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Members:Bill - Vocals, Fred-  Bass, Vocals, Rich- Guitar, Vocals, Kevin-Drums,Vocals

Rich got his start with Big Cam and the Lifters and then took his first full time gig with Vince Corolla and Krackerjax. He also played with Gene Vincentt and the Cadillac Cruisers and was a founding member of Joey and the Jammers where he played over 1,000 gigs including once playing 31 gigs in 30 days. He is also a founding member of Rich and the Roadrunners and has opened for Asleep at the Wheel, Three Dog Night, B.J. Thomas, Paul Revere and the Raiders, and Davy Jones. Rich also backed Frankie Ford, Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Ronnie Dove, Bobby Lewis, The Crystals, and The Platters. And, Rich is a member of The Maryland Entertainment Hall Of Fame.

Bill was the first three-time member of the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame with individual inductions for expressing his talents with Gene Vincentt and the Cadillac Cruisers, Rich and the Roadrunners as well as international singing sensations, the Reputations!!

Kevin first started playing teen centers in the early seventies with the band Legacy. He then moved on to playing night clubs five nights a week with Salt & Pepper. Next up was The New Expressions, focusing on wedding receptions and bull roasts. He then joined The Darkside which focused mainly on original music, with performing only a few select cover songs. After taking a 24 year hiatus for work and family, he rejoined the local music scene playing with Wild Spirits. He then moved on to Midnight Cargo, playing all the local bars and restaurants. Kevin frequently gets calls to fill in on drums with other bands in the Baltimore area, and he is also a member of The Maryland Entertainment Hall Of Fame.

 

Fred originally played guitar for 7 years, and then switched over to bass guitar. His former bands include Orange Wedge, Queens Chapel, Trigger Happy, Foxfire, Christopher Aaron Band, Doc Rogers and the Roc Dodgers, The Overlea Brothers, Stevie and the Satellites, The Satellites, Invasion, and Time Will Tell. Foxfire recorded an original album entitled "Dusk" available on Discogs and Ebay, and Christopher Aaron Band recorded an original album entitled "All I Gotta Do Is Dream" available on Discogs, Spotify and Ebay. The Overlea Brothers opened for The Guess Who. Stevie and the Satellites opened for The Beach Boys, Smokey Robinson, Davy Jones, The Drifters, America, The Association, Martha & The Vandellas, Ronnie Spector, Three Dog Night, The Guess Who, The Coasters, Mark Lindsay, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Grass Roots, The Outsiders, Herman's Hermits, Little Eva, The Fleetwoods, Archie Bell & The Drells, B.J. Thomas, Brian Hyland, The Vogues, The Skyliners, Frankie Ford, Ronnie Dove, and The Mahoney Brothers. The Satellites opened for Eric Burdon & The New Animals, War, and Little Anthony & The Imperials.

Established: 1993

Where have you played?

Baltimore Arena....Harborplace
PSI Net/Ravens Stadium...Camden Yards
WQSR Radio.........WMAR-TV
Xerox Corporation.......Long & Foster Realtors
Oregon Ridge........Polk Audio
Preakness Fest.......Harborplace
Towsontown Spring Festival....Taste of Baltimore
Johns Hopkins Medical School Alumni
Backed Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Ronnie Dove, The Crystals,
Michael Hoover's Memories of Elvis, Frank El

Opened for Asleep at the Wheel, Three Dog Night, B.J. Thomas, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Davy Jones.....


