Sole Travelers

  Sole Travelers

"Sole Travelers performed on the air at WRFG when I subbed for Marian Chappell Daigler -- they were terrific and I hope they go far in the world of music because they've got a unique sound and the devotion to the blues. Florida has something in the water that produces great blues musicians (ABB, Damon, JP, etc.)" -- Black Jack Ketchum, WRFG Morning Blues DJ, Atlanta, GA

About Jeanie Marie & Sole Travelers

Jeanie Marie & Sole Travelers are built around the powerhouse performances of Jeanie Marie and Mike Edwards on vocals and slide guitar. Jeanie's bold voice and bold performance style have engaged audiences through out the Southeast for decades. Mike has been thrilling audiences around the world with his slide guitar pyrotecnics, blues harmonica, and gritty vocals his entire adult life.

Rooted in the Deep South, Jeanie Marie & Sole Travelers blend a special mix of Southern Americana, Blues, musical virtuosity, great tunes, and powerful performances to pave a road which leads to a place where we all belong.

Drawing from a pool of original tunes, works by great songwriters such as John Hiatt, Willie Dixon, and favorite tunes by under-recognized artists from and around the South, Jeanie Marie & Sole Travelers deliver a tasty repertoire.

Jeanie Marie


Following in her daddy's footsteps, Jeanie is an accomplished singer, songwritter serving up a soulful blend of blues with just a pinch of country in her voice.  She can be soft and sultry or knock your socks off with her powerful dynamic range. It's a big voice that comes out of this beautiful woman as she engages and connects with her audience. After cutting her teeth singing to captured audiences on the Prison Ministry Circuit, Jeanie found a home with Sole Travelers.

Mike Edwards

Mike Slide Shelltop

Singer/Songwriter/Slide Guitar/Harmonica/Lead Guitar

Considered by some to be one of the top living Slide Guitarists, Mike was born in New Orleans, raised in the Southern US. Mike travelled the world seeking adventure and fortune after cutting his teeth playing throughout the South.

Mike often worked as a hired gun where one such gig landed him in the Pacific Northwest where he was heavily inspired by the great performers he met in Portland and Seattle. Another opportunity placed Mike in Singapore where he played with great musicians from Australia, Europe and Asia.

Gratefully, Mike has had the opportunity to play with Taj Majal, Curtis Salgado, Zac Harmon, Little Ed, Tab Benoit, and Joey Gilmore among others.

Upon returning home to the Southern United States, Mike found he had forged his own sound from the diverse Blues styles he encountered along his path. After 15 years with King muDDfish and two nominations for Best Self-Produced Blues CD at the IBC, Mike spread his musical horizons putting together Sole Travelers with his wife Jeanie.


Sole Travelers EPK Video

Sole Travelers Hard Rock Live - "Earn My Love"

Sole Travelers East of Austin Live - "Highway 61 Revisited"

Our Touring Musicians

Vince Haywood - Bass, Vocals

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Vince joined Sole Travelers November 2015 bringing decades of pro experience playing with the region's top bands.






Lynwood Edmund - Bass

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Lynwood has been a professional musician recording and touring all over the world his entire life.

Larry Aquilino - Drums

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Larry Aquilino on drums is no stranger to the music scene playing with well-known bands as Fog Hat, Confederate Railroad, Mother's Finest to name a few.

Steve Plotnic - Drums

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Steve has toured and performed with several blues bands throughout his career and played on several recordings.

Tom Cramton - Keyboards

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Tom has toured and performed throughout his career and played on several recordings.