Pistol Hill & MarDe Brooks
Award winning singer and songwriter, Pistol Hill, was born and raised in the foothills of North Carolina. Pistol began playing drums at six years old, switched to guitar at age twelve and began writing songs immediately. The first 20 songs I played were my own Pistol said, and in clarification added, Songwriting was the first thing I had ever felt passionate about. Pistol has since toured the country and released two three-song EPs with Grammy award winning producer Billy Hume in 2018. More music is in the works along with a 2019 full of travelling across the country with fellow Straybird artists and others.
MarDe Brooks is a singer and songwriter from Alabama who brings a captivating style of country and southern rock to the stage every night. He has engaged audiences from West Virginia to the Gulf Coast with his unique voice and twenty plus years experience. His eleven years as the lead singer for the rock band Fifth Element and his love for writing country music has created a truly dynamic combination. MarDe begins touring the country in 2019 and is currently working on his first EP!