Musician and Potter | Tray Eppes

    “it’s a poor dog that doesn’t wag it’s own tail”      — Grandma......Edith Driskill

 Tray is a talented multi-instrumentalist who has been performing for audiences since he was twelve years old. While playing the guitar and harmonica, Tray uses his bluesy vocal style to interpret many of the popular songs from the last 50 years along with his original compositions.


   Tray released his first solo CD in 1993 titled, "Living on the Heights". This is a reference to Darlington Heights, Virginia, where he lives and operates a pottery studio.

   His 2005  CD “It’s No Act” contains eleven original songs and features several guest musicians.

   His 2015  CD “Doing What We Can” contains 10 original songs and features the addition of his wife  Jo Ann on bass.


Tray moved to Central Virginia to make pottery in 1975.   He built a stoneware kiln and established "Cowpalace Pottery" on his grandparent's retired dairy farm in Darlington Heights. His main interest has been to make and sell pottery. The work is made up of mostly functional pieces created to enhance the experience of daily life.

   "Making pottery creates a rewarding balance to traveling and playing music in public. I have settled into a lifestyle that allows me to enjoy the rewards of both."

"I would like to thank everyone for their continued support."- Tray Eppes

To book Tray's musical talent or to visit his pottery showroom which is open by appointment please use the contact page found on this website

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