The development deal includes extensive coaching in voice, performance, public relations, fitness, songwriting and music business, along with several hundred hours in a Class A recording studio with platinum-selling and Grammy-winning writers, producers and engineers. Beatley and Martin recently were flown to Hollywood for professional photo shoots, in addition to having professionally developed websites and social media.
Since graduation, Beatley has gone into video production and will have the chance to be launched to a national market.
McBeth also recently won the annual Sam Ash Battle of the Bands contest, hosted by Your Ear Studios. Among recent shows, the duo performed July 20 at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University and June 30 at Sunday in the Park at Forest Hill Park in Richmond.
Among upcoming shows, McBeth will perform at noon August 28 at the Gloucester Farmers’ Market at 6894 Main Street in Gloucester.
The duo also performs at Off The Hookah at 140 Virginia Street in Richmond and The Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe locations at 13872 Coalfield Commons in Midlothian and 1217 East Cary Street in Richmond.