Bobby Carlson & Stones River sounds like what's happening today and a little of yesterday.
Bobby CarlsonBobby Carlson - Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Self titled CD – Bobby Carlson
Two (2) singles reaching the Music Row Charts, (Gavin)
# 47 - “Paper Plates and Dixie Cups”
# 48 - “She's Got My Heart”
A native of Southern Massachusetts, Bobby and his family moved to Nashville in 1996 to pursue a career as a singer. He soon started singing demos for such writers as Mark Alan Springer, AJ Masters, and Phillip Moore. Bobby has experienced sharing the stage with Faith Hill, Leann Rimes, Charlie Daniels, Mark Chestnut, Marty Stuart, Darryl Worley, John Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Bryan White, and Leann Womack.
Won the Massachusetts Country Music Award for male vocalist of the year in 1990,1992,1993, and 1994.
Dave Richards - Lead Guitar and Vocals
Ducky BeliveauDucky Beliveau - Steel Guitar, Lead Guitar, Vocals
Ducky started playing guitar at an early age and played in rock bands in highschool. In 1970, traveled to New York with rock band Pugsly Munion to record an album (Just Like You). About 10 years ago, It was re-released on CD. Ducky discovered pedal steel and bought his first steel in 1976. Ducky played both guitar and steel with country rock bands, Five Cents Extra, Beer For Breakfast. He went on the road with Leon Davis in 1979. In the mid 80's joined an toured with Polygram's Rubber Rodeo (Cow-Punk). He also traveled several times to Singapore with New England country legend John Lincoln Wright along with Angela West. Roots rock band The Swinging Steaks took Ducky to Hong Kong for one gig. What a commute! Ducky has been busy in the the studio over the years. Album credits include: The Swinging Steaks, Terence Trent D'Arby, John Cafferty and Beaver Brown, Peter Wolf, and Mandy Moore, and many other artist. These days, he keeps busy playing with Stones River and still some gigs with Angela West.
- Fiddle and Vocals
Born and raised in Providence RI. He started playing fiddle at the early age of ten. Soon he started going to talent shows that led to playing in the family band “Farmers Market” from 1971-1978. From the late seventy’s thru the mid ninety’s Richie played with many of the best local country bands such as Hank Walters and the Nashville Co. “Alive and Pickin”, winners of the Wrangler Star Search contest. Richie has also played in the John Penny Band for over 20 years. In 2010 he hook up with western swing artist from Scotland “Stretch Dawrson” -- “The Mending Hearts” and toured various New York, Texas and Boston venues. The artists Richie has shared the stage with are, Johnny Paycheck, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Marty Stewart just to name a few. Through the years Richie has collected many awards such as MCMAA Gallery of Greats, RI CMA Hall of Fame, and most recently MCMAA Hall of Fame in 2011.
Howie SchultzHowie Schultz - Bass Guitar, Vocals
My musical training began when I started playing drums at age seven. Throughout high school I played with Southern Comfort (a favorite local R.I. band) but I had the desire to play another instrument, the bass guitar.
This native New Englander moved to Nashville, TN in 1987, where he continued to flourish both as a musician and a businessman. Howie was very successful in the business world while remaining passionate about performing.
After about twenty years living in Nashville he and his wife returned to Rhode Island in 2008. You can see him filling in around Rhode Island and Massachusetts with various bands. But most of his playing time is spent with "Bobby Carlson and Stones River”. It’s been a pleasure being a part of the "Bobby Carlson and Stones River" band.
Howie has shared the stage with some of the country's top entertainers including: The Charlie Daniels Band, Lorrie Morgan, Tanya Tucker, Charlie Pride, and Don Gibson.
The types of music that interest and that Howie enjoys playing are; Country, Rockabilly, Classic Rock, Blues, and Southern Rock.
Howie’s playing provides a solid bottom with a strong groove.
A drummer nearly all his life, Tim has toured with championship drum & bugle corps, and performed with many of New England’s most talented artists and bands. You may have seen Tim with The Mike Walker Band, The Stan Jr. Show, John Penny, John Lincoln Wright, Jo Dee Messina, John Hicks & Revolution, Bobby Carlson & Silver Saddle, The Silver Saddle Band, Crisis, and the Dan Morgan Band.