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Eleventh Ward Running on High for the NYC Marathon

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The NYC soulful rock band continues its big year at one of the world’s premier running events

October 2015 – After appearing at their first ever CMJ Music Marathon this month, Eleventh Ward adds another first to their arsenal by being accepted to play along the route of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon. Runners from around the country and around the globe far and wide come to compete and be a part of this illustrious event and now Eleventh Ward hopes to keep them in step along their journey.

Lead vocalist, Chris Saunders looks forward to the event: “This is just a great opportunity to support these amazing athletes throughout the day and put a little hop in their step while providing the spectators with something to jam out to while they’re waiting for their loved-ones to pass by. It should be a fun day.”

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Eleventh Ward Bids a Fond Farewell to Guitarist Greg Llewellyn

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Welcomes young up-and-comer, Dmitry Willis, into the fray

 

October 2015 – Eleventh Ward guitarist of 4 years, Greg Llewellyn recently decided to step away from the music scene to take time to focus more on his career, new home and family. Greg’s immense talent and passion for music will be missed amongst the ranks of his bandmates, but his influence will be felt as they continue to push on after adding lead guitarist Dmitry Willis.

“I’ve been a fan of Greg’s since the first time I heard him play at an open mic in Hoboken. Every time I wrote a song it seemed like he had the perfect riff or solo to accompany it. He will be sorely missed as one of the founding members of the group.” said lead vocalist and co-founder, Chris Saunders.

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Eleventh Ward Enters Hard Rock Rising

New York, NY – 1/30/2013: Eleventh Ward has entered to win the 2013 Hard Rock Rising competition. They will be competing against hundreds of local bands for the chance to perform at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York in a battle of the bands format. The winner will go on to compete in a global competition against bands worldwide. We are excited to be included in this great event and look forward to your vote. Please download our song here and vote for us.

The voting stage will be followed by a rigorous judging period, so vote for us and cross your fingers!

Back at the Top

Eleventh Ward has regained a share of the Upper East Side Battle of the Bands title. For a historic first time, the title was shared by two bands. We are proud to share this win with The Dirty Gems, who played right before us and displayed some awesome harmonies.

After winning in 2011 with only two members, Eleventh Ward came just short in the Spring of 2012, but have returned to the top rung of the UES Battle of the Bands at Bar East.

That was the last show of 2012 and it was a great one! Looking forward to 2013. We have already booked Connolly’s for January 18th, so clear your schedules.

Happy holidays and Happy New Year!

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UES Battle of the Bands Finals!

Eleventh Ward has made it to the Upper East Side Battle of the Bands finals once again! The competition hosted at Bar East on 90th street and 1st avenue in Manhattan has selected us to battle it out against a handful of talented bands to see who will take the cake.

Last time we came just short of greatness. It came down to Eleventh Ward and the band that won. So, please come support us and give us that extra boost that we need to reclaim the title. Check out the Facebook Event, RSVP and, of course, don’t forget to Like us!

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