EMPIRE STRIKES BRASS with RAE AND THE RAGDOLLS at FTE's Back Porch!
Asheville, NC-based BrassFunkRock band Empire Strikes Brass has a lot to say with a big sound. Chock-full of serious groove from a thumping rhythm section highlighted by lush horn arrangements played by a thick horn section, the band’s compositional roots as well as it’s creative and collaborative soul contribute lots of depth in their original tunes and covers that speak volumes to ESB’s evolution.
Rae and the Ragdolls is a rock band from Atlanta, GA looking to bring an eclectic and classic sound back into the spotlight.
The band was started by Natasha Rae Wermers (vocals) and William Bennett Jr. (guitar) and now also features Spencer Lingle (guitar), Olivia Towe (bass), Devon Hirsch (drums), and Ana Hacek (Keys).