The three members of SOAK have a varied background of influences that includes a very wide array from The Grateful Dead and Phish to Led Zeppelin and The Black Crowes to Primus, Korn and Metallica. Add in a love of jazz, funk and blues amongst all members and you get a very unique blend of music that is rock in nature, jam band inspired at times, and caries a healthy dose of jazz and funk inspired grooves woven into the fabric of the music.
In many ways, SOAK manages to defy exact genre standards while at the same time, representing what rock and roll is all about. Whether they are in an intimate local club setting or performing in larger festival or amphitheater settings SOAK displays a stage comfort that allows them to explore their jams and a magnetism that draws the viewers into their tight riffs and grooves. SOAK has shared the stage with countless bands of all levels winning over fans of multiple genres.
Notable performances with bands such as Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Incubus, Blues Traveler, Collective Soul, The Bravery, and LIVE to name a few. -- The chemistry that exists among the 3 members of SOAK is tangible and provides tight, moveable rhythms, soaring solos and melodies and lyrics that paint a vivid picture for the listener. Website