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Chad Bushnell (TEI)

Born and raised in Red Bluff, California, Chad Bushnell has been playing the guitar and singing since the age of 4. His father played lead guitar and sang in a country band when he was a young boy and he knew right then that’s what he wanted to do in life. Much of his family is involved in music including his great grandmother who plays piano and his aunt and uncle who play the guitar and sing.

Chad grew up singing the national anthem at numerous rodeos, football games and other events. His parents have been the biggest supporters of his music and he thanks his little sister for keeping him grounded. He thanks God for all he has done for him. As he’s gotten older, he has been able to do a lot of things.

He has performed at many fairs, political events, fundraisers, casinos, bars, church functions and convention centers. He has opened for big names in the industry including Scotty McCreery, Lee Brice, Tracy Lawrence, Neil McCoy, Billy Currington, Mark Wills, Josh Gracin, Mark Chesnutt, Jerrod Neimann, Tyler Farr, and has been back to Nashville to meet with Teddy Gentry from the Alabama Band. Chad has an album out titled “You Can Drive My Truck” that was produced by his lead guitar player Casey Doss. It is available at all his shows and most online music stores. He was a Top 10 finalist in the American Country Star contest in Nashville and won the Horizon award. He recently came out with his latest single

“My Little Redneck Girl” and is working on a new album with Johnathan Frizzell from CMG Records in Nashville. He won the Best of the North State Band award in Northern California for 2015. He also enjoys team roping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his girlfriend, friends and family. He is a graduate of Chico State University with a degree in Business Administration. His biggest influences are Vince Gill, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Alabama, George Strait, Alan Jackson and many others.

Chad gives a special thanks to his fans and everyone who supports his music.

Buck and Elizabeth (TEI)

Together Buck and Elizabeth put on a high energy show which includes interactive musical comedy with dance, sing-along, and ventriloquism. Their music and their personalities are sure to charm audiences of all ages.We offer professional shows for all ages.From our Tribute to Patsy Cline/Hank Williams for seniors, original comedy songs for a good belly laugh and even unique games for the whole family.Our repertoire is dynamic and professional.We truly look forward to an opportunity to entertain in your community.

Jessie Leigh Band (TEI)

Since winning the prestigious “Ponderosa Battle of the Bands” in 2015, Jessie Leigh has been busy creating memories for fans at shows all over the West Coast. Filled with relatable songs, Leigh’s debut album

has reached listeners all over the world and has been streamed over 150k times on Spotify alone. Strongly rooted in Oregon, Jessie continues to use Northwest based artists on the road, Oregon based producers in the studio, and the unparalleled West Coast scenery in her recently released music video. The Northwest has been the backdrop for Leigh’s biggest musical accomplishments with her first single going into rotation on FM radio at 99.9 KRKT, playing her first major music festival at The Oregon Jamboree, performing her first opening act for a major artist in Seattle, WA, and now getting to add the release of her first EP at Ponderosa Lounge.

Don’t miss a chance to be a part of the journey as Leigh takes things to the next level with her new EP “Irresistible”.

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