Christmas with The A&E Band scheduled for December 12 at Sound Bites Grill


The A&E group recently announced that they will be performing a special Christmas concert at Sound Bites Grill on December 12, according to a press release.

The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sound Bites Grill, 101 N. State Route 89A, Sedona.

Along with songs like “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” the A&E group plans to raise the roof with fan favorites like “Sweet Home Chicago. , “Twist and Scream” and “Mack the Knife”.

Come enjoy brunch, music, and the spirit of Christmas as the A&E Band performs a host of Christmas classics against the most majestic backdrop in the entire Sedona Valley. A delicious feast awaits as the Sound Bites Grill pulls out all the stops with its succulent assortment of sweet and savory selections. Food is unlimited, so come hungry!


Anne Johnstonbrown, singer

Lead singer Anne Johnstonbrown has blown audiences away with her five-octave range for over 40 years. A Los Angeles filmmaker, Anne previously worked with the residents of Skid Row and is on a mission to change society’s perception of homelessness through original film projects and theater productions. Although she considers herself ‘semi-retired’, today she spends her days performing part-time as an award-winning voice-over artist and continues to advocate for the homeless.

Eric Williams (piano, saxophone, guitar, harmonica)

Skilled on piano, saxophone, guitar, and harmonica, Eric Williams has put on a show that people of all ages and walks of life have enjoyed throughout the Sedona Valley for over 25 years. Playing everything from classical music to classic rock, Eric’s extensive mastery of musical styles and arrangements makes him one of Sedona’s most sought-after solo music performers. Don’t miss this chance to join musician extraordinaire Eric Williams for a show you’ll never forget!

Chuck Murcko (standing bass)

Chuck Murcko has been playing bass for over four decades with musicians such as Peter McCann, Nick Brignola, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Don York, Lee Shaw, Micki Free and Long John Hunter. After working in local performing and jazz bands in New York for 20 years, he moved to Philadelphia where, in addition to local jazz bands, he held the bass chair with the 18-piece band, In Full. Swing. Chuck is currently working on several projects in Northern Arizona.

Floyd Roberson (drums)

Floyd Roberson began playing drums professionally with the Nat Story Orchestra while still in high school. He then attended Southern Illinois University and majored in engineering. During his college years, Mr. Roberson played for a number of bands in a variety of genres, including jazz, country-western and blues. Recently, Mr. Roberson has performed with a host of musicians in the Phoenix metro area, including Renee Patrick, Beth Lederman, Judy Roberts, Margo Reed, Les Paul Roque, Joel Robin and many more.

Joe Johnson (piano)

Joe Johnston’s early years were spent playing keyboard and bass with various bands and orchestras. His stage experience has been supported by writing and arranging music, primarily in the genre of gospel music. Joe is a Marine Corps Vietnam veteran who received a Purple Heart as a helicopter door gunner. After his military service, he led choirs and orchestras in churches in California and Arizona. He has resided in Sedona for nearly 20 years.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat brunch special are $49 per person. For reservations, call 928-282-2713. For more information, visit

Information provided by Sound Bites Grill.


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