Press Release

October 15, 2018

2018 Instaband winner to perform at GROOVE U’s 5th annual homecoming celebration

Dublin, Ohio (October 15, 2018) — Dover, Ohio singer-writer Max Beal will celebrate the release of his debut album “Dumb In Love” with a music video watch party as well as a live performance. Saturday, October 27th at 2:00PM at GROOVE U’s creative campus in Dublin, Ohio.

Max Beal’s debut studio album “Dumb in Love,” produced by GROOVE U’s own student-run label, Elementary Records. The first single, “Country Girl,” will be released on YouTube on October 22nd. At the album release party there will be a live album performance, music video screening, a meet and greet with Max, and a cookout. The full album will be released for live, at the party, for digital streaming on October 27th.

Max will perform his fierce pop piano playing, similar to the likes of Billy Joel and Elton John. 

“Working with GROOVE U has inspired me to work harder on my songs and make more songs. I’ve learned a lot about recording and the industry in general. It has been hard work, but a lot of fun,” says Beal. 

GROOVE U’s 5th annual Homecoming will be celebrated on the same day, starting at 10:00AM. The day includes a campus tours, meet and greet with Max, and a cookout. All of the days events will be free and open to the general public, just RSVP on Elementary Records website,  


GROOVE U is a revolutionary music industry career program located in Dublin, Ohio. The two-year program uses a career-centered approach to learning developed by active industry professionals, and is guided by the philosophy that the music industry is creatively engaged, apprenticeship-based and relationship-driven. Classes are small and personalized and offer both broad, foundational knowledge and specialized areas of music study in: production, live, business, video and interactive. With a 4:1 lab:class ratio, students have plenty of hands-on opportunities to hone in their skills. Students can directly plug-in to both the local and global music communities through trips to music conferences, on-campus speakers and two guided internships. The program now enrolling for fall 2019.