Shut It Down is a NoVa-based cover band specializing in rock songs from the 60's, 70's, 80's 90's and today.

Known for their tight musicianship, soaring harmonies and memorable, unique mashups of popular rock hits, Shut it Down likes to bring "Arena Rock" to the small stage. And fans have taken notice.

We currently play at many of the fine establishments in the DMV area, so come check out one of our shows, or sign up for our fan mailing list to be notified when we are playing in your area!

We have a rehearsal space (Sterling), full PA, lights, etc.. We have gigs booked throughout the year at local venues including Jiffy Lube's VIP tent.

Screen name:
Member since:
Feb 20 2015
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
55 years

Members Of Band

Joanne Schwartz Gladden - Vocals
Al Floyd - Guitar
Kevin Dickel -Vocals/Bass
Matt Gottshalk - Drums
Jon Engel - Keys/guitar/vocals


All QSC.



Past Events

We are back with a new lineup, and a bunch of new songs! Come join the bigger, badder Shut it Down as we take over Velocity 5 and watch us bring "High Velocity Rock 'N Roll to the Masses!"

Come see us play on Halloween!

Come see us strut our stuff and Spanky's in Leesburg!

Our first paid gig!