Carri Smithey, Josh Coe, Keith Ingalls, and Ryan Burgess.
Carri has had music in her soul since she was a little girl. She has used song writing as an outlet to reach people of all ages. She has been a singer /songwriter most of her life. She has shared the stage with a great variety of artists ranging from Black Berry Smoke Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Brantley Gilbert , to Tanya Tucker, to name a few. When she sings it comes from her soul and she captures the audiences attention. When she was 32 years old she decided to start a band with her brother,3 years later he started his own band and she started a new one. Josh Coe, Keith Ingalls , and Ryan Burgess agreed to back Carri up, and it created a perfect combination on country soul, and hot southern sound .This is a band that will definitely grab your attention, keep it and leave you wanting to hear more! Carri Smithey does a great mix of country , southern and original music.
Back Porch Orchestra is a high energy band that plays music that soothes the soul and moves the body. A staple on the Triad club scene, Back Porch has played corporate events, weddings, and club gigs for the last 6 years. They have been featured on WFMY news 2 in Greensboro, NC on two different occasions as well as playing Fun 4th in downtown Greensboro. With influences ranging from Americana, Country, Rock, and Blues, they can please a crowd of all ages. The band can shape a show with a variety of line-ups. When an intimate set is required BPO can be a trio providing light music for diner or cocktail hour and then turn into a full band for receptions. The band tries for hard to make each event special. If you want to make your event or special day a memory that will last forever please contact Back Porch Orchestra.
Come check out the new “Hip Pocket”
If you are looking for fun, entertainment and all the songs you love. Hip Pocket is it! When Hip Pocket shows up a party is sure to break out and the fun begins. We love to perform, and make your event one that everyone will remember and be talking about for years to come. Hip Pocket has been compared to the Band of OZ in the 1980’s and Bill Deal & The Rhondels in the 70′s (Party Bands). We love the comparison. Just ask anyone who has been to a Hip Pocket show and you will know what we are talking about. Check us out and get the party started…………