I am a God-fearing family man with a passion for traditional country music. My band is comprised of top notch musicians with an unmeasurable amount of country music talent. My influences in music include such country music greats as George Jones, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, and George Strait.

Band members include:
Joe Olds: Vocals and Acoustic Guitar
John Paul Stout: Bass 
Greg Merritt: Lead Guitar and vocals                                                                          Brian Pruett: Lead Guitar and vocals                                                                             Brian Choman: Drums

Eve of New Year's Eve Party! 

December 30th is going to be one heck of a night! We want to pack this place out with true country music fans! The folks at Venom (former Country Rock) are working hard to make this venue successful and we want to help them keep it country! Come out and celebrate with The Joe Olds Band and The Matt Brantley Band Saturday Dec 30th! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door! Go to Venom -Venue facebook page and follow the instructions to the presale link! Can't wait to see y'all Dec 30th! Let's pack this place out and show Athens we know how to do country music right!

Upcoming Shows! 

Wow! We have had a busy couple of months! Taking time off with our families for Thanksgiving then we are back at it in December! Be on the look out for December's upcoming shows! We will post them soon!


Get ready, Augusta! We are heading your way this Saturday, September 9! And we are bringing a ton of merchandise with us! Can't wait to see all of our Coyotes friends! See y'all Saturday!

One More Weekend! 

One more weekend off then we will be bringing our traditional country sound to Coyotes in Augusta! So bring your friends, your family, and your dancing boots and get ready for a great night with us! Hope everyone has a happy and safe Labor Day weekend! 


The band is finishing up August with private parties then next month we head to Augusta and South Carolina! We will keep you posted on all of our upcoming shows! Hope everyone has a great weekend! 

New Merchandise! 

Y'all go on over to the band store and check out our new merchandise! We have tshirts, bottle openers, decals, cups, koozies, and CDs available for purchase! 

Boutier Winery! 

We've had a couple of weekends off with our families (my little girl just turned a year old!)...next up we have a private event April 22 then April 29th we return to the Boutier Winery in Ila! We love this venue! Great people and fantastic wine! Can't wait to see y'all there!


I can't say "thank you" enough to all of you who came out to Wild Wing Cafe in Gainesville this past Friday! We had a great crowd and it just means the world to me and the band that you take time out of your lives to come share our music with us! Next stop...Coyotes in Augusta Saturday night! See you there!

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