Sara Grace and Andrew Suits have been collaborating and performing music together in various settings since 2006. Debuting as a trio with fellow slide guitar player Asa Brosius, their configuration has evolved and changed throughout the years. Collaborations of the band have included: Giovanni Rovetto (bass), Andrew Moroz (trombone/keys), Tom Morse (trumpet), Miriam Bernardo (vocals) Anais Mitchell (guitar/vocals), Michael Chorney (prepared guitar/saxophone), Ray Paczkowski (keys), Max Bronstein-Paritz (guitar) & more!
Currently, Sara & soOts are playing as a duo with Sara on guitar/lead vocals & Andrew on drums/ backing vocals. Consistently drawing enthusiastic crowds, the pair has garnered a reputation for great original songs matched with
carefully selected cover tunes.
The band’s style has been described as soul-funk with influences ranging from Nina Simone, Bob Marley & Chris Whitley to Tom Waits & Ani Difranco.
“Honest, emotive and blessed with a sly, biting wit, Sara Grace is among central Vermont’s best-kept secrets.” ~ Dan Bolles
“Her percussive guitar style and funky arrangements, along with a charismatic stage presence and soulful vocal delivery make
Sara Grace a force to be reckoned with.” ~ Ed Dufrense Times Argus
Photo credit: Melissa Story