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Chris pou

Chris Pou has been the Front of House Mixer and Production Manager for Electric Avenue since 2018.

This Athens, GA native studied Music Composition Studies at Georiga College and State University. Although bass playing was his first music job, live sound production is his heart and talent. As the Technical Director/Production Manager for the University of Georiga (UGA) 2008-2019, Pou has managed or overseen 600+ events for the organization. This experience allows Electric Avenue to pivot seamlessly between creating the stadium style concert experience they are known for in both large venues and controlled corporate/private event spaces.

Notable Live Work: Ed Roland, Angie Aparo, Chuck Leavell, Charlie Puth, Judah and The Lion, Chase Rice, Craig Morgan, Shawn Mullins, Kendrick Lamar

Monitor mixing: T-Pain, Ludacris, Chrisette Michelle, Augustana, Stephen Lynch, Kristian Bush, Drivin N Cryin, Cracker, Dreams So Real

Film/TV work: Various corporate event broadcast mixes for UGA events between 2008 and 2019. National Championship Celebration (televised Jan of 2022). FOH/Broadcast/PA design

A self professed cheeseburger connoisseur.


Bass guitar, saxophone, piano, computers and mixing consoles.

Kevin Spencer

Kevin Spencer is the lead vocalist/guitar player for and one of the founding members of Electric Avenue.

Raised in Hamilton, ON, Canada, his music touring started at age 17 as a soldier/drummer in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Pipes & Drums. A few friends who have enlisted his talents: Kristian Bush (Sugarland), Rita Wilson, Lindsay Ell, Rymes With Orange, Mudgirl, Daughtry, Lilith Fair, RENT (Roger Davis 550 shows 2001-2003), and he spent 5 years soley working for landmark producer/master musician, Daniel Lanois (U2, Peter Gabriel, Dylan).

He is married to his best friend of 21 years, Krystee Manifold Spencer – Design Producer for HGTV, Netflix, Magnolia.

Spencer has composed, arranged, and produced 100+ jingles for US based corporations.   He has also appeared in X-Files, The Chris Issak Show, and as himself in 11 MTV/MuchMusic videos, the NBC Movie ‘Mother, May I Sleep With Danger’ with Tori Spelling, as well as the the 2022 Sony Pictures feature film “Lyle Lyle Crocodile”.


Voice, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, percussion, computers, lyrics, melody, and heart

Tom Young

Tom Young is the Bass Player/Vocalist for and one of the founding members of Electric Avenue.  

Originally a native of the Portland, ME music scene, Young continued his learning in Somerville, MA, achieving a Bachelor of Arts in music from Tufts University before settling into the Atlanta music community.  

Young has contributed bass on such notable recordings as Candi Staton ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ 2006 re-record (Warner Bros), William Bell ‘This Is Where I Live’ (Stax), and many other successful independent releases.  

An eternal student of live performance and spontaneous creativity, Young has had the always good natured good fortune of providing low end for many world class artists:  Donnie, India Arie, Heston, Joi, Roy Ayers, Tom Browne, Darien Brockington , Tommy Tilton, Sister Hazel, Ten Story Relapse, Julie Dexter, Days Ahead, The Ede Wright Trio…  Young also appears as himself in the 2022 Sony Pictures feature film “Lyle Lyle Crocodile”.  

Interesting fact:  Tom has twice as many fans as anyone else in the band. 


Bass guitar, synth bass, upright bass, guitar, keyboards, drums, vocals, modular synthesizer (Eurorack)

Will Groth

Will Groth has been the drummer of Electric Avenue since 2016.

A Mankato, MN native, Groth studied Creative Writing and Music Performance at Mankato State University, as well as Music Performance at Winona State University. 

Notable tours or performances: Zac Brown Band support band 2013/2014 tour, Mindi Abair, Oliver Wood, Randall Bramblett, Tommy Talton, Ike Stubblefield, Grant Green Jr., Geoff Achison, Coy Bowles, John Driskell Hopkins, Rev. Jeff Mosier, Yonrico Scott, Kofi Burbridge, and Col. Bruce Hampton.  Groth’s drumming has also been featured on 12 Oz. Mouse (Adult Swim).  

Raised on the back of a motorcycle from age 5, it’s no surprise that when not on stage you can often find Groth and his musician wife piloting his 2007 Harley Davidson Street Bob across the country.   


Drum set, Concert Percussion, Field Snare (Marching), Piano

Shannon Pengelly

Shannon Pengelly is the lead guitarist/vocalist for and one of the founding members of Electric Avenue.

An Atlanta native and Northside School of the Arts graduate, Pengelly also trained at Berklee School of Music Summer Programs, Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood and Guitar Institute of Technology in Atlanta.  

Pengelly has contributed guitars on such notable recordings as Boyz2Men – ‘Boyz2Men II’ (12x Multi Platinum certified), Another Bad Creation ‘Coolin’ at the Playground’ (Platinum Certified), and Shanice – ’21… Ways to Grow’ (Gold certified). 

Pengelly has scored and produced various independent film works (ATL/NYC), as well as 100+ jingles for US based corporations.  

Vegetarian Dad.


Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Computers

Eric Frampton

Eric Frampton is the keyboardist/vocalist for and one of the founding members of Electric Avenue.

An Atlanta native, Frampton studied music theory and composition at Erskine College, and went on to contribute keyboards on many notable recordings, co-written 6 musicals, and provided on-screen playback music for “Sweet Home Alabama” (2002), and “Bam Bam and Celeste” (2005).  He has also composed and produced music for: IBM, HGTV, Payments20, QVC, Cartoon Network, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Thrashers, Farm Rich, SeaPak, Delta Community Credit Union, and Moe’s.

A touring veteran, Frampton has completed world tours with B-52s, Billy Currington, Boston, Mother’s Finest, Lionel Richie, and Paul Simon.

This pinball and Cabernet Sauvignon aficionado/poultry intolerant Dad has perfect pitch, and started playing piano at age 5.


Piano, Vocals, Organ, Synthesizers, Keyboards, Melodica, Computers