Columbia Jones is a dynamic performer of Blues, Country, and Pop music. Once a street performer playing for dimes and dollars, he now tours the Rocky Mountains and brings his band to bars, venues, city streets, and houses everywhere. One of the things that makes his group unique is the his set up. Columbia most of the time plays with a lead guitarist and bassist but without a drummer. Instead, he uses his feet to create the drums. This is perfect for small events where volume is an issue.
Price Range: $200-$1500
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
What Columbia brings to the table is classic blues and country delivered in a family friendly way, at the right volume.
Currently, Columbia Jones performs most with his trio where Columbia uses his feet while playing guitar and singing to create the rhythm section. An impressive feat, it is made all the more appealing when you realize that he isn't kit keeping it simple. Columbia Jones is a real drummer who has toured the country and knows how to add creative and meaningful percussion to mixes. Additionally, you don't get a volume issue with having a live drummer in smaller situation that drowns out the vocals or guitars. Just clean, tight, and talented musicians.
Columbia Jones can also come solo, with a stand up bassist, or with a drummer for bigger situations where energy is key. Either way, he can fit any room. Columbia has played in Orchestras, Jazz groups, Heavy Metal Bands, and Folk bands. Rest assured, he'll have the right sound and volume.
Growing up in rural southern Maine, Columbia Jones jumped on a train at the age of 22 to pursue his passion of being a musician in a big city. An impressive drummer and studio engineer, Columbia saw himself in the Spring of 2016 facing medical bills, a struggling studio, and the gigs just not happening as a drummer. So, a one time regular gigging guitarist, he bought a small foot tambourine and hit the streets with his guitar and a bass drum. On the streets, you can't be shy and Columbia learned quickly what would get crowds gathered and what wouldn't make him any money. After countless hours belting as loud as he could on the streets, Columbia's voice grew into the sound and became one of the shining features of his sounds.
Now Columbia Jones is touring the Rocky Mountains with his band in toe. With dizzying intensity, he will have played gigs in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, California, Texas, and Alberta by the end of the year. It may not be long before his name is on the tip of more and more peoples tongues.
Additional Booking Notes
We are more then willing to bring our own PA system. If one is provided, here are the specifications:
Columbia Jones: 1 DI, 2 Vocal mics (both provided by me), Bass drum mic, and tambourine mic (where applicable).
Lead Guitar: One sm57 or similar dynamic microphone, 1 Vocal microphone.
Bass: 1 DI
Drums: Kic, snare, 2 tom mics and overheads if applicable.
Past Booked Events
|December 16, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Slice and the Biscuit, Moscow ID|
|December 14, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Whiskey Jacques, Ketchum ID|
|December 07, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Celtic Pub, Idaho Falls ID|
|November 11, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Cruiserz Bar, Grand Junction CO|
|October 21, 2017 • 4:00pm - 6:05pm||Piano Fight, San Francisco CA|
|October 19, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Studio on 4th, Reno NV|
|October 14, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Poplar Pub, SLC UT|
|September 30, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Poplar Pub, SLC UT|
|September 23, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||BlackJacks Bar, Spanish Fork UT|
|September 10, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Saira's Saloon, Dallas Texas|
|September 09, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Zombiez Bar, Amarillo Texas|
|September 02, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Mile High Marina, McCall Idaho|
|September 01, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Mile High Marina, McCall Idaho|
|August 26, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||The Do Bar, Great Falls Monata|
|August 25, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||The Slice, Alberta Canada|
|August 24, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Murray Bar, Montana|
|August 19, 2017 • 11:30am - 1:30pm||SLC Farmers Market|
|August 19, 2017 • 9:00am - 9:30am||Jackalope Music Festival|
|August 18, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Even Stevens Sandwiches|
Country Boys Can Survive-Hank Williams
The Bottle Let Me Down-Merle Haggard
Big City-Merle Haggard
Ring of Fire-Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison-Johnny Cash
Bad Moon Rising-Creedence Clearwater Revival
Teach me How To Forget-Jason Isbell
Don't think Twice, Its Alright-Bob Dylan
Hoochie Coochie Man-Muddy Waters
I Can't Quit You Babe-Otis Rush
My Babe-Whitehorse/Little Boy Fletcher
Next Girl-Black Keys
Land Of the Red Man-Parker Millsap
Ain't No Rest for the Wicked-Cage the Elephant
Hades Pleads-Parker Millsap
Boom Boom-John Lee Hooker
Johnny B. Goode, Chuck Berry
Hey, No Pressure-Ray LaMontagne
Rolling in the Deep-Adele
Gimme Something Good-Ryan Adams
Barton Hollow-Civil Wars
Influences & Inspiration
Chris Stapelton, Jason Isbell, Muddy Waters, Whitehorse, Parker Millsap, Colter Wall, Sarah Jarosz
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