Interstate Thirty

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Bio

Paul DeWeber of Hot Springs, AR plays the fiddle. Originally from Kennewick, Washington, he has been playing the fiddle since 1988. He has placed in the top 5 in multiple fiddle contests in several states. He formerly traveled with The Hawkins Family, a gospel group. He was named Musician of the Year in 2010 by the Gospel Music Artists Association. His influences include Mark O'Connor, Allison Krauss, Terry Morris, Tony Ludiker, Tim Crouch, Stuart Duncan, and Stephane Grappelli. He works as a Master Electrician.

Peyton Murphy of Glen Rose, AR plays the mandolin and sings. He is originally from Imboden, AR and still plays bluegrass there some with his family. He has been playing the mandolin since 2006. His favorite bluegrass artists include Bill Monroe, Reno & Smiley, the Country Gentlemen, Doyle Lawson, and Del McCoury. He works as an attorney.

Robert Stane of Bigelow, AR joined the band in 2015. He plays the guitar, banjo, and sings. He has been playing bluegrass since he was 14 years old. His favorite bands include Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, the Lonesome River Band, and the Bluegrass Album Band. He works as a supervisor with a pipeline company. He is an avid fan of Taco Bell.


Darrell Drennan joined the band in 2015. He plays guitar, sings, and serves as our primary front-man. He hails from Paron, AR and has been playing bluegrass since before El Caminos and crop tops were cool. His favorite artists include Yanni, the Bee Gees,  and Karl Shifflett and Big Country Show. He works as a carny and spends his spare time with his five parrots.

Tim Flory joined the band in 2017 playing the upright bass. He hails from Morrilton, AR and has been around the Arkansas bluegrass scene for many years. His favorite musical artists include the Monkees, Twisted Sister, and Flatt & Scruggs. Though gainfully employed, his true passion lies in carving soap figurines. 

Steve Harper of Heflin, LA has been joining Interstate Thirty on the guitar as his schedule allows since 2016. He has been playing bluegrass for many years and is a wealth of knowledge of long forgotten bluegrass songs. He claims to have a real job, but we're pretty sure he just travels around the country picking and sleeping in his car.