Tobacco Apache is a roots/rock band based out of historic Roanoke, Va. Fronted by the skilled guitar playing and song writing of Sam Fochtman, Tobacco Apache blends southern rock, americana, and progressive rock into an original sound that is sure to get you up and dancing. The rock steady rhythm section made up of bassist Josh Lynch and drummer Mason Jennelle is further enhanced by the energetic work on keys by Paul Tressel. Together, Tobacco Apache has performed up and down the east coast and has built a reputation for being a band that you will remember and want to see again.
Since forming in 2010, in addition to hundreds of solo bills they have opened for Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Dangermuffis, The Dirty Guv'nahs, Mountain Heart, Adam Ezra Group, Cabinet, The Mumbles, & Ten Toes Up. Tobacco Apache has quickly become a force to be reckoned with in the regional rock music community. With the new album "Inside Job," festival dates all over the east coast, and ever-growing fan base, Tobacco Apache should be at the top of your must see band list this Summer.