The Great Outdoors Band
The Great Outdoors is a Country, Country/Rock band based in Fargo, ND. The band features Ramon Gonzalez on vocals, fiddle, and keyboards, and Bill Eastep on vocals and lead guitar. Keeping the bottom for The Great Outdoors is John Winter on bass and vocals, along with Chance McMasters singing and banging on the drums.
The Great Outdoors has performed with many national touring acts such as Neal McCoy, Josh Gracin, Little Texas, Billy Dean, Steve Holy, Chris Cagle, Sawyer Brown, and Texas Country artist Casey Donahue Band. The band is a regular at The Academy of Country Music’s 2012 Nightclub of the Year Nominee, The Grizzly Rose in Denver, CO.
The Great Outdoors’ focus is on danceable Country music, Southern Rock, and get your body moving 80’s Rock N Roll, along with some soulful Rhythm and Blues. The band loves it when the crowd gets going on the dance floor and strives to keep them there. The band can shift easily from Classic Country hits by Merle Haggard , Alabama, and Johnny Cash to today’s New country artists like Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, and Zac Brown Band. Fiddle music the likes of The Charlie Daniels Band will keep folks on the edge of their seats. As the night progresses, you can hear tunes from Tom Petty, Wilson Pickett, John (Cougar) Mellencamp, and even some Rehab. Overall, a night with The Great Outdoors is sure to be an entertaining evening.
The Great Outdoors has been in the Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN area since 1998. They have performed all around the tri-state region, and even ventured into Wisconsin, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Michigan. The band has an outstanding reputation for entertaining all kinds of audiences.