Band Biographies

Joey Herd’s mix of original music combined with modern country favorites create a crowd-pleasing collection of songs and styles from Jason Aldean to Lee Brice to Neal McCoy.

JOEY HERD (Lead Vocals / Rhythm Guitar)

  • Began playing guitar & drums at age 12
  • Has toured with and performed alongside legends such as Andy Williams, The Osmond’s and Ann-Margret.
  • Has been on television shows as a regular. One being “TV Talent Hour” on Warner Brothers Network. (ended 2002)
  • He is a proud husband and father.
  • He is thankful for your support and for his band.

Joey has won many awards, such as:

  • CMA Vocal Competition in Nashville, TN during CMA Fest for his cover of Chris Cagle’s “What A Beautiful Day”
  • Missouri Entertainer of the Year

Joey has released his full 13 song album, “How It Feels”, which is available anywhere music is digitally sold or via www.joeyherd.com and also his latest single, “The Mirror Never Lies” – with a full video release. Also available for download.

DAVID SCHWARZER (Drums/Vocals)

  • David began playing shows at age six!
  • David self-taught himself how to play drums when going to his dad’s shows and listening in.
  • He has played drums full time since the tender age of 14 and has been with bands such as Roadhouse and Shades of Blue.
  • One of David’s most passionate shows and affiliations has been with The Wounded Warrior Project.

LARRY HASTINGS (Bass/Vocals/Band Leader)

  • Has been a professional musician for over 45 years
  • Has performed all over the country from California, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Illinois and now resides in Missouri.
  • Has played for both small and large venues from clubs to concerts.

ERIC DAVEY (Keyboards/Acoustic Guitar/Vocals)

  • Eric has opened for a variety of CCM artists.
  • Eric has opened for artists such as: Go Fish, Avalon, Starrfadu, Austin Hartley & Aarik Danielsen.
  • Eric is a PROUD VETERAN and father! He is a mental health advocate and enjoys creating positive change both internally and externally. 

ERIC RAY (Lead Guitar/Vocals)

  • An artist of his own as well, Eric Ray released his first debut album in 2006 and was one of the featured artist of No Cover Magazine.
  • 2006 featured act of Pop Komm Berlin
  • Eric played in rock bands prior to 2010 whenever he ventured into country music.
  • Eric Ray released his EP in 2022 titled, “Status Quo” that currently sits at #45 on iTunes Charts.

You can hear some of Eric Ray’s music at our shows.

EVAN MARSHALL (Guitars/Vocals/Band Coordinator)

  • Has been playing music from Springfield, MO to Rochester, MN for the past 25 years
  • Creditable work included guitar and vocals for Human Anyway with their notable release of “Cry Me A River” and their album Critical Mass (2018)
  • Guitars, bass, and vocals with Just William, which had a #3 charting song “Rosalie” from their album “Blue Goodbye”.
  • Evan has also been with bands such as Funk Radio Machine and The Squirrel Chasers with comedian Jeff Jenkins.