Meet The Band
Gary Burk III (BMI Recording Artist)
Lead Vocals/Lead Guitar
Gary is the lead singer and lead guitarist for County Line. His musical journey began at age 9 while riding along with his dad to their family camp. There was a song playing on the radio, he started singing along and the rest is history! Gary enjoys spending time with his Twin Boys and Two Daughters! Gary has an extensive guitar collection.
The equipment Gary prefers is his Custom Built Signature J&B Customs Tele-Style as well as his Gibson Les Paul Robot Series In Manhattan Blue. He uses a Line 6 M16 module for all of the effects you hear at the shows, played through an Egnater Tweaker 40 amplifier.
Some of the biggest influences in his musical career have been Alabama, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan.
Rhythm Guitar, Mandoline, Vocals
Bob was raised in Falconer, NY, and grew up playing the cello and the guitar. He studied music theory, competed, and won many medals for his cello playing. He also played in high school with a local band as a rhythm guitar player.
Bob enlisted in the United States Air Force after high school at the age of 17. He served over half of his 20 years overseas. Due to military commitments, he had little time to devote to any one band; although, he continued to play guitar on his own and occasionally with other military members.
Bob can be seen at County Line shows playing rhythm guitar and mandolin. He plays both the 6-string and the 12-string acoustic guitar, 6-string banjo, 6-string electric guitar, and 8-string mandolin. He also sings backup vocals.
Bass Guitar, Vocals
Ange has been a member of the Punxsy area music scene for too long! Dating back to the early 70's with one of the premier local bands called Thumbs Up through the 80's amd 90's lastly with the best Metal Band in the Area called Last Chance or just "Chance".
He has played on stage with many top flight Pittsburgh Musicians from Donnie Iris, Joe Greshecky, B E Taylor, Chuck Moses and a host of others. The bands he has played with garnered many local awards and drew some of the largest crowds this area has seen.
The 2000's have seen many new changes for this player as he has switched from 6 to 4 strings and played in a Regional Band called Off the Wall! Still when he has time, you'll still find him at his studio working on a new Modern Country tune.
Jason grew up in Prospect, PA and currently resides in Slippery Rock, PA. He began playing drums at the age of five and with his first drum kit, he found his passion for music.
He has been in several local bands through the years, including Twelve Gauge Justice, Two Mile Ditch, and The Whiskey Gents.
He has played all kinds of music from metal to bluegrass, and prides himself on being able to sit down with anybody and play pretty much play along to anything.
Jason plays Mapex drums, Zildjian cymbals, Evans heads, and Vic Firth sticks.