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Gold Rush Country

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GOLD RUSH COUNTRY is Southern California's premier hi-energy contemporary country 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 regularly headlines Community Concerts – LA County Fair, Calabasas Pumpkin Festival; Los Angeles Pershing Square, Lakewood 9.11 Concert, Lake Arrowhead Summer Concert Series etc. - National Venues - The Canyon Club, Harrah's Reno, Toby Keith's, Gilley's Las Vegas, Fantasy Springs Casino, The Riviera Las Vegas - and Corporate Events.

GOLD RUSH COUNTRY has appeared in concert with Cowboy Troy, Jaron and The Long Road To Love, Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn), Eddie Money, Justin Moore, Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Sunny Ledfurd, Kacey Musgraves, Eden's Edge and 2013 Grammy Award Winner Little Big Town.


Richard Young
(electric and acoustic guitar, b bender, lap steel, slide, mandolin, banjo, lead and 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. Schmit (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.

Royce Nelson
(lead and backup vocals, percussion)
Royce has lived for the stage since her first taste as a young toddler- tip-toeing in tap shoes in front of a few hundred people. However, she discovered her true passion for singing as a 10 year old at summer camp belting out tunes on the stage for the first time. "It combined my two favorite things: the stage and a rush I could only feel from singing my heart out," Royce says as she reminisces.By the age of 13, she was performing on the stage and the recording with songwriter/producer Karen Tobin. Royce won a Golden Globe in 2004 for singing background vocals for Mick Jagger on "Old Habits Die Hard" from the feature film "Alfie." Her distinctive voice has been featured on countless record demos for many prominent producers, songwriters, and artists - Dave Stewart, Lois Blaisch (writer of Tiffany's 1988 #1 hit single "Could've Been"), Mick Jagger, Sheryl Crow, and Candyman 187. Royce's dynamic artistry has graced venues all over Los Angeles including The House of Blues, The Viper Room, The Roxy, and The Whiskey-A-Go-Go and appearing in casinos, concerts and national venues with Gold Rush Country.

Jeff Valdez
(lead and back up vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, percussion)
Born in Los Angeles, California, Jeff immersed himself in the triple pursuits of music, sports and entertainment. As a child he appeared in film, TV, and theatrical productions. By the time he hit his teens he was playing in local rock, blues and country bands. Following school, he worked as a law enforcement professional and then as an energy infrastructure specialist - all the while continuing to sing in bands throughout the US. Jeff's soulful and flexible voice has shared the stage with blues greats BB King and Buddy Guy. He is often a first call for producers and songwriters in Los Angeles and has appeared in venues in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Spencer Wright
(Bass and back up vocals)
Spencer Wright began playing bass in his hometown of Washington, D.C. prior to attending the University of Miami. While in school, he had the privilege of playing with many legendary jazz musicians, including: Ira Sullivan, Duffy Jackson, and Darmon Meader of the New York Voices. During this time, Spencer studied upright bass under world-renowned professor Lucas Drew. Upon graduation Spencer relocated to Los Angeles, where he quickly established himself as an in demand bassist in a varirty of genres: rock, pop, country, jazz, R&B, and blues. He has toured internationally performing with many top name artists including: R&B singer Ricky Fante, guitarist Richie Sambora, pop singer Aaron Carter, Latin pop supergroup Kudai, Christopher Thorn (Blind Melon), Dave Krusen (Pearl Jam), and jazz saxophonist Kenny G, to name a few. In addition to his live performances, Spencer also works as a studio musician where he has recorded for commercials (Wal-Mart), movies (Flags of Our Fathers, War of the Worlds) and television shows (Malcolm & Eddie, Me Eloise).

Scott Felton
(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.

Steve DeLollis
(drums and percussion)
Steve grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio playing drums in country, concert, jazz, marching and rock bands. After graduating college he moved to Los Angeles and became a fixture in the busy LA club scene. He has toured and recorded with a number of national acts including Greg Ginn, founder of Black Flag and SST Records. Steve's releases with SST Records include: JAMBANG Connecting, MOJACK The Metal Years, and The Texas Corrugators Bent Edge.

Lacy Rostyak
(fiddle, keys, back up vocals)
Lacy combines consummate classical instrumental technique with a unique flair for lyrical improvisation. Born in Mississippi, Lacy started studying violin and piano at age three. By age eight she was studying at the world-renowned Manhattan School of Music. She graduated from college as performance major at Cal Arts and continued graduate studies at The San Francisco Conservatory. Featured as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, Lacy has performed throughout the US. Lacy has performed with The Mississippi Showstoppers and appeared in Branson. Missouri. Her credits also include national television shows (Rosie O'Donnell, Glee) and country music videos (Shania Twain).