Our list of Satisfied Clients and performance locations also includes:

506 Club
Almony Trucking 
American Legion – Bel Air
American Legion #130 Overlea/Perry Hall
American Legion #148 Essex
American Legion #17 Edgewood
American Legion #195 
American Legion #22
American Legion #38
American Legion Dundalk
American Legion Parkton
American Legion Rosedale
American Legion Stewartstown- PA
American Legion Westminster
Anchor Inn
Anchorage Marina
Angel Park
Annapolis Elks
Annapolis Marriot
Ashland Cafe
Bahama Mama's
Baltimore Arena
Baltimore Country Club
Baltimore Hebrew
Baltimore Rowing Club
Baltimore Yacht Club
Baltimore Zoo Mansion
Battle Grove Hall
Belair Rd Assembly Hall
Belvedere Hotel
Belvedere Yacht Club
Best Western O'Donell St
Best Western Westminster
Billy's
Blue Lagoon
Bobby B's Palace
Bodkin Yacht Club
Bohager's
Bonnie Blink -Hunt Valley Grand Mason Lodge
Bonnie View Country Club
Boumi Temple
Bowley's Quarters Fire Hall
Bowman
Brass Horse
Brown's Orchard
Bud and Pat's Fillin Station
Bush River Yacht Club
Cal Rupard Home
Calypso Bay
Camden Yards
Cape St Clair Commun. Center
Cape St Clair Swim Club
Captains Sports Bar
Carroll County Arts Center
Carroll County Public Library- Finksburg
Cedarhurst By the Bay
Cherry's Inn 
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Chesapeake Crab House
Chestnut Ridge County Club
Columbus Gardens
Complete Restorations
Crescent Yacht Club
Crofton Country Club
Daytona's (AL Gators)
Del Capri Caterers
Dennie's Maple Inn
Dizzy Pleasure Club
Donaldson Brown Mansion
Dorcester Center for The Arts
DugOut Bar and Grill
Dugout Tavern
Dundalk Community College
Dundalk Heritage Festival
Dutch Mill
Earleigh Heights Fire Hall
Eastern Yacht Club
Eastwood Center
Edgemere VFW
Eklo Inn
Elks Lodge Annapolis
Elks Lodge Essex
Engineering Society of Baltimore
Epiphany Lutheran Church
Essex Day
Fallston Station
Fox Ridge
Frederick County Fairgrounds
Gabrielles
Gamber Fire Dept Carnival
Gateway Restaurant
Gettysburg Campground
Golden Triangle Sports Bar
Good Times Inn
Graceland Inn
Grand Mason's Lodge
Great Oaks Landing
Grey Rock Mansion
Gunpowder Lodge
Hampden Republican Club
Hampstead Fire Hall
Hanover Chamber of Commerce
Hanover Eagles
Har Sinai
Harbor Belle
Harborplace
Harborview Marina
Hard Rock Cafe
Harford Community College
Harford County Farm Fair
Hawks Pleasure Club
Heritage Gardens Parkville
Heritage Park Dundalk
Hillbrook Station 
Hillendale Country Club
Holiday Inn BWI
Holiday Inn Timonium
Holy Spirit Church, Palmyra PA
Howard's Pub
Hunt Valley Golf Club
Hyatt Regency
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Inn at The Colonnade 
Inner Harbor West Shore Park
Inner Harbor Yacht Sales – Harbor Belle Boat
Jack's Bar and Grill
JJ MacBrides
Jonathan's Lakeside
Kaufmanns
Kent Island Yacht Club
Key Yacht Club
Knights of Columbus -Dundalk
Knights of Columbus -Hull St
Knights of Columbus -Klosterman
Knights of Columbus – Edgemere
Knights of Pythias
La Fontaine Bleu
Lantern Gardens
Lexington Market
Lineboro VFD
Linway Lounge
Liriodendron Mansion
Longwell Ave Park
Magoo's Smokehouse
Main Street Tower
Manchester Activities Building
Manchester Carnival
Marco Club
Mariner's Landing
Marriot Annapolis
Marriot Inner Harbor
Martin's Champagne Room
Martin's Eastwind
Martin's North Point
Martin's West 
Martins East
Maryland Science Center
Maryland Yacht Club
Md Line Fire Co
Me Too Inn
Memphis Belle
Merritt Athletic Club
Merritt House
Merry Meadows Campground
Michael's Eighth Ave
Middle River Vol Fire Co.
Middle River Yacht Club
Middleborough Gardens
Middlebourough VFW
Mike's Crab House
Mindful Freedom Yoga Studios
Moose Lodge Bel Air
Moose Lodge Edgemere
Moose Lodge Essex
Moose Lodge Gardenville
Moose Lodge Reisterstown
Moose Lodge Westminster
Music World
New Dove's Nest
New Freedom Carnival
Olde Philadelphia Inn
Oregon Ridge
Osprey Point Yacht Club
Otter Pt. Yacht Club
Our Lady of Hope
Our Lady of Hope/ St. Lukes School
Overhills Mansion
Overlea Station
Parker's
Parkville Gardens
PatRicks
Perry's Odenton
Pioneer Pub 
Pop's Tavern
Prince of Peace Church
Princess Royale OC
PSI NET (Ravens) Stadium
Rash Field
Reese Carnival
Richlin Ballroom
Ripken Stadium
Riverside Yacht Club
Roland's house
Rolling Road Golf Club
Ronnie Dove's Music World
Rosedale Gardens
Rosedale Loudmouth Club
Sacred Heart of Jesus
Sailing Emporium
Schoolhouse Rd Manchester
Sheraton BWI
Sheraton Dulaney Valley Rd
Sheraton Fountaine Blue OC
Sheraton Four Points Aberdeen
Sheraton Inner Harbor
Sheraton OC FontaineBleu
Shrewsbury Carnival
Silver Swan Bayside
Silverdome
Snyders Willow Grove
Sparta Inn
Stables
State Police Lodge #69
Steelworkers Hall
StoneyCreek Democratic Club
Sue Island Bar and Grill
Tall Cedars Lodge
Taneytown American Legion
Teamster's Hall
The Barn
The Other Barn 
Tiffany East Catering
Timonium Fairgrounds
Tom Chalk's – Meadow Lane
Top of the Bay Aberdeen
Towne Tavern
Towson Center
Towsontowne Festival
Turf Valley Country Club
UAW Hall
VFW 2678 Edgemere
VFW 6506 Rosedale
VFW Essex
VFW Golden Ring
VFW Gunpowder
VFW Jarrettsville
VFW Parkville
VFW Philadelphia Rd
VFW Riverside
VFW Rossville
VFWJarrettsville
Vietnam Vets Hall
Watersedge Festival
Westminster Fall Fest
Westminster Riding Club
Williamsburg Inn
Willow Springs Pleasure Club
Wilson Point Men's Club
Wooden Nickel
World Trade Center Baltimore
Worthington Swim Club
York Inn

