Cory "Looch" Luetjen

 

Cory is a well versed singer-songwriter and guitarist. Picking up the guitar when he was 15 years old, he got a late start at it. However, by cutting his teeth at local Piedmont North Carolina area blues jams, he quickly gained a vast knowledge of the blues. While in his early & mid 20's, he toured nationally with some country acts, gaining valuable experience in that genre as well. Rounding out his talents on guitar are his ripping slide guitar licks. His exposure to beach music was something that happened while he was a radio DJ at a local station. He is the singer, front man, & songwriter of the Traveling Blues Band.

Jonathan "Toots" Link

 

Jonathan found his love of music starting in 5th grade and knew starting middle school that he wanted to play saxophone. No one else in his family had been musically inclined. He continued learning, practicing, and playing at every opportunity all through high school, winning several awards in his journey. Jonathan has performed with many top 40 and beach bands on a professional level for all occasions. He is an endorsed artist with REMIC Microphones. Cory and Jonathan met at an open jam one night several years ago. Jonathan had been looking for a band home and found it in Cory Luetjen and The Traveling Blues Band

Deon "Smiley" McNeil

 

Deon  was raised in church, which is where he became interested in the drums. He would sit next to his father along with guest drummers and watch them play during services. While in college he focused on basketball, but when different circumstances came about, music started calling his name.  Returning to his interest in the drums, his passion for playing grew. He began playing with local acts, bands, and churches, eventually meeting Cory Luetjen and began gigging. Things really began to take off musically and the story goes on.... 

Patrick "Sticky Fingers" Harrison

Patrick's love of music started as early as 2 years old. He loved playing drums. When he turned 4, his family discovered that he had a knack for singing. As he grew older, he worked more on vocal skills. At age 11, he began teaching himself keyboard and later picked up saxophone during high school band. Then, at age 16, he began his journey on guitar and bass. His passion for music and performing continued over the years and began   He is talented multi instrumentalist