Chris with The BARSTOOL REDNECKS
THE BARSTOOL REDNECKS,, new country featuring rock based guitar creating a new genre,expanding traditional country style into a blended rock format..One fan stated ” its like country with a punch in the face”,,We have adopted this quote,to present our new style that fans enjoy..
Bio BARSTOOL REDNECKS
The BARSTOOL REDNECKS consist of Chris Smith lead guitar/vocals,,,Rick Laroache bass guitar/vocals,,Dennis Audet lead vocals/guitar,,Ian Biggs drums/percussion.. Averaging 35 to 40 years each playing and performing, Chris started playing at age 15 starting with British rock in the 60's in many bands. then moving on to heavy rock and origionals recording and touring with The factory,factree, and tree ,Then further recording and touring playing Area Rock shows with PadLok,, Then forming KING of the Attic in the mid 70's going on to further record and play to the present.including blues jamming and acoustic work at many venues,,, Dennis started taking guitar lessons at age 6,Had his first band in elementary school,,then doing high school dances,Started playing professionally with Dennis Whitty duo.later organizing to the Dennis Whitty show with Wheatstone Bridge.Over 30 plus years playing lead,rhythm and vocals expanding to Sunrise and Rust never Sleeps,, Rick also started early in many commercial bands also playing in Sunrise,Rust never Sleeps, Visions of Eight ,and King of the Attic,, Ian has been playing drums for 35 years.In local bands The Pigs,,Zig Zag,,and Visions of eight Also playing with musicians from BC to Ottawa. This is a short description and introduction to a long tradition of playing and performing by these talented artists ..More than just playing..... now creating mood and drama to a show that captivates and entertains . Kick it up a little on the heavy side with punch yet subtile dynamics,,all together with their personality to charm,,,It's a country rock party!!!! Will the Barstool Rednecks look prettier at closing time? You'll love em....