“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 a scorching live rockabilly and vintage rock n roll band based out of Charleston SC. 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 nomination by the Charleston City Paper and it's no wonder why. Jared Petteys is a sheer powerhouse behind a microphone and a monster guitar player mixing country, blues, and rock n roll licks with a punk attitude supported by a rock solid rhythm section backed by upright bass player and slapping machine madman "Mr. Palmer On Bass" and the charisma and pure explosive drum phenomenon by Tommy Tipton but it doesn't stop there. They songwriting capabilities and lyrical depth of their music boasts an eclectic array of moods and depth that would have you thinking that there are Nashville pros writing their material. Further more they are a band on a mission. To save American roots rock n roll music and deliver it to the next generation.