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• QUICK BIO: GARY LOWDER & SMOKIN' HOT! This exciting new group will entertain you with a wide variety of soul, blues, beach, funk, all with the excitement of real live music... all the time!
7/1/2022 6:11:30 PM
Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot
North Myrtle Beach SC - United States
•  Soul [R&B, Funk, Contemporary, Beach]


• MEMBER(S):
GARY LOWDER-Lead Vocals, Trumpet, Congas
MITCH ANTHONY-Drums & Vocals
KEITH STONE-Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Trombone, Vocals
L DEOREN WORLEY-Guitar & Vocals
HAROLD SMITH-Keyboards & Vocals
ROY HARPER JR "FUNKY".-Saxophone
MARK AHEARN-Bass Guitar, Keys, Vocals
GARTH HAAS-Sax
BRIAN DOUGHERTY-Sound Engineer
BRIDGER WARLICK-Trombone


• CONTACT INFO:
GARY LOWDER 843-467-5447
garylowder5447@gmail.com
Mack Barnhll 919-812-6230
mackbarnhill46@hotmail.com




www.garylowdermusic.com/

facebook.com/GaryLowderAndSmokinHot


• BIO:
Gary Lowder & SMOKIN' HOT ….
are known as a Soul, R&B party band based out of North Myrtle Beach , SC. Their musical repertoire covers decades of hits from your favorite artists and genres of music including soul, rhythm & blues, funk, reggae, jazz standards, country, 50, 60's and Carolina Beach Music. In addition of performing some the most current hits that are topping the charts today, the group has had many successful chart topping hits on local radio and internet stations across North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Florida. Gary Lowder & SMOKIN’ HOT..... are comprised of multi-talented musicians who have come together to produce incredible performances each and every time they take the stage.
Carolina Beach Music Awards! The Carolina Beach Music Association awarded Gary Lowder & Smokin Hot with "CD OF THE YEAR" in 2013 & 2020 at the Alabama Theater, Title : Soul Therapy, and "Soul On Fire"
In 2014, the group was nominated for "GROUP OF THE YEAR". In 2015 Gary Lowder & Smokin Hot were nominated for thirteen Carolina Beach Music Awards, with J.K. Loftin, group guitarist, being honored with "ENGINEER OF THE YEAR". In 2016 Gary Lowder and Smokin' Hot were nominated for 6 CBMA Awards, including Male Vocalist (G. Lowder), Group Album (Playin' With Fire 2) Entertainer (G. Lowder), Engineer & Producer (J.K.Loftin-Playin' With Fire 2), Collaboration or Duo (G. Lowder & Marsha Morgan,"Too Many Tears". For the year 2020 the group was awarded with CD of the year, and Gary Lowder with solo CD of the year
In 2021 Gary Lowder and Smokin' Hot were nominated for 12 Carolina Beach Music awards, with Gary Lowder being awarded with Male Vocalist of the year!

The testimonials keep coming, every time we finish a live performance...
The members of SMOKIN' HOT live up to the name! Our fans agree...

Thanks to God for all the blessings we've been given... The soul speaks through music!

Smokin' Hot is available for Festivals, Corporate events, Weddings, and Clubs.

BOOKING INFO: Gary Lowder 843-467-5447 or Mack Barnhill 919-812-6230

HERE'S OUR SCHEDULE...To BOOK THE BAND contact: garylowder5447@gmail.com

LEAD VOCALS, TRUMPET, CONGAS
GARY LOWDER ~ A multi-talented singer and musician, founder Gary Lowder is the winner of two CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC AWARDS in 2013...(Best Solo Album and Best Duo).. Gary is Lead vocals, and also plays trumpet, flugelhorn, and percussion. A writer, vocalist, and producer, he was nominated by the Carolina Beach Music Association for his "COASTIN" CD & Song of the year in 2012. Gary is a former member of the Entertainers, Mark Roberts Band, Legends of Beach, and founding member of the Carolina Breakers, which won ""Favorite New Group" also at the 2012 CAMMY awards....

DRUMS & VOCALS:
Mitch Anthony ~ One of the most in demand percussion men in the business. Producer, arranger. A multi-talented musician who has opened for many National acts and has many recording session to his credit..

GUITAR & VOCALS
L Deoren Worley ~ A multi-talented musician! His sultry guitar solos are masterful with that R& B funk feel!

TRUMPET, FLUGEL HORN, TROMBONE, VOCALS
Keith Stone ~ accomplished studio recording artist. Member of the CBM Hall Of Fame.

KEYBOARDS, VOCALS (Alt.)
HAROLD SMITH ~ Guitar-Soul Descendants (Roxbury) Keyboards-The Energetics (Planet Patrol) Keyboards-Underground Railroad (Japan) Spice of Life (Jville) Studio B (Jville) Castle (Jville) Music Director Lejuene Playhouse
Music Director-Rose Bonanza (East Coast) Praise Minster newpoint jville Praise Minister-Potter's House Jville NC
Praise Minister-Sanctuary Jville NC Four Knights Band- 4KB Entertainment

BASS GUITAR, KEYS, VOCALS:
Mark Ahearn ~ Multi talented bass man, brings the funk to the stage. With over 30 years of performing, funk, R & B and jazz.

SAX MAN: "Funky" Leroy Harper Jr traveled with the legendary James Brown as a member for 15 years...
~ "Funky' has performed all over the world with James Brown and also some of the top acts in the business.

LIVE SOUND PRODUCTION/AUDIO ENGINEER
Brian Dougherty ~ A Veteran Sound production specialist who brings multiply talents to Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot
  
• REQUIREMENTS/ADDITIONAL:
Gary Lowder & SMOKIN’ HOT : GIG REQUEST
OUTDOOR, INDOOR PERFORMANCES:
1-220 POWER TAP OR 3 POWER OUTLETS
2-Venue is to provide a covered shelter in the event of rain or threatening weather.
3- a cooler of ice water and diet beverages placed at stage side.
4- sub sandwiches or pizza if hospitality is provided
5- a suitable dressing, or changing room
6- If venue is more than 4 (four) hours from our base in North Mrytle Beach, SC , accomodations are to be provided for the performance. Min of (4) rooms at the Quality Inn , or a comparable hotel.