Mikele Buck Band- Saturday, August 13 @ 7:30pm
Mikele Buck was born in the hills of West Virginia, where his family was steeped in the traditional music of the Appalachians. He played drums in rock bands through most of his high school days and picked up guitar after graduation. His original songs are a blend of all his musical influences, including Steve Earle, Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt and Red-Dirt artists like Randy Rodgers Band and Reckless Kelly. After returning from the Iraq war in 2005, Mikele record his first CD in Nashville and established The Mikele Buck Band near Greenville NC. The band's popularity grew and soon they were drawing record crowds and national notoriety, opening up for major acts including: Jason Aldean, Joe Nichols, Jon Pardi, Brett Eldredge, Jason Micheal Carol, David Nail, The Cadillac Three, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Reckless Kelly, Jerrod Niemann, Jimmie Allen, Parker McCollum, Confederate Railroad, Bucky Covington, Craig Campbell and Shenandoah. After competing on the Voice 2018, Mikele's song releases have been pouring through car speakers all over the US, with the crowd favorites 'With Me Now' and 'In Came You' at the helm.
In addition to Mikele, the MBB is comprised of Kevin Garland (lead guitar), Caleb Keen (bass, vocals), Ray Waggoner (drums, vocals), and Sarah Anderson (fiddle, accessory, vocals).