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The Band….

Toast and Jam is a “rootsy” Bend, OR based band featuring Ben Delery and Jeff Miller belting out dynamic vocal harmonies. Don't be surprised if you also catch us with a piano, harmonica, ukulele, djembe, a banjo, or our full band featuring Josh Bryant on electric guitar, Jordan Perkins on the bass, and Jared Utterback on the drums! While we would characterize our style as acoustic folk rock, our extensive set list ranges anywhere from our own original music as well as the classics from the likes of The Eagles, Steve Miller Band to The Dave Matthews Band, James Taylor to Stevie Wonder, Jason Mraz and even some Chris Stapleton. We will work with you to create the ideal soundtrack for your event.

 

Ask us about having chickapig at your next event!

So why Chickapig? Here’s why….. its awesome… but also because the guitars Jeff and Ben play at the shows are built by master luthier Brian Calhoun who owns Rockbridge Guitar Company and creator of Chickapig. Jeff got turned onto Rockbridge because he is a die hard Dave Matthews Band fan and Brian builds guitars for Dave. Jeff commissioned Brian to build him a guitar a while back and in the process Jeff fell in love with hand crafted quality of the guitars but also the home grown board game Brian invented with the help of Dave Matthews. What started out with humble beginnings, with Brian’s mom making the pieces out of scrap guitar wood, has now turned into a national phenomenon. So much so that NPR did a special broadcast on the game. Check it out here. When you come out to a TNJ show ask about chickapig and we can get you a board and teach you how to play. You won’t regret it!

 

Jeff and Ben proudly play…..