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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The Loving Paupers -The Luv-ing Paw-purs

Recommended if you like: "Lover's Rock", Roots Reggae Riddims (Sugar Minott, Gregory Isaacs) There is a Beatles influence for many of us and that comes through in versitile melodies and harmonies

Story behind your band/artist name: "Loving Pauper" is a Gregory Isaacs' song

Band Members: Kelly Di Filippo - Lead Vocals, Jorge Pezzimenti - Guitar, Dan Schneider - Keys, Mark Lepusic "Tarko"- Bass Guitar, Curtis F Reaves Jr - Drums, Jason Budman "Budman" - Percussion, Luke Schuster - Keys

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Arlington is where the practice spot is. Hailing from Arlington, Leesburg and Baltimore Area

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Tarco has his pilots license and plans to fly The LovingPauper's plane ( once it's in the budget ) for our first world tour. 

The Loving Paupers is Kelly's first band while the rest of the guys have all played in prior bands together.

The Loving Paupers are a smorgasbord of artists who where involved in and knew eachother through the 3rd Wave Ska Scene in D.C.

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: We are about to start recording our full album at the end of August, and hopefully planning a Jamaican tour upon it's release!

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Main Genre: Reggae

Other Genres: Roots Reggae, Lovers Rock