Formed in 2004, LIGHTNING HAND has been one of Northern California's foremost Classic/Rock, Blues and Americana Roots bands. The band plays covers and original music with an emphasis on 60's and 70's music, although we do play some 80's-present. Fans of Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, The Band, Rolling Stones, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Black Crowes, Tom Petty, Lynyrd Skynrd, ZZ Top, Neil Young and traditional Blues/Americana will absolutely love the band!! They have been rated the #1 band here at Gigmasters in many categories including: Rock, Covers, Americana, Acoustic, Southern Rock and Wedding band. LIGHTNING HAND has played well over 70 gigs from Gigmasters with positive reviews, earning us a 5 star rating.
LIGHTNING HAND has played just about every hotspot here in Sacramento including Marilyn's on K, The Torch Club, Po Boyz, Powerhouse Pub and Constable Jacks as well as ARCO Arena, Red Hawk Casino, Raley Field, Konocti Harbor, Harvey's in Tahoe, the Sacramento Grand Ballroom, The Hunington Langham and Laguna Del Sol. The band has also opened/played before for ZZ Top, Journey, David Gans, Mumbo Gumbo and the Parrotheads. The band has had many songs played on radio stations, including 2 songs being featured on National Public Radio.
There is feedback from previous clients on our Gigmasters page. Please review these to get a feel of what others have said about our performances. We have played more Gigmasters gigs than anyone in the Sacramento area for a reason. We have played big auditoriums as well as small rooms as wide as an average kitchen, and will cater to whatever your needs. LIGHTNING HAND will also let you custom amke your own setlist by simply picking whatever songs you wnat from our extensive songlist. You can hear some of our music(covers & originals) here at Gigmasters. This will give you a general idea of how we sound live. Our own Cd, "Almost To Nowhere" has sparked major interest from labels, fans and critics, allowing LIGHTNING HAND to continue touring the West Coast region.
Also need ACOUSTIC only for weddings? LIGHTNING HAND can also play as a 3-5 piece ALL acoustic band. Fans of Americana & Roots music will love the diversity. We have done this quite a bit for wedding cocktail/dinner hours and ceremonies too! If you need an ALL ACOUSTIC event, please see our side band, HOMEGROWN SOUNDS, also here at Gigmasters(Gigmasters/Music/HomegrownSounds).
Find out why LIGHTNING HAND is considered one of the best received Northern California bands. With 100+ years of experience between members, they are an extremely danceable band that keeps your party on their feet. LIGHTNING HAND has been entertaining crowds in Sacramento and Northern California for quite some time.