Band Bio

Country River Band is a 5 generation Classic/Traditional Country Style Band. CRB's influences include Merle Haggard, Waylon, Cash, Willie, Buck Owens and so many others. CRB has opened for T Graham Brown, Joe Diffie, Roy Clark, Gene Watson, Randy Travis, Neil McCoy, Daryle Singletary, Merle Haggard, George Jones, John Conlee, John Berry, Exile, Pam Tillis, Mel Tillis, TG Sheppard, Diamond Rio, Dolly Parton and many others.

CRB is a group of very seasoned musicians with over 35 years experience so the professionalism is off the charts and you can feel the experience and excitement at a show.

Meet the Band-

Tim Thurmond-Bassist/Vocalist(Founder)

Tom Thurmond-Drummer(Founder)

Steve Cox-Lead Guitarist/Vocalist

Kenny Head-Piano/Vocalist

Kurt Johnston-Steel Guitarist/Vocalist

 

Accomplishments

2020 Accomplishments

2020 Georgia Country Awards-Traditional Artist of the Year

2019 Accomplishments

2019 Georgia Country Awards-Traditional Artist of the Year

Opened for Pam Tillis- Ga Mtn Fair

Opened for Waymore’s Outlaws-Union County Fine Arts

2018 Accomplishments

2018 Georgia Country Awards Finalist-Traditional Artist of the Year

Opened for Exile at the Ga Mtn Fair

Opened for John Conlee at Mill Town Music Hall

2017 Accomplishments

2017 Georgia Country Awards Finalist-Traditional Artist of the Year

Opened for Neal McCoy at the Ga Mtn Fair

Opened for Daryle Singletary at Mill Town Music Hall

Opened for Rhonda Vincent at Mill Town Music Hall

2016 Accomplishments

Opened for TG Sheppard at the Ga Mtn Fair

2015 Accomplishments

Opening for Confederate Railroad at The Ga Mtn Fair

Opening for Gene Watson at The Anderson Music Hall

2013 Accomplishments

Opened for T Graham Brown at The Ga Mtn Fair

Opened for Roy Clark at The Ga Mtn Fair

2010 Accomplishments

Opened for Joe Diffie at The Ga Mtn Fair

2008 Accomplishments

Opened for Neil McCoy at The Ga Mtn Fair

1969-2007 Accomplishments

Opened for Narvel Felts @ J & J Center

Opened for Dolly Parton & Porter @ J & J Center

Opened for Randy Travis @ J & J Center

Played with John Hughey(Vince Gill's Steel Player) at Saluta S.C.

Opened for George Jones at Lanierland Music Park