Big Pappa & The Machine

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Rock, Funk, Southern rock, Pop


Port Huron MI United States

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Member since: 07/27/2012 Year Founded: 2010


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Patrick Hurd

Port Huron

Keyboardist 810.560.0848


  • Original material:
  • Cover material: 04 hrs : 00 min
  • CDs released: 0
  • CDs sold: 0
  • Original Songs: 0
  • Average Draw: 400
  • Largest crowd: 4,000
  • Have sound: Full PA



Made up of 5 musicians, each performers, singers, and writers in their own right, Big Pappa & The Machine is a cover band that has a sound all its own. We are a high-energy, mixed bag of tricks that performs songs from Alice In Chains to Stevie Wonder, Kid Rock to Cee Lo Green, Adele to Jimi Hendrix, Tracy Chapman to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and on and on. We love throwing curve balls at our audience! :)

Some of our performances include:

*Opening act for Molly Hatchet - Port Huron, MI (2014)
*Performance on the Fox 2 Detroit morning show "The Nine" (2014)
*Motown Winter Blast - Campus Martius, Detroit (2014 and 2015)
*Hockeytown Winter Festival - Detroit Alumni Winter Classic (2013)
*Arts, Beats and Eats - Royal Oak, MI (2012, 2013 and 2014)
*Detroit Red WIngs Brew Ha Ha - Joe Lewis Arena, Detroit
*Detroit Yacht Club - Belle Isle, Detroit
*Bayview Yacht Club - Detroit
*Opening Act for Afroman at the Emerald Theater - Mt. Clemens, MI
*Opening Act for Canadian recording artists 54-40 - Sarnia, Ontario
*Sarnia/Port Huron International Powerboat Races - Sarnia, Ontario (2014)
*Mackinaw Race-Boat Night - Port Huron, MI (2012, 2013 and 2014)
*Southside Music Fest - Port Huron
*The Yale Bologna Festival - Yale, MI
*Swinging Bridge Festival - Croswell, MI
*Gala Days Festival - Port Lambton, Ontario
*Kegs & K's - Lapeer, MI
*Bridge Bash - Sarnia, Ontario
*St. Andrews Hall - Detroit

We also perform at corporate events, weddings and various night clubs around S.E. Michigan.

We are also working on originals but don't be fooled by our "cover band" label. We do them our own way and have heard on several occasions that our shows are like going to a concert. Don't take our word for it, though. Search us on YouTube or visit our Reverbnation page at and thank you for stopping by our Musicpage!

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