Calico Ridge’s bandleader is a multi-faceted performer and BMI-affiliated songwriter who has won numerous awards locally, statewide and nationally in vocal, entertainer, instrumental and songwriting categories. Charly has performed in styles including country, rock, pop, blues, reggae, classical.
An experienced vocal and instrumental arranger, Charly co-produced a CD of her original songs. Her music can be heard on over 200 commercial radio stations throughout the US, Europe and Australia.
Professional affiliations: BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.)
Songs written by Charly on Calico Ridge play list: One Fine Day, Heart’s Desire, Is it Too Late, Dancin’ Tonight, Turnip Truck
From Reno, NV, Victor has been involved in an eclectic range of musical endeavor over the past 20 years, including singing in a barbershop quartet, playing trombone in a Dixieland jazz band, and bluegrass banjo. Victor’s formal training includes record production and sound engineering at the college level, piano and music theory. Early musical influences are from his dad’s old green tube radio pouring out Hank Williams, Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn.
Vic – Bass & Vocals
Tulsa, OK born and bred, Bob grew up in a musical family in which everyone sang and played an instrument. One of Bob’s earliest memories is of hearing his mother sing. At the age of 6, Bob began playing rhythm guitar. Inspired by the Beatles, Bob went on to play other styles of music including jazz, classical, 40’s & 50’s standards and classic rock. Bob found his musical home in country music, with Chet Atkins and Ricky Scaggs as major influences. Bob has been a fixture in the San Diego music scene for the past several years.
Bob – Guitar & Vocals
Doug – Drums & Vocals
A San Diego native, Doug recalls many transcendent moments listening to Top 40 radio songs in the 50’s and 60’s: the years of early rock, oldies, Beach Boys, Stax, Motown, and the British Invasion. As a surfer inspired by early Beach Boys music, Doug took guitar lessons from the soon-to-be guitarist of Iron Butterfly until he attended a party where a drum kit was set up and Doug discovered his fondness and knack for drumming. Doug went on to play drums in a local dance bands for 15 years. In addition to drums, Doug also plays guitar and is an accomplished songwriter. One of his songs, “Native Stranger” was selected to be on the 1979 Homegrown album.