Liquid Velvet 

Is a four—piece 70s and 80s classic rock cover band

Steve Rutledge

Our fearless leader, frontman / lead male vocals, audio engineer, and guitar virtuoso. Steve has over 20 years in the music industry, sharing the stage or opening for world-renowned artists like Big and Rich, Blake Shelton, Steve Holy, Stu Hamm, Taylor Swift, The Eagles, The Marshall Tucker Band, Toby Keith, and many more.

Chris Beals

Drummer from Cincinnati, Ohio. Chris has played for Brady Seals, Irlene Mandrell and many other artists from Australia and in Nashville and on the road. Chris is also a professional videographer.


Brett Knaffl

Keyboardist, Music Writer, Arranger, and Vocalist from Knoxville. Brett has toured internationally in Spain, Turkey, Thailand, and Northern Ireland.

Brett has opened for and/or played with Lee Greenwood, Little Texas, Blackhawk, Tim McGraw, John Michael Montgomery, The Everly Brothers, Paul Brandt, The Marshall Tucker Band, Charlie Daniels, Diamond Rio, and Rhonda Vincent.

David Wilson

Our bassist from Cincinnati, OH. David studied music education and performance at The College of Mt. St. Joseph. Currently resides in Nashville, TN.

David has played for William Michael Morgan, Sammy Kershaw,, Martina McBride, Joe Wals, Steve Holy, Little Big Town, Carman, Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and more.