Shannon Baker & the Classic Stepbacks
Shannon Baker- Shannon was born in Wilson County, North Carolina and has been singing in front of crowds since the age of five. From singing in church to doing the National Anthem at baseball games and tractor pulls, her love for music has grown with her since the very first time she stepped on stage.
Keith Gaster- Keith was born and raised in Wilson County, NC. His dad inspired his interest for music through his singing and picking the guitar and showed him his first three chords on the guitar when he was seven years old. He was never serious about music until hids dad brought home a five string banjo. Just a few weeks later , at the age of nineteen, he developed a never ending passion for the banjo and enjoys picking and singing bluegrass/ gospel music.
Ronnie Parrish- From Eastern North Carolina, Ronnie Parrish lays down the bass line for Shannon Baker and the Classic Stepbacks. His old time bluegrass and classic country styles blend together to bring a solid foundation to the unique sound this group is known for. Ronnie's experience comes from groups such as Whitewater Run, Emerald City Grass, Nancy Joyner and Early Station, Bateau Monroe and Cold River. Ronnie also plays with Sapony Creek and The Nine Pound Hammers.
Charles Nelms- Charles grew up in the 50s and has a love for all kinds of music. He's been playing for most of his adult life and loves North Carolina and the southern culture. If you ever need a good laugh, you can look to him for a joke to fit nearly any situation.
Spencer Howell-Info not provided.
Got 2 Be NC Bluegrass Competition, 2016- 2nd Place
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Nashville, NC 27856