The Strands, formed in late 2011, have been gaining critical acclaim with their genre-defying sound that they like to call Artisanal. With an emphasis on thoughtful and provocative lyrics, The Strands groove as lead singer, Amanda Campbell, delivers their original material with passion and style. Alongside West Coast Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Green on lead guitar, playing elegant and restrained rhythms and solos are Emily Ashenfelter on keys and background vocals, and Strands founder, Paul, on bass guitar withLance Tamanaha rounding out the band on drums.
The band also performs for private functions with a playlist tailored to each event. Their style can be described as Jazzy and Soulful.