Justin Hoke, Guitar/Vocals
Justin began his guitar studies at the age of 8 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 2001, he won first prize in the Chapel Hill Battle of the Bands. In 2003, he received a scholarship to study guitar at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. After graduating summa cum laude from UNCW with a degree in classical and jazz guitar performance, he began graduate studies at Appalachian State University where he earned a master’s degree in classical guitar performance. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree fron Florida State University where he continues to maintain a performing and teaching career in music.
Dan Walker, Bass/Vocals
Dan started learning piano, guitar and other stringed instruments around age twelve. He has picked with various local musicians in South Georgia and North Florida. He has also helped put together several bands over the years and has done some studio work as well including a CD release in the mid-1990s. Having played many shows, parties, weddings, festivals, etc., he is familiar with sound, lighting, and stage production. He has a natural ear for music and loves being a part of it.
Walter Kelleher, Drums
Walter has been playing drums for over 30 years and has received training from Jackie Mills (John Coltrane, Miles Davis) and Chad Wackerman (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai). He is also the drummer in the Tallahassee Swing Band and the international heavy metal band Human Cometh. He also records for artists all over the world as an online session drummer.
Tom Curvey, Guitar
Tom started playing guitar at age 11 (1971, yikes!) and has always enjoyed the instrument. He has no formal training - everything he has learned has been self taught or "playing by ear."
Tom says: "Back in the day we didn't have the Internet so you had to play an album over and over until you learned all the parts. I have been playing in bands since I was 17. Some good, some bad, but always good therapy for me.
As Joe Walsh said in a song about about being a rock star, "Life's been good to me so far." I am certainly no rock star, but playing the guitar and playing in bands has enriched my life. I can't imagine my life without it."
Ronnie Randolph, Lead Vocals, Guitar, Cowbell
Ronnie has always been musically inclined and wanted to be in a band. As a child, he use to watch his older brothers practice in the barn with their band. Every now and then they would let him play along with them on tambourine or maracas.
He was 14 when he started learning the guitar. He would "borrow" his brother’s guitars while they weren’t home, and learned to play to their album collection, which included The Eagles, Poco, Pure Prairie League, Boston, and Styx.
In 1980, while in the US Coast Guard stationed in Panama City Beach, Florida, he joined a cover band called "No Name”. They played Coasty parties and such. Living close to his hometown of Quincy Florida, he started traveling on weekends to rehearse with his brothers Rob, Rick, and family friend Charlie Hamilton in the band “Capital Punishment”, which played just one memorable gig!
In 2000, while stationed in Key West, Florida, he joined a Conch Choir which performed at sunset parties.
In 2004, while living in the Tampa/St. Pete area, he joined the contemporary christian band “FisherKing”, which played festivals, churches, and local coffee shops.
In 2010, he was asked to join "Local Motion". He has really enjoyed the past couple of years as the lead singer and acoustic guitarist in Local Motion, which has become a popular band in the North Florida area.
Ronnie says: "I am not sure who said “old guys can’t rock”, but in my opinion "You're only as young as you feel" or, better yet, "You're only as young as you think".