The Last Real Circus
The Last Real Circus are a Southern Indie Rock band based out of Richmond, VA. The founding members are Jason Farlow (lead vocals, guitar, lyrics), Kevin Vorhis (Percussion, and sound engineer), Brian Berry (Bass), Michael Lamp (Lead Guitar) and Ian Atchison (Vocals, Key & Synthesizer). The band has quickly gained a big following with loyal fans from all over, with their soulful heartbeat singles, “Chaplin’s Life,” and “Nottoway.” With the addition of their new originals “Diana (oh la la)”, “Hard Times“ and “Stoned (on a different kind of love)“ to the their debut album being released in 2021, The Last Real Circus are coming into their own as an act! The band's stripped back raw sound draws heavily from artists that influenced them including: “The Lumineers”, “Avett Brothers”, “Counting Crows”, "Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS)," “Mumford and Sons”, “Tom Petty”, "Modest Mouse," “The Head and the Heart”, “Black Crowe’s”, and others alike. They are known for their energetic stage presence, storytelling and overall musicianship.
Bob Marston’s life as a songwriter began in his childhood singing songs written by his mother and siblings about their lives and adventures. Bob’s writing is straight forward, using observations and details to create characters and narratives addressing themes of love involving dedication, persistence, selflessness and acceptance; personal growth including reconciliation, vulnerability, overcoming self doubt, and promoting social justice.