in 1985, The Flower Power Band has been performing in the Tri-State area for over two decades. Playing an extensive selection of big hits and lesser-known gems from the 60s and 70s, the band has always been an entertaining act. Since their origin the band has stayed true to performing the music of this genre, drawing crowds of all ages that both grew up on the music, and those just discovering the music that influenced popular artists of today.
The Flower Power Band has performed over 1,000 shows at over 200 different venues in five states. Some of our memorable performances include a Sunshine Foundation Benefit, Muscular Dystrophy Team Challenge, the Yachtstock Benefit for kids with cancer, and the Philadelphia Spectrum for a pre-game and halftime show for the Arena Football League Champion Philadelphia Soul, as well as several 9/11 benefits.
Band members include: Steve Kimata, Matt Naulty, Mike Stroup and Tom Kimata.
Look for The Flower Power Band at the finish line post-race bash!
Buster! This amazing (and versatile) trio band can entertain any event with various styles of music including jazz, hip hop, funk, pop, world, and soul. Its members Max Hoenig - Keys, Michael Iannuzzi - Percussion and Antonio Robinson - Bass will make you feel their good vibes along the course!
We all know there is a hill at Mile 12. ODDyssey runners both love it and hate it. But, this year it will be a little easier because 96.5 AMP Radio will be there to push you up to the top with the most popular music around!
96.5 AMP Radio is Philly’s Party Station! Wake up laughing with The Big Philly Show Weekday’s 6-10am and ride home with The Buster Show 3-7pm! Click 965amp.cbslocal.com to find out about our latest concerts & prize giveaways! Tweet or Instagram @965AmpRadio & find us on FB at www.facebook.com/965ampradio!
Mike and Rob Beck play the greatest selection of acoustic and electric rock & roll. An upbeat, fun show with excellent vocals and killer lead guitars. Covering songs from Pharrell Williams to Johnny Cash, Jason Mraz to ZZ Top, Motown to Blues town.... and the best songs of today. These Beck boys bring the party and jam!
Ryan David, a professional DJ who loves wowing crowds of all ages, bringing great Music & Memories to the Tri-State Area for over 2 decades, has even earned him "Best of South Jersey" in the past. Are you ready to shake it up with Ryan's mixes?
Matt has played throughout the east coast including World Café Live and The Tin Angel. He was received radio play in the U.S. and Europe and several “track of the day” awards on garageband.com. Matt has opened for such bands as Hamell on Trial, Steve Poltz (twice), Steve Forbert, Asylum Street Spankers, Peter Tork from the Monkees, and Marshall Crenshaw.
This year he will be proud to give you that extra push along the course!