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Nantucket Band

Nantucket was formed in Jacksonville, NC in 1969. Originally known as beach music band Stax of Gold and later Nantucket Sleighride, the original six-member group included Tommy Redd, Larry Uzzell, Mike Uzzell, Eddie Blair, Kenny Soule, and Mark Downing. Initially, Nantucket grew their audience by playing covers throughout the Carolinas. As the band developed a following, they began introducing more and more original songs into their shows and travelling futher up and down the east coast.

Nantucket was formed in Jacksonville, NC in 1969.  Originally known as beach music band Stax of Gold and later Nantucket Sleighride, the original six-member group included Tommy Redd, Larry Uzzell, Mike Uzzell, Eddie Blair, Kenny Soule, and Mark Downing. Initially, Nantucket grew their audience by playing covers throughout the Carolinas.   As the band developed a following, they began introducing more and more original songs into their shows and travelling futher up and down the east coast.