West Main Street
Tazewell, VA 24651
Concert Series – The Patriots Band is a bonding of five musicians who have combined their talents and years of experience to form a band that presents a wide variety of popular music, including sixties rock, motown, modern country, beach music, and blues. Lead guitar/vocalist Howard Buie has 37 years of music experience. He has played in regional bands in North Carolina before he moved to West Virginia in 2011. Keyboards/vocalist Steve Smith resides in Wytheville, Virginia. He has many years of experience in music entertainment. He is a very versatile self-taught musician. Drummer/back up vocalist Danny Newman, Jr. resides in our home town of Tazewell. He is a very talented drummer and has been playing drums since he was 15 years old, for 24 years. Rhythm guitar/vocalist Danny Newman, Sr. has been playing guitar and singing since high school in 1964. He is a graduate of Tazewell High School and resides in Tazewell, Va. Bass guitar Rob Williams is a very talented bass guitar player with many years of music experience. He currently resides in Wytheville, Va.