Seafair's unique "symphonic pop" sound has been making waves on the North Coast of Ohio since 2011. The sextet is comprised of:
Chayla Hope, vocals & keys
Andrea Belding, violin
Tara Hanish, cello
Mike Flaherty, guitar
Joshua Riehl, bass guitar
Ryan Kelly, drums
The original compositions from Seafair are a collaborative effort from all six members. Chayla's powerful vocals, blended with intensely sweet string arrangements, rockin' guitar riffs, danceable bass beats and the punk drive of the drums, create a memorable listening experience for all to enjoy.
"The Querencia" was released in May 2015, and is available on Bandcamp, Spotify and iTunes.
In August 2015, Seafair performed the album with orchestral accompaniment (arrangements by Tara and Andrea Belding) at the House Of Blues Cleveland. An additional performance with orchestra was made in October 2015 at the University of Mount Union.
In 2013, Seafair released 2 back-to-back EP's, titled "Pictures" and "Photographs." Both EP's are available for purchase/download from Bandcamp.com, and "Photographs" is additionally available on iTunes.
Released in Oct. 2014, this award winning commercial for Cleveland, OH by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance's features Seafair's song, "Helm and Anchor" ~
It also features clips of Seafair's
live performance at Cleveland's
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in July 2014.
The video won 3 Addy Awards and
an Emmy Award in 2015!
Seafair's music video of "Discovery" ~
Produced by Fusion Filmworks,
(the same fine folks that filmed the
Downtown Cleveland Alliance's videos)
Seafair's music video of "Inferno" ~
Filmed by Ben Pettey
2015's Cleveland commercial by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance features
Seafair again! This time, Seafair's "Ohio" ~
Seafair's music video of "Folding Maps" ~