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With rock'n'roll attitude and a grassroots country approach, Copper Chief is comprised of Mike Valliere (vocals, guitar), Rio Tripiano (vocals, lead guitar), Justin Lusk (vocals, bass), and John Jammall II (drums). Based out of South Austin, Texas, Copper Chief considers themselves more of a brotherhood than a musical ensemble. A bucket of personality, tight three-part harmonies, undeniable Texas swagger, and intricate musicianship blend seamlessly together as the foundations of this group. Their sound is a truly unique blend, drawing from the musical canons of several Southern styles including roots, rock 'n' roll, country, soul, swamp, psychedelic, and blues. This unapologetic sound paired with their high energy and free-flowing live show has been hailed as a refreshing experience among today's musical climate.
Mike Valliere - vox, guitar
Rio Tripiano - vox, lead guitar
Justin Lusk - vox, bass
John Jammal II - drums