Blues/Reggae Rock

Current Members:

Josiah Atchley
Frank Sheadrick Jr
Jon Augustus
Brandon Bowman
Andrew Powers
Shawn Turner






From Knoxville, Tennessee, supported by his band, The Greater Good, Josiah Atchley, marine turned musician, has been a staple in the Knoxville, TN music community. With a high energy show, full of unpredictable jams, one is guaranteed to leave a fan. The bands line up boasts Frank Sheadrick Jr on drums, Jon Augustus on bass, Brandon Bowman on saxophone, Joey Pierce on lead, Brandon Whitaker on keys, and Josiah Atchley in the front, on rhythm guitar and vocals. They combine for lethal dose of heavy rock/blues/funk vibes with a hint of pop and whatever other seasoning the moment may call for.

The Greater Good has made their presence heard on the entire east coast. With sets at Bonnaroo, Blankfest, Rhythm & Blooms, and headlining Dogwood Arts Festival, and Hillfest the band is proven as a tried and true crowd favorite. They have shared the stage with several major touring acts, such as Tom Keifer (Cinderella), Fastball, and the multi-platinum, international touring band Kansas.

The band has released three major singles, including award winning “Real Mother Lover,” “Gypsy,” and “Broken Man.” As well as receiving an award for best Funk/Rock album/EP, released in Knoxville, for the self-titled EP. The has band played numerous successful headlining shows, packing local venues to the gills with fans. With their first full album coming in 2019, the journey will continue onward, and upward.

Come join the movement and help propel a band of hungry Knoxvillians to the next level!