Hubie Ashcraft of Fort Wayne, IN is a Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Entertainer. Ashcraft is widely known for playing energetic live shows that include elements of Rock, Americana, and Country all infused with pop sensibilities, authentic lyrics, and soul. In addition to playing electric guitar, Ashcraft also has two years of classical guitar training.
Ashcraft started playing guitar when he was twelve years old, but it wasn’t until he saw Bruce Springsteen perform live in Indianapolis, IN when he was fifteen that he knew he wanted to make music his career. Ashcraft has also been influenced by other music artists such as: Merle Haggard, Vince Gill, Van Morrison, Tom Petty, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson.
When he’s not on stage with his group 'The Hubie Ashcraft Band', Ashcraft performs intimate acoustic shows where he has had the honor of working alongside other talented singers, songwriters, and musicians including: Sunny Taylor, Adam Strack, Garry Jones and Travis Gow. Ashcraft has received accolades for his work and contributions with former groups: Twelve and Two, Still Groove, Shakin' Bake, Hubie Ashcraft and the Drive, and Allan & Ashcraft.
In November 2009 Ashcraft had the opportunity to record with legendary drummer Chad Cromwell. Chad has been the drummer for Rock & Roll and Country Music's finest including Joe Walsh, Mark Knopfler, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Marty Stuart, Stevie Nicks, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, and Miranda Lambert. More recently, Ashcraft had the honor of working with songwriters and producers from Nashville, TN including Mark Hornsby, Phil Naish, and Dove Award Winner Jeff Silvey, who has written songs for Easton Corbin, Connie Smith, and George Strait.