Jonny Waters is a multi-talented musician from the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina. Recently winning the OBX Entertainment 2012 Band of the Year award, he is proud and grateful to call the islands and shores his home.
Jon began his musical career in his hometown marching band and has played with numerous friends along the way. Jon’s music has been influenced by his life’s path, from being raised on a farm in small town USA; to spending hours on the Albemarle Sound farming the waters; to keeping the peace and guarding our freedom in the US Army during a tour in Iraq; to being stationed in Germany away from his family and friends; to gaining the fundamentals of the music industry at South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas; to writing and recording his original hits; and developing his grass roots fan base from Texas to Tennessee to North Carolina and the Tidewater, Virginia area.
Jon has focused his talent into his voice and guitar. His sound is country with a strong influence of southern rock, blues, and trop-rock. Jon performs in a variety of locations from solo instrumental performances in intimate settings to multi-member bands in headlining gigs, and every where in between. Jon’s talent is diversified enough to meet most establishment’s needs for quality entertainment.
Members Jonny Waters (lead vocals, lead guitar), Cory Waters (percussion), Alex Jolly (drums), various players (bass guitar) Genre Country/Southern Rock, Trop-Rock, Jam Band, Blues