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And the GIT Rockin’ winner is… Cobb

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I mentioned that I was the emcee last night at 1105 Government Information Group’s GIT Rockin’ — that’s Government IT, of course. The concept is that it is a battle of the bands, but at least two of the members has to be from the government IT community. And the proceeds from the event go to USO.

And the winner is… Cobb. Update: Visit Cobb’s MySpace page here… and we had two members of Cobb on Federal News Radio’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris. You can hear that interivew here. [.mp3]

From the GIT Rockin’ page:

Four talented musicians—who had never before met—joined a small consulting firm in Washington, D.C. Having individually played in various bands throughout D.C. and NYC, they now focused on their new gig—solving government IT problems! When a coworker threw a party and set up an impromptu jam session, COBB was formed (an energetic mix of acoustic and electric sounds blended with fresh vocals). Playing mostly originals, the band also performs some selected covers that are given their own unique twist. Each member brings his own distinctive style to the band, combining rock, pop, blues, and funk influences into melodic grooves with catchy lyrics.

Government IT band members
Matt Davis, Senior Consultant, Touch Consulting Group, Inc. at DHS OEC (guitar, vocals)
Corbett Ervin, Senior Consultant Architect, Touchstone Consulting Group, Inc. at DHS OIC (lead vocals, guitar)
Steve Snyder, Senior Consultant/Designer, Commonwealth of Virginia’s Interoperability Coordinator’s Office (drums, vocals)
Steve Young, IT government contactor at the Small Business Administration (SBA) OCIO

I’m working to get Corbett Ervin on Federal News Radio’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris this afternoon. They seemed interested. Tune in to see if it happens.

UPDATE: Confirmed. They will be on the show this afternoon in the 5p hour.

Written by cdorobek

October 17, 2008 at 8:30 AM

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