located at the intersection of Blossom and Harden Streets.
BATTLE FOR ST. PAT'S WINNER! Atlas Road Crew is a local favorite with a rock 'n roll sound that makes your shamrocks shake. After years of practicing in a storage unit on Atlas Road, the band has emerged with an established following in Columbia. Their influences include Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and Gregg Allman.
Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, Ricky Young is a graduate of University Of South Carolina. After graduating he went on to play Minor League Baseball for 5 years. During this time, Ricky started playing at open mic’s any chance he could get. It didn’t take long before he was on stage performing to audiences all over the southeast. While performing at a Cancer Benefit concert in Raleigh, NC, Ricky met Grammy award winning producer Nick Autry. They worked together for the next 6 months finding his way to Nashville and recording his first record with Sound Stage studios.
Alabama native Aaron Parker is quickly making a name for himself in the world of country music. In 2010, Aaron loaded up and headed north to Nashville, Tennessee. The self-taught writer and guitarist has already had the privilege of being able to write with some of Country Music’s best songwriters such as, Jim McCormick and Jason Matthews. Some of Aaron’s recent works have included 4 tracks, which were on the soundtrack of the recent movie “Thriftstore Cowboy.”
Trent Jeffcoat was told he would never walk again after a car accident in 1997 left him paralyzed. Trent knew this couldn’t happen and was determined to prove the doctors wrong, which is exactly what he did. Jeff was walking within six months after the accident, which is when he decided to pursue his dream of becoming a country singer. A year after his son’s birth, Trent and his family moved to Nashville and haven’t looked back.
Orangeburg, SC native, Bryson Jennings, first found his love for music as a young boy singing in his church’s choir. Later, inspired by his father’s love for country music, at 15, Jennings began playing the guitar and dabbled in songwriting. Jennings graduated from University Of South Carolina in 2010 and moved to Charleston to work on his music career full-time. His debut, “This Time Around," a five-song EP, was released in late 2011. Jennings is currently spending his time between Charleston and Nashville writing and preparing for his full-length debut.
Born and raised in Wisonsin, Josh Thompson has always been a hard working, determined individual. He began working in construction at age 12, but has always had a love for music and hopes of becoming a country singer professionally. Shortly after arriving in Nashville in 2005, Josh began to establish himself as a singer/songwriter in the country music industry. By 2009, Josh had signed to Columbia Records’ Nashville division and released his first single “Beer on the Table” in late 2009, which debuted at No. 55 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts for the week. Josh has recently parted ways with Columbia Records, announcing that he has signed with Show Dog-Universal Music and will release new music this year.