Suddenly Sideways

Welcome to the website for Suddenly Sideways. The band is based in Asheville, NC and plays an original blend of rock, blues, funk, jam and country.

Upcoming Shows

News & Updates

Mary Sparks Featured On Mountain Express Busk Break
Sep 30 2010

Mary Sparks, the drummer of Suddenly Sideways, was featured in Mountain Express's "Busk Break" series. Mary can often be found sharing her beautiful music in downtown Asheville, NC. The Mountain Express, a local Asheville business,  features Asheville buskers and posts video and audio of their busking performances.

Asheville's Sativa Studio is helping with sound on our show at The Beacon
Sep 16 2010

Andrew over at Sativa Studios will be helping us with sound at our show at The Beacon on September 24, 2010. Andrew Wheeler has known the band for a few years and has been doing sound, recording and providing other related services to Asheville and Western NC for the past few years.

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Suddenly Sideways - Asheville Rock Band

Welcome to the website of Asheville rock band Suddenly Sideways. If you're looking for audio samples of the band's work  check out the MUSIC PAGE.

The band plays an original blend of many different styles including rock, psychedelic, blues, jazz, country and more. The best way to get to know their sound is to listen to all of the songs on the song page.

Suddenly Sideways can play 3hrs. including covers and originals.



Michael Heinerth - Guitar, Vocals

Mary Sparks -  Drums, Vocals

Brad Rogers - Bass Guitar

Jesse Passwaters - Guitar, Vocals


The video below is an improv that we came up with sometime in November.