ABOUT GRATEFUL BROTHERS
Formed in early 2016 by Zach Thigpen and Brad Crowe, The Grateful Brothers combine the catalogs of The Allman Brothers and The Grateful Dead. Often intertwining songs through segues and transitions, they carry out the improvisational spirit of the two groups in their own space. They use the songs as more of a template rather than adhering to strict album-style covers, creating a unique, high energy, and genuine crowd experience at every performance. The six musicians making up the band have known each other and played in various outfits with one another for upwards of ten years. The camaraderie between them is obvious and the familiarity leads to the ease of musical exploration. The band consists of Zach Thigpen (guitar and vocals; Athens, GA), Brad Crowe (guitar and vocals; Greenville, SC), Adam McFarlane (keys and vocals; Greenville, SC), Jeff Holland (percussion; Greenville, SC), James Hall (drum kit and vocals; Anderson, SC), and Robbie Edwards (bass; Anderson, SC).
MORE ON FR8YARD
Located in Spartanburg, SC, at 125 E Main St., FR8yard is a dog & family-friendly, open-air biergarten & restaurant. With its chef-inspired food menu and an ever-changing selection of beer and other refreshing beverages, FR8yard is arguably the only concept of its kind in the Southeast. Complete
with a 20 ft jumbotron for major sporting events, live streaming, and the occasional family movie night, FR8yard is a must-see. In addition, the downtown Spartanburg venue showcases local and regional live
music acts on its stage.