Voted one of “Lewis County’s Best,” Prohibition Band is based in the Chehalis, WA area. The group has been together and performed locally (and regionally) since 2011 — everything from private parties to local venues, fundraisers, benefit events, and weddings, etc. The band has also opened and performed gigs with other local groups, including Backfire Band, Straitshot, Harmony Ridge, and with guest musicians from other local groups. In 2018, we opened for Nashville stars Halfway 2 Hazard.
Brittany Voie, Bass & Vocals — Born and raised mostly in the Adna area and graduated from Adna High School. Brittany is a Saturday columnist for the local newspaper, the marketing director for Thorbeckes Athletic Club, and lives in Chehalis with her husband, Skyler, and their two sons, Owen and Hank. “BVoie” has performed with various local music groups, as a guest artist, for local events and festivals. Voie’s great-grandparents and extended family were founding members of Lewis County’s own “Newaukum Mountaineers” grange band.
Jake Garrison, Guitar & Vocals — Attended and graduated Adna High School. Jake is a proud union sheet metal fabricator and lives in Centralia with his wife, Desiree, and their sons, Jonas and Dwayne. Jake, AKA: “Zeke,” is known for his signature guitar — a hand-cut body with a custom neck, pieces designed by Jake himself, created with real elements from a Stihl chainsaw (including the bar and chain). He also is a member of the LifeCenter Centralia worship team.
Past Members & Guest Musicians
Ron Parker, Guitar & Vocals — Ron was born and raised in Adna, WA, graduated from Adna, lives in Adna, and works for the Adna School District. Ron and his wife, Casey, with their two sons, Waylon and Dalton (and Ron’s extended family) operate Parkerosa Farms & Pumpkin Patch at Chilvers & Kray Road west of Chehalis. Ron is the proud parent of a U.S. Marine (Waylon). Musicians in Ron’s extended family — Uncle Ronnie and Uncle Ted — have also played with the band for special events. Ron is a previous member of the band “Clearcut.”
Ronnie Johnson, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin & Vocals — Uncle Ronnie is Ron’s uncle. He performs with us from time-to-time at local events. Originally an occasional guest, since 2019, he’e become a more regular member of the band. He’s also the owner of Johnson’s Smokehouse based in Olympia, Washington.
Sean Ghere, Drums & Vocals — “Ghere” grew up in the Adna area and graduated from Adna High School. Ghere works for a local well drilling company, Moerke & Sons. Ghere left the band at the end of our 2018 season to spend more time with his family and wife, Stacey.
Paul Sabin, Lead Guitar & Vocals — Paul Sabin grew up in Adna and graduated high school at Adna in the same class as Ghere. Paul left the band in 2016 to spend more time with his growing family and resides in the Napavine area with his wife, Michelle.