About: The Inside Drivers are a three piece band consisting of Billy Penn (guitar & vocals), Alan Gowa (bass & vocals) and Steve Brown (drums & vocals). We perform a tribute to the legendary artists and music of Sun Records.
What to expect: At an Inside Drivers performance you can expect to be entertained by three of the most passionate musicians working our craft as a unit delivering the music of the Legendary Sun Records label. You can dance, groove and sing along with us all night long.
Sounds Like: A mix between period correct and modern day rock & roll music.
BILLY PENN– Guitar/lap steel. Long time rockabilly musician from N.J. Spent some time in Nashville recording and performing. He also has the most passionate guitar site on the internet (www.300guitars.com). Billy can usually be found practicing guitar, or restoring guitars and amplifiers at his shop in Toms River, N.J. Performing credits include, Jeff Healy, The Kentucky Headhunters, legendary rockabilly/country artist’s Charlie Feathers and Sleepy Labeef , John Mayall, and others.
ALAN GOWA– Bass. Another veteran N.J. performer. Accomplished in many styles of music, Alan plays it all — from wet down’s to weddings, blues to bar mitzvahs, punk to polkas. Over the course of his career, Alan has shared the stage with The Marshall Tucker Band, Chuck Berry, The Kentucky Headhunters, The Sun Records Rhythm Section, John Mayall, Johnny Johnson (piano, Chuck Berry), Jeff Healy, J. Geils, Roy Rodgers (slide guitar great and Grammy winning producer of John Lee Hooker), Edgar Winter, Tony Levin (bassist with Peter Gabriel, John Lennon, King Crimson) among others. Alan is a popular guitar and bass instructor in Central N.J.
Steve Brown- Drums..