Based out of Charleston, SC, The Front Porch Rockers (FPR) bring their years of musicianship to bring the best Classic Rock to their fans. Their influences include The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Guess Who, CCR, Rolling Stones, The Hollies, The Allman Brothers and countless other seminal musicians.

FPR brings soaring vocals and harmonies to their performances, making it a centerpiece of any performance. That along with the musicianship of some of Charleston’s finest musicians, ensure a listening experience you don’t want to miss.

Don’t expect to hear the same old tired bar songs when you come out to hear FPR. From belting out The Beatles, The Moody Blues, Electric Light Orchestra or The Guess Who, FPR seek to bring GREAT songs that everyone knows but you don’t hear played in live settings.

Please check out the individual bios on the band members and check our Performance Calendar for an FPR show near you soon!

Front Porch Rockers Line Up

Jeff Trimble – Guitar, Vocals

Jeff started playing guitar at the age of 13 and worked at a local mom and pop music store though high school, college and beyond. Playing in many local bands growing up, Jeff took his musical influences and put together FPR where he holds down rhythm guitar and lead/backup vocals.

Early influences were The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Guess Who, The Hollies, CSN and great classic rock in general.

Jeff is originally from NC where he played in many local bands. He has performed in Rock, Blues, and alternative rock bands. Jeff brings strong vocals with an emphasis on dynamics and song arrangements to FPR.

Eddie Philips – Guitar, Vocals

Eddie Phillips, a native of Lancaster, SC got his 1 st guitar at 8; he began seriously focusing on playing bass and guitar when he was 15, playing actively in bands at 16. He performed through high school and college. His influences are early Rock-n-roll, Country, 60’s -70s’ rock, and traditional blues/folk music.

After settling in the low country in 1977 he ultimately hooked up with fellow blues lovers and focused on performing traditional acoustic and electric blues. He has worked on numerous studio/recording projects. Eddie has toured and performed extensively thru the eastern US, numerous countries in Europe, South America and China, playing a wide variety of music venues and festivals including the Chicago Blues Fest, Pocono Blues Fest, Lugano (CH) Blues to Bop Fest, Cognac (FR) Blues Fest, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Club and Maxwell Café (Paris) to name a few. He joined the FPR to reignite his interest in performing classic rock.

Stan Boothby – Bass, Vocals

Stan is a transplanted New Englander. He has performed in Rock, Blues, Folk, and Christian bands and even played in pit orchestras for musical theatre. Strong vocals and steady bass work are his forté.

As a vocalist, his wide vocal range has made him a strong addition to several bands. He was strongly influenced by the British Invasion of the ‘60’s and in the progressive bands (Yes, Genesis, Asia, etc.) that emerged from that period. As a bassist his moto is “Keep it simple, keep it solid”. He has a natural instinct for rhythm and style, as well as a personal love of

Early influences were The Beatles, The Who, Chris Squire, John Whetton, David Bowie, and Blood, Sweat & Tears.


Jerry Garrison – Drums

Jerry hails from the Southern Tier region of New York State and began learning drums at age 10, performing with a drum & bugle corps until aging out, then became an instructor. His “big break” came when he was fortunate to join his uncle’s well known country band. They were successful and, “I learned from those ‘old guys in their 40’s, on musicianship and how to perform for your audience”. Jerry went on to play in several bands over the years, from rock, country, blues, and some jazz. Some influences were versatile top session drummers, Hal Blaine and Eddie Bayers, and favorite, Danny Seraphine from the band, Chicago.

After retiring a few years ago and relocating to the Low Country, Jerry worked with a guitarist as a duo for about three years, playing everything from blues/country/classic rock/R&B/oldies. “What’s attractive about Front Porch Rockers is not only playing songs we all know and love, but doing some tunes maybe not as recognizable to everyone, but still great classic rock”.


Can't Get It Out Of My Head
Day After Day - Live
Handle Me With Care - Remix
It Don't Come Easy - Live Remix
Lay Down Sally
No Sugar Tonight - Live
No Time
The Weight - Live Remix


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