A legend on the strings, camp organizer and a pillar of the Canadian Country music scene!
Kicking off in 1985, Dave formed the Rock 'N' Horse band with friend Duane Steele, and toured Canada extensively, winning 5 Alberta Recording Industry awards. Dave was nominated for a Juno award in 1991, as well as best Country Group of the year by the Canadian Country Music Association.
A lanky, ranch raised cowboy from Rose Prairie in northern BC, his music style stays true to his roots. His rich Baritone voice was made to sing cowboy songs and make you believe every word.
The 90’s were spent on the road with his award winning band, Cole Cole Heart and later years working with long time friend and Cowboy Poet, Brian Salmond. Today he lives close to family and runs a Commercial Recording Studio from his home, Hilltop Studios in Charley Lake BC..
Chris McIntyre is a performer, composer, audio engineer, and teacher from Brandon, Manitoba.
Chris came to Grande Prairie while touring with his trio, “Buck 5,”in 2004, which led to acquiring a house gig at local venue BJs. Chris also became the house audio engineer, and worked with many of the acts who came through the club. Chris taught at the local college, has scored music for film/media, freelances as a guitarist and vocalist and runs his own home studio. A man of many talents!
Randy has been a fixture in the western Canadian music scene since the late 1970's.
He has performed virtually all styles of popular music on electric and acoustic guitar in every imaginable venue, from lounges to concert stages. Randy has performed at many festivals and opened for the likes of Dwight Yoakam, April Wine and Lou Graham (Foreigner). He is currently a freelance artist, appearing in numerous music videos, and maintains an intense enthusiasm for teaching the next generation of musicians.
Dave began his musical journey at the age of 3, when his parents bought him his first drum set, and has been playing music ever since.
Although drums were the primary focus of Dave's academic career he has also played guitar since the age of 9. He has played in many groups over the years and continues to play professionally in a variety of genres.
Karyn has lived the life of a country song - hard, fast and full of heartache. She puts her past on paper, singing about it for all to enjoy and inviting her audience to become empowered on a muscial journey of love, heartbreak and the happiness she found along the way.
With less than four years singing and playing onstage Karyn is currently focusing on musicianship and was recently promoted as the New Host of Open Mic at Tractor Jacks.
Greg was born in Lethbridge and grew up in the Grande Prairie area. He started playing guitar, with Eric Dalen, when he was 7 years old, played in bands from the age of 12, and after high school completed a music program, at Grant MacEwan, where he majored in guitar. He then went on to spend 16 years playing and teaching in Vancouver, BC.
He currently plays guitar and fiddle for the Travis Fowler Band, as well as his own band Pontiac Moon while enthusiastically continuing to teach music lessons.
Jonny's unique style of playing and his relentless pursuit of making music that people feel in their hearts, allowed him to tour Canada , the United States and France.
Notable achievements include:
- Performed with legendary Bo Diddley
- CCMA Guitar Player of the Year Nominee & Performer
- Multiple Breakfast TV Performances
- Played in Gord Bamfords band
- Opened for George Straight, Martina McBride, Brooks and Dunn, Tim McGraw
When working with Jonny you will learn beginner to advanced country licks, melody importance, song structure, timing, rythm, tone, amp & pedal set up, guitar maintenance, wiring basics and learning how to play songs the proper way.
Originally from a town near Ottawa, ON, Bradley first started teaching himself how to play guitar at age seven and began playing publicly at eleven years old. He quickly became an "in-demand" sideman and session player in his teens and performed and toured with the likes of Charlie McCoy, Ali McCormick, Liv Charlette, Tara Shannon, Brea Lawrenson, The Timber Line, Old Whiskey Road, Great Northern Railway, The Brad Lynch Band and many more. Whether playing fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass or guitar, as a sideman, or playing his own brand of slap-pop-percussive original fingerstyle acoustic music, Bradly's one true home is the stage.
BRUCE CRAIG "CHEWY"
Bio coming soon
Kevin Hrab, Nick Walsh & Travis Fowler