Born and raised in NC, Andy Coates has playing music since his early teens, beginning with hard rock n roll, to progressive and eventually working his way back to the genre in which so much rock is rooted in - blues and roots based music. Andy's stylings and passion shine through in his songs, eloquently illustrating life's elusive passions.
Gary Braddy, of Eric Strickland & The B Sides, bring his own brand of classic country and honky tonk to the stage as a solo act. Drawing influence from artists such as Waylon, Willie and Merle, Gary puts on an authentic and soulful performance with both originals and covers
Aimee & the High Lonesome Boys are a honky tonk/classic country band from Greensboro, NC playing originals and standards. Aimee Bray fronts the band using her vintage microphone in a style developed from her favorite singers Patsy Cline and Hank Williams. Backing her is a carefully selected mix of versatile musicians, stretching her set from downhome country to even blues and jazz.
As a soloist as well as with her band ~ Rhonda's music captivates with haunting intimacy ~ her distinct vocals and innovative guitar, intriguing vamp on classics/standards, and soul-baring originals conjure up an atmosphere of smoky cool.... funkified jazz/blues/rock stylings enhance and drive the music experience ~ from slow and gritty to uptempo dance grooves.