Formed in 2010, The Student Loans are a quartet that features a repertoire of jazz standards and custom arrangements by composer Scott Williams. Their Sinatra-ish vocal jazz is one of the area's most popular attractions. The group features Anthony Gropper on vocals and woodwinds, Nick Hofmeister on drums, Nathan Johnson on bass, and Scott Williams on piano. The Student Loans are Listen Up! featured artists on KWCH news and special guests at the Cole Summer Music Festival at Southwestern College.
A man of many talents, Joseph's past has included selling insurance, professional miming, competitive powerlifting, and a county fair championship in balloon animal crafting. However he's set these things aside to focus on being a great family man and even better DJ. He'll be in town to spin swingin' tunes for you, and if you ask nicely, maybe even make you a balloon giraffe......
Shelby Johnson is coming from Dallas, TX to provide music to keep the dance floor hoppin and boppin all night dance long. Being a person who enjoys the syncopated sounds of 1930's Big Band Orchestra's and small combos, Shelby started DJing in 2013 in Orlando, Fl to bring something different to his home scene. After attending Herrang Dance Camp last summer as an Ambassador for the Frankie Manning Foundation Shelby trades music with DJ's all over the world to be able to provide an eclectic and syncopated sound for all the dancers to enjoy.