DieDra & The Ruff Pro Band is a small but tight knit, funky and groovy band with a big sound. This International Blues and R&B band has headlined Blues Festivals in Europe and all over the U.S. in Texas, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and more.
DieDra, The Blues Diva has taken th...e Blues and Southern Soul Industry by storm with 14 Blues awards and nominations. Winning three of those Blues awards her first year out, says a lot for the petite singer with her debut album "Overcoming Hurdles". The single "Hip Swingin’ Blues" from this album topped the charts at #4 for 9 months, in Beach Music. Look out for DieDra’s new CD release, "Divafied Bluz"!
Keithen Ruff was raised in a small town outside of Birmingham, AL. Keithen is the musical director and lead guitarist for the Ruff Pro Band and has played lead guitar for many legendary artist. He is well known for being lead guitarist for legendary Blues artist "Bobby Rush," for 19 years. Very soft spoken off stage but the audience will be presently surprised and lifted out of their seats with Keithen’s electrifying guitar playing and stage presence.
Ezra “Roszunn” Williams, often called the quiet drummer, is anything but quiet. He is an international Neo-Soul and R&B artist is his own right. Multi-instrumentalist, music producer and owner of Phat Records, is currently working on his forthcoming CD, “Starlight”.
Shelly Rae Brannon, also known as Suga' Rae, a 22-year veteran at the bass guitar. The newest member of the band brings her thumpin' bass line and vocals and is extensively experienced in all types of music genres.