Formed in 2002, Loco Macheen is a band made up of 7 members that grew up together for the most part in the small town of Emporia, Ks. Loco Macheen plays a variety of different styles of original music ranging from Rock, to Funk, Honkey-Tonk, Latin, Jazz, Metal, Country. We also so a few covers but there is guaranteed to be a little something for everyone. Loco Macheen recently became and LLC and the band has been touring fulltime across the U.S since January 2006. Members Include: Garrett Briggeman- (lead guitar,vocals) Jamie Briggeman- (vocals,guitar,percussion) Josh Finley- (guitar,vocals,bass,mandolin) Eric Nelson- (guitar,harmonica,vocals) Peter Gaskamp- (bass) Brian Patterson- (keyboards) Nick Newhouse- (drums) All the members of this band also are in the bluegrass band called The DeWayn Brothers, that is a fast paced, alt bluegrass band with Kansas originality.
Steve Grisham: from The OUTLAWS. Jimmy Gunn: from BROOKS AND DUNN, EDGAR WINTER, LEON RUSSELL. Charlie Harrison: POCO, ROD STEWART, SPENCER DAVIS GROUP Jimmy Sexton: THE ARTIMUS PYLE BAND. Barry Rapp: HENRY PAUL BAND PUG BAKER: DRUMS/LYRICS PHILL STOKES: BASS/VOCALS JIMMY BENNETT: GUITARS/VOCALS
The DeWayn Brothers use clever song arrangements and beautiful harmonies to create their "Kansasgrass" sound. Originality is also a huge factor in the DeWayn sound. Influences spanning from traditional pickers to Rock, Country, Blues, Punk & more. Never limiting what you can do with a traditional Bluegrass line-up is a big part of being a DeWayn Brother. This is a fast paced, in your face type of alt Bluegrass guaranteed to make you kick up your heels! Members of The DeWayn Brothers: Eric Nelson- (guitar,harmonica,vocals) Garrett Briggeman- (banjo, vocals) Jamie Briggeman- (vocals,dancin) Peter Gaskamp- (upright bass) Josh Finley- (mandolin, vocals)