IN2U is a 4 Piece Band, Trio, and Duo, fronted by David & Deanna, performing for the the past 4 years, at various venues in the Hamilton/Burlington and GTA. IN2U Band features Deanna on Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin and various percussion, David Cross on Vocals, Lead Guitar and Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, Joe Tanashian on Vocals and Bass Guitar, and Phil, filling the Drummer's chair.
Both IN2U Duo, Trio & Band play a similar genre of music, so depending on the parameters of your venue or event, the duo or the band are available to suit your needs.
We thank you for visiting our site. Please check the Media page for Videos and Audio clips. The calendar will tell you where we are playing, but also click on a date on the calendar to see the details of that gig, including a map to the event, phone number for reservations, start times, Prizes, Raffles, Special event notices, and whether this is an IN2U Band, Trio or IN2U Duo gig. The Setlist is our current list of approximately 100 songs. Download the EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for a hard copy version Bio, Setlist, Poster, and list of venues that we have played. Contact page will direct you with information on getting in touch with us. In addition you might like to visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter.
We have LOTS going on this Fall! Halloween we are at the Waterdown Legion on the 26th of Oct. The very talented Phil R joins the band in November. The Duo is at both Mohawk and Flamborough Casinos. The OASIS convention is having us back for the second year. Also, a Christmas party at the Grand Valley Gofl and Country club. We are in the Waterdown Santa Clause Parade Nov 30th. We will be performing on a float to promote the Waterdown Street Fest on May 18th.
IN2U is very happy to annouce that we are playing Casino Niagara, January 31st, and February 1st!
October Dates --------------------------------------------
IN2U Band - Niagara Falls - Oct 1st
IN2U Band - Oscar's Roadhouse Brampton - Oct 4th
IN2U Band - The American House - Waterdown - Oct 11th
IN2U Band - Waterdown Legion Halloween party - Waterdown - Oct 26th
November Dates --------------------------------------------
IN2U DUO - Mohawk Raceway and Casino - Campbellville - Nov 1st 9 PM -1 AM
IN2U Band - OASIS Convention - Waterloo - Nov 2nd
IN2U Band - The American House - Waterdown - Nov 8th
IN2U Band - Grand Valley Golf and Country Club - Nov 9th
IN2U BAND - Watermark Taphouse and Grille - Waterdown Nov 15th
IN2U Duo - Flamborough Casino - Flamborough - Nov 23rd
IN2U Band - Flamborough Santa Clause Parade - Nov 30th - Waterdown - 6:30 PM
December Dates --------------------------------------------
IN2U Band - Southcote 53, Ancaster - Dec 6th
IN2U Band - Fionn MacCools Mississauga (Britannia Road) - Dec 7th
IN2U Band - The American House - Waterdown - Dec 13th
IN2U DUO - Private Party
- burlington - Dec 14th
IN2U Band - The Old Powerhouse - Stoney Creek - Dec 20th
IN2U Band - Christmas with IN2U - Augusta House - Hamilton - Dec 21st
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Janice's End-Of-Summer Bash was a hit, and we were glad to be a part of it. You sure know how to trhow a party.
Thanks to everyone that came out to see us perform at the Oh Canada (Waterdown) Ribfest June 28th (Friday) 8 PM. Great bands, great food. Thanks to Norm and Lydia for the sound, and Garry, for having us. and the Volunteers as well.
Oh Canada Ribfest - Waterdown
The American House, one of our favourite places to play. You can catch us just about every Month
there. Great Staff, patrons, food, and great atmosphere.
The Port Perry Dentist's Office (Thanks Shelley) that started dancing after the 2nd song...The 911 Walrus night. Harry and Stanley from the Crown and Lion, Hi Guys. The OASIS Conference, you know how to Party!
Thanks to Dan and Lisa Corak for having us play Brian's Retirement Party. Thanks to Bruno, for having us at Jan's Birthday Barbeque. Thanks to Peter and Christie for having us perform at their Ranch.
To all the folks that came out to see us at Windjammers, Sept 14th, thanks. Ron & Karen, Pete & Diane, Ray & Donna, Bruno & Jan, Sue, Heather (We wouldnt have been there if it werent for you), Dave, Rui, Adi, AJ, Amanda, Dave Brooks, Felix, Leanne, and everyone else...
