Skies & Fire is a five-man band, local to Texarkana, Texas. The group is known for their versatility on their instruments, often switching out during the show! Their innovative originals and classic covers continue to inspire local audiences. Artists whom the group cover include, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Bill Withers, Sublime, Counting Crows, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dispatch, Kenny Chesney, Marvin Gaye, Bob Dylan, and many others. The band's biggest aspiration is to encourage the growth of the local music and art scene one show at a time, and by showcasing the talents of others along the way.
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 120 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
With Skies & Fire, you can expect to see people watching, listening, and grooving to our tunes with smiles on their faces. Each member of our group has brought an eclectic range of styles, favorite artists, and personal taste to the table. Several members have had college education, and each member is well-equipped to switch vocalists and even switch instruments during the show! There is endless entertainment with this group, plus you can't miss their funny commentary, quick wit and comedic genius.
Skies & Fire formed in Texarkana, Texas on February 23rd, 2014. Since their inception, they have awed and inspired audiences at local favorites including Stages Texarkana, Hopkins Icehouse, Zapata Cantina & Grill, La Fogata and Red Road Winery. The close friendship between the guys really adds an aesthetic rarely seen in bands anymore. Complete with street and college experiences, Skies & Fire is an endless source of entertainment for anyone involved. Their clear purpose is to unite people, void of judgement, through music and art.
In fact, the band's greatest mission is to encourage the growth of the local music and art scene. Everything from their website to their photography, their facebook and YouTube content...all of it is created locally by struggling artists and hobbyists who do what they love, and love what they do.
Additional Booking Notes
Lighting, staging, and sound would be an absolute plus! We are otherwise used to playing in tiny spaces, living rooms, and outdoors. Skies & Fire is a dynamic experience, so we can perform quietly or loudly, depending upon the requirements of our service.
Attitude (Skies & Fire)
No Woman No Cry (Bob Marley)
Come Together (The Beatles)
Grey Street (Dave Matthews Band)
Beast of Burden (The Rolling Stones)
Tuesday's Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
Rodeo Clowns (Jack Johnson)
A Moment (Ryan Hinman)
Don't Look Down (Daniel Rushing)
Heard It Through The Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Hanging Around (Counting Crows)
Jimi Thing (Dave Matthews Band)
Jam Around (Skies & Fire)
Choice & Consequence (Ryan Hinman)
Before It's Gone (Ryan Hinman)
Live High (Jason Mraz)
The General (Dispatch)
Wagon Wheel (Bob Dylan)
Lean On Me (Bill Withers)
Somewhere With You (Kenny Chesney)
Middle Ground (Daniel Rushing)
Free Falling (Tom Petty)
Coconut Skins (Damien Rice)
Can't You See (The Marshall Tucker Band)
So Much To Say (Dave Matthews Band)
Tears In Heaven (Eric Clapton)
Verbosity (Ryan Hinman)
White Shores (Ryan Hinman)
Drop of Water (Ryan Hinman)
Influences & Inspiration
Dave Matthews Band, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Radiohead, Marvin Gaye, Sublime, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Dylan, Bill Withers, Kenny Chesney, Chris Isaak, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, The Rolling Stones among many, mnay others!
Power outlets (we have all of our own cords and equipment)