So We Persit

Why book So We Persit?

Covers and / or Original Band

So We Persist is a Hard/Alternative Rock band with some southern undertones, lots of groove, great vocals, down and dirty base lines, solid solos - and steady rocking drum beats!

At this time we have 11 Originals and 10 covers and we can perform anywhere from 1 hr with only originals OR up to 2 -45 min sets with covers and originals.


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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 90 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates


So We Persist is a high energy Hard/Alternative Rock band with some southern undertones, lots of groove, great vocals, down and dirty base lines, solid solos - and steady rocking drum beats!

Additional Booking Notes

Member Info:
Dave Scott ~ Lead Vocals
Chaise Elliott ~ Lead Guitar
~ Peavy Valve King Amplifiers
~ Ibanez / Epiphone / Dean Guitars
~ Ernie Ball Guitar Strings
~ Dunlop Picks
Scott Griffin ~ Rhythm Guitar
~ B-52 Amplifiers
~ Line6 Cabinets
~ Dean Guitars
~ DR Guitars Strings
~ Dunlop Picks
Jacob Rigsby ~ Bass Guitar
~ Acoustic Bass Head and Cabinet
~ Epiphone / Brice Bass Guitars
~ Ernie Ball Bass Guitar Strings
Gary ~ Drums
~ Spaun Drums
~ Dream Cymbals [Energy, Contact and Bliss Lines]
~ HotSticks Drum Sticks
~ Pearl Demon Drive Double Bass Pedals

* CURRENT Endorsement(s):
 Dream Cymbals 08/2008-Present
 Spaun Drums 06/2013-Present
Link coming (newly endorsed)
 HotSticks Drumsticks 10/2012-Present

Requires drummer using OWN equipment to meet endorsement contracts

Do Not have own PA and Sound Equipment
No required lighting, other than what is provided

No less than $100 for 10-100 miles from 38135
No Less than $200 for 100-300 miles from 38135
No Less than $300 for 300-500 miles from 38135

So We Persit

So We Persist is a mostly originals act with a few select covers. So We Persist was started in April 2012 by Gary Dacus. So We Persist consists of veteran musicians; a new, but amazing vocalist and a young, awesome bassist!

Vocalist Dave Scott was new to the Memphis music scene when he joined So We Persist. Dave is sure to cause a stir with his unique strong, southern, and powerful vocals and his great stage presence! Chaise Elliott, the former guitarist of OBSTRUCTION OF POWER, is a great rhythm guitarist and a solid lead guitarist. Scott Griffin, former guitarist of DRAG THE WATERS is a very solid rhythm guitarist, capable of solos when needed and a showpiece on stage. Jacob Rigsby, also new to the Memphis music scene, is a very talented bassist influenced by bands like Dream Theater! Gary Dacus has been playing drums for over 25 years and has been in both cover and original bands playing straight ahead 70’s-80’s Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock, as well as various types of Metal. Gary is former drummer for numerous NY based bands to include 2006 metal band SPUN, 2008-2009 Bay Area Thrash band DOXOLOGY and 2008 Rock-N-Roll cover band SEVENTH SON

The team providing the talent:

Dave Scott


Chaise Elliott

Lead Guitars

Jacob Rigsby

Bass Guitars

Gary Dacus

Drums / Mgmnt

Set List

Leaving coming On
Speed Kills
Let You Win
Pour Me Another One
Little Secrets
Clean Soul
Signs of Life
White Banner

Man In A Box
Sex Type Thing
Mississippi Queen

Influences & Inspiration

Black Stone cherry, Brand New Sin, Black Water Rising, Stone Temple Pilots, Sound Garden

Setup Requirements



Sound Personell to run PA

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