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Interview with Boone Froggett of Otis

Photo provided by John Lappen on behalf of Otis

From famously known groups such as ZZ Top, Lynard Skynard, and Blackberry Smoke, to more up-and-coming bands, still fighting their way onto the charts, the sub-genre of Southern Rock has been popularized over the last few decades.

Despite there being constant growth and innovation in music, a great deal of Southern Rock still pulls from similar influences, such as blues, country, gospel, and guitar-filled rock n' roll.

Boone Froggett, guitarist and vocalist for the Kentucky-based band, Otis, describes what it's like being a musician during the pandemic, beating thyroid cancer, and his clear path to music.

To learn more about Boone Froggett and the band Otis, check out their website.

Nessa is a graduate of UTC, coordinates digital content for the station's social media and website, hosts and produces her own weekly music show for WUTC: The Rock Show, and acts as the station photographer at various events, including local and regional music festivals.