A singer/songwriter from Paducah, Haleigh Martin, 20, and her band The Extras took first place at the third annual Rock the Roof Battle of the Bands, hosted by Sigma Phi Epsilon KY Beta, April 13 at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville.
The philanthropy fundraiser benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana.
The competition featured seven bands from across Kentucky, each performing a 35-minute set.
Martin is a junior in the music business program at Murray State University. Martin regularly performs in West Kentucky and West Tennessee and is known for her bluesy country style with a jazzy twist.
Her band, The Extras, features musicians from western Kentucky: Stephanie Woods (bass and backup vocals) of Murray: Kevin Hayden (drums) of Paducah: Dave Dick (mandolin and lead guitar) of Murray; and special guest Micah Greene (lead guitar), formerly of Murray, now of Louisville.
Videos of some of their performance may be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/user/MkiMrtn
Here’s a link to the article in the Paducah Sun: