Fourth Avenue is a professional a cappella group based in Dayton, Ohio that has been sharing their high-energy show with audiences since 1993.
JUNE 22, 7:30 p.m. | West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts (PRIVATE)
We will be performing an hour and a half set for participants of the West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts. This is a PRIVATE event. For more information, go to WVGSA website
JULY 14, 7:00 p.m. | Hein Amphitheater | Fort Recovery, OH
MARCH 14, 2020, 7:30 p.m. | Festival Concert Series | Port Huron, MI
Fourth Avenue is a legend in
the a cappella Universe.
Deke Sharon (NBC’s The Sing-Off and Music Director of the Pitch Perfect Movies)
ABOUT FOURTH AVENUE
Since 1993, this professional a cappella quartet has been entertaining audiences with concerts that feature a variety of familiar pop, rock, soul, R&B, gospel, and doo-wop favorites from different eras, as well as catchy original music performed with their unique high energy approach. Incredible harmony, audience participation, outrageous humor, and a fully choreographed stage show are all part of the musical extravaganza. They have shared the stage with such national acts as The Beach Boys, The Temptations, Styx, and Three Dog Night.
For an extended bio, click HERE.
HONORS and AWARDS
1st place and audience favorite at the 1996 Harmony Sweepstake Competition in Chicago.
1998 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award for Best Doo-Wop/R&B Song of the Year for their rendition of “In the Midnight Hour” on the CD entitled Fourth Avenue.
Invited to Ohio Governor’s mansion to perform for Jobs for Ohio Graduates ceremony.
Nominated for the 1999 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Variety Entertainer of the Year Award.
Chosen for Muse Machine Touring Roster and Greater Columbus Arts Council Artists-in-Schools Roster. Both highly selective programs bring professional artists into schools.
Selected as touring artist for Ohio Arts Council’s Fee Support Roster, a program providing federal funding to preferred Ohio touring artists.
2004 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Nomination for Best Pop/Rock Cover Song of the Year for their rendition of “Fade to Grey” on their CD entitled Scrapbook.
Performed in the Netherlands for Holland America Cruise Line’s 130th Anniversary.
Featured in a regional television ad campaign for Safe Auto Insurance in 2003, 2004, and 2006.
Their CD, high energy harmony, was picked as one of the TOP 25 LOCAL CDs of 2007 by the Dayton Daily News.
Performed for Michigan’s Governor in 2008 and 2009.
- Performed for West Virginia Governor’s School of the Arts in 2019.
Jim Brown | Bass
Matt Cunningham | Tenor
Scott Dawson | Baritone
Ryan Holway | Tenor
Our CDs are currently only available at our live shows.
“The Originals” is a digital collection of a cappella original songs that appear on our 100%, Scrapbook, and high energy harmony CDs. You will think you hear instruments on the tracks, but all of the sounds including the drums are made by the human voice.
Also available at the following:
Scott, our Artistic Director, composes many of the arrangements and originals we perform in Fourth Avenue. Lydia’s Lullabies is a heartfelt album of a Dad sharing his faith with his daughter that features two tracks sung by Fourth Avenue. Half of the proceeds benefit the Dayton Gospel Mission.
Also available at the following:
Maybe Fourth Avenue is out of your budget, but you still want to book an exceptional a cappella group. The three original members of Fourth Avenue also sing in an a cappella power trio called NexDetour. Click on the video for a sample of NexDetour and the button below to go to the NexDetour website.
Let’s make beautiful music together.