Local Band Spotlight

Local Band Spotlight: Hallway 44


Name of Band/Act: Hallway 44

When did band form: 2011

Members: Kayla Trautman – Lead Vocals; Jeff Willis – Lead Vocals; Brian Trautman – Rhythm Guitar; Geoff Starnes – Lead Guitar; Zac Jones – Bass; Mike Hobart – Drums; Chuck Jones – Sound.

About the band: Hallway 44 is primarily a Country cover band, but the band does like to add some surprises at their live shows including everything from songs by Adele to Def Leppard and Journey. While the group group tries to stay true to their Country Rock roots, they like to entertain and try to include a varied song list that will appeal to everyone in the audience.

The Randolph, Ohio based group has played clubs all over Northeast and Central Ohio including shows at Red Dog Saloon in East Sparta, Whiskey Ranch in Green, Wagon Wheel in Randolph and capped off their summer schedule in 2016 with a show at Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown.

Why you should see their show: Hallway 44 is an extremely fun, easy-going band. They sit down with fans on breaks and have a drink with them, talk to them, and get to know them. Their number one goal is to play great music that will get people laughing, dancing, and having a good time. If you want to way to get away from life and enjoy your night, they are definitely a group to get out to see perform. Every song they play is rocked up to guarantee the audience is having as much fun as they are.

Videos/Music: The group has some videos on their YouTube Channel which you can find Here. You can also follow Hallway 44 on their Facebook page Here, or their website Here.

Upcoming Dates: Saturday, February 4 at Fire and Ice in Akron; Saturday, February 11 at Big Dog in Ravenna; Saturday, February 25 at 20/20 Tap House in Belden Village and Saturday, March 11 at Nathan’s Patio in Canton.

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