The JCW Band was started in 2007 in Kerrville Texas. Original members include: John Way, Kevin Burney, Lorne O'neil, Carl Williamson and Don Crider. The band was called Barbwire. The band gained a lot of recognition throughout the Hill Country and surrounding areas. Although members have been changed through out the years, the distinctive sound of their music is still heard through every performance.
Today's band members include: front man John Christopher Way(Lead Vocals, Guitar and Fiddle), Chuck Weisbrich(Bass guitar vocals, production manager), John Owens(Drums, Vocals) and Mark Remmert(Keyboards(piano), Accordion and Vocals).
These guys take pride in packing a punch and being one of the most sought out after bands on the market. Artist these guys have worked with include stars like: Reba McEntire, Gene Watson, Neal McCoy, Joe Diffie, Aaron Watson, Kasey Musgraves, Tracy Byrd, Rick Trevino, Gun Hilda, Clay Blaker, Cory Morrow, Kevin Fowler, Johnny Rodriguez and many more...
The JCW Band which was formerly Barbwire lost one of their members, Lorne O'Neil, in 2013. He was a dedicated member and co-founder of the band and is missed dearly. His style of music and effervescent personality lives within the band and shines in every performance.