Rooted in Northern California, the seed for the Thirsty Ground Band was planted during covid. Brett and Kayla gave porch concerts for their neighbors who were locked down and craved live music. As the world began to wake up, Alex joined in. One day, rehearsing in Brett's living room, it began to rain. It was the first rain in a long time. The name for the trio was born: Thirsty Ground.
Brett, Kayla and Alex are seasoned musicians who bring decades of musical sensibility and finesse to their music. As Thirsty Ground, they choose well-written songs from songwriters ranging from the Beatles to Cyndi Lauper, from the Indigo Girls to bluegrass standards. Then they give them a unique twist. Brett lays down the groove on his fretless fender jazz bass. Kayla fills out the rhythm switching it up between guitar, ukulele and cajon. Alex decorates with lead acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin and banjo. This lays the foundation for Thirsty Ground's rich harmony vocals. The resulting sound is like sweet tea on a hot summer's night...with a good dash of whiskey..
Thirsty Ground plays at upscale restaurants, brewpubs, wineries and private parties in Marin and Sonoma.
Trivia: The band was the 1st-place winners in Sebastopol's 2022
Apple Blossom Parade.
We do our Thirsty Ground take on songs originally sung by Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt, songs by the Beatles, Cyndi Lauper, James Taylor, the Indigo Girls, and others that are well-written and pique our creatve interest. We throw in a few originals, too.
In 1968...it's been his close friend ever since!
Most instruments that have strings plus saxophone. And, he can fix them all, too!
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