"Godfather's of the electric church", "Masters of the Sacred Steel": These are just a few names which describe Calvin Cooke and Aubrey Ghent - AKA The Slide Brothers. The joyous music these legendary artists create extends far beyond scared steel to encompass blues, rock and soul all celebrated with a sound that is uniquely their own. From the House of God Church to the House of Blues, this iconic group of pedal steel forefathers continue to produce amazing music and inspire players worldwide.
Since the release of their highly acclaimed album (Robert Randolph Presents: The Slide Brothers), Cooke and Ghent have been touring nationwide. Along with a stellar live band, the Slide Brothers have been supporting acts such as Buddy Guy, George Thorogood, JJ Grey & Mofro and Robert Randolph & The Family Band. In addition, the duo has appeared on multiple television shows including The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno and Conan O' Brien.
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The Blood Gypsies:
The Blood Gyspies consist of some of the most versatile musicians in the region, combining elements of Blues, Soul, & Jazz into their signature sound. They play a slew of originals as well as some choice covers that will have you shakin' that thing. They have fun. You will have fun. Fun will be had by all.