The Just's Friends Band was organized in March 2011 in preparation for the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Centennial Celebration in Washington, DC, in the summer of 2011 and named in honor of one of the founders, Dr. Ernest Just. The band consist of 10 members of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and renown vocalist, Keyona from Washington, D.C. The band performs a variety of old school R&B, current R&B, a splash of Go Go and Jazz. Expect to kick off your shoes and have a good time with this band in the house.
We have been the feature band for the Annual Alpha Omega Mardi Gras, the largest chapter of Omega Psi Phi, 100 Black Men of Central Virginia Annual Gala, Northern Virginia Chapter Virginia State Alumni Association Scholarship Gala, Bowie State University Alumni Association Gala, H.O.T.T. Motocycle Club of Richmond, VA Bike Bash, Frederick County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Annual Jazz Brunch, Norfolk State University Military Alumni just to name a few.
Sherman "Shorty Bang Bang" Charges (Saxophone),
Tony Anderson (Trombone, Vocals),
Michael Smith (Trumpet),
Marcus Davis (Keyboard, Vocals),
Keyona Hargett (Vocals),
Glenn Graham (Vocals),
Tony McGriff (Guitar, Vocals),
Lee Edgecomb (Guitar, Vocals),
Ed Turner (Bass),
Devin Ward (Percussion),
Arvel "Butch" Howerton (Drums)