Pryor Baird Band

Pryor Baird Band


The Pryor Baird Band put on an energetic, upbeat entertaining show. Pryor's fierce guitar work sets him apart from others. Artis Joyce's (AJ) pounding bass lines are an essential part of their sound. Gabriel Riley II an explosive drummer effortlessly complements the others with his timing.


Pryor Baird fronts the group, with powerful yet delicate guitar work; nimble fingers aren't his only asset. Pryor is well known for his burning slide melodies and solid rough vocals. The man on the down beat is Gabriel Riley II, drummer extraodinaire. Whether it's laying it back slow or driving it through the roof Gabriel has got it nailed. Rounding out the rhythm section is bassist Artis Joyce (AJ); he puts down a distinctive "fat hollow sound" that drives the band along. Mike Torres Jr adds to the band his melodic keyboard expertise. This is a band that can take a blues standard and make it sound brand new. You don't hardly get this combination of musical talent everyday.

These soul-pros will be sure to get you out of your seat and moving your feet with their sound. They play originals, Blues, Roots and Americana with a Chicago swinging groove and a swampy crawl all in one. They have shared the stage with Tommy Castro, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Joe Bonamassa, Paul Thorne, Bob Margolin, Hubert Sumlin, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, just to name a few. The Pryor Baird Band have mastered the art of tailoring each performance to the audience's liking. They are guaranteed to bring any crowd to its feet. The Pryor Baird Band's versatility has put them in demand because clients realize that no matter the crowd, the Pryor Baird Band will satisfy and leave them asking for more.

The Pryor Baird Band can perform for you and your masses at: Casinos, Celebrations, Christmas Parties, Colleges, Community Events, Conventions, Corporate Functions, Country Clubs, Cruise Ships, Dinner Dances, Fairs, Festivals, Fund Raisers, Grand Openings, Hotels, New Year's Eve Parties, Picnics, Private Parties, Resorts, Restaurants, Reunions, and many more.


Under The Influence

Set List

*Little Red Wagon
*Stack 'o Bones
*Don't Forget Your Key
Lookin' Out My Window
Nasty Habits
*Down In Texas
Killin Floor
Tore Down
Born Under A Bad Sign
Up On Your Hill
Hot Tamale Baby
Walk In My Shoes
*Feel Lucky Feel Good
Mr. Goodwrench
Damn Right I've Got The Blues
Feel So Alone
Love My Baby
Sex Machine
My Life
You Don't Know Me
Lookin' Ahead
Mojo Workin'
Workin' Man Blues
Feel Like Breaking The Law
Don't Like The Way You Do
Walkin' Blues
To Many Dirty Dishes
Tell Me Why
How Many Times
and many more...

* = Originals