"Road Waves is a fun-filled, soul-rock explosion."
Ji Sharp - Vocals/Guitar
Dave Ruigrok - Bass
Phil Bosley - Drums/Vocals
Experience the sonic adventure that is Road Waves; a dynamic ensemble seamlessly melding the raw energy of rock, the groove of funk, and the sophistication of jazz into an electrifying genre-defying fusion. Conceived a decade ago by visionary front man Ji Sharp, the band has swiftly ascended as a tour de force in the realm of live performances. This fiery unit has a deep bond with their audience, with each performance delivering an energetic and emotional experience that captivates and energizes listeners. Their live shows skillfully mix precision and spontaneity, creating a memorable experience that lingers long after the music ends.
Their discography is marked by ingenuity and a relentless pursuit of musical excellence, with two critically acclaimed independent albums: 'The Lighthouse' (2015) and 'Red Sun Rising' (2018). Their artistic prowess shines through in popular singles 'Hometown' (2022), 'Small World' (2022), and the most recent 'Frog Rock' (2023), each track underscoring their diverse capabilities and steadfast dedication.
Road Waves' distinctive sound and exuberance have not gone unnoticed, with accolades such as 'Best New Group' and 'Best Jazz Group' at the 2016 Niagara Music Awards, culminating in a coveted Diamond award in the 2020 Niagara Falls Readers Choice Awards. Their single ‘Frog Rock’ has earned a coveted spot on Spotify’s ‘Modern Jam Band’ editorial playlist, affirming their resonance within the contemporary music landscape.
Road Waves has been a revelation, entrancing audiences across North America with their unbeatable spirit and musical flair. They invite you on an intimate and thrilling journey with every song, leaving an indelible impression on all who partake.