Smokey Bellows, of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, is an aggressive hard rock / blues and folk fusion, born from the mind and mouth of Nicholas Bigatel. Their unique blend of growling vocals, heavy guitar riffs, and soothing banjo melodies, ensure that fans, across a wide array of genres, will be banging their heads all night long.
Band Lead: Nicholas Bigatel
Booking Agent: Domenic Betters
Nicholas Bigatel: Vocals and Rhythm Guitar
Brian Zalewski: Backup Vocals and Lead Guitar
Kevin Harvey: Backup Vocals and Bass
Tom Rinn: Banjo, Lap Steel, Keyboard
Meredith Bigatel: Auxiliary Percussion
(Washboard and tambourine)
Andy Collier : Drum Kit
PRESS & HONORS
Post Gazette : "It’s one of those ferocious growls that knocks you back a little"
Point Park: "It’s just pretty heavy, weird rock-and-roll blues, I guess."
Hughs Show: "The music we make (to me), over the past year, warped its way into a dizzying fusion of a lot of poetry and frustration."