“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 pay homage to American vintage rock n roll while bringing a unique sound driven by blues heart and punk soul. The band is composed of self-taught Jared Petteys (Guitars/Vocals) Tommy Tipton (Percussion/Vocals) and Stephen Palmer (Upright Bass/Vocals) Established in 2018, and currently based in Charleston SC. They record and perform a variety of musical styles from Jump Blues to early Rock n’ Roll. Their live shows are energy filled and breathe life into a music that literally changed history. With the combination of belting vocals, aggressive guitar licks, catchy melodies, and jumping rhythm section, the band has quickly made a name for themself.
The band is the Official House Band for the Rockabillique Festivals in Charleston and Florida. They have played with the likes of Olivia Jean, Wayne Hancock, Lee Rocker, Reverend Horton Heat, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Their self-titled debut album has been featured on 98 Rock, 96k Rock, 105 The Bridge, rockin 247 radio, Rockabilly N Blues radio hour, and Garage 71.
Most recently they were:
-Best Local Band 2020 nomination by Charleston City Paper
-The top finalist in the Worldwide Songwriting Competition, Rockabilly Rumble
-the Gretsch Spotlight Artist of the Month, May 2021
Jared Petteys & The Headliners’ first full-length album, I Ain’t Waiting, released September 4th, 2020, and is currently touring the Southeast US and gearing up to release new singles.