Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta Blues Society Blues Challenge 2018
ABOUT THE BAND
Building on the rich blues tradition of Atlanta through the decades, Rae and the Royal Peacocks infuses classic styles with contemporary energy. No matter what blues genre resonates most with you, you're guaranteed to dance when this band takes the stage.
Rae and the Royal Peacocks features several of Atlanta's favorite musicians, including Danny Vinson (guitar), Art McNaughton (drums), Harold Pattillo (bass) and Valerie Waters (keys), with Rebekah "Rae" Easley on vocals. The passion for the blues runs deep... and the music is irresistible. They are the winners of the 2016 and 2018 Atlanta Blues Challenge and represented the Atlanta Blues Society in the 2017 and 2019 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The band made it to the semi-final round both times, being one of 44 of the best blues bands in the international competition.
This band has been selected as a featured or headlining act at the 2019 Best of the Best Appen Media Gala, 2019 Inman Park Festival, 21st Annual 2018 Eggtoberfest Festival at Stone Mountain Park, Mable Barnes Amphitheater for the 2017 Georgia Blues and Roots Festival, BlackJack's Blues Train on WRFG's Good Morning Blues Radio Show, Blues Brews & BBQ Event at Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans GA, Clayton State University Homecoming, and more!
NEW RECORDING COMING SOON!
Rae & the Royal Peacocks is currently in the studio working on a new original album featuring "No No No," "You Don't Know Me," "Fly," "Playin' Blues" and more! We are super excited and can't wait to share the finished product.