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Band spotlight: Bourbon Country

Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:50 a.m. CDT
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Bourbon Country

What is the band’s name and how did it get that name?

Bourbon Country. We Like bourbon and country music.

Who are the members (full names) and what towns are they from?

Randy Leggee, Crystal Lake

Nathan Masey, McHenry

What instruments do each of your band members play?

Acoustic guitars.

How did the band get started?

Common love of country music, and we felt there was a need in this area for country bands and in particular, a more acoustic two-person approach to it.

Describe the music you play.

We are a cover band of all country artists so the majority of our songs are hits that people know or other great songs.

Who are the band’s three biggest influences?

Brantley Gilbert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton

What makes your act different?

Besides our two-person acoustic difference, we emphasize extensive harmonies and believe we bring a more intimate approach versus a full band.

Why should people come see you (in 50 words or less)?

As previously mentioned, songs people know, our acoustic approach and harmonies.

What is the best thing about being a musician?

Seeing people’s eyes light up when you play a song they like.

Pick one: Chuck Berry or Elvis Presley?

Chuck Berry

Pick one: Michael Jackson or Madonna?


What’s the strangest thing that has happened to you while performing?

Power going out.

Where can fans find out more information about your band (official website, Facebook, etc.)



How can people book your band?


List your upcoming performances.

July 25, Andy’s, Wisconsin Rapids

Aug 1, Chicago Loop Sports Bar, Streamwood

Aug. 8, Coleman’s, Cary

Aug. 9 & Aug. 23, Village Squire, Crystal Lake

Aug. 22, Pincrest Golf Club, Huntley

Sept. 5, Village Squire, Crystal Lake

Sept. 6, McGonigal’s, Barrington

Sept. 19 & 26, Village Squire, Crystal Lake.

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