“You've got to follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead.”
— Elvis Presley
Jared Petteys sporting his Gretsch '53 Vintage Select Duo Jet, outfitted with TV Jones T- Armond pickups and pomade induced rockabilly attire at the annual Rockabillaque festival finale in South Carolina. The show is a two day event full of rockabilly bands, classic cars, vintage motorcycles, pin up girls, food, and beer and is completely free to the public.
Jared Petteys & The Headliners is an international touring live rock n roll band highly influenced by Sun Records artists, rockabilly, blues, and swampy classic rock using modern energy on vintage equipment and are based out of Charleston SC USA. Quickly getting traction after their formation in 2018 after accolades such as Top Finalist in the world wide songwriting competition Rockabilly Rumble, Gretsch Guitar's Spotlight Artist Of The Month in 2021, and Best Local Band 2020 & 2022 nomination by the Charleston City Paper. Jared Petteys on Guitar and lead vocals mixes country, blues, and rock n roll with a hard driven attitude and supported by a rock solid rhythm section backed by upright bass player "Mr. Palmer On Bass'' and drummer Russell Lee Padgett. Their songwriting capabilities and lyrical depth of their music boasts an eclectic array of moods, catchy hooks and deep meaning. Furthermore they are a band on a mission, to save American roots rock n roll music and deliver it to the next generation.