Who is the Best Country Band in Hampton Roads?

From the Dave Cynar Band, Cody And Austin Band, or the Heather Edwards Band there is no shortage of kick butt local country talent, and with so much talent it’s hard to tell just who is the “must-see” best country band in Hampton Roads.

Dave Cynar Band Heather Edwards Cody and Austin

We Want Your Opinion

Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk and all of Hampton Roads is known for originality in every aspect from art and entertainment to food and fashion. One of the ways this area is unique is the way that new musical bands begin and thrive in the city limits. The success of local bands in turn motivates much of the up-and-coming country music artists to look and to perform on the same level. They set the stage, so to speak. The result is hometown pride when it turns out that some of your top 10 favorite musicians are from none other than the Hampton Roads – Virginia!  We want your opinion on which ones rock the house the best so others can go check them out too. Here are some of the local country bands from Hampton Roads that have made it through the years and hit it big with the local community of die-hard country music lovers.

PridemoreDave Cynar BandKevin MacBuckshot
Roadside GravesTailgate DownCody And AustinCrazy X
Doug McCormickHeather EdwardsCedar CreekTypeCast
The SunshowersEd Kelleher Kevin MillsBoot Rooster
RiverboyzKasey Rae

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Help us and others discover the best country talent and SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS and tell us who you think the hottest country artists in Hampton Roads are.

Author: Hudson Piccini

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Pridemore of course, they are the Best!!!!!!

Cody and Austin!


Carol Lilla says:

Thanks my sweet friend Teresa Dyer!!!

Jen Hughes says:

Buckshot! xoxo

Betty Arredondo says:

Buckshot !!

BUCKSHOT-these guys are awesome musicians AND entertainers!

Julie Kiggins says:


Mary Kappes says:

Cody Austin and tailgate down

Terri Kneff Thibault says:

Riverboyz!!! Hi Mark Hinds!

ElRoy Yaw says:

Buckshot is the band to see for kick-ass rockin country!


Carla Yaw says:


Kim Ebmeier says:

Buckshot is the best country band by far!!!

Mark Parow says:

Buckshot VB

Sharnell Cook says:

Buckshot for sure….. Great music and a blast….

Diana Gibson says:


Mallori Green says:

Cody Austin Band!!

Joey Simpson says: