Video Cred: Larry Gutierrez
Scotia Road produced two albums in 2015
and one EP in 2016.
They can be viewed and purchased on
North, South county combine in Scotia Road band
By Don Gronning | Of The Newport Miner•
Apr 22, 2015
NEWPORT – It’s about 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday night at the Boat Launch Restaurant and Lounge in Diamond Lake. The members of the band Scotia Road are gathering for their weekly session. They unpack their instruments, two guitars, a mandolin and a futuristic looking upright bass, and tune up. After a few minutes they’re ready. They start playing an original composition, the unamplified music rising and falling as the band performs “Rock Star.”
Bartender Laura Smith says…It wasn’t long before people started asking about the music.
“Boy did I hear about it from the customers,” she says. The patrons wanted to be able to see and hear the band better, so she had them move into a corner of the bar, where they perform every Wednesday. “We have people who just come to hear them,” Smith says.
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The Priest River times (2014)
Scotia Road was featured in this article due to their participation and performance at a Youth Emergency Services music fundraiser
Scotia Road has headlined at multiple events including the
–Riverwood Music Fest in Kettle Falls WA (2014)
–Iron Sommelier Brewmaster Event Sponsored by the Newport Hospital & Health Services Foundation in Priest River ID (2015 & 2016)
–Top Frog Brewery annual open house event in Newport WA (2015)
–Featured in Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival television advertisement (2015)
–Featured on Women of Substance Radio Podcast multiple times (2015)
Scotia Road has played at numerous venues throughout Washington and Idaho. You can find a list of previous and upcoming shows HERE.
Supplies lead vocals, rhythm guitar and has written the majority of the songs currently performed by Scotia Road. She earned a BA in Music Education, and is currently an elementary music teacher in Newport Washington.
Adds beautiful vocal harmonies with her daughter, Randi, and lead guitar work. She has also written a number of songs, which are currently performed by Scotia Road. Music has been a very large part of Tina’s life from the time she first picked up a guitar.
Delved into the world of music to perfect is soloing skills, and to become a talented, well-rounded musician. He has played in multiple groups, and is a sought after mandolinist. He has written many original songs, which are currently performed by Scotia Road.
Supplies the foundation of Scotia Road with the unmistakeable deep thump of the upright bass. He also provides the band with rationale and good spirit. He’s all about that bass.