Stefan Cotter was born in 1986 in Morgantown, WV. He has been playing music since 1995 when his father handed him a trumpet and taught him to read music. Stefan received his first guitar in 1998 and has been playing in bands since 2000. He studied Classical/Jazz Guitar Performance at West Virginia University for 6 years before moving to Tyler, TX in 2010.
Jacksonville, Texas native and Rastabilly drummer, Jakeb Ham, is an educated and trained musician. A teacher of the arts, Jakeb has played in bands and toured extensively throughout Texas and the Southwest in the past.
Groovemeister bassist, Cam Holley, and percussionist Shane Swan round out this most deliciously tight rhythm section. The band rocks!
In Texas, Stefan & The Rastabillys have opened for Uncle Lucius, Ray Wylie Hubbard, JB and The Moonshine Band, The Greyhounds, The Effinayes, and have performed at a wide range of venues, including: Stanleys BBQ, Fresh, The Coffin Shop, Tara Winery, Fast Freddies, The Barn, Hotel Fredonia, Red Goose Saloon, Villages Marina Clicks, and many others. The Rastabillys are guaranteed to bring an awesome collection of covers and original songs to your venue, festival, party or event.