Tony “Night Eagle” Oakes plays lead guitar, and his songwriting and vocals lend the band a distinctive attitude. He has many years experience as a musician and songwriter, having played everything from bluegrass to Billy Idol and a little of everything in between. Through the years his music has been influenced by many great musicians, and those inspirations have combined to help Tony create his own unique playing style, so you'll hear all your favorites rolled into one. Listen closely to the original songs Tony has written. He's a single dad with Cherokee heritage and Navy Seal experience. His songs will not only get your feet moving, they will touch your heart.
The Night Eagle Band musicians have opened for the Allman Brothers, Restless Heart, Matt Stillwell, Vern Gosdin, Molly Hatchet, Confederate Railroad, David Allen Coe, Wade Hayes, B.T.O., Tinsley Ellis, Johnny Winter, and The Black Crowes, among others. With the latest Peavy equipment and a comradeship you rarely see in a band, these guys are going places. They are super tight, with a fantastic sound. Check them out!