4th of July - Shooter Jennings
A Little Bit Stronger - Sara Evans
Ain't That A Shame - Gold Rush Country
All I Want To Do - Sugarland
All Jacked Up - Gretchen Wilson
All Summer Long - Kid Rock
Any Man Of Mine - Shania Twain
Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not - Thompson Square
Baggage Claim - Miranda Lambert
Banjo - Rascal Flatts
Barton Hollow - The Civil Roads
Before He Cheats - Carrie Underwood
Better Dig Two - The Band Perry
Best Days Of Your Life - Kellie Pickler
Blown Away - Carrie Underwood
Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt
Boondocks - Emerson Drive
Breathe - Faith Hill
California Girls - Gretchen Wilson
Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
Consider Me Gone - Reba McEntyre
Country Girl (Shake It For Me) - Luke Bryan
Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue - Toby Keith
Cowboy Cassanova - Carrie Underwood
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert
Crazy Town - Jason Aldean
Desperado - Eagles
Done - The Band Perry
Down In Mississippi - Sugarland
Drink In My Hand - Eric Church
Drunk On You - Luke Bryan
Fastest Girl In Town - Miranda Lambert
Fishin' In The Dark - Emerson Drive
Georgia Peaches - Lauren Alaina
Gimme 3 Steps - Lynyrd Skynryd
Glass - Thompson Square
God Bless The USA - Lee Greenwood
Good Girl - Carrie Underwood
Good Time - Alan Jackson
Gunpowder & Lead - Miranda Lambert
Heads Carolina, Tails California - JoDee Messina
Heart Like Mine - Miranda Lambert
Here For The Party - Gretchen Wilson
Hicktown - Jason Aldean
Hillbillies - Hot Apple Pie
Hillbilly Bone - Blake Shelton/Trace Atkins
Honey, I'm Home - Shania Twain
Honky Tonk - Gold Rush Country
Honky Tonk Badonkadonk - Trace Atkins
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
Hotel California - Eagles
How Am I Doin' - Dierks Bentley
I Ache For You - Gold Rush Country
I Can't Be Bothered - Miranda Lambert
I Don't Feel Like Lovin' You Today - Gretchen Wilson
I Got A Feelin' - Billy Currington
I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack
I Like It, I Love It - Tim McGraw
I Love You - Martina McBride
I Need You - Faith Hill/Tim McGraw
I Play Chicken With The Train - Cowboy Troy
I Told You So - Underwood/Travis
I Want You - Gold Rush Country
If I Didn't Have You - Thompson Square
I'm Still A Guy - Brad Paisley
In Color - Jamey Johnson
In My Past - Gold Rush Country
It Happens - Sugarland
It's America - Rodney Atkins
Jackson - Johnny Cash/Carter
Kerosene - Miranda Lambert
Kissed You Good Night - Gloriana
Ladies Love Country Boys - Trace Atkins \

Last Name - Carrie Underwood
Let's Make Love - Faith Hill/Tim McGraw
Life Is A Highway - Rascal Flatts
Little White Church - Little Big Town

Long Hot Summer - Keith Urban
Love Don't Live Here - Lady Antebellum
Love Story - Taylor Swift

Man! I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty
Mississippi Girl - Faith Hill
More Like Her - Miranda Lambert
Must Be Doin' Something Right - Billy Currington
My Give A Damn's Busted - Jo Dee Messina
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn
On A Mission - Trick Pony
Pickin' Wild Flowers - Keith Anderson
Pontoon - Little Big Town Life Is A Highway - Rascal Flatts
Little White Church - Little Big Town
Long Hot Summer - Keith Urban
Love Don't Live Here - Lady Antebellum
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Man! I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty
Mississippi Girl - Faith Hill
More Like Her - Miranda Lambert
Must Be Doin' Something Right - Billy Currington
My Give A Damn's Busted - Jo Dee Messina
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn
On A Mission - Trick Pony
Pickin' Wild Flowers - Keith Anderson
Pontoon - Little Big Town Postcars From Paris - The Band Perry
Pour Me - Trick Pony
Put You In A Song - Keith Urban
R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. - John Mellencamp
Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers
Reality - Kenny Chesney
Redneck Woman - Gretchen Wilson
Rockin' To A Country Beat - Gold Rush Country
Rough & Ready - Trace Atkins
Run To You - Lady Antebellum
Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) - Big & Rich
Seven Bridges Road - Eagles
Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy - Kenny Chesney
She's A Hottie - Toby Keith
She's Country - Jason Aldean
Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynryd
Skoal Ring - Gretchen Wilson
Somebody Like You - Keith Urban
Stay - Sugarland
Stuck Like Glue - Sugarland
Suds In the Bucket - SaraEvans
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynryd
Swing - Trace Atkins
Swingin' - Lee Ann Rimes
Take A Back Road - Rodney Atkins
Takin' Off This Pain - AshtonShepherd
Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off - Joe Nichols
That's How Country Boys Roll - Billy Currington
The Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels
The One In The Middle - Sarah Johns
Ticks - Brad Paisley
Toes - Zac Brown Band
Tornado - Little Big Town
Tough - Kellie Pickler
Trashy Women - Confederate Railroad
T-R-O-U-B-L-E - Travis Tritt
Truck Yeah - Tim McGraw
Tush - ZZ Top
Undo It - Carrie Underwood
Waitin' On A Woman - Brad Paisley
Want To - Sugarland
Wave On Wave - Pat Green
What Kinda Gone - Chris Cagle
When I Think About Cheatin' - Gretchen Wilson
When The Sun Goes Down - Kenny Chesney
Where the Stars & Stripes & the Eagle Fly - Aaron Tippon
Where Were You - Alan Jackson
Whiskey Girl - Toby Keith
White Liar - Miranda Lambert
Who Says You Can't Go Home - Bon Jovi/Sugarland
Why Wait - Rascal Flatts
Work Hard, Play Harder - Gretchen Wilson
You Make Me Feel Brand New - Gold Rush Country