Lita Gray, based out of Melbourne, FL was formed in late 1999 with Kevin (guitar, vocals) being the founding member. Tony (guitar), Wayne (drums), and Shawn (bass) joined to make the line-up complete. You can count on Lita Gray to play with an enormous amount of energy, particularly, energy expressed through emotion. Their live shows are sure to impress directly resulting in the development of a significant following at local and regional venues and has also earned a national fan base while touring with innumerable other bands. From 1999 through 2001 Lita Gray proved themselves by playing tons of regional shows, then in the summer of 2002 Lita Gray gave the rest of the country what they wanted as well. Since the summer of 2002 the band has continued to tour relentlessly playing shows stretching from the east coast all the way to the west coast. Lita Gray has shared the stage with numerous national touring bands such as Fallout Boy,Bayside, Count The Stars, Unsung Zeros, Park, Punchline, Bayside, The Little, As Friends Rust, Fall Silent, Spitvalves, Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start, Uphill Battle, and My Hotel Year. Besides, the tour the band averages 10 or more local shows a month. The band has experience playing shows with very large crowds after headlining the Brevard Teen Fest 2003 and the Melbourne Art Fest. Both shows had crowds of 1500+. The band plays a blend of melodic pop-punk with lyrics pertaining to lost love, growing up, and life in general. In 2001 the band released a 6 song EP CD that sold all 300 copies in it's first 6 months. After the completion of their highly anticipated follow-up album "One Day It Will All Make Sense" the band received rave reviews from regional music critics. The newest full-length album 'The Soundtrack' features a matured sound and a perfect blend of pop-punk melody and heart-felt lyrics with afully devloped sound that is familiar yet new. Lita Gray is no stranger to adversity. In the late spring of 2003 the band had to deal with the temporary loss of the heart and soul of the band Shawn Goree (bass). Goree had a bout with viral pneumonia that hospitalized him for over 2 months and severely damaged a muscle in his heart. The atereffects were life altering for all the band memebers. Shawn was the recipient of a heart transplant. The band staged a local benefit show that drew in a crowd in excess of 400 people. With the help of touring bands like Count The Stars (Victory Records) and Fallout Boy the show was a huge success. The band raised over $3000 to help Shawn's cause. After successful surgery and rehabilitation Shawn has returned to the lineup. The band's first show back with Goree at the Brevard Teen Fest 2003, which they headlined, catered to a crowd of over 2000. Lita Gray's story continues to grow more interesting every day. Get on board because the future is looking bright for this young and talented band.