Blues Rock band with a 50/50 selection of cover and original blues rock and Christian blues music both electric or acoustic. Located in Conway, S.C. and will provide on the best quality sound your event. Available for benefits, parties, picnics what ever you need live music for.
Price Range: $400 - $800
Gig Length: 120 - 240 minutes
We are “Under The Son”, a blues rock band, new to the area. The band originated in York, PA and relocated to the Myrtle Beach area in spring of 2017. There, founding members, husband and wife team, Tom and Wanda Rhoads began the search for a bass player and drummer.
The Rhoads have 20 years music experience and have played local coffee houses, festivals and benefits with the band in Pa, along with another band where they began, Found Grace Band in Columbia, PA. They began their musical journey on the church worship team and the music grew from there over the course of the next 20 years.
While with Found Grace band they recorded the” I Found Grace” CD, produced by Bobby Gentillo at Right Coast Studio’s Columbia, PA. where many influential musicians including The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Billy Joel and many more have also recorded. Then with Under The Son the record, “Mercy Seat” was recorded, produced by Jeff Love of JTL Productions, and “Acoustic Blues” recorded and produced by Wanda Rhoads.
In late summer of 2017, Paul Gerard came on board as drummer. Retired from Baltimore area, he also brings 45 years of music experience to the band. He has been playing drums and percussion instruments, and adding whatever vocals he can to the mix since the early 1970's. In the most recent past he has performed in many "live venues" as well as in few "studio sessions" all over the Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and DC areas.
And on bass, John McClanahan originally from North Carolina. John began playing bass in the high school band and continues onto college where he toured in Europe during 1984. Also attended college in North Carolina where he studied “big Band” music and recording studio. Over the years he has played with various bands from church to blues rock. A very talented addition to the band.
The inspiration for their music comes from such blues greats as B.B.King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Kenny Wayne Shepard Band, Bob Dylan and numerous more to include many popular tunes that include Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door, Simple Man, Crossroads, Blue On Black, After Midnight and All Along The Watch Tower. They also incorporate several original selections into their sets that have been very well received in the area.
Additional Booking Notes
WE need to have both lighting and sound provided for any event that would be booked. If we need to carry our own sound equipment there is a substantial fee included with our price quote. If we need to provide a sound tech as well, their fee will be tacked into the quote. We take our sound very seriously. We expect the best to provide the client with the best.
Past Booked Events
|November 24, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Star Tavern 4310 State Rd. 17, Little River, S.C.|
After Midnight, All Along The Watchtower, Baby Blues, Blue On Black, Call Me, Come On Over, Crossroads, Cryin, Free, Knockin' On Heavens Door, Let It, Rain, Lucky Man, Presence Of The Lord, Simple Man, Soul Shine, Sad and Deep As You, Stayin' With Me, The Sky Is Cryin, Little Wing, What If, Poor Side Of Town, When Love Comes To Town, Waiting For THe World To Change, VooDoo Child, While We Cry, Who Knows, Traffic
|Wanda Rhoads||Lead vocals and some keys|
|Tommy Rhoads||Lead Lead Guitar|
|John McClanahan||Bass player|
|Paul Garad||Drummer and back-up vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
Our music gets it heart from blues greats B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang and more. We add our soul to make our sound original and pleasing to the ears.
Sound system with 3 floor monitors 1 personal monitor for drums, 3 microphone boom stands, qualified sound tech. Direct box for keyboard
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