Pulling from a wide variety of musical genres, be the moon writes Americana/Folk-Rock that brings to mind Tom Petty, Wilco, John Prine, Whiskeytown, and Ryan Adams. For these guys it is all about passion! They love to make music. And they love when people enjoy the music they make! be the moon strives to write honest and genuine songs about the people and places that they know!
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.