Music Spotlight: Drew Cooke

Music Spotlight: Drew Cooke

Music Spotlight is introducing a musician with a familiar last name. Remember Elly Cooke? Yes? Well meet her brother, Drew Cooke!

Drew Cooke is a young, talented guitarist and songwriter that can be found playing around the York and Hanover area. His playing is reminiscent of the soulful blues. He Derived much of his influence from the great Derek Trucks and other big-name musicians and guitarists. It is emotional, articulate, and deliberate with every note played. But then you can also hear a little bit of country twang throughout the guitar solos and chord progressions as well as through his voice!

Starting at a young age, Drew learned to hone his craft through hours of practicing and experimenting. Over the last two years, he played lead guitar for a few groups. But most often, he is found accompanying his sister with his stellar guitar playing. But through his many performances, it is clear that Drew is a quality entertainer.

If you have not had a chance to watch Drew for yourself, you can find him on Facebook and Instagram to catch his livestreams and cover videos. Most importantly, Drew Cooke has recently released his first record! You can find it and stream it on Spotify.

Music Spotlight: Elly Cooke

Music Spotlight: Elly Cooke

It’s another week of quarantine and another post for the local music spotlight! This week is giving focus to an incredibly talented musician and vocalist. Her name is Elly Cooke.

This young musician can make a room silent solely with her voice. Not to mention, her accompaniment ability on guitar is also fantastic. You can hear her performing country covers, gospel and Christian tunes and even pop hits from the decades as well. Better yet, she sometimes surprises the crowds with her well written, catchy, and heartfelt originals.

She often performs around York and Hanover, but she can be found in neighboring counties playing at select venues as well as charities. Elly has also been featured on television via the Good Day PA program!

Plus, Elly was the winner of A Cappella & Unplugged 2017, the annual talent competition of the Franlin County Visitors Bureau..

To listen to more of Elly Cooke’s music and to follow her to her next live-stream or gig, follow her on Instagram and FaceBook at Elly Cooke Music. Here is a video of her covering Lauren Dagle’s “Rescue

Music Post by Evan Crider