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Blake Hunter

Blake started playing snare drum and taking lessons when he was 10 years old in Huntington, WV. He began to love bands like AC/DC and Led Zeppelin which then inspired him to start playing drum set. Almost immediately he knew this was something he would do for the rest of his life. By age 14, He realized there wasn’t much potential for musicians where he was. He begged his parents to let him move in with his grandparents in Columbia, SC, in hopes that there was something more for him there.
He started lessons in high school at Freeway Music and also joined his first band. Throughout, He continued to play with many local bands and tried to be involved with as much local music as possible. Currently, He is the drummer in the band Bellavida, based out of Columbia. Bellavida wrote and recorded an EP titled “Letters to Rose” with Kenny McWilliams of Archer Avenue Studios that came out in September of 2016. Bellavida plays shows as often as they can and are working on building a fanbase within the state.
Blake feels very lucky and thankful to have found his passion at such a young age, and He love sharing it with others. Blake encourages everyone, no matter what age, to try and learn an instrument. Music can change your life in the best way possible!