Caitlin Martin (born September 12, 1984) known professionally as JASS BIANCHI is a rapper, songwriter, record producer, activist, actress and entreprenuer. Known for her raw lyrics fueled by political, racial, gender, and social issues, Bianchi is no stranger to adversity. As a child, the lyricist was raised in Newtown CT and spent summer in Yonkers, New York. Her mixtape “Poetic Authority” was released in 2008 and received recognition in both domestic and overseas markets.
JASS BIANCHI has performed in over 100 venues, and has opened for Cormega’s tour in Brooklyn NY. She has been featured in acclaimed blogs and in various news sources including AllHipHop.com, Thisis50.com, BReal.TV, AXS.com, TheIllestFemaleRappers, The Procer’s United, DIGG Radio, SWURV Radio, RaporDie.com, SpeakUpATL, The Mad Bloggers, WXCI 91.7, WHHS 98.1, WZLX CBS Local, WCUW and HOODX Radio. BIANCHI’s voice over work has been contracted for skits that aired on Power 105.1, Hot 97.1, KISS-FM, KPKX, WPST, WFLC, Jammin’ 94.5 and additional national and international radio stations.
In addition to rapping, Bianchi has guest appeared in films, music videos, and comedy improv sketches. “You look at her image and you probably pre-judge her skill: but she’s killing 95% of rappers out there.”- Producer’s United Blog
Exit 18 is a 5-piece rock band from Beverly, MA. They formed when songwriters Julia Perry and Sean Leahy teamed up in 2013. Julia's emotive vocals and dynamic, often dark personality matched with Sean's guitar style and use of harmonies create the blueprint of Exit 18. An amazing live band, their sound blends My Chemical Romance and Paramore while bringing back the classic rock sounds of The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac.
In 2017, they released 'I Don't Need It', which led to shows from The Middle East and Hard Rock in Boston to Pianos and Arlene's Grocery in N.Y.C. 'All Yours' was released at the beginning of 2018 and was voted song of the week on Bostons Emissions WZLX April 22nd 2018.
Check out their new single 'Control the Mass'.
FLIGHT OF FIRE
Comprised of a wild, charismatic singer who was born to wail, identical twin sisters whose in-your-face attitudes never fail to ensnare an audience, and a woman whose rhythmic talent both intimidates and inspires, this multiple award-winning band known for over-the-top stage antics and crowd-pleasing songs delivers energetic rock with aspects of folk and metal, creating the unique, intense sound that is Flight of Fire.
Flight of Fire has opened for such artists as: Bon Jovi, J. Geils Band, Lita Ford, Fitz and the Tantrums, Alestorm, Nekrogoblikon, The Strumbellas, Joywave, Blue October, Eyes Set To Kill, Betty and Hunter Valentine.
Winners - Folk/Acoustic/Americana (My Last Gamble) - Hollywood Music In Media Awards - 2017
Mohegan Sun Locals' Live Battle Of the Bands - Silver Medalist - 2017
Winners of Best In State - Massachusetts - New England Music Awards - 2017
Nominated For Best New Music Video (My Last Gamble) - Worcester Music Awards - 2017
One of the Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands (Music Connection Magazine) - 2016
Winners of the Limelight Music Awards' "Opening Act Contest" - 2016
Winners of the Radio 92.9 Earthfest Battle of the Bands - 2016
Limelight Music Awards' Band Of The Year - 2016
New England Music Awards' "Last Band Standing" Boston Finalists - 2015
Winners of Subaru of New England's "Ooh Ooh, It's Love" Talent Competition - 2015
Hard Rock Rising Boston City-Wide Champions - 2015
Winners of the Fox Rocks Detroit Contest to open for Bon Jovi - 2013
Standing at five feet tall, Lauren Weintraub is proof that good things come in small packages. Lauren is a "half-pint dynamite" to quote April Boyle of the Portland Press Herald and a "rising-star" to quote accomplished songwriter Jeremy Schonfeld. At only 19 years old, her lyrics are mature beyond her young age as she captures her thoughts in her catchy tunes.
Lauren is a rising star in the music industry showcasing her keen singer/songwriter abilities along with her guitar and piano skills. She has a deep desire to share her songs with a broad audience and has recently released her self-titled debut album recorded in Nashville and now available on iTunes. She works hard at her craft spending much of her free time writing, playing, practicing, studying and performing.
Lauren was a 2017 YoungArts winner in the Voice Singer/Songwriter category and the ICHSA committee has named her as an "Outstanding Soloist" twice! Voice teacher, Sharon Erman describes Lauren as "seasoned performer" with "razor-sharp musical instincts."
Lauren's musical influences include Lori McKenna, Sara Bareilles, Maren Morris, Ben Howard, Bea Miller, Kelsea Ballerini, Passenger, and Lauren Aquilina. Lauren has played a wide range of shows from live performances locally at venues such as Faneuil Hall and Loretta's Last Call to opening for artists such as Christina Grimmie, Sean Kingston, Drake Bell, and Chris Jamison. She has been onstage since the age of four and is comfortable performing in venues of all sizes ranging from intimate rooms to expansive theaters and outdoor stadiums.
Lauren has performed at venues across the United States including UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, The Hard Rock Café, The Bitter End, Club Passim, The Cutting Room, Gillette Stadium and Disney World. She has also been seen on stage at Equity theatres including The Huntington Theatre, Maine State Music Theater, North Shore Music Theater, and many more. She has received many accolades, nominations, and awards along the way.
Lauren is represented by an agent and managers in both Boston and New York and has numerous stage credits as well as having done voiceover, commercial, print and film work. Lauren enjoys performing and sharing her talents whether they be on stage, screen or in the studio.
Lauren is supported by a wonderful team of industry professionals who encourage her to work hard to achieve her dreams. She is frequently performing her original music at area venues gaining invaluable stage experience. Lauren actively posts on social media. Follow Lauren to keep up with her performance schedule and latest news. She has a bright future ahead of her in the music industry and looks forward to collaborating with others.