Admiral Radio

Singing Duo playing Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele and Harmonica

South-Carolina based duo Coty Hoover and Becca Smith create a unique Americana blend rooted in traditional styles that also touches the heartstrings of the modern-day listener.

This husband-and-wife team weaves threads of country, folk and roots music together to create a nostalgic sonic tapestry evoking simpler times filled with homespun comfort.

Featuring Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Harmonica, Foot Tambo, and Shakers accompanying their lush and effortless vocal harmony, this couple and their timeless sound are a match for audiences of all ages.


“These ears haven’t heard a duo so attuned to each other…their harmonies evoke a country/folk lineage one could easily follow back to the Carter Family…” – Kevin Oliver, Free Times


Program Highlights

  • Let My Love Open the Door – Pete Townsend

  • Carolina in My Mind – James Taylor

  • Lean on Me – Bill Withers

  • Hey Good Lookin’ – Hank Williams

  • Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver

  • If I Needed You – Townes Van Zandt + Emmylou Harris

  • Girl from the North Country – Bob Dylan

  • Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers

  • This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie

  • The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkel

  • This Little Light of Mine – Traditional

  • Country Roads Take Me Home – John Denver

  • Oh, My Darlin’ Clementine – Percy Montrose

  • Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

Tech Overview

  • Sound: House Sound + some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound
  • Piano: Not required
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Hot Meal for 2