Grooveyard talks music, preparing for Panoply Arts Festival

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (TENNESSEE VALLEY LIVING) - This weekend is the 40th Panoply Arts Festival and a band with roots in Huntsville is making an appearance!

Grooveyard was created by Huntsville-native Chip Gulbro in 2016 and soon after he found three more members to officially form the band. The band consists of Gulbro (guitar), Keith Taylor (keyboard), Bryan Williams (drums) and Chris Ferguson (bass). They have joined to form a jazz fusion band, using influences from Miles Davis, John Scofield and many others.

The band talked about its creation, influences and what it’s been like preparing to play in Panoply this weekend in a full interview that you can see at the top of this story.

Grooveyard will play from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Panoply Arts Festival at Big Spring Park.

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Charles Montgomery

Charles Montgomery

Charles is a December 2021 graduate of West Virginia University. While earning his degree, Charles served as the sports editor for the WVU student newspaper, the Daily Athenaeum. Charles also completed a summer internship in 2021 for ESPN Louisville radio.