GOLD RUSH COUNTRY is Southern California’s premier hi-energy contemporary country cover band. Combining the showmanship sensibilities of a classic rock act with the heart and soul of new country, Gold Rush performs today’s hot Top 40 country. With both female and male lead vocals, a driving rhythm section, seamless vocal harmonies and virtuoso instrumentalists, Gold Rush gives audiences the rush and dazzle of a true concert experience. At a Gold Rush performance, you see people’s feet tapping; they boogie, shout, two step, dance close and holler their enthusiasm to the band and each other as the hits keep coming all night long.
GOLD RUSH COUNTRY is the perfect entertainment choice for corporate and private events as well state, county and community concerts.
GOLD RUSH COUNTRY BIOS
(electric and acoustic guitar, b bender, lap steel, slide, mandolin, banjo, back up vocals)
Richard is originally from Ohio. He is an active studio musician, producer, songwriter and music director. Some of the artists/musicians he has worked with include Timothy B, Schmidt (Eagles, Poco), Andrew Gold (Linda Ronstadt, America), Tom Walsh (Paul McCartney, America) and Peter Bernstein. His playing has been featured on numerous national commercials, television and film scores as well as artist CD’s. He has performed in concert and club venues throughout the United States with country, rock, folk, Motown, world and classical ensembles.
(lead and back up vocals, acoustic guitar)
“Nashville Star Season 6” semi-finalist and three time “We Fest” grand finalist, Molly Rocklind is a Singer / Songwriter who has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York and throughout the US. Last year, she was one of the top finalists to appear on NBC's “Nashville Star;” a semi-finalist on CMT's, “Can You Duet;” and a contestant on ABC's pilot, “Let Me Entertain You.” As a finalist in the "Capital Records Road to Nashville Competition," Molly was named one of the "top emerging country artists from the Midwest." A dynamic performer, she has worked with some of the most elite musicians and producers in the industry today, including a recent opportunity to write and perform for the legendary Stevie Wonder. Molly’s talents are regularly featured as an artist on KHAY FM Country Radio in southern CA.
(lead and back up vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, banjo)
A native southern Californian, Jeff parents are from West Virginia, which perhaps best explains his authentic and emotive country baritone. Jeff started singing and playing in bands in his teens and was a featured performer at many venues in the active Santa Cruz music scene where he attended college. He moved to New York following college and performed at clubs up and down the East coast while studying voice, honing his guitar and harmonica skills and developing his distinctive stage personality.
(bass, keyboards, back up vocals)
Lynn has played and recorded with many legendary artists: Clarence Clemmons (Springsteen’s E Street Band), Tori Amos, Ricky Lee Jones, Garth Hudson (The Band) to name a few. He cut his musical teeth in Tulsa, Oklahoma and has been a fixture on the Los Angeles music for a number of years. Equally at home in all popular styles, he has performed, written and produced music for artists, film, television and commercials.
(electric and acoustic guitar, slide)
Scott grew up in the Northeast and graduated in music from Beloit College in Wisconsin. Scott, a self-described “tone fanatic”, has and continues to be a first call guitarist in the thriving LA indie scene. He is also active as studio musician, engineer, arranger and songwriter.
(drums and back up vocals)
Gino grew up in San Pedro, California. He has performed extensively throughout California and the U.S. An award winning songwriter, Gino is active as a musician, motivational speaker and concert performer in high schools and universities. He is also active in the recording studio and has shared the stage with such well known recording acts as Maroon 5, Lit, Gin Blossoms, Winger, Berlin, The English Beat and Eddie Money.
(lead and back up vocals, fiddle, keyboards, acoustic guitar, mandolin)
Multi-instrumentalist Aubrey Richmond’s main instrument is fiddle but her other talents are featured extensively in Gold Rush. She sings lead and backup vocals, plays keyboards, guitar and mandolin. Aubrey hails from Washington where she first studied violin and piano. At an early age she started studying bluegrass and country fiddle while continuing her classical studies at university. She has performed extensively both in the U.S and internationally with classical, celtic, rock, bluegrass and country acts.