Monica Lewellen has been performing in Nashville, Tennessee for almost a decade. She has performed with artists such as Barry Goidreau (formerly of Boston), Jeffrey “Skunk” Baxter (Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan), Wally Palmar (The Romantics), Mousey Thompson (James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Peaches & Herb), Leroy Romans (The Wailers), Brian Quinn (Candlebox), Travis Tritt, and Kid Rock. Last year, she recorded backing vocals for Adam Lambert (Queen). Monica performs in many of the recurring charity rock tribute shows in Nashville, such as Rare Hare, Grunge Night, and She Came to Rock. She has toured with an original psychedelic rock band, Krantz, and recorded backing vocals and percussion on the EP The Pennock Tapes. This year, she has begun work on her first solo album, working with producer John Palmieri, who has worked on country number ones and produced several major country artists in Nashville. She formed Lewellen Degenerates in the spring of 2019. Monica performs regularly with Phil Shouse of Accept and Ace Frehley and Christopher Williams of Accept.
Benan is a unique talent with his piano chops and powerhouse voice. For two years, he toured the world, performing for tens of thousands of people, as the keyboardist for country music star Jerrod Niemann. During his time in Niemann’s band they opened for acts like Kenny Chesney, The Doobie Brothers, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts and so many more and had the privilege of playing on the Grand Ole Opry Stage several times. Benan has also appeared on CMT’s Nashville as the keyboardist in Avery Barkley’s band. Benan is now writing and recording his own music and can be found on all your streaming platforms.