elisha grant and common ground/bio

'We are a classic country band 1959-2008,Outlaw,Honk-Tonk,with a little light classic rock and fifties as well!With a lot of years of collective experience between us.We are:  Elisha Grant;Lead Vocals/acoustic guitar,Independent Nashville Recording and Cover Artist.Elisha has been playing since 1972,his influences early on were CCR,Deep Purple,Johnny Winter and came around to country in the 90's.With a Publishing deal with The Century Music Group from Nashville Tn.in hand the future looks bright!.......Kirby Martzall;Vocals/electric guitar.Kirby got the music bug around 12 years old.Went on to be a session guitarist and toured with national act The Susquehanna River Band;Opening for Vanilla Fudge,Gordon Lightfoot and Roy Buchanan to name a few.His influences were Chet Atkins,Eric Clapton and Mark Knophler,a skilled harmony singer Kirby rounds out our beautiful three part harmony's..........Joey Nichols;Vocals/bass guitar.Joey got his start in 1974.A industry vet playing with The Nichols Brother Band for 25 years.Opening for legendary Artists like Conway Twitty,Roy Clark and Bob Hope to name a few.Joey retired from the road and moved to York  Pa. in 2001.Also a skilled harmony singer and music arranger,he knows music!.......Dave Force;Drummer /Being a seasoned drummer of over four decades Dave knows hoe to set tone.His time keeping skills are impeccable! Dave's attention to detail definitely makes us a better band,Dave's influences were  the James Gang,Led Zepplin and Buddy Rich.........Bob Herr; pedal steel guitar.Played in the late 70's with successful local band High Noon from York Pa..90's Band Susie's Bar and Grill and the early 2000's with Delawares Hung Jury. Studied pedal steel guitar with the legendary steel guitarist Buddy Charlton.Bob shared the stage with the likes of Ty Herndon,Holly Dunn,and The Charlie Daniels Band,Arron Tippin and Clint Black.So if your venue is looking for a Hot Counrty Band Playing Classics From The Fifties On Up be sure to contact us for your events,Thanks for taking the time to read our bio........Elisha