Local Band Network Member Since: February 26, 2017
Last Update: February 26, 2017
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Playing Modern Country, Classic Rock & Blues. this 5 piece group hits the stage hard with great music , great fun and a dynamic show! They give it their all each and every time they hit the stage. They have opened up for a couple national acts, played Fairs and Festivals in the Missouri area but have also played the bar scene for many a year. Very versatile they are able to play for almost any venue.
Steve Brookshier has been around playing and singing for decades with no plans to stop anytime soon. Bass player and vocalist for Riverside and also an accomplished guitarist he has been performing since the age of 15 in several bands, and has always had a passion to be in front of an audience. Nothing brings him more enjoyment than performing to a crowd of fans. Also a songwriter, he has several songs on CD’s and copy written in his name. A very dynamic performer, he loves to bring a show to the crowd and watch the fun.
Mark Raufer has been playing drums professional since a young age in several different bands. This is the third time with Riverside and is hoping that that the third time is a charm. A very dynamic drummer it is a treat to watch him play, he puts so much passion into every song and even though he decides not to do a lot of vocals, has a great voice that adds so much when it is needed. Mark has one song credited to him on the Simple Life CD and has done some studio work for other Artist, he is the driving force behind Riverside and wants this revamping so much; he thinks the fans that have followed , and the new, need to see a new and improved Riverside.
Louis Clark is the youngest member of the group but by far not the newest. He has played with Riverside for 13 years. Louis has been playing since a very young age and has played every type and style of music. A great keyboard player he also has a great voice and when not singing lead he does great backup harmonies. Also a songwriter he has several songs on the Simple Life CD and has been a studio musician, adding keyboard to several studio recordings in the area. Very talented, very energetic, great entertainer, he brings a personal flair to the group.
Tim Clark is probably one of the most talented lead guitar player’s around our area. He has played in several different bands over the years and is very well known in the guitar circle having opened up for National artist such as Walter Trout, Bernard Allison and Tab Benoit. He loves Classic Rock, and Blues is his passion but he has jumped into the modern Country with both feet and is finding out he has a new talent. Tim did guitar work on the Simple Life CD and has also done studio work for other projects. Tim is very laid back on stage but he lets his guitar do the entertaining and no one does it better. This being the second time around with the group he will bring the added sound Riverside is looking for.
Clayton Tyler is the newest addition to the group and has showed so much talent. He has the voice, the charismatic appeal and tireless energy needed to be a front man. He has won many a talent show with his voice and brings the modern country that Riverside was looking for. Well known in the country field for his singing he has that great strong sounding voice that can be developed into any style of music. With Riverside he finally gets to show his true talents and adds that last piece of the puzzle for the group. Riverside is hoping to show him off to the world and bring our fans the type of music and show that they deserve.
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