Fiftywatt Freight Train / with special guests Shotgun Saints.
Hickory, NC – Are you ready to ROCK ? Fifty Watt Freight Train rolls into town with special guest Shotgun Saints. This promises to be one heck of a show and be prepared to bang your head. We expect a HUGE crown so get there early to reserve your seats. MAP TO WAYNEO’S SILVER BULLET
FIFTYWATT FREIGHT TRAIN is a hard rock quartet out of Charlotte, NC consisting of Darby Adkins (lead vocals/guitar), Kirk Christner (drums), Thomas Dow (lead guitar), & Todd Donnelly (bass). Fiftywatt hauls a combination of supersonic original/cover songs and delivers a nonstop live performance that keeps fans on their feet!
With an established and strong following, the band routinely packs local hot spots and it’s not uncommon to catch other area artists checking out the show. Nominated for Charlotte’s Best Rock Band 2013 along with radio play of popular tracks “Hellbent Halo” and “Take Me Back”, other highlights include performing at The Fillmore Charlotte, Amos’ Southend, Neighborhood Theatre, Chop Shop, The Saloon at NC Music Factory, The Swamp Fox Marion, Hickory Main Cellar City Club, as well as supporting many charity events.
Currently in the pre-production stage of recording a full length album, be sure to check out the already released 4 song EP! If you’ve been searching for a band that delivers an original take on classic and modern rock with a high energy show, jump aboard and hang on for a rail of ride!
Shotgun Saints is an old school, edgy, no holds barred rock/hardrock/metal band with a lot of take no prisoners attitude! The bands repertoire aims straight at the classic rock territory of Aerosmith, Blackfoot, Bad Company, Kiss, Nazareth, Poison, The Rolling Stones, Tesla, ZZ Top and many more with deadeye accuracy.
Onstage Shotgun Saints powerful and energetic shows keep the audience rocking and having a great time all night long! In addition to their already high energy music sets they bring professional sound and lighting to compliment the bands shows.
The members of Shotgun Saints have all played in various cover and original bands up and down the east coast club circuit for more than 30 years. They have shared stages with Autograph, Blackfoot, Blue Oyster Cult, Firehouse, Honeymoon Suite, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mother’s Finest, Pat Travers Band, The Outlaws, Nantucket and Nazareth as well as many other regional/national recording artists.
The bands lineup is DZ providing searing hot lead guitar and vocals. Our female lead and backup vocalis is the beautiful Sandra D. On male lead and backup vocals is Rusty Pilot. On bass and vocals is Jeff Stone, and our drummer is Tony Robinson!
Shotgun Saints will give your patrons the good time, partying, blast of music that will keep them coming back every time!