Photo: Anthony LaVorgna Jr.
Fermata is a band that describes its sound as “acoustic chamber rock.” The band released its first album, Only Ghosts Remain, in 2009, and followed up with its second album, Ever Colder, in 2021.
The band consists of Lisa Mazza Hamilton on lead vocals; Thillman Benham on cello; Cody Davis on bass; and Eli August on guitar, keyboards, and vocals.
August is also known to steampunk fans for his performances at steampunk events.
Location: Baltimore, Md. and Madison, Wis.
Major releases: Ever Colder (2021), Only Ghosts Remain (2009)