At its core, these six vocalists produce rock solid leads and harmonies, while exploring instrumental mimicry and creating unique textures that excite, entertain and inspire audiences of all ages. Throughout its 27 year history, Five O’Clock Shadow has redefined the possibilities of vocal music by incorporating mouth percussion, real-time digital effect processing and innovative writing and arranging into its critically acclaimed live performances and recordings. What’s more, these guys love what they do, and their joy is contagious!

Five O’Clock Shadow effectively blurs the lines between traditional a cappella singing and today’s mainstream audio. From the United States to Europe and Asia, audiences have been witness to the revolutionary form of all vocal music that is Five O’Clock Shadow. Now you can witness it too.

The Band

  • Dan Lennon – tenor
  • Oren Malka – tenor
  • Paul Pampinella – baritone
  • Caleb Whelden – tenor
  • Judd Tomaselli – bass
  • Scott Cobban – baritone/vocal percussion

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Press Kit

Download the Five O’Clock Shadow press kit (ZIP file), which includes our one sheet, group photo, and logo.


What people are saying

“It’s all voices, all the time, though you’ll swear you hear drums and guitar”
The Washington Post

“A cappella that rocks”
The Improper Bostonian

“fluid, crowd pleasing vocal bravura”
The Boston Herald

“Stalwart of the local rock scene… Bravo!”
The Boston Globe