"Band to watch in 2009"
Gramercy Riffs is a 5 piece pop band from St. John's, NL. Formed in the winter of 2008 the group started as a collaborative song writing effort between Lee Hanlon and Mara Pellerin who a share a love of classic and modern pop songs. Enlisting the talent of Adrian Collins, Daniel Banoub and Jamie March to fill out the band, Gramercy Riffs have been playing to packed houses at home and to the rest of the country. Their debut album "It's Heartbreak" is the culmination of their young career to date. Their sound has been described as "". The record showcases both their mature songwriting skills and natural sense of structure and melody coupled with strong and captivating vocals. It's an exciting beginning for this up and coming band in modern day pop. The the Gramercy Riffs have had the please of sharing the stage with Juno nominee Elliot Brood and Polaris Prize nominees Hey Rosetta and Two Hours Traffic among other and are looking forward to play NXNE this summer.