The Crossroads Band plays Blues, Rock Funk and Soul with an eclectic vibe. Our experienced musicians provide an upbeat show that is guaranteed to have you dancing. Our set list is diverse, but rooted in keeping the party moving along. We blend the music of our past and present and coming together to celebrate the good times as we keep our nation of Roadies listening and dancing to the soundtrack of our lives.
“David Shelley and Bluestone delivers soulful blues guitar and vocals. Fusing traditional forms with unique cultural experiences, “Bluestone” is a roots rocking band with a worldbeat edge.
These four musicians have risen from the ashes of several south older South Florida bands. They have come together to create Classic Rock and Blues on Steroids from some of the greatest Kings of Rock Blues.
Sounds from Led Zeppelin , Cream Hendrix, Guy, Allman Brothers and so many more, make up this bands repertoire of songs.
Rockabilly·Country ·Blues·Rock ‘n Roll · Surf
Our lively 4-hour sets include cover songs by Johnny Cash, Stray Cats, Elvis, Rolling Stones, George Strait, Hank Williams, Black Keys, Muddy Waters, Cheap Trick and many more
Mark Telesca is an American Songwriter / Singer / Guitarist and Bassist. He studied music at Florida Atlantic University and currently lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. His “HOOK” oriented songwriting style and storytelling lyrics along with his expressive style of bass playing and powerful lead vocal is capturing the attention of music lovers everywhere.
Mark has released his first solo studio CD titled “Heavy Breathing” in January of 2015. It is currently on steady rotation on SIRIUSXM RADIO (Bluesville). The CD is receiving rave reviews and reached the #5 spot on “Blues Power Radio’s Top 30” Blues Albums. He has had three singles off the Heavy Breathing CD that has charted on Blues 411 Baker’s Dozen of Blues. “If You Got Enough Jack” has reached #5 ” Cross the Dog” has reached #2 and “I Don’t Need Your Lovin’ Anymore” has reached #1 !!!
In January 2015, Mark took his band to Memphis, TN to compete in the International Blues Challenge and were semi finalists.
Mark is very proud to be endorsed by Delaney Guitars. Delaney Guitars is currently building the Mark Telesca Bass Model and should be available for purchase by summer of 2015.
He is out gigging almost every night promoting the new CD. In addition to his hectic gigging schedule, Mark is the host of one of the most popular Pro Blues Jams in the Southeast. The Jam takes place every Monday at the Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton, FL. There are many touring artist who make it a point to spend some extra time in sunny Florida just to attend and hopefully participate in this high quality Jam.
Mark has also started a career playing solo acoustic guitar focusing on Pre-WWII blues, Americana and his own original music.
As well as being a songwriter, singer, guitarist, and band leader, Mark is a touring bassist supporting many blues / rock artists. He is currently touring with “Blue Mercy” Featuring 2014 Blues Music Award winner and 2015 Blues Music Award Nominee Diunna Greenleaf.
Mark was the bassist along with 2010 Blues Music Award Winner and 2015 Grammy Winner Jason Ricci on Harmonica in The Keith Brown Trio. They later recorded Keith’s album “Down the Line” an acoustic album.
Influences are: The Delta Blues, Gospel Music and Motown. Bass influences are James Jamerson, Donald Duck Dunn, Oteil Burbridge, Willie Weeks … Just to name a few.