Chase... Rock and Roll Energy.

It's the only way to describe Chase. A powerful and totally entertaining rock and roll unit. Also known for having more fun than humanly possible. If the formula works, why mess with it? Twenty six years ago, a few guys got together and formed Chase. Coming from the eastern Kentucky town of Ashland, Chase is another example of the extreme talent from that part of the country. Chase has been a major part in the influence of young artists from the Ohio valley. Chase plays a variety of music most bands would die for, from Queen and Bon-Jovi, to the Beatles, Styx, The Stones and Journey.
Chase specializes in the fairs and festival circuit performing year around. Engagements include performances with Kansas, Billy Ray Cyrus, 60's icons Herman's Hermits and The Ventures. The bands 2013 "Rockin' the House Down Tour" included dates with rock legends Styx and Eddie Money.

John Griffith leads the band with his very impressive extremely wide vocal range and multi- talent of instruments, keyboards and guitar, not to mention his deep knowledge for the art of sound. John's vocal ability makes Chase a group not to be imitated. A veteran of over 20 years of touring the world, John also tours with artists Billy Ray Cyrus and Landeau Eugene Murphy.

Gary Donalson joined up with Chase in 2011. He is a veteran of touring, having traveled the world with his own band, Blue Max, and artist, Billy Ray Cyrus. Gary also plays keyboards and sings lead vocals. This has allowed the band to play "over the top" medleys and tunes that your everyday act would not attempt.

Scott Martin has been called the human metronome, with his solid beat and steady rhythm, the Chase drummer holds the foundation for the house of music.

Phil Osborne is definitely the most sought after guitar from here to heaven. Phil's style is also non comparable to any other. Phil has toured the world with several major artists and has taken part in USO tours to support our troops. Phil has recorded countless albums, and played a major part in the development of the regional music scene. Phil has recently been touring with Billy Ray Cyrus.

Jeff Lewis is Chase's bass thumper. With his unique playing style and bass driving skills , Jeff puts Chase in the pocket, right where it needs to be. Along with the others, he too plays multiple instruments. He majored in music in college and got his way through by playing the baritone horn. After a recent kidney transplant, the band has welcomed him back to the mix.
Until you see a concert for yourself. You won't understand the power five men can produce with instruments...rock on forever. Hope to see you soon.

 

Audiences at fair's and festivals all over the east coast and mid-west have had a great time with CHASE, send them home singing their favorites from the past.

The bands 2013 "Rockin the House Down " tour includes dates with classic rock giants "Styx,” Eddie Money" and several other national artists. Recent dates include shows with “Kansas” Billy Ray Cyrus, 60’s legends “Hermans Hermits’ The Buckingham’s, and The Ventures.

CHASE has rocked them all.... we hope to rock for you soon!

" A great act, at a national entertainment level"- Chuck Charles Summer Motion, Ashland, KY (Top 10 best festivals in the country)

Cant wait to book them again next year" Chris Cramm Wild Turkey Festival Ohio

"National Act Caliber with state of the Art Production!"

Phylis Greiner Variety Attractions

Great Band....Great Entertainment! Classic to say the least!
Peggy Henthorn Mid America Management Corporation



We sincerely hope that you enjoy the show...Chase


John Griffiths......Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
Gary Donalson...Keyboards, Vocals
Phil 'Oz" Osborne...Lead Guitars, vocals
Jeff Lewis...Bass Guitar, harmonica, vocals
Scott Martin... Drums, percussion

 

 

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