Morgan Elizabeth Nichols- Vocals & Guitar
Morgan discovered her passion for singing at a very young age. Since she was 9 years old she has been hamming it up on stage in school talent shows and other musical productions. At 14 she picked up her first guitar and within a year was playing acoustic gigs in restaurants and coffee shops. After gaining small town notoriety (she won her high school's "best singer" senior superlative) she went on to pursue her musical aspirations in college. She joined The University of Delaware Deltones and was recently featured with them on NBCs hit TV competition show "The Sing-Off". She tapped into the local band scene after graduation continuing her love of music and performing. Her sultry voice and confident stage presence commands the crowd. This 6'2 amazon will make sure you are having a good time.
Shawn Grove - Guitar & Vocals
Shawn Grove found music was in his blood at the age of 5 years old, playing the family baby grand piano alongside his father. Picking up the guitar at age 15 he was playing the local Maryland club scene later that same year. “After playing on my first demo, I discovered the art of recording music”. He studied at the Omega Studios’ School of Applied Recording Arts and Sciences, then relocated to the up and coming music city of Atlanta, Georgia in 1996. Since then he has worked with and learned from some of the greatest artists, producers and engineers of all time. Including Elton John, Curtis Mayfeild, George Clinton, Outkast, Organized Noize, Ed Roland and Collective Soul, Sevendust, Matt Serletic and Brendan O’ Brien. He has engineered several gold and platinum albums, as well as produced and mixed multiple Billboard top 40 singles and album projects.
Chris Horne - Guitar & Vocals
Chris Horne has been playing guitar for 20 years. With a B.A. in Commercial Music from Shennandoah Conservatory and his own private teaching studio (soul strings incorporated) Chris makes his living off of music and guitar. A Songwriter and recording artist, Chris has played in local original bands LATEBLOOM, THIS IS OBLIVION and STYGIAN VEIL . After Playing with BETTY FORD DROPOUTS over the last four years Chris is focused on the cover band scene with The Vigilantes. Chris is ready to rock 100% and always delivers.
Kevin Roark - Bass
With years of experience Kevin adds showmanship and great confidence in his playing abilities. Kevin has played with several band has opened for national acts such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special and Molly Hatchet. Kevin is an accomplished bass player and a true professional in his craft along with a great knowledge of the Music Business.
Shawn Bell - Keyboards & Vocals
Shawn has a long musical background that finally brings him into this current band setting. He was educated vocally and sang under the direction of Richard Curry. He moved into an a capella group called the Y Chromes there after. He had taken a small hiatus from live music and accepted an internship at Y100 where he was fortunate enough to work with the Preston and Steve Show. He then started his original band called "Twin Alarms". After a few years playing, he had played keys, guitar and vocals in Plastic Parts. You are likely to see Shawn climbing something to perch on while rocking with The Vigilantes -
Drew Keane - Drums/Percussion
Drew has been playing drums since the age of 8. First taking lessons from local Legendary "Mal" Malinowski. Later he enrolled in The Paul Greene School of Rock where his talents lead him to join the All-Star team where he preformed around the Tri-State area. He also reached success with local bands Josten Swingline and Brixton Saint. He brings steady beats, killer fills, and his showmanship, which usually can be found standing up behind the kit.