An Interview and Live Music with The Loomers

Jon Svetkey and Heather Quay

The Loomersare two-time winners of the Berklee College Of Music “Battle Of The Executive Bands.” They once backed John Mellencamp at a party at the 2004, performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are two time winners of the Berklee College of Music “Battle of the Executive Bands”.

They have been performing their music for over 20 years and have collaborated with the likes of Dar Williams, Don White and Ellis Paul.

Their albums include Reeling Down A Road (2010), Tomorrow Today (2006), SHINE (2004), Simple As That (1998) and escalation (1997).

The Loomers are; JON SVETKEY (acoustic guitar, lead vocals, songs), EVERETT PENDLETON (electric guitar, harmony vocals), JACK CAVALIER (bass guitar, harmony vocals), MICHAEL CAHILL (drums), ROB LAURENS (keyboards), HEATHER QUAY (harmony vocals), and TOM SIMONS (electric guitar). Occasionally some of our talented friends — like Jakub Trasak (violin), Jeff Isen (guitar, mandolin, trombone), Josh Kantor (keyboards) or Jim Wooster (electric guitar).

About Jon Svetkey: Jon Svetkey is an accomplished singer/songwriter. Jon co-founded End Construction Productions with Ellis Paul, Jim Infantino and Brian Doser. He has released 10 albums of his music and his songs have appeared on CBS, Cinemax, The CW, MTV, NBC, and PBS. Jon performs with his wife Heather Quay as one half of folk duo, The Yellow Room.

About Heather Quay: Heather is an accomplished singer/songwriter and has been on the stage for many years. As one half of Quay & O’Conor, she performed at colleges and clubs throughout the Northeast, including Columbia University, CBGBs and Club. Heather joins Jon performing together in their folk duo group The Yellow Room.