The Southern Experience Band is a North Carolina based Kick Ass Country Rock band. Their eclectic tastes and desire to be challenged have propelled them to create a fresh and energetic musical experience. The stories told are based on real observations of life in the south. The bands live performances are fun and engaging. The icing on the performance cake is very tight four part harmonies. With an almost 100% call back rate the band has been proven to be an Experience that people want to see again.
Scott Sanders - Pursuing his passion for music, Scott Sanders continues to "stick" to his "southern roots" that have been an instrumental part of this country boy's life. Born and raised in the small town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, Scott embraced his musical talents at an early age. As lead singer for "The Southern Experience Band," Scott displays his diversity through songwriting, playing acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica and keyboards. His onstage performance is riveted with energy and audience engagement.
Nikao Wallace - Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nikao Wallace has always been inspired by music. His love for various genres of music provided him the opportunity to perform with several national recording artists including Mark Wood of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, jazz guitarist Calvin Edwards, and Christian singer/songwriter Kyle Matthews. In 2012, Nikao joined "The Southern Experience Band" as a drummer, and he has been an inspiration through his dedication to the "vision" of the band and his songwriting abilities.
JT Fitch - A little bit country and a little bit rock 'n roll describes lead guitarist and background vocalist, JT Fitch. Born in Shelby, North Carolina, he prides himself on being a "boy from the backwoods" who, by the age of 4, began playing drums and developed a love for music. As one of the songwriters for "The Southern Experience Band", JT is able to integrate his perspective through his music and lyrics.
Ron Humphries - A Shelby, North Carolina native, Ron Humphries is a "true southern soul". Growing up on a chicken farm, some would say he was "born with a guitar in his hand". His talent landed him several opportunities to work with Artimus Pyle (former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer), Steve Gunner (currently with Creedence Clearwater Revisited), John Daniel Coe (Nashville session vocalist), country music artist Patty Loveless, and Billy Scott and the Georgia Prophets. As bass player, background vocalist and songwriter, Ron's diversity and experience brings a unique perspective to "The Southern Experience Band".