Band Bios

Big E - Eric Patterson - Leader of Big Heart. Song writer, lead rythem and guitar, vocals. From the Midwest now playing Reno-Tahoe area. Big E plays high energy rock and Roll. His favorite Gear: Gibson guitars, Marshall amps, Dunlop .46 mm picks and D'addario stings. Favorite covers artist he sings as lead include AC/DC, Bob Segar,Tom Petty and Eric Clapton.

Lisa DeHart - flutist, percussions and vocalist- Lisa shows that flutes can Rock too. Her heart is with classic rock. She is skilled as a percussionist and keeping the beat while belting it out. She can be heard on the radio as utility player with other local artists doing back up singing and with her flute. Lisa favors singing covers of Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick, Heart, Joan Jett, Fleetwood Mac and Led Zepplin.

Jimmy "Hitman" Nuckolls - Rocking the bass world for years, many of them with Big E's Renegade Band. Jimmy runs the bass line with delightful deadly precision! Good to be back. Let's get it on!

Curtis Cook - Drummer/Heart Beat of the band. Life long muusic lover born in Long Beach, CA. Playing with local bands in Reno for the past decade. He's a heavy hitter to rock your world. He has many kits, small and large for different venues. Favorite kit is his sexy, beautiful, massive, oyster shell collector series DW. His favorite quote: "Without music, life would be a mistake" -- Friedrich Nietzsche