“I was just telling my good friend, Sonny Skyyz ,this afternoon what a great time we all had over at Finz in Matthews this past saturday night with Sonny and the band. The mood was festive, fun, and filled with friends and fans alike. Applause after ever tune and a few suprise tunes guaranteed to make you feel good. I hope Finz has them back again before the end of summer.”
“HOW GOOD was Sonny Skyyz and his timeslot at Chucklestock??? HOW GOOD?!!! I'll TELL YA how good!!! I was exhausted...but the music of Sonny Skyyz began on the stage...and I got up and started dancing, which, after all IS what chucklesheads DO ya know...so...I'm dancing like a crazy person, movin' and groovin' - didn't care WHO saw me, the music was so darn good AND I STEPPED ON A STUPID PUSHPIN, that was sharp side UP, as I was dancing...and the thing went into my foot right up to the hilt...and I just reached down, pulled that pushpin OUT of my foot and kept RIGHT ON DANCING!!! LOL! Now..THAT was some good music, folks!!!! That's what I'm TALKIN' 'bout! EVERYONE was on their feet out in my backyard during Sonny's timeslot!”
“Puddlin' Duck so enjoyed having your band in last evening -- it was AWESOME! We look forward to having you return soon!!!”
“want to send a big shout out to Sonny Skyyz and The Rainmakers. You guys were AWESOME!!! For those who were not there, man the performance was top notch. You guys were definitly a crowd pleaser. It was our pleasure to have such great blues band at our organization. We will continue to bring the blues to the greensboro area and let all know that if you want some great blues and R&B just call SONNY SKYYS!! The crowd wants to know when are they coming back!!! To my new honorary member of the AFRC you are always welcomed here. Looking forward to the next time. To my new honorary member of the AFRC you are always welcomed here. GRIF AFRC”
— Tim Griffin - AFRC Greensboro
“Sonny Skyyz & the Rainmakers
Nationally rambling Sonny Skyyz brings his Charlotte, N.C.-based act to the 5.
Details: 9 p.m. Blue 5 Restaurant, Roanoke. Free. 904-5338, blue5restaurant.com, reverbnation.com/sonnyskyyz
The Roanoke Times
“After participating in our recent jams, Sonny Skyyz has stirred the interest of several members. Sonny has played with or opened for numerous heavy hitters of blues
such as B.B. King, Joe Louis Walker, Bobby Bland, Elvin Bishop, Rick
Estrin, Ann Rabson, Candye Kane, Buddy Guy, Coco Montoya, and many more.
Now is your chance to get a full-fledged dose of his talent. This is great news for us who have been waiting to hear more from him!!”
"Amazing blues passion and sound!!!"
“Sonny has played with, or opened up shows for the following: Hubert Sumlin, Blues Pianist Omar Sharriff, B.B. King, Joe Louis Walker, A.J. Croce, Bobby Parker, Sonny Rhodes, Robin Henkle, Johnnie Johnson, Bobby Bland, The Bel-Airs, Elvin Bishop, Tom Cat Courtney, Rick Estrin, Ann Rabson, Johnny Heartsman, Candye Kane, Jimmy Smith, Steve Foster, Louisiana Red, Buddy Guy, Frankie Lee, Coco Montoya, Johnny Dyer, The Paladins & Savoy Brown