What We Do

Sway is a Northwest Live Cover Band that plays all the hottest hits to keep the party going! Sway plays top 40 dance and party hits from today and yesterday with a dash of rock and retro, including mashups, remixes & continuous medleys. You'll hear the latest Billboard chart-topping songs by artists like Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, David Guetta, Lady GaGa, Justin Timberlake, Lizzo, Jason Derulo, LMFAO, Beyonce, and Ariana Grande, all performed to perfection. Add in a dash of retro with Michael Jackson, Prince, AC/DC, Chic, and you've got live mashups, remixes & medleys done up the SWAY way!

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Where We Play

Northwest venues where Sway has performed include Muckleshoot Casino (Auburn), Emerald Queen Casino (Tacoma), Ilani (Ridgefield), 7 Cedars Casino (Sequim), Tulalip Casino (Tulalip), 12 Tribes Lake Chelan, 12 Tribes Omak, Red Wind Casino (Olympia), Blue Martini Lounge (Bellevue), The Swiss (Tacoma), Great American Casino (Lakewood), Clearwater Casino (Poulsbo), The Point Casino (Kingston), Wildhorse Casino (Pendleton OR), Legends Casino (Toppenish), The Triple Door (Seattle), The Ruins (Seattle), Olympic Sculpture Park (Seattle) and more! We also play at private events, weddings, corporate parties, street fairs, city-sponsored concerts, anywhere people want to have a dance party!

Who We Are

Made up of some of the most talented musicians in the Pacific Northwest, Sway brings an unparalleled amount of professionalism and experience to the stage!

Stephanie Smith

Lead Vocals and Guitar

Vocalist/Guitarist Stephanie Smith has been performing since her teens, and was previously a member of Seattle favorites AquaVinyl, Kameleon and Pretty Enemy. She has also performed in Asia with the Martin Ross Orchestra, and was awarded "Best Female Singer" in HotRocks TV's 2011 annual awards.

Chris Forry

Lead Vocals

Chris Forry's enthusiasm and energy is infectious, guaranteed to give you a show you won't forget. He has entertained audiences up and down the west coast as a former member of Eleventhour and Pretty Enemy.

Pete Johnston

Drums and Electronics

Drummer Pete Johnston keeps the beat steady and has also been a member of Charlie Drown, Half Zaftig, Pretty Enemy and AquaVinyl.

Bryan Seeley

Bass and Vocals

Bassist Bryan Seeley keeps the groove going and anchors the band's rhythm section with precision, authority, and a big low end you can feel. He has also been a member of Eleventhour, Riverbend, Brandi Carlile, and the Jake Marsh Trio.

Lane Patterson

Guitar and Vocals

Update 1/1/24: Lane has made the decision to step away from performing with SWAY in 2024 to devote more time to his career, family, and friends. We all remain great friends and we can't thank Lane enough for all of his time, energy, and talent! He will be missed!  Watch this space for news about our new member in 2024! 

Guitarist Lane Patterson could win a guitar shredding contest with the devil. He has been a member of The Tap Handles, Pretty Enemy and sometimes plays with Heart by Heart a spin-off of the band Heart featuring original members and Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductees Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier.