FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Kick@ss kick@billy straight outta Nashville West! South 65's sound is born of the legendary country roots of Bakersfield with a whole lot of rock attitude
Eric Clausen- Lead Vocals/Electric Guitar
Patrick Hicks- Vocals/Electric Guitar
Scott Gardner- Vocals/Bass
Eric Clausen, Lead Vocalist/Guitars
Eric has been writing and performing various styles of music for over 20 years. Utilizing his gift for music, Eric has shined as an energetic performer with his soaring guitar melodies and vocals. While touring with the Young American Showcase, people took notice and his phone started ringing. He was in demand for top session calls, recording and performing with musicians such as Sklar and J.R. Richardson, Darby Todd and Collyn McCoy, Brian Otto, Rick Seratte, and Oscar Seaton. Eric has also done music for film and television, working with legendary music producer Mike Post, as well as other producers such as Atli Oversson, just to name a few. Additionally, Eric has just finished a new album with his band, Division Process, in which they are planning for an October release.
Patrick Hicks, Vocals/Guitars
Patrick Hicks has been playing guitar for more than 30 years. He has experience in such genres as country, classic rock, and blues. The blending of these styles is what is commonly referred to as that Bakersfield sound. He has played in countless local bands throughout the years as well as with many noteworthy professional musicians. He has played guitar for David Frizell, Shelly West, and Devin England to name a few. He has opened for such national acts as Tracy Lawrence, Charlie Daniels, Tim McGraw, and Merle Haggard. He is a published songwriter and affiliated with BMI, Writers Guild of America, and Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).
Scott Gardner, Vocals/Bass
Scott started playing guitar at age 16 and has made the bass guitar his main focus for the past 12 years. He has played in various local bands over the years, whose lineups at various times, has included Eric, Pat, or Danny. In 2003 Scott, along with Eric, participated in a collaboration with legendary producer Mike Post. The result of which featured Scott's bass playing on network television in episodes of Law and Order, and Dragnet. That same year Scott also contributed bass lines to the WWE Originals album. Appearing on the track by Lillian Garcia titled, You Just Don't Know Me At All.
NOTHING BUT TROUBLE