First thing that might be able to tell you the nature of this Christian soft rock group: all four permanent members of the band consider their work with music to be a part time activity, scheduling it around their full-time work--mentoring teenagers at their church in McDonough, Georgia. This bit of info is useful in understanding what type of band Casting Crowns is and how much their God means to them. The band made a splash in the Christian music scene after releasing a string of well received albums throughout the 2000s and playing contemporary worship services on Sunday mornings at their church in Georgia.
The Nicholls State Colonels represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Recognized as an NCAA Division I school, the university
competes in the Southland Conference. Nicholls State supports a wide range of men's and women's sports, including baseball, basketball, football, cross country, tennis, golf, volleyball and more.
Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee, the Dirty Guv'nahs play old-fashioned rock and roll influenced by its southern roots. With a lineup of six musicians, the band creates a robust sound filled with raw guitar, smooth Hammond organ, shredding lead guitar solos and bluesy piano. Topped off with tight rhythms and harmonies, Dirty Guv'nahs' sound is created with mature songwriting talent but packed full of youthful energy. The band's self-titled debut album was released in 2009.
Maze is a soul and quiet storm band that came to be in San Francisco in the late 1970s. The band’s popularity on the music scene heightened when it was introduced to legendary artist Marvin Gaye. Gaye took Maze on tour with him and played a large part in the band signing with Capitol Records in 1976. The band has since established an undeniable presence in the African American music arena.
Tim Reynolds is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from based in Outer Banks, North Carolina who is perhaps best known for his collaborative work with singer/songwriter Dave Matthews, as well as for his role as the lead guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band. Born in a military family, Reynolds spent most of his younger life on the road, picking up various influences that would ultimately shape his distinctive style of instrumental playing and songwriting. In the early 1990s, Reynolds met with Dave Matthews while he was performing with his own band TR3, and a professional relationship between the two musicians began that continues to this day. Now world-renowned for his skills as an instrumentalist on a wide array of musical instruments, Tim Reynolds continues his working relationship with Dave Matthews on various musical projects that are consistently met with critical and audience acclaim.