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Agatha Road - Modern Country Music for the Country Wedding Reception

Agatha Road is Central New York's only full service Country Music Wedding Band! When the good ol'  boys and the country girls get together to throw a party, Agatha Road knows how to put the boots on the floor. This band has the grit and musicians to keep the party going and the class and professionalism to satisisfy our most distinguished and discerning clientele. 


Band Members


Aaron Velardi
2015 SAMMY nominated Lead Vocalist and front man for Agatha Road. Aaron is the most versatile vocal talent in New York. When not fronting Agatha Road, Aaron can be seen performing his solo act at the Turning Stone Casino where his commanding vocals and tasty piano chops are a local favorite. Aaron is the perfect emcee for your event. An educator by day, Aaron IS the voice that you and your guests will never forget! 


Emmett VanSlyke

Lead Guitarist extrorinaire. Emmett is a producer, composer and educator with a classical guitar background whose chops range from modern country to jazz to contemporary rock and pop.


Kristin Turo
Guitarist and Vocalist for Agatha Road, Kristin can also be found playing with "Drift Water" when she is not writing and performing her original solo music. 


Mike Dardaris 
Drums. The classically trained percussionist is the founder of Agatha Road and The CNY Wedding Music Collective. Mike can also be seen playing with "Ophelia's Book" and "Alter Ego".


Nathan Mansfield

Banjo and Dobro player for Agatha Road. If it has strings and a fret board Nathan can play it. His talents reach far into the depths of country music and his versatility can be witnessed if you were to catch him playing leads with local country favorite, "Driftwater".


Sample Set-List

Please note that songs are constantly being added to the set list.


Aw-Naw (Chris Young)

Bottoms Up (Brantley Gilbert)

Burnin It Down – (Jason Aldean)

Carolina (Parmalee)

Chainsaw – (The Band Perry)

Chicken Fried (Zach Brown Band)

Chicks Dig It - (Chris Cagle)

Country Girl Shake It for Me (Luke Bryan)

Crazy Town (Jason Aldean)

Donkey – (Jarrod Nieman)

Drink ToThat All Night (Jarod Nieman)

Drunk Last Night (Eli Young)

Even If It Breaks Your Heart (Eli Young)

Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain) – (Gary Allan)

Fast Cars & Freedom – (Rascal Flatts)

Freestyle - (Lady Antebellum)

Friday Night (Eric Pasley)

Get Your Shine On (Florida Georgia Line)

God Love Her – (Toby Keith)

Goodnight Kiss (Randy Houser)

How Country Feels – (Randy Houser)

I Hold On (Dierks Bentley)

Jump Right In (Zac Brown)

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye – (Luke Bryan)

Leave The Night On - (Sam Hunt)

Life Is A Highway (Rascall Flatts)

Like A Cowboy - (Randy Houser)

Rewind (Rascal Flatts)

Roller Coaster (Luke Bryan)

Running Outta Moonlight – (Randy Houser)

Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy - (Big and Rich)

Small Town Throw Down - (Justin Moore)

Someone Else Calling You Baby – (Luke Bryan)

Song About A Girl - (Eric Paslay)

Sunny and 75 - (Joe Nichols)

Take A Little Ride - (Jason Aldean)

That’s My Kinda Night - (Luke Bryan)

We Are Tonight - (Billy Currington)

Whatever She’s Got - (David Nail)

When She Says Baby – (Jason Aldean)

Where The Blacktop Ends – (Keith Urban)

Who Wouldn’t Want To Be Me (Keith Urban)



Recordings of Agatha Road

Freestyle -
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We Are Tonight -
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Who Wouldn't Wanna Be -
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Agatha Road recording at Subcat Studios. Syracuse, NY

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