The VOID Union is a musical collective, brought together by their love of Jamaican music styles. Though the project has only been together for one year, the members are no strangers to the musical lifestyle and all have extensive experience in the professional music and recording industries. Their years of experience in the Jamaican music scene have earned the VOID Union's members the credit and respect of many renowned musicians. Some of those musicians include Lynval Golding (the Specials) Chris Rhodes (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, SpringHeeled Jack) Rick Johnson (Mustard Plug) Jim Conti (Streetlight Mianifesto) and Dan Regan (Reel Big Fish), who are all featured on the VOID Union's upcoming album.
The VOID Union's mission is to always keep music the number one priority. . Whether it's headlining Ska shows or backing up Jamaican artists, they see themselves as blue-collar musicians and they want to keep writing and playing as much music as possible.
After all, in a world consumed with money and corrupt politicians, honest music is one of the timeless truths that continues to make this world spin.
The VOID UNION is a collective, their core line-up consists of Thad Merritt (Bass), Jesse Hayes (Drums), Rich Graiko (Trumpet), John DeCarlo (Guitar), and Josh Cohen (Tenor Sax), but they frequently invite other, like-minded, musicians to sit in at their shows.
All in all the VOID UNION just wants to make sweet music and keep people on the dance floor all night long. If it's sweet timeless Jamaican grooves you're looking for, come see the VOID UNION, you won't be let down.