Gary Lowder : Lead vocals , trumpet, flugel horn, and percussion. A writer ,vocalist, and producer. Nominated by the Carolina Beach Music Association for CD & Song of the year
2012  "COASTIN"

Nominated 2013  Entertainer of the year, male vocalist of the year.

*Awarded 2013 : CD of the year   "SOUL THERAPY"
*Awarded 2013 : Duet of the year  "Private Number" with Marsha Morgan

*Awarded 2017: Song of the year "Should Have Been Loving You"

*Awarded 2020 : Solo CD of the year  "Just Believe it"

*Awarded 2020 Group CD of the year "SOUL ON FIRE"

*Awarded 2021 Male Vocalist of The Year !
Former member of the Entertainers, Mark Roberts Band, Legends of Beach. Founding member of the Carolina Breakers.

Harold Smith keyboards and vocals

Harold Smith

Multi-talented keyboardist, vocalist, studio producer....

 One of the top keyboard men in our industry and truly an original soul man with an endless repertoire of all genres....

Harold brings the funk & soul to the party with his signature vocals. Nominated 2017 for "Smoothie of the Year" from the Carolina Beach Music Association with his remake of "Sooner or Later"

*** Harold Smith has received instrumentalist of the year 2023 from the CBMA Carolina Beach Music awards!!


Steven Clark – Drummer / Percussionist

Have been playing drums and other percussion since the age of 5 years old. Played with bands from the East and West Coast.  I started playing in the Renegades drum and bugle corps. Played in my first professional band at the age of 15. Have been recorded on over 30 projects.  Played at “The Hardrock Café”, and “Vinyl” in Atlanta and have toured Europe.  I have lived in Myrtle Beach and have played in the local area since 1994.  Have played with Eddie Bush and The Mayhem out of Charleston, Ocean Annie’s house, and now with Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot. 

Mark Ahearn... BASS GUITAR

Mark Ahearn:

A multi-talented musician.  who has played bass for : Dion, Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), Buck Dharma, ( Blue Oyster Cult), Davd Wecki, Patti Austin, & Greg Alman . Mark plays  guitar, bass guitar, sings lead vocals, writes and produces and is a great studio session musician. .