Ben Miller Band & Trampled Under Foot
Hailing from Joplin, Missouri, The Ben Miller Band is a one-of-a kind trio that combines the frenetic energy of bluegrass, the soul of the delta blues and the haunted spirit of Appalachian mountain music. Band members Ben Miller, Scott Leeper, and Doug Dicharry create a unique and modern sound while continuing the tradition of blending together many different musical styles, which has long been a trait of their native Ozarks. Together for the past nine years, and playing over two hundred shows every year,The Ben Miller Band has crafted a tight, dynamic, and amazingly original sound that captivates and embraces people of all generations.
Trampled Under Foot, winners of the 2008 International Blues Challenge, is like no other band you will ever see or hear. TUF is comprised of a trio of siblings who grew up listening to the blues. Danielle is an amazing blues singer and an excellent bassist. Kris fires right in the pocket on the drums and sings as well. Nick is a strong singer and an accomplished guitarist, winning the 2008 Albert King Award from the International Blues Challenge. If you dig the blues this is the show for you.