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Band Info

Ric- Lead Guitar, Lead & Backing Vocals
Bill - Rhythm Guit
ar, Lead & Backing Vocals
Kevin - Drums & Percussion
Fred - Bass Guitar, Lead & Backing Vocals

Established: 2018

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 started singing and playing guitar at the age of 13. His former bands include  StilBound, Code Red, and Midnight Cargo; and he was also a founding member of these groups.

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.

Venues Played:
An Poitin Stil - Timonium, MD.
Ashland Bar & Grill - Cockeysville, MD.
Bowman Restaurant & Pub - Parkville, MD.
Eklo Inn - Freeland, MD.
Main Street Tower - Bel Air, MD.
McAvoy's - Parkville, MD.
Phillips Inn - Dundalk, MD.
Towne Tavern - Cockeysville, MD.
VFW Post 521 - Owings Mills, MD.