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The Shady Rest Band is a "Rockin Blues with Strings Attached" band coming all the way from the junction, Petticoat Junction that is. Spinning classic tunes in such a way that even Uncle Joe isn't moving kinda slow to get to the music at the junction. Members are from left to right:
Mike Westendorp, bass
Mary Rose Mackenzie, cello and vocals
Pat Greene, drums
Ariana Ebrahimian, violin and vocals
Joe Bac, guitar and vocals
Cheryl Rebottaro, vocals
Max Ebrahimian, congas
The Shady Rest Band performs our originals and covers many greats songs from: The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Etta James, Janis Joplin, Amy Helm, Joan Osborne, Ann Peebles, Sister Sparow, Beth Hart, Pistol Annies, But wait, we don't stop there. We also cover classics from The Beatles, The Allman Brothers, The Stones, BB King, Tom Petty, Crowded House, U2, and even ZZ Top.
We aim to please audiences with great blues ballads as well as high energy dance songs. The Shady Rest performs in clubs, festivals, benefits, and private parties spanning Santa Cruz County.