Back Porch Orchestra is a modern band with traditional roots. The band started their journey in 2009 as an original project that composed songs that reached into the styles of blues, bluegrass, country, and classic rock. With the release of Volume 1, an album of unique and adventurous material, the band was featured on CBS affiliate WFMY New's 2 Greensboro on two separate occasions and Fox 8 Greensboro. While supporting the material the band also featured many of their favorite artist's material. BPO began a regular schedule of gigs in the surrounding area's of Greensboro, NC playing songs from artist ranging from Patsy Cline to Taylor Swift. The band has played events such as the Wyndham Championship, Fun 4th Greensboro, Biltmore Estate, The Greenbriar resort, North Carolina Wine Festival and many more corporate engagements as well as weddings.
The band members include Bonnie Taylor (vocals, guitar), Chris Reed (guitar, mandolin, dobro, vocal), Jacob Danieley (keyboards, guitar, banjo, vocals), Scott Reed (bass, guitar, vocals) and David Fraser (drums, guitar). The band can include a complete acoustic set featuring songs by your favorite bluegrass artists as well as bands such as Mumford and Sons, The Avett Brothers, Lumineers, The Civil Wars, Amos Lee, Ray Lamontagne and many others. A typical acoustic set can be 30 minutes or 2 hours. BPO is used to performing an acoustic set for cocktail hour and then a full band electric set for a reception. The full band set will show their true versatility. Each member of the band is a true music lover, performing song's from the 60's to today is what they thrive on. Back Porch Orchestra features four lead vocalist with there own unique voices to cover all of the different genre's they play. If you want your event to be the talk of the town than look no further.