Tricks Start Date - Founding member of Tricks in March of 1976.
Birthdate - December 27, 1953, Grand Rapids
Hometown - Allegan
Early Musical Influences - Keith Richards (Stones), Pete Townshend (The Who), Alvin Lee (Ten Years After), Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer, Steve Howe (Yes), Steve Hackett (Genesis), Mick Ralphs (Mott The Hoople)
First Rock Concert - 1968, The MC-5 at The Note, Gun Lake
First Paid Band Gig - 1968 - Byron Center Roller rink, I was 15 years old in a band named "The Sunn", We got paid 5 dollars apiece
Current Musical Favorites - O.S.I., Fates Warning, Yes, King Crimson, Spock's Beard, Porcupine Tree, Howie Day, Flower Kings, Nickel Creek, Dream Theater
Day Job - House-Husband, Lounge Singer, Guitar Teacher
Other Interests - Reading - History, Stateless Society, Non-Violent Communication, Free-Market Economics. Macintosh Computers, Sci-Fi movies / Sci-Fi TV, Rick keeps a blog - "Rick Doogie Musing"
Tricks Start Date - Founding member of Tricks in April of 1976.
Birthdate - November 28, 1957, Dorr
Hometown - Dorr
Early Musical Influences - My drum instructors at Farrows Music, REO, Tull, Led Zeppelin, Keith Moon (The Who) Alan White (Yes), Bill Bruford (King Crimson), Genesis
First Rock Concert - The Bee Gees with an orchestra -Lonely Days tour (before SNFever) at The Civic Auditorium G.R.
First Paid Band Gig - 1973 Dorr School gym I was 15 with Rick Nelson & Gary Niemchick, we called the group Hot Iron. Paid $10 each
Current Musical Favorites - Yes, Dream Theater, King Crimson, Fates Warning, Aerosmith, some alternative like Nickelback, Trapt, & some country- Garth, Shania, Dixie Chicks
Day Job - Owner/Operator Dick's Market, Dorr (we'll be expanding soon!)
Other Interests - Tammy, my wife & my 3 daughters, NHL, NFL, NASCAR, Playing golf - even though I suck. Surfing the web reading Individual Freedom essays, & dabble a bit @ ebay.
Dave Lopez - Sound
Tricks Start Date - Started running sound for Tricks in April of 1977.
Birthdate - August 17, 1955
Hometown - Wyoming
Early Musical Influences - Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, Emerson, Lake, & Palmer, Gentle Giant, Stones, Aerosmith, Queen
First Rock Concert - 1972 - Humble Pie at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Opening act Black Oak Arkansas
First Paid Band Gig - Helped with equipment for free with Patchwork band. Eventually started getting paid around 1975. Probably got $10 the first time.
Current Musical Favorites - Dream Theater, Spock's Beard, King Crimson, Yes, Fates Warning, Old Genesis
Day Job - Kent Door, Truck Driver
Other Interests - Motorcycling, Relaxing Up North at his get-away in Baldwin
Tricks Start Date - Started running lights for Tricks 1990
Birthdate - June 16, 1960, Flint
Hometown - Allegan
Early Musical Influences - Ed Sullivan Show, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Uriah Heep, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Yes, Deep Purple, Heart
First Rock Concert - Alice Cooper (Welcome to My Nightmare), Kalamazoo Wing Stadium, 1975
First Paid Band Gig - Allegan Bridge Fest, 1982, played bass and sang in a band called Fine Line, made $20
Current Musical Favorites - Porcupine Tree, Yes, Aerosmith