Our Story

The Deep Pocket Thieves is comprised of singer-songwriters Jimmy Ayers on keys and slide guitar, and Larea Edwards on vocals and violin. The pair began writing together in 2015. The band includes Emmy award winning Mahlon Hawk on bass and percussion; Seth Bennett on drums and percussion; Kirby Velarde,  Taylor Marvin and Special guest Sammy Mayfield on Guitars.


Band Members

Jimmy Ayers:  Hammond, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Songwriter

Larea Edwards: Vocals, Violin, Songwriter

Mahlon Hawk:  Bass, Percussion

Seth Bennett:  Drums, Percussion

Kirby Velarde:  Electric and Spanish Guitars

Taylor Marvin: Electric and Cigar box Guitars

Sammy Mayfield: Electric Guitar

Chrissy Grant: Backing Vocals

Thank you Colorado Blues Society

August 7, 2017

Congrats to the Deep Pocket Thieves for winning the MHBS IBC competition at Ziggies last Sunday. Once again Colorado will have a strong presence in Memphis where the DPT will be representing the MHBS.