Beautiful vocal harmonies backed up with top notch instrumental playing, Artistic License performs original music plus favorites from the seventies to the present in a wide range of styles including contemporary pop, rock, jazz, R&B, island style. Smooth and strong vocals are at the forefront, supported by bass rock solid and inventive, guitar beautiful and bold, and violin in lovely tune and tone.
Established on Kauai in 1991, Artistic License has performed at many events, fine venues and weddings around the island - The Taste of Hawaii, Kauai Music Festival, Joe's on the Green, Gaylords at Kilohana, Tahiti Nui, Tortilla Republic, The Bullshed, Oasis on the Beach, Common Ground, Dukes Restuarant, Hanalei Gourmet, Shutters Lounge at the Kauai Beach Resort, Makai Lounge at the Marriott Courtyard, The Eastside Cafe, Tree's Lounge, Port Allen Bar and Grill, Brennecke's Bar and Grill, The Feral Pig, Birdie's Cafe, and more.
John Gilleran, plays guitars and sings lead vocals, Terra Jean Otto plays acoustic violin, five-string electric violin, and cello, and Dave Greenberg plays electric bass. Percussion and electric guitar added make the dance band. All seasoned professionals, you can be confident the music will flow smoothly. We own quality sound gear and John is a professional sound engineer.