Established over 25 years ago in Ashland Oregon, Blue Lightning has evolved into a high energy dance band with tight grooves and lush vocal harmonies. The current lineup includes three founding members: Sue Lundquist on keyboard, guitar and Djembe, Rhonda Loftis who lays down the beat on her drum kits, and Trish Cook on lead and backup vocals. Crystal Reeves plays violin, fiddle and mandolin, sings lead and backup. Cedric Buckingham holds down the bottom on bass guitar. Brent Norton plays lead guitar, sings lead and backup. Dianne Strong-Summerhays provides the icing on the cake with her sultry, soulful lead vocals.
A Blue Lightning show is an immersion in good times, dancing and fun. The band enjoys a large and diverse following of loyal fans that make every show special. New fans are made at every gig. Blue Lightning plays a variety of songs with one common thread. Their music gets you out of your seat, on your feet, to a great time.