Sept 15th we played with 9 other bands at the Waterdown Theatre for a benefit to aid Mitchell Condren. CHCH news did a short segment on the benefit that night, you might have seen it. Great Bands and great sound (Lou, you are the best), and thanks to the Organizers, in particular Shawn May, and Mary Lynn Carrier for letting us be a part. Click here to read about the event. http://www.facebook.com/events/332465946848089/
Shout outs to our recent fans, and new friends..... (50 Point Marina Gig - Larry and Rachelle, Philip, Barb and Tony, Felix, Reanne, Dave Brooks, and his friends that he brought out, Lisa and Allan. Jake, thanks for getting up with us and singing that great rendition of Sweet Caroline.
Also thanking the Rogues, Mark Manthei (You are amazing), Ron and Karen, and all your friends and family that have been so supportive of us. My nephew, Martin Cross, you have a great voice. Come out again and sing with us.
Lauren and Kathy, you really touched us, when you said that you were going to go to the Oakville Jazz Festival to celebrate your birthdays, but came out to see us at the Slye Fox instead.
That means a lot to us.
Rebecca and James, what a great party you put on, Saturday 21st of July in Flamborough. The stage was a skateboard half-pipe! Roasted Pig...yum. Thanks to Jonathan Blaak and Brian Rutherford, and Ray for the lights.
Port Hope at the Ganaraska, went well. Hi Rick, thanks for making us feel welcome. Ray and Linda, and all the gang, what a party for Canada Day!
Thanks to Greg, and Jenn, and almost the entire Baseball team, for making Pluckers on Plains Road, a great time. Hopefully Pluckers can come to be known as a place to go see great entertainment. The room is great, staff friendly, and great food.
We performed at The Welcome Inn Volunteers Appreciation Party, Monday April 30th at Macassa Yacht Clbu in Hamilton. The Welcome Inn provides so many programs for the North end Hamilton Community, we were proud to have been invited. A great time was had by all, especially us.
The Spicy Olive in Niagara Falls. What a great crowd. Thanks for having us, Carlo. I hope we will be back. A very stylish club, and the crowd was a lot of fun. Check the performance of Pumped Up Kicks. Greg thanks for the pics, video, and for playing Guitar. We gotta start paying you :-)
IN2U Duo played Saturday April 14th, 9 PM at the finest english Pub in Brampton, the Crown and Lion. I have to say, what a warm welcome! Even with Steeles Road blocked off by the Brampton Police for most of the night, we still managed to have a great time. We want to thank Owner Dennis, for making us feel so at-home. Andrea, you too, and the rest of the staff. Ava, for singing Summer of 69 with us, John for singing Wonderwall with us, Kim for singing Lucky, Sally for not smothering Dee :-) and everyone else that came out. Congratulations, Chris and Tabitha on your engagement, as well. Looking forward to coming back.
Really good turnout at Eastsides in London couple of weeks ago. Best ever for us. George and Henrietta, Mike the soundman (He is fantastic), and the excellent DJ as well, made us feel right at home. Dee's cousin Louise was there for her Girls Night Out. All in all, very special. We will be posting pics, and have some great audio clips from this gig that will be going up soon.
We performed with 9 other bands at the Rock'n Blues for Children's Causes this year, held at Boston Manor, Burlington. March 4th, 2012. Money raised went to the Pediatric Oncology Ward at McMaster Children's Hospital. Check out some pictures, and our media page for some videos of the bands, including us.
Rock'n Blues Jam
Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club, for Carolyn's Birthday Party, a couple of weeks ago. Who knew we would be playing a yacht club in the middle of winter? But everyone had a great time. Thanks Ralph.
Thanks to everyone that came out to see us last year. 2012 is going to be an amazing year (42 gigs already booked for 2012). IN2U played almost 100 gigs last year.
More Videos on the.IN2U Youtube Channel
Guitarist David Cross placed 3rd in the recent 2011 Roland Guitar Synth Challenge. He won a Godin Freeway SA Guitar, a Roland BR-80 Micro Multi-Track Recorder, and Cakewalk Sonar Digital Audio Workstation Software. You can check out his winning entry on the YouTybe Channel as well.
Played Ned Devines in Milton, Feb 4th, and got young Mario up to sing a few songs with us. Mario already has a fan base :-) Thanks Mario, we will see you in March.
The turnout at the Galley Pump on Nov 12th, was really good, and thanks to Dave B, Ray, and his friends, for recording us. Video By David Burman on the IN2U YouTube Channel. Great to see George at his Famous Toronto Establishment, Duke Live, with the Band, Nov 4, 2011.
Had a really great time performing Saturday September 17th, at Ray and Linda's 120th Birthday Bash in Long Point. Wait, you said 120th??...You see they both had birthdays and......you figure it out... :-) Wonderful performance by Sandi Stirling, playing pieces from her upcoming album, and then Deanna, Ray, David, and almost everyone else, on some form of percussion (maracas, shaker, cowbell, tambourine, spoons). And the icing on the cake, Morris on Accordian. Speaking of cake, great food as well.
Hidden Valley Resort, Normandale, Ontario (IN2U Band) What a great turnout, long weekend, July 30th. performing for all the campers. It was an amazing night for us, the weather was great, crowd as well. Thanks Court and Sandi! Cant wait to come back next year.
Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls, Ontario (IN2U Duo) - Our first gig at one of the most famous clubs in North America, with guest performances by Greg Franklin on Guitar, A very talented individual on Spoons, and a surprise visit from a 6 foot Tree Frog. Check our YouTube Channel in the next few days to see that one. (Thanks Greg for the video)
12-4 PM Patio, Sunday, July 17th, 2011
The Landing Restaurant (Restaurant/Club inside the 50 Point Conservation Area)
7-10 PM Sat July 16th (Duo). Very Scenic.
Jitterbug Cafe Waterdown (IN2U Duo Unplugged) Jitterbug's Music Night 8 PM Fri July 22nd. Shelley had the place completely filled. A great time, and we made a lot of new friends that night. Also, this highlighted a different side of IN2U. Just two acoustic guitars. Pics to be posted very soon.
The IN2U Band (Jim on drums, Brian Rutherford, Bassist for Up Front, filling in for Ray, Deanna on vocals and guitar, and David on vocals and guitar) performed at Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, Niagara Falls, Sat, July 9th. What an experience! Thanks for Randy Withers for the booking (LiveBookingAssociates), Shane for a great job on Sound, Barb, the Manager, all the staff, and all who came out to see us. This was the first time this year that margaritaville had a band, and we are honoured to be the first.
Thanks to everyone that came out to support us and listen to the IN2U Band at Oh Canada Ribfest June 30th. Our second year in a row and we had an amazing time. Special thanks to Aaron for filling in on bass for Ray, great job. Performed our inaugural gig at Black Swan, July 2nd. Black Swan is at 4040 Palladium Way, Unit 1, North of Highway 5, East of Walkers, West of Appleby Line, Burlington. Check their site Here Had a great time. Owner Kimberley and staff are fantastic. Check their website regularly, they will be having a grand opening soon.
Infinite Thanks To....
The following people have significantly supported IN2U over the last 3 years. You inspire us. We endeavor to be deserving of your support.
Greg and Jennifer(You are the best!), Gord, Rebecca, James, Drew, Jay and the rest of the staff at the American, Marty from Olympia Village, Doug C from Oakville, David Craig and David Burman, for the wonderful Videos, JustAClick Photography, Doug Bond from RHLI, Art from Whiskey River Band, Chris Walker, Kim, and Phil from Wizened, Sean at Ned Devines, David Brooks and Diane, Katrina and Andrew, Karen at Rays Place, Manu from Krazy Cactus, Kumar from Windjammer, Norm Thornton from Long and McQuades, Ross and Debbie, Sandy Stirling, Ray and Linda, and, Dad and Mom, Aunt Pat, Kelly, Aunt Fran, Uncle Bob, Uncle Gene, Aunt Helen, Nikki, Lisa, Nina, Dino, Randy & Carola, Samantha and Jefferson, Jon and Kate, Alan, Helen Cross, Wayne and Vera Hiscock, Bass at the Courtyard, Kim from Wizened, Chris Walker from Wizened, Paul Thompson, Garry Flood, Tony B, Michael Brasier, Jeff Smith, Ken & Dorothy Smith, Frenchie (You are missed), Amy, Doug and Mike at the Galley Pump, Dan and Debbie (Brampton Curling), Brian Rutherford (IN2U Photographer), David Gruggin (Grugin Studio), Suzanne O (Up Front), Jack (Dont Fret Music), Court and Sandi (Hidden Valley Resort), Teresa, Lisa S, Ray Darren, Rob & Richard (Turtle Jacks), Colin Connors, Patrick McCarthy (Photographer/Videographer - Flamborough Review), Shelley and all the staff at the Jitterbug Cafe, Stirling Stead, Rey at the Landing, Cathy Richardson (Blue Angel Productions), (Innsville - Ron and Diane) George and Henrietta at Eastsides, London, The Rogues, Felix, Mark Manthei, Keith and Scott from Gear Music, Shawn Brush, Mike Eastman, Ron and Karyn Landers, Diane and Pete, Bill, Kristen, Tommy Carbone, .....and so many more!! Many Thanks to all!!