(Bass, Multi-instrumentalist, and Vocals)
(Lead Guitar and Vocals)
Don started playing guitar at 13, paying off his first guitar working at a music store in the East Bay town of Antioch. At the age of 19, Don was the lead guitarist for a well known Bay Area band 'Keystone', which played all over the SF Bay Area opening for Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother & the Holding Co., Elvin Bishop, Cold Blood, The Tubes and many others. The band's highlight was playing Fillmore West in San Francisco.
Don's musical roots are in Rock, Blues and Southern Rock but later has added his love of Country music. In more recent years his guitar playing found him traveling all over, opening for named acts to playing clubs and casinos.
Now in 2013, now a member of the band 'The TrailgatorZ', he feels the most exciting and rewarding music is being played right now.
Scott Riggs started playing music after seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. He first began playing guitar at age twelve and then switched to bass in middle school. At LMC college in Pittsburg, CA, he enhanced his skills by taking music theory classes.
Scott can play most all string instruments with the exception of banjo. He's been in many bands over the years and has toured the midwest playing music back in 2004. His band at the time, The Kevin Atwater Band, traveled in Roy Clark's old tour bus. His tour lasted about 6 months only because he missed his daughter too much back in California.
Scott has played many genres from Blues, Blue grass, Rock and Roll, and even some Rockablly. But he always comes back to his love for Country music.
(Lead Vocals, Guitar, and Shaky Thangs)
(Lead Guitar and Vocals)
Clayton, a relative newcomer to the band scene, finally decided after 30 years of shelving his singing and songwriting to jump back in with both feet and never look back.
About 3 years ago, Clayton picked up his guitar and started singing, song writing, and recording again. With over 30 songs to his name, 4 recorded and published, Clayton joined up with The TrailgatorZ and their incredibly talented band members and is ready to hit the Country Music scene with the pedal to the metal!
Lee played for a couple of bands in the 80's and 90's, "The California Freedom Band" and "Pistol Creek". His northern California venues included Contra Costa County and Sonoma Counties in places like The Cadillac Ranch and The Country Palace in Concord, CA.
Lee mixed it up with some blues with The Rick Kellogg Band and The Raymond Victor Band out of Vallejo, CA.
Over the years, Lee has also readily filled in for members of the Norton Buffalo (from the Steve Miller Band) Harmonica Virtuoso. He has also substituted with The California Cowboys over the last few years years.
Lee's last band was the Midnight Wranglers out of the Sacramento, Ca. area which played in many clubs throughout central California, The Saddle Rack in Fremont, and Toby Keith's Club in Folsom.
Bill has been playing drums since the 4th grade. In high school he won the Bank of America scholarship award for music and in college played in the Solano College Jazz Band winning the state championship two years running. Since then he has played and recorded with many bands such as, The Andre Williams Band, Zuzuz Petals, The Self Proclaimed heroes, Route 111 and Mad Karma. He has played drums with big name pros like Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) Sammy Hagar (Solo Artists, Van Halen, Chickenfoot) and Michael Anthony Van Halen. Bill’s perfect timing and complicated drum fills is an asset to any band. He knows when to take a "less is more" approach and when to cut loose.