We're all about the party! We work hard learning your favorite 50's, 60's and 70's music to make sure everyone is having a blast!
We had a Great experience with Forest and the Rangers. Lori was very responsive during the planning process and worked directly with our venue to coordinate details. The band was super fun, played all the right music, a great crowd pleaser. Thanks for helping make my dad's bday so fun!
They played an event I was part of (Minneapolis Art A Whirl) in the Grain Belt building. Eclectic and interesting mix of songs: everything from Johnny Cash to Jack White. Talented, fun and professional!
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Preshow: Typically, we provide a set list and, if there's enough notice, ask for requests. We like to have access to the venue early if we need to set up a PA otherwise would arrive 1 - 1 1/2 hours prior to show time to set up and sound check.
During the set: we enjoy singling out people at the event and find out if there are any occasions that should be shared/celebrated. If not, we are still very interactive and often engage with guests between songs. Even though we like to dress nice for performances we are generally very laid back and relaxed.
After the show: we can either mingle for a bit if that's desired or begin tearing down immediately which takes around 30 to 45 minutes.
Forrest & The Rangers consist of: Forrest Russell - Lead guitar, vocals, harmonica
TC Brooks - Bass, vocals; Lori Carter - Vocals, guitar; Dave Craft - Drums, vocals
We've been playing together for the last 5 years mostly in clubs, corporate events and private parties.
Additional Booking Notes
Not much! Ideally, we would have at least a 12' x 12' space for 4 people and instruments. A little more if we bring our own PA
Past Booked Events
|December 16, 2017 • 8:30pm - 10:30pm||Birthday Party|
|February 03, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Winter Dance Party - Contented Cow|
Rock This Town - Stray Cats
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis (LeAnn Rimes)
Hound Dog - Elvis
Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris
Ready Willing & Able - Chester BT Baldwin
Sweet Jane - Cowboy Junkies
Little Sister - Elvis
In The Still Of The Night - The Five Satins
Blueboy - John Fogerty
Down in the River to Pray - O Brother Where Art Thou?
Amie - Pure Prairie League
Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Love Potion Number 9 - Clovers
Sea of Heartbreak - Rosanne Cash/Bruce Springsteen
Teach your Children - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Treat Me Nice - Elvis
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
Last Train to Clarksville - The Monkeys
Thats Alright Mama - Elvis
Memphis - Johnny Rivers
Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Rip it Up / Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On - Wanda Jackson
North Side Gal - JD McPherson
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Burning' Love - Elvis
His Latest Flame - Elvis
Third Rate Romance - The Amazing Aces
Take it Easy - Eagles
Man of Constant Sorrow - O Brother Where Art Thou?
Heavenly Day - Patty Griffin
Love Letters - Eartha Kitt
Paradise - John Prine
Wheels - Emmylou Harris
Bye Bye Love - Buddy Holly
It’s so Easy - Linda Ronstadt
End of the Line - Traveling Wilburys
Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson
Carol - Chuck Berry
That’ll be the Day - Elvis
At the Hop - Danny and the Juniors
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Mystery Train - Elvis
Hey Tonight - CCR
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis
Johnny B Goode
I Fought the Law - Bobby Fuller Four
Heat Wave - Linda Ronstadt
Everyday - Buddy Holly
Blue Bayou - Linda Rondstadt
Exs and Ohs - Elle King
Desperado - Eagles
The Christmas Song
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Santa Claus Is Back in Town - Elvis
Jingle Bell Rock
Influences & Inspiration
Elvis, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt, Little Richard, JD McPherson, The Beatles, The Monkeys, Emmylou Harris, Fleetwood Mac, Eagles and more!
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