MATT “MATTY ICE” THIELE
Matt has been singing his whole life. Growing up, he took 9 years of voice lessons and performed in choir, musicals and other singing groups. Matt has been a vocalist for many bands including: Radio Flyer, Load Bearing Poster, Mirror Image and 253.
When he’s not singing, Matt likes yoga, Surly Furious, camping, hunting, laughing, watching the Vikings and “Step Brothers” with his son, Alex, and playing Legos with his daughter, Olivia. He is a second-degree black belt in Taekwondo; a nine-time Minnesota State Champion and one-time National Champion.
Favorite Artists: Counting Crows, U2, Eric Hutchinson, Jason Mraz, Eric Church
DAVE “CUE BALL” THIELE
Bass, Backup vocals
Dave has played in several bands over the years including his church’s worship band. He grooves on a Fender P Bass Special and can fly his fingers over a six-string as well. He is handsome, highly intelligent, and humble with a kind and gentle spirit.
Dave is a true Renaissance man: a legend in his own mind. He likes sunsets, long walks on the beach, fast cars and cold beer. Women love Cue Ball, and men want to be like him. His pride and joy are his seven grandchildren and his beautiful wife, Renee. That’s right, ladies! He’s taken.
Favorite Artists: The Beach Boys, Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Chris Daughtry
ROB “THE DOCTOR” YOUNG
Lead guitar, Vocals
Rob has played in many bands throughout his life. In the ‘80s, he played with The Stingrays, a high-energy ‘50s/‘60s rock show that performed across the five-state Midwest area. They were backup musicians for Tommy Roe, Johnny Tillotson, and Bobby Vee. They opened for Jan and Dean and The Guess Who.
In the ‘90s, Rob formed The High Tops who were awarded “Best Dance Band” by the Minnesota Ballroom Operator’s Association. Rob and his wife, Lorri, love to motorcycle and spend time with friends and family.
Favorite Artists: The Beach Boys, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gordon Lightfoot
Tom "TC" Case
Tom is the newest member of the band! Tom has played in many bands throughout Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Utah and Colorado.
Tom not only plays drums but sings backups and leads in the band. .
Favorite Artists: Keith Urban, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power, The Rolling Stones, 70's/80's.90's and current rock.
Robbie is a Minnesota native. He has toured the mid-west with The Stingrays. joined the band Panama which toured the U.S. Robbie has also performed at Treasure Island in Las Vegas and Pleasure Island at Disney World.
Robbie enjoys Skinny Skiing and going to bullfights. .