The Sugar Prophets / Bio
2011 International Blues Challenge Finalist, The Sugar Prophets, are an interesting amalgam of backgrounds and talent that have seemingly merged together in the right time, place, and groove. Fiery singer and harp ace Josh Spence combine with veteran guitar slingers A.J “Apple Jack” Williams and Joe Asselin(formerly of the Kilborn Alley Blues Band), along with a groovin’ rhythm section of Kevin Wilson and Aaron "A-Train" WIlson to create their own sweet sound of the Blues!
The Sugar Prophets' debut CD, released Jan. 2011, hit #14 and #21 on the Roots Music Reports Blues Radio Charts and Living Blues Charts, respectively. The band's raw, intense energy and blue collar lyrics are both danceable and deep. Their eponymous release was nominated for a 2012 Blues Blast Award in the category of Best New Artist Debut Recording. With their long-standing talent, passion, relatable lyrics, and a sound chock full of groove and grit, TSP continues to garner new fans and devoted followers wherever they play. Listen and become a believer in this heartfelt message of amazing music.
- Band Members:
- Josh Spence-Vocals/Harmonica, Joe Asselin-Guitar/Vocals, A.J. "Apple Jack" Williams-Guitar/Vocals, Kevin D. Wilson-Bass, Aaron D. Wilson "A-Train"-Drums & Cymba
- Artist Name:
- The Sugar Prophets
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- Active Since:
- Blues / Roots Rock / Jam Band
- Champaign, IL
- Josh Spence