The Boatmen / Press

"Feels like going to a funk church." - Larry Keel (2-time national flat picker champion)

Larry Keel - Larry Keel

"I support these guys, they rock." Bob Schneider (Multiple Austin Musician of The Year Winner, Kirtland Records Artist)

Bob Schneider - Bob Schneider

"These guys are smokin' " - David Holt (4-time Grammy Winner)

David Holt - David Holt

“ "I'll see you boys at the top!!" - Afroman (Grammy Nominated Artist) ”

Afroman - Afroman

“ "Harmonies are phenomenal" - Will Ray (Hellecaster Fame, Signature Guitar Models, Fender;G&L sponsored artist) ”

Will Ray - Will Ray

“Do rock da boat Beckley, W.Va.-based folk-funkers The Boatmen have been making a splash around the state sharing the stage with everyone from Perpetual Groove and Jackie Greene to Afroman. The band (Randy Gilkey, Nick Durm, Matt Mullins and Robert Gross) that played Huntington's Ribfest earlier this summer, is back for the weekend. After a Friday night opening slot with Larry Keel, the Boatmen are adding some vocal steam. ”