Bio

 

 

We specialize in ON POINT rock and roll from classic rock to current. Seasoned musicians with decades of professional experience. The band has been together for 7 years. Highway Jones plays a wide variety of music to suit your musical tastes. Highway Jones has performed at many popular venues and festivals in and out of North Florida. Jacksonville Florida is their home base and most of the band grew up there. 

Highway Jones CD No Turning Bank was released in December 2017. It is now playing on radio programs world wide and streaming on ITunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Apple! 

Cindy Davenport (Lead singer, Rhythm guitar) has over 25 years in the music business and is the manager of the band. Cindy Davenport has been performing since high school and grew up in the Jacksonville/Orange Park Florida area.. Cindy was in music classes since 5th grade. Music is  her passion and she has written, recorded, produced and distributed her original music around the United States and Europe. Her single Wilder Side was in the top 20 songs in Europe for over 5 years. Cindy enjoys singing and has been in many bands locally, and toured the fair circuit in the 90's. She has recorded locally and in Nashville. She now enjoys playing rhythm guitar and singing leads, and looks forward to writing more songs with Highway Jones! 

She has opened up for many touring artists, such as Faith Hill, Aaron Tippin, Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Charlie Daniels, Sawyer Brown to name a few. 

Tim Kates (lead guitar) has been performing with many projects from Jacksonville to Texas and has opened up for many great artists such as Rick Derringer, Leslie West,(Mountain), Foghat, Aaron Tippin, His musical favorites are Stevie Ray Vaughn, Black Crowes, and Point Blank to name a few.He is an outstanding Lead/Rhythm Guitar player and you can feel every note that pours out of his hands! 

Greg Wilson Thompson (GT BASS)  has toured and opened up for major acts, Joe Bonamassa, Little River Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackberry Smoke, Marshall Tucker Band!. A huge asset to the band as he and Tim Kates are always in sync musicially 

Neal Hale (AKA Animal) is endorsed by DMR Custom Drums. Neal is a master showman and songwriter He started to play drums at age 2. Neal has since learned to play keyboards, guitar and write songs! Neal Hale was also in the July 2013 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine! Neal Hale is also a Lefty player! He is a true recording artist with several CD’s he wrote under his belt. His high energy wil lift people out of their seats!