THE NITTY GRITTY is a three-piece, New York City-based band. Formed in 2017, the powerhouse trio delivers good vibes, killer harmonies and a wide range of musical tastes. This high-energy group is a new addition to the NYC music scene, but its members are no strangers to stages of all sizes.
| Vocals/Keys |
Lead vocalist, Michelle, has over 17 years of experience as a recording and live performance artist. She has played as a solo opening act for artists such as BO BICE, NINE DAYS and FULL FORCE. When not belting it out with THE NITTY GRITTY, she acts as singer, songwriter and producer in her solo project, MERAKI.
| Vocals/Cajon/Percussion |
THE NITTY GRITTY front-man, Todd, is also a founding member of THE DOYLE BROTHERS and MORE THAN ME - winner of the 2010 HARD ROCK RISING contest. This win led him to London, England with the quartet to open for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY in front of 50,000+ at Hyde Park. Over 18 years as a drummer/percussionist, he has also performed with multi-platinum artist RUSTED ROOT and New Zealand's Multi-Grammy winner GIN WIGMORE.
| Ukulele Bass/Guitar/Vocals |
In addition to THE NITTY GRITTY, Dave serves as Musical Director and guitarist with international recording/touring artist GIN WIGMORE and works for SongDivision as a Producer, MC and guitarist. In past bands, he has played alongside the likes of METALLICA, CHRIS ISAAK and BRYAN ADAMS. He is also one of the few people to have played a concert in Antarctica, performing there at a TEDx event at Scott Base in 2017.