Rhythm/Lead Guitar/Back-up Vocals
Dick Neely was born in Amherst Ohio, but grew up in the Somerset Kentucky area. He currently resides in Sadieville Kentucky. He has been married to Donna for 39 years and has one daughter (Olivia) who resides in Wisconsin. Dick plays lead and rhythm guitar, as well as lead and harmony vocals for the band. He has been playing music since age fourteen, when he played gospel music in churches. His musical influences include Bob Seger, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Brooks & Dunn, AC-DC, Bad Company, Tim McGraw, Vince Gill, and Merle Hagard. He played in The Breeze Band around the Somerset area from ‘85-’89. Dick formed and played in The Sweating Bullets Band (Georgetown Area) for 5 years. Dick also played in a Christian band called Embracing Grace, (as well as 3 other members of Kentucky Storm), for 5 years.
Rhythm/Lead Guitar/Back-up Vocals
Dennis Chaney was born in Pulaski county and grew up in the Somerset Kentucky area. He currently lives in Georgetown. He is married to Jan, and has two sons and a daughter. Dennis plays rhythm and lead guitar, as well as lead and harmony vocals for the band. He played tuba, trombone, and baritone in high school band. He also played in The Breeze Band around the Somerset area from ’85-’89. His musical influences include C.C.R., Bob Seger, Nazareth, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Elvis, Bellamy Brothers, and Oak Ridge Boys. Dennis played in The Sweating Bullets Band (Georgetown Area) for 5 years.
Greg Powell is a native of Indiana but has called Kentucky home since 1990. Living in Scott County with his wife Crystal and two daughters Kayln and Ellie, Greg enjoys country living, camping with his family and playing music with friends. The rock bands of the 70's and 80's were early influences in Greg's musical career. Though his interests in musical genres has expanded over the years, the early influence of Rock & Roll is evident in his music today as he plays percussion and sings background vocals for The Living Proof Band. Greg also played in a Christian band called Embracing Grace, (as well as 3 other members of Living Proof), for 5 years.
Steve Dawson is the bass player for Kentucky Storm. Steve was born and raised in Winchester KY. He started playing bass in church at age 14 and has continued playing, developing his God given talent playing with several gospel and bluegrass groups including the Bishops who later went on to win many industry awards including 2 grammy nominations and a Dove award.
Steves influence has been a wide variety of southern gospel, bluegrass, country, jazz, blues and rock artists.
Steve is married to Becky and has 4 children and 3 grandchildren.
“ Playing music in my local church gives me greatest joy. I have also found that playing music with passion and thoughtful intent can bridge generational and cultural divides almost instantly”
Lead & Back-up Vocals / Percussion
Tim Stewart was born in Owen County, Kentucky and moved to Scott County in 1969. Tim began his musical career by singing in the church as a child and later in life became a Music Minister. Country, soul, blues and rock are all a part of his background, as well as, choral and musical theatre. The power of music to bring people together inspires Tim to continue to share his gift on the many platforms made available to him.
Lead & Back-up Vocals
Heather Caricco is the newest member of the band. We are in process of creating her bio. Thanks for patience.