The SugarBeats are fun for all ages. They offer a uniquely bold style, and lots of variety. The Sugarbeats are located the Tri-State area, presenting a mixture of bluesy, zaideco, and upbeat originals as well as covers from several genres of music. They include Whitney Lee Stephens (vocals, guitar, harmonica, and kazoo), Shirley Seim (fiddle, melodica, various noisemaking gadgets), Rachel Victoria (bass and background vocals), and their token male, Joe Troubaderis (percussion). They have been gathering a rapidly increasing fan base by putting their own SugarBeat twist on good music of all kinds. They are Experienced, fun, and professional.
Price Range: $300- $2000
Gig Length: 20 - 270 minutes
What to Expect
Please contact us with any specific suggestions or ideas of what you would like to have us play and we would be glad to work with you to make your day or event special.
The Sugarbeats are from the tri- state of KY, OH, and WV with roots stretching from Seattle, WA to Delaware.
If you're looking to satisfy your appetite for new original music, The Sugarbeats will send your musical taste buds zooming! Some say they bring a new twist of appalachian flavor to the table while others simply classify them as Americana. With their high spirits and bold nuances, the Sugarbeats bring fun to the table and are a delight for all audiences! They play the genre of fun!
With three red headed sassy girls and an equally quirky drummer, they often get asked if they are family. They will be the first to tell you that, while they feel like they have known each other for ages, they are not genetically related. But they are related through music! Your vibe attracts your tribe! They have been seen playing for several well known venues such as Terrapin Hill Farm, Ritter Park, and the La-Z Acres Campground as well as local pubs in the tri- state. They would love to come hang out and play in your hometown as well!
The Sugarbeats are taking over the world one "Cold cold heart (a song title from thir fiddle player, the and only Shirley Seim)" at a time.
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Additional Booking Notes
We can provide our own PA and sound equipment for smaller gigs and events. This is no problem at all!
For larger events where sound equipment is provided, we have one mic'd cajon, 4 vocal mics (can do 2 or 3 as the other two singers do backup), an electric base, and a fiddle and acoustic guitar that plug into a DI.
Influences & Inspiration
Chocolate chip cream cheese muffins, lemon bars, snickerdoodles, zucchini bread, and other sweet guilty pleasures are what keep them going. And they put that sugar into the soul of their music. Joe's kidney's are raging just like the Sugarbeats sweet sweet souls.
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