David Nojaim

Vocal, Guitar and Harmonica

A fan of  a wide variety of music, including everything from the blues to the Latin beat, Dave is one of the founding members of True Blue.  He sings, plays guitar and harmonica surrounded by what he described some of the most talented musicians in WNY.


Bass player extraordinaire!
An experienced and dynamic  musician who can play a variety of instruments. "tOHM" is known for his sense of humor and eclectic back-ground, and provides the  creative pulse that drives our shows.

Joe "Smiley" Ernst

Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo

Inspired by Elvis, Joe picked up his guitar back 1959, eventually adding a mandolin and banjo to his music arsenal.  He has become a well known figure in the local Irish music and bluegrass community, recognized for his razor sharp leads.red 

The Band

Phil Donahue

WNY premier Dobro player
A well known musician, Phil has been involved in the local bluegrass scene for years and is recognized for his unique talent with the lap steel guitar, Phil also adds voice and banjo to the bluegrass songs that True Blue features.