Ken Blackstock: Guitar & Vocals
He has been playing guitar since 1974, starting formal lessons in 1976. He attended Berkeley College of Music in Boston, Neupauer Conservatory in Philadelphia, PA, and got his B.A. in Music Ed from Shepherd University, W.V. Ken was Eddie Holman's (“Hey There Lonely Girl”) guitarist in the early '80s. He teaches private guitar, bass, mandolin and banjo lessons, and currently has an album out of self-composed instrumental pieces on iTunes from his album Musician's Perspective. He also has released a single called Rockford Meets Shaft. He is trained in both classical and jazz guitar and has been playing in bands since he was 16. His biggest musical influence is the band Chicago.
Dave Coleman: Bass Guitar & Vocals
He has been playing the bass guitar for almost fifty years. His time as a musician has expanded all over the states with many amazing bands from all walks of life. Performing full time with Apple Honey Band traveling throughout New England, the South and the Midwest. He also played with the Madison, Wisconsin’s R&B funk band Ebony Funk Machine. Dave plays guitar and bass with the noted Elvis Presley tribute band; Brad Crum & BCT Legend Band and with the Times Past Band at nursing homes throughout Central, PA. When time permits, he also enjoys performing acoustically in a single, duo or trio setting. Quoted directly from Dave, “the day he stops playing music is the day they close his coffin.”
John has been part of the Pennsylvania music scene for many years. Growing up in the Susquehanna Valley, he had the opportunity to play in many of the areas local bands. He has played keyboards for local favorites, Jaysenn Grand, Jesse, Full Circle, Topaz, Bryce Canyon, Haphazard, the McKabes and the Jesse Wade Gang. John has shared the stage with national acts such as Lee Greenwood, Tracy Byrd, Jerry Reed, Ricochet, Jason Michael Carroll, and Montgomery Gentry. He has also played keyboards for Marie Levin, a national touring Reba McEntire impersonator, and has had the privilege to play keyboards with Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
Steven Marcs: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals
His first professional job was at the age of 12 when his 2 older brothers needed a fill-in drummer . He then started playing drums in rock bands at the age of 13. About 12 years ago he stepped out front and became a rhythm guitar player and has been fronting bands ever since. He's has been influenced by many different styles of music and has played at various venues such as The Spectrum and the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, The Tweeter Center in Camden, the CMT Fest in Nashville and was a regular performer in Atlantic City as well as performing at venues in Europe and Canada. He has performed as a singer from LA to Nashville to New York and opened for acts such as Kris Kristofferson, Rita Cooledge, Tom Waits, Jason Aldean, Eric Church and others. He minored in percussion at James Madison University and played in many professional bands as a teenager.