High energy, professionalism, quality, and outstanding vocal ability with stage presence best describe one of the most prominent country bands out of Northeast Indiana, BackWater. Members of the group have been playing together for over four years and developed a musical cohesion unmatched by any other group in their respected genre.
You can find the group traveling the tri-state area playing your favorite clubs, local fairs, festivals, corporate functions, private parties, and even opening for some of the biggest artist in the industry. BackWater has been fortunate enough to share the stage with over a dozen national and regional performers such as The Kentucky Headhunters, Justin Moore, Little Texas, and Jo Dee Messina just to name a few.
Providing lead and harmony vocals as well as intricate guitar work for the group is former Nashville veteran Gene Fugate. A nice addition to the band has been Tom Johnson. Tom is an all around utility player bringing lead/harmony vocals, keyboards, and guitar to the mix. Providing some of the greatest female vocals in the area is Miss Lang Johnson. Anchoring the group and giving BackWater their unmistakable drive is the rhythm section. The rhythm section consists of Rich Schwartz; bass guitar and backing vocals, and Adam Kiel on drums as well as some vocal contributions.
No matter the venue or event, with over one hundred and fifty cover songs as well as their own original material, BackWater is sure to be the perfect fit for any occasion. You can find the tour schedule as well music, promo package, and photos on their website http://www.BackWaterBand.net. For bookings please call Adam Kiel @ 260-494-5364 or e-mail BackWaterband@comcast.net
WE ARE BackWater!
Gene Fugate (Lead Guitar and Vocals)
Lang Johnson (Vocals)
Tom Johnson(Guitar, Keyboards, and Vocals)
Rich Schwartz (Bass Guitar and Vocals)
Adam Kiel (Drums and Vocals)