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Louisville, Kentucky, United States | SELF

Louisville, Kentucky, United States | SELF
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Treat You Right (May 2011)
Sixtyfourwest EP (Sept. 2009)



64West is the region's premier rock, country & party band. Based in Louisville, Ky. but popular throughout the region, the band is making a name for itself through a high-energy performance consisting of great music and high-quality talent that appeals to a broad spectrum of audiences.

64West has booked an extensive amount of club, honky-tonk and bar shows in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio as well as become a favorite for many weddings, charity events and corporate gigs in the area. With the ability to tailor setlists to the appropriate crowd, 64West brings together the best of rock & roll, country and R&B into one show.

64West has also opened for or played with many well known touring artists, including: Grammy-nominated vocalist David Nail, The Eli Young Band, Rodney Atkins, Randy Houser, Kellie Pickler, Augustana, John Michael Montgomery, Jerrod Neimann, Keith Anderson and Evan & Jaron.

Band History

64West formed more than seven years ago when vocalist Aaron Weaver and guitarist Bill Yackey were members of the University of Kentucky a cappella group and Chorale. Having literally sung next to each other for more than six years in high school and in Kentucky All-State choirs, the two decided to add guitar to the mix and begin performing in the club circuit around Kentucky. “Bill & Aaron” caught on like wildfire on the college scene and operations were moved from Lexington, Ky. to Louisville in 2007, thus creating the name change to 64West.

After several years of relentless performing the duo made the much-needed expansion to a full band, keeping many of the songs and M.O. that made them successful in the past. Adding bassist Mike Lankford, guitarist Will King and drummer Justin Shaw, all live music veterans, has allowed 64West the ability to play larger venues, festivals and weddings and gather a growing legion of fans. The band played more than 65 shows in 2011 and is on track to repeat that number in 2012.

Treat You Right

Their latest album, “Treat You Right” is a culmination of that show into a high-powered, five-song EP that spans genres from ‘70s soul and classic R&B to modern country and Americana, capped off with a gentle, yet crafty, acoustic track.

While an updated cover of Bill Withers’ classic “Use Me” and “Tryin’ Not to Love You” push the soul and country boundaries, “Treat You Right,” the EP’s namesake and single, seems to wrap both genres together nicely and cover a lot of ground in between. Acoustic guitar, mandolin and punchy four-part harmonies drive the song throughout, while a smooth saxophone solo transports the listener to a New Orleans jazz club for the middle of the song.

For further information or to book or request an interview, please contact Bill Yackey at 502-609-7133 or booking@sixtyfourwest.com.