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The Whiffenpoofs

The Whiffenpoofs

Acappella Week, Day 7           The Rundown:  It would be a massive insult to Acappella to have a week featuring the music and not mention The Whiffenpoofs.  All other Acappella groups turn to The Whiffenpoofs for guidance, as they are Acappella.  Formed in 1909, The Whiffenpoofs are the oldest collegiate Acappella group in the United […]

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The Virginia Gentlemen

The Virginia Gentlemen

 Acappella Week, Day 4             The Rundown: The Virginia Gentlemen are the oldest Acappella group to come out of the University of Virginia.  Founded in 1953 as a branch-off of the Virginia Glee Club, the group of signers now travel internationally and are well-known for their blue jacket and orange and […]

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SoCal VoCals

SoCal VoCals

 Acappella Week, Day 3 The Rundown:  Another Acappella group who appeared on The Singoff, The SoCal VoCals, from the University of Southern California, got started in 1996 as the first of seven Acapella groups to come out of the University of Southern Callifornia. In 2008 The SoCals were crowned Acappella Grand Champions while competing at […]

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The Beelzebubs

The Beelzebubs

Acappella Week, Day 2  The Rundown:  The Beelzebubs are an all male Acappella group from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA.  Beginning in 1962 as “Jumbo’s Disciples: The Beelzebubs”, they dropped the first part and are now commonly referred to as “The Bubs”.  The Beelzebubs have recorded 27 albums and three live albums since 1962. Though […]

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The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

Acappella Week , Day 1              So in case you missed it, all the bands we put up this week will follow a theme.  This week’s theme is Acappella.  If you don’t know what Acappella is, well, you will know it and love it quite possibly by the end of today, […]

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Angus and Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone

          The Rundown:  Siblings Angus and Julia Stone are from Sydney, Australia.  Joining forces in 2006, Angus and Julia have released two albums, “A Book Like This” (2007) and “Down the Way” (2010) and six EPs a compliation, and a bonus CD, “Chocolates and Cigarettes” (2006), “Heart Full of Wine” (2007), […]

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Allison Crowe

Allison Crowe

The Rundown:  Nanaimo, British Columbia, has produced one of the most soulful, inspirational, talented, and down-to-Earth people the world has ever known.  Allison Crowe has all the tools needed to put on a performance you will never forget.  She is a mega-star in the making.  On her self-made record label, Allison Crowe has composed eight EPs and […]

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