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Beckley, West Virginia, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Beckley, West Virginia, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
Band Blues Blues Rock


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The best kept secret in music


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Still working on that hot first release.



Quickly establishing themselves of one of the must-see rock, blues, funk 5 piece bands on the circuit

Power house “Gritt” a local West Virginia with a distinctive style, raw talent, ambition can still prevail in an ailing music industry.

Meet The Band

Lead and Backup vocalist, songwriter, lead and rhythm guitarist Timmy Canady,

Lead and Backup vocalist, songwriter, lead and rhythm guitarist Philly Dee

Songwriter,Bassists Jason Hart

Songwriter, drummer Merlin Durham

Delivers a high energy filled set every time. With spontaneous improvised breaks, dynamic highs exploding with power that capture the true meaning of live music!


Incorporating everything you want to see from a live band that draws on influences from

Rollin Stones, Bob Seger, CCR, Doobie Brothers, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Hendrix, Stevie Ray, Kenny Lee, Buddy Guy,BB King, Jimmy Page, Santana, Peter Townshend,Doyle Bramhall II, Duane Allmann, Tony Iommi Charley Patton, Bad Company,Crosby Stills and Nash, Peter Gabriel, Earth Wind & Fire, Nat King Cole,Lou Rawls, Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder Eric Clapton, Commodores ,Lionel Richie, Led Zeppelin just to name a few.


Performing weekly in local clubs and bordering states of West Virginia”Gritt”. Drummer Merlin Durham and Bassist Jason Hart working the festival circuit, April the 28th 2018 playing in front of 37,000 attendance Dogwood Arts Festival, Market Square Knoxville Tennessee, June the 7th 2018 Being the Head liner for 6,000 at the Ronceverte River Festival opening day, on June 9th 2018 North East Pennsylvania, Gibson Park for the Gibson Days Festival 2,000 attendance, June 16th 2018 Mountain Heritage Festival Ansted West Virginia. By aligning their unwavering dedication hard work ethic with and with a raw signature sound that has “Gritt” at the top for one of the best Rock, Blues, Funk, bands that is fulfilling for that Rebellious”HELL YEA”!! 


“Gritt” is currently booking and working on their New Album Titled “Gritt” Chapter 1 Which will be out sometime in late 2019 early 2020 definitely a band worth watching out for….

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