Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, Terri got her start playing for tips at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, a honky-tonk bar across the alley from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. She signed with Mercury Records and emerged as a distinctive voice on the country music landscape – driving, passionate, spirited – and every bit her own woman.
The 8-time CCMA Entertainer of the Year has also taken home the CCMA Female Vocalist of the Year award five times. She has made her mark on radio with more than twenty singles, including six Number Ones in Canada and the USA – hits such as such as “Better Things To Do,” “Poor Poor Pitiful Me,” “Girls Lie Too,” and “I Just Wanna Be Mad.”
Terri has sold over five million albums and achieved Gold, Platinum, Double Platinum, and Triple Platinum status as certified by the CRIA and RIAA. She also has the honor of being the only Canadian female artist to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Terri is a dynamic, no-holds-barred live performer and one of the rare female country artists capable of throwing down some impressive guitar work. Terri has toured with such superstars as Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire, and George Strait. In addition, she continues to headline sold-out tours throughout Canada.
Recently Terri ventured into an exciting new chapter of her career as radio co-host of “America’s Morning Show”. The show can currently be heard across the country on Cumulus Radio NASH-FM stations. She now hosts “Country Gold with Terri Clark” Country Gold, is a music-intensive, fan-interactive program featuring special guest artists and country classics, airing on more than 100 radio stations. She is well on her way to establishing her position as an all-around entertainer in the country music industry.
Hometown: Florence, SC
Fun Facts about You: Chris is a graduate of the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, CA and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Chris has also played with the likes of Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Engelbert Humperdink, Lee Ann Womack, Percy Sledge, and Randy Houser.
Sponsors: D’addario Strings and Planet Waves
Fiddle, Background Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
Hometown: Eugene, Oregon
Fun Facts about you:
-Amberly started playing violin at three years old, inspired by her older sister. She started performing at age six.
-She has studied and performed styles of music including classical, old time fiddle, Country, Celtic, Balkan, Mediterranean, Scandinavian, and folk. Her energy and desire to share these musical traditions with audiences has taken her across the country and beyond, including a semester abroad in Athens, Greece, a summer in Bulgaria, a tour of Japan and Holland, and multiple tours of the United States.
– Amberly holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, Magna Cum Laude from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
-After college, Amberly spent six years on the road, playing fiddle wherever she found a job! She played many Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline musicals all over the country.
-Amberly’s first gig once moving to Nashville, was performing ‘Girl in A Country Song’ with Maddie and Tae on The Late Show with David Letterman in September of 2014.
-In addition to Terri, Amberly has toured with Maddie and Tae, Ruthie Collins, Orla Fallon, Sandra Lynn and many others.
– Amberly loves dancing (especially International Folk dancing, thanks to her mom), hiking, being outdoors, eating delicious food, swimming, spending time with friends, reading books, and traveling!
Bass, background vocals
Hometown: Winamac, Indiana
Fun facts: Clay and his wife RyLee share the exact same birthday. Same day and year! (But she’s older….).
Clay spent his first few post-college years playing bass at Disney World’s EPCOT Center and at clubs throughout the southeastern U.S. with various rock, jazz and country bands. While at EPCOT, Krasner worked with the All-American College Orchestra, performing with artists such as Rosemary Clooney, Michael Feinstein, Maureen McGovern and Bill Conti and several others.
Since his arrival in Nashville, Clay has toured with many artists including Lee Roy Parnell, Chely Wright, Brian Littrell (of the Backstreet Boys), Little Big Town, Ashley Monroe, Rodney Atkins, Ty Herndon, Julie Roberts and Due West. When not on tour with Terri, Clay plays on many recording sessions in Nashville, including doing bass tracks remotely from his home studio (Nashville Bass Tracks) for various songwriters, producers and artists as well producing independent artists alongside his wife RyLee Madison through their production company 7-17 Music. Clay and RyLee began producing other artists under the name 7-17 Music after RyLee’s latest album, Where Does The Time Go, the first project they ever produced together, received the 2013 East Coast Music Award in Canada for Country Recording Of The Year.
Sponsors: Clay Krasner proudly uses DR strings and Planet Waves cables and accessories.
Hometown: Carterville, IL
Fun Facts: Tim has been playing drums since the age of 4. He played his first live show when he was 8 and has been recording music since his late teens. When Tim is not on the road you’ll find him at has a studio in Nashville, TN where he creates drum tracks for songwriters and recording artists. Tim has toured with artists such as Keith Urban, Gary Allan, Deana Carter, Suzy Bogguss, and now Terri Clark!
Sponsors: Noble & Cooley, Daking Pro Audio, Paiste Cymbals, Vic Firth DrumSticks and Remo DrumHeads.