John Roach, a 30-year veteran of the Arkansas music scene, is a skillful and hard-hitting drummer with real soul and great dynamics. He plays with a lot of feeling, totally getting into the groove. He has played with bands such as UCA Jazz and Dixieland bands, All Kindza Trouble, StoneSoup, Local Rainman, The Opposition, Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain, the Port Arthur Band, and the Gil Franklin Band. John has shared the stage or opened for the likes of John Sinclair, David Kimbrough Jr., Guitar Shorty, The Holmes Brothers, Buckwheat Zydeco, Malford Milligan, Omar and the Howlers, Wes Jeans, The Dempsey’s, John Lee Hooker Jr., Duwayne Burnside, and Arkansas great, Michael Burks. John’s influences include John Bonham and Buddy Rich.