  • ....plus many other Weddings, Birthday & Anniversary Parties, Roasts & Other Special Occasions!!!
     

What have people said about The Roadrunners?


"WQSR's favorite cover band. You'll rock with Baltimore's best-loved oldies."
-Taste of Baltimore Program, Camden Yards 1998, 1999, 2000

"Thanks so very much for making Tara and Tom's wedding so special. Everyone raved about the band, the singer, and the entire evening. We all know that if the music is great the affair is a success. You guys were exceptional".
With deep appreciation,
-Betty and Leonard

"Rich,
What a great job! We all certainly loved your group...I look forward to working with your band in the future"
-Wendie

Dear Rich,
Thank you for all of the wonderful music you and your band played during Kelly's and Howard's wedding. We had lots of very nice comments about you and your band. Thanks again for a very memorable evening"
. Fondly,
-Cathy

"Rich- Da hippest cat I know"
-Wolfman Jack

"Dear Rich and the Roadrunners,
Thanks for the great music that made our day even more special. We heard nothing but rave reviews from everyone at the reception about the music"
- Sean & Cathy


".....The greatest guitar man in the land"
- B.J. Mitchell of the Platters

"..Your band is made up of truly talented and courteous people which is a plus in the entertainment world. You are surely on your way to success."
-Judi