The Moanin' Blacksnakes


Founded in 1996, the Moanin' Blacksnakes have been a fixture in the Las Vegas Music scene for more than 25  years.  Voted Best Blues Band in Vegas, multiple years.  The Moanin' Blacksnakes are a hard-driving blues band that packs a punch.  You never know who will show up to play with them on any given night - luminaries, such as, Rock and RollHall of Famer Dave Mason, two-time Grammy award winning singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, guitar legend, Jeff Healy, as well as many Las vegas  performers have sharing the stage with the Moanin' Blacksnakes regularly.


 


Scott Rhiner, Guitar and Vocals


Scott Rhiner is the leader of the Moanin' Blacksnakes and has been a mainstay in the Ls Vegas blues scene since the late eighties.  Scott is one of the most recognizeabe and respected blues/rock guitarist in the Las Vegas local scene.
 


 

"Phat Mike" Rector Bass Guitar and Vocals


 Mike Rector is the musical director of the band.  He graduated from Berklee College of Music and spent many years touring the East coast. Mike's Bass solos always amaze the crowds

 


 

Brett Barnes, Drums and Vocals


Mark Foster, Keboards, Organ, Vocals


 Brett holds a Masters Degree in Percussion and a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Arkansas.  He is an experienced proffessional musician having performed with Aretha Franklin, Ray Stevens, Ernie Watts, Bill Wattrous, Rick Danko, Leaon Mc Aulliffe, and Andrea Boccelli.
 


Mark is the newest member of the Moanin' Blacksnakes his bio is coming soon. Trust me when I say he Rocks!!!