Hailing from Minnesota, this eight-member band has blazed the stage with their unique blend of R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Rock in major venues across the globe.
Be prepared for new sounds hitting the airwaves, with The New Congress majorly contributing to bringing the world back to real music by real musicians. TNC's sophomore album, "Anguish Love & Romance," highlights 14 innovative songs and features two international hip-hop superstars, Twista and Talib Kweli. The First Single, "Anguish, Love & Romance" Ft. Talib Kweli hit #1 on college radio stations across the US and Canada.
In 2006, they released "Everybody Gets Up" and received tremendous industry accolades including Best 2008 R&B Artist in the Twin Cities by City Pages of Minneapolis; Best R&B Artist/Group and R&B Album at the 2006 Minnesota Music Awards; and Neo Soul Artist of the Year and R&B Single of the Year at the 2006 Los Angeles Music Awards for their song "Make You Move." The New Congress has toured coast to coast, including major performances in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles. TNC has also supported many national acts, including: New Boyz, Dwele, Mint Condition, Faith Evans, Pharcyde, Boyz II Men, and more. With "Anguish Love & Romance" The New Congress pushes their experimental nature to the max with a perfect blend of hip hop, jazz, rock, and soul, coined as “urban pop.” In order to fully grasp what The New Congress is all about and what they bring to the table you must experience a live show, which are packed with fans of all age, race, and creed.
There is a certain energy among these musicians that cannot be described but only realized. Members of The New Congress include: Aaron "Orange" Cosgrove - Lead Vocals & Guitar Russ King - Keyboards & Background Vocals Barry Alexander - Drums Manny Fresh - Percussion DJ Dudley D - Turntables an Young - Bass Stephanie Devine - Background Vocals Debra G - Background Vocals