PT & the Cruisers have been around since 2007 tho previously originating from the gospel group, Born Again Blues Band, (which stills performs in the area with these same members). Paul Thode and David Lee spent decades with the Elwood Splinters Blues Band. Rexy Boy is known around town as “Pinetop Perkins local Harp Player”. Jeff Gust has been the drummer for the legendary Bare Facts Band for the last four years.
PT & the Cruisers play a variety of music consisting of Blues, Oldies, Classic Rock, Country and Gospel. The band is popular with mature audiences, and is a favorite at American Legions, Elks Lodges, PRCU Clubs, Falcons and restaurants that have entertainment. The band also performs at festivals and private parties.
The band member are; Paul Thode on bass and lead vocals, Rexy Boy on acoustic, electric and slide guitar, (He also plays harmonica and sings lead vocals), Jeff Gust on Percussion, and harmony vocals. David Lee on saxophones, flute, and harmony vocals.