- From the Washington, DC area.
- Formed in 1993 by Mike Auldridge, Moondi Klein and T. Michael Coleman (who were all performing with the Seldom Scene at the time) and Jimmy Gaudreau (of the Tony Rice Unit). They went full-time in 1995.
- There were one of the original “Americana” bands.
- Disbanded in 1999. Auldridge and Gaudreau formed a new band with Richard Bennett called Auldridge, Bennett and Gaudreau.
- 2014, T. Michael Coleman released a new collection of live recordings by Chesapeake called “Hook, Live and Sinker.”