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23 Dec

Dirt Road Rockers - Wildwood

4919 Walleye Dr SE Iowa City,IA
12/23/2017 9:00 PM - 12/23/2017 11:00 PM


2017-12-23 21:00:00 2017-12-23 23:00:00 America/Detroit Dirt Road Rockers Wildwood info@wamza.com

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Dirt Road Rockers

Wyatt Heyvaert: Growing up watching his father perform on stages, Wyatt knew that one day he would do the same. Starting off as a drummer, Wyatt played in rock band, along with his father, called ‘Sleepin on the Couch’. Wyatt soon moved on and continued his drumming ways with the ‘Cal Stage Band,’ where he was named best drummer in the 2012 National Finals, for the Brass Buckle, of Toby Keith’s Battle of the Bands Contest. Although Wyatt loved drumming, he knew that his home was in the front of the stage as a lead singer. Wyatt is able to engage with any crowd and keep the energy of the show at a high level. Wyatt has performed from Minneapolis, MN, down to Dallas TX, over to Key West,FL, and back up to Oklahoma and Missouri.


Scott Whitehall: SCOTT WHITEHALL: Lead Guitar and Vocals. Scott is very unique guitarist as he incorporates many different styles of music in every note. Winner of the 97X Guitar Contest, he has been Nicknamed, ‘The Guitar Master’! Scott has earned this name with hard work, passion for music, and a drive to be the best of the best. He has been playing live music for over 30 years in the quad city area. He has worked with major country artists such as Tracy Lawrence and Colin Raye. Scott has also been a representative for Premier Guitar and been involved in show casing their products. Scott is most known for playing in the band Crossroads along with his father and brother. Scott has also made appearances with many other bands such as: Sleepin on the Couch, Phyllis and the Sharks, etc…

Paul DePauw: Taking to music at a young age, Paul was destined to play guitar. While others were playing sports in high school, Paul was honing his guitar skills and mastering his very own style. Runner Up in the 97X Guitar Contest, Paul decided to continue to build his skills and enrolled at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, CA. After graduating at the top of his class, Paul returned to the Quad Cities and has been involved in live music ever since. Playing all different genres of music, fans have grown to love his guitar tone and solos while playing anything from the blues, rock, and now new high energy country music!

Barry Vestal: perhaps the most known bass player in the quad city area. Barry is one of the few that takes on the slap style bass playing and brings the thump to the band. Barry has been in live music for over 35 years and has made believers of many in regards to his skills. Barry has played all different styles of music and played with the likes of Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Ernie Peniston and Iowa Rock Hall of Fame Inductee Lynn Allen. Barry has played shows from Minneapolis, MN all the way down to Dallas, TX and everywhere in between. He is very charismatic on stage and pours his heart out during every show!

Bobby Boyd: Being the so called, “Driver of the Bus,” Bobby sets the tempo for every song the band performs. Bobby has been involved in live music for 40 years while being a part of 9 albums. Prior to performing with the Dirt Road Rockers, Bobby pounded the drums for Quad Cities favorite and Iowa Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Lynn Allen. When the new modern country era took off, Bobby found himself liking acts such as Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Eric Church, and many others. Bobby teamed up with lead Singer Wyatt Heyvaert and has found his new home in the DRR.