Rooster Jr. plays a mix of danceable classic country, western swing and rockabilly. We provide fun music played by veteran musicians that is suitable for all ages and venues.
I used the band for three different parties this summer. Great johnny cash style tunes, perfect for a sunny day bbq. Greg was responsive. Reasonable rate.
Rooster Jr did not disappoint. The set list was stellar and the band delivered. It was refreshing to hear these old songs done right. Greg and crew should be around for some time.
Vocals and Harmony were on point, drums and electric guitar were amazing. Great experience would pay too see them again. Very entertaining!
Drove to Chico to watch the debut performance of Rooster Jr., starring Greg Johnson. Amazing vocals reminiscent of the Man in Black himself, with wicked guitar solos, eloquent harmonies, and perfect percussion! If you love classic country, this is the band to get.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
The audience can expect a fun time dancing to country and rockabilly's greatest classics from artists such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everley Brothers, Lefty Frizzell, Bob Wills, Patsy Cline, and Ernest Tubb.
Greg Johnson is the singer and leader of Rooster Jr. Greg was very active in the Southern California music scene in the 1990's. After relocating to Northern California in 2000 and raising a family, Greg is back on the circuit, applying his rich baritone voice to classic country music. A variety of members fill the other spots in the band - all veteran, professional players.
Additional Booking Notes
The band is typically 4-5 members. We can bring our own PA system for small venues - only requiring adequate power. For mid-sized and large venues, we require two vocal mic stands (we bring our own microphones), mics for kick drum and snare, bass amp (mic'ed or direct) and mics for lead guitar and either steel guitar or fiddle. A monitor for the drummer and two to three monitors up front are also required in mid to large venues.
Take Me Back to Tulsa - Bob Wills
Think of Me - Buck Owens
Act Naturally - Buck Owens
My Heart Skips a Beat - Buck Owens
Foolin' Around - Buck Owens
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere - The Byrds
Just Between You and Me - Charley Pride
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
Little Sister - Elvis Presley
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
Pass the Booze - Ernest Tubb
Movin' On - Ernest Tubb
Tennessee Saturday Night - Ernest Tubb
The Same Thing As Me - Ernest Tubb
Thanks A Lot - Ernest Tubb
Hello Walls - Faron Young
White Lightnin' - George Jones
Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
Breathless - Jerry Lee Lewis
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Sea of Heartbreak - Johnny Cash
Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash
I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
Cry, Cry, Cry - Johnny Cash
Honky Tonk Man - Johnny Horton
If You Got the Money - Lefty Frizzell
Cigarettes and Coffee Blues - Lefty Frizzell
Saginaw, Michigan - Lefty Frizzell
A White Sportcoat (And a Pink Carnation) - Marty Robbins
Swinging Doors - Merle Haggard
These Boots are Made for Walking - Nancy Sinatra
I Fall to Pieces - Patsy Cline
Walkin' After Midnight - Patsy Cline
Heartaches By the Number - Ray Price
Release Me - Ray Price
Bird Dog - The Everly Brothers
Wake Up Little Suzie - The Everly Brothers
There Goes My Heart - The Mavericks
Flowers on the Wall - The Statler Brothers
That's the Chance I'll Have to Take - Waylon Jennings
Good Hearted Woman - Waylon Jennings
My Baby Walks All Over Me - Waylon Jennings
On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
Crazy - Willie Nelson
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Rio Linda, CA
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