Introducing Tame The Rooster, a dynamic and irresistible 7-piece modern country band hailing from the heart of New York's capital region. Formed from the ground up, this musical powerhouse boasts a diverse range of influences, drawing from rock, country, blues, and pop to create a sound uniquely their own. With infectious songwriting and the uncanny ability to transform covers into captivating originals, Tame The Rooster is poised to set the music scene ablaze. No strangers to the limelight, Tame The Rooster has graced stages of all shapes and sizes, always on the lookout for fresh opportunities to share their boundless musical talents with the world.
Now, let us introduce you to the exceptionally talented members of this sensational band:
At the helm of Tame The Rooster, we find dual vocalists who are nothing short of extraordinary. Michael Richardson, an accomplished musician, is a masterful songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist with a stage presence that's second to none. His remarkable journey has seen him share the spotlight with luminaries such as Reba McEntire, Easton Corbin, Howie Day, and an array of other iconic artists. Joining him is the remarkable Cailyn Stevens, a singer-songwriter par excellence, who takes center stage as the lead vocalist. Possessing an undeniable star power and an astonishing vocal prowess, Cailyn is a natural-born performer destined for greatness.
Fueling the band's rhythmic heartbeat is the immensely talented Jason Ellis, a distinguished percussionist who not only lends his vocal talent but also keeps your toes tapping all night long. Eric Patton, a virtuoso guitarist, wields his six-string with finesse, delivering soaring guitar solos that elevate the music to celestial heights while masterfully holding down the groove. Anchoring the low end with unwavering skill is Brad Ravenhall, indisputably one of the preeminent bass players in the region. And then there's Brandon Shaver, a rising composer, vocalist, and guitarist who adds a layer of acoustic magic to the mix. Sliding in on the pedal steel is Alex Hammond who delivers soaring layers of emotive melodies adding rich textures to the musical landscape. Lastly, but certainly not least, there is Stephen St. Graves, sound engineer and unsung hero who elevates the band's sound into the stratosphere, completing this ensemble of extraordinary talent.
Tame The Rooster is not merely a band; they are a musical force to be reckoned with, a sonic journey that transcends genres, and an experience that leaves audiences craving for more. Get ready to be captivated, as this electrifying septet takes you on a musical odyssey like no other. The future of country music has arrived, and its name is Tame The Rooster.
“I've been in the CNY music business for over 40 years. These Guys and Gal are one of the top acts that I have been blessed to work with. A class act from the top down.” - David L.
“This summer I finally caught "Tame the Rooster" (Beer and Bacon Fest in Gloversville, NY). Incredible show on a scale far beyond what you would expect from a 'local band'.” - Jim A.
“What a great night with this newly formed band!! Played liked they been playing with each other forever!! Watch out for this group!! Follow them. Go see them you will not be disappointed!!!” - Leon B.