The Ladybugs

The Ladybugs are a traditional jazz vocal group known for their intricate harmonies and experimental arrangements. The band is led by Martina DaSilva and joined by vocalist Kate Davis alongside trombonist Joe McDonough, guitarist Gabe Schnider and bassist Dylan Shamat. The band’s repertoire includes favorites from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s, infused with old-school swing, country and blues. The Ladybugs have performed in recent happening jazz festivals, including the NY Hot Jazz Festival, NYC Winter Jazzfest and Lincoln Center’s Generations in Jazz Festival. In September 2015, the Ladybugs released their debut self-titled album.