The Heather Edwards Band

Is a group of extraordinary talented musicians combining years of performance experience to bring a dynamic and exciting stage show to your venue! The band won Top Country Band in 2004-2009 from M.E.O.N.A., Their set list includes a wide variety of the best-hit songs from today's top New Country And Rock female artists as well as Classic Rock and Southern Rock favorites. Their high-energy show keeps the dance floor packed and the crowd wanting more from the first note to the last!

Heather Edwards - Lead Vocals

 Heather Edwards brings years of performing experience and an incredible voice to the band. Heather has won female vocalist numerous times from M.E.O.N.A., one of the oldest local music website. Heather has been a state finalist at The Virginia State Fair for The Colgate Country Showdown twice. She was also invited to perform at the Annual Pepsi Independace Day Celebration in Johnson City, Tennessee, July 4th 2004 before an audience of 50,000. The Heather Edwards Band continued to play the event for the next three years. Her current CD" Better Off Friends" includes current "New Country" hits from artist such as Faith Hill and Martina McBride, "Old Country" favorites, as well as a few original songs. "Better Off Friends" is available for purchase at and Here in Merchandise.
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Billy Sadler - Lead Vocals / Rhythm Guitar

Brandon Kuptz - Lead Vocals / Lead Guitar

Brandon Kuptz, is a talented musician, songwriter and singer. Brandon claims he eats, sleeps and breathes music and after hearing him play you will no doubt agree. His musical career started in a high school garage band in Virginia which evolved into other bands and different members but great talent that afforded them venues like CBGB’s in New York City, The Norva in Norfolk, VA, The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, MI and opening for National acts like Fountains of Wayne, The Wailers, Gin Blossoms, American Hi-Fi, dada, and Blue Man Group. Brandon has released two independent CD’s, garnered radio play, won local music awards and won the hearts of many fans. Brandon’s belief is that all any artist can ask for, is for people to appreciate what you do, be it 10 people or 10,000 people. Brandon plays lead and rhythm guitar and sings lead and back up vocals for The Heather Edwards Band.

Nathan Firth - Lead Vocals / Drums / Rhythm Guitar / Mandolin

Nathan Firth has been playing music since he was 10. He played drums for The Heather Edwards Band for 4 years and has moved to rhythm guitar. As a Singer/Songwriter, Nathan has added to the original material the band presents. Nathan has played with local bands "Attic 1013" & "Free Beer and French Fries" throughout the Tidewater Area. He also won his 3rd garde Spelling Bee and is an honorary Shuffle Board champion.
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Quindell Jenkins - Saxophone


Tom Gogarty

Tom Gogarty (June 20th 1952 - November 26th 2010)
was a founding member of The Heather Edwards Band. He played
lead/rhythm guitar, flute, sang lead and back up vocals. He was the
band leader since the start of the band. Tom was a very accomplished
and highly skilled musician and vocalist with many, many years of
perfoming experience. He toured with many bands along the Eastern
Seaboard. Locally his most well known band was the classic rock group
"Midnight Fury" and Tom occasionally sat in with Jerry Lee Scott.
Tommy G is sorely missed and still thought of by all members of
The Heather Edwards Band as our leader and Great Friend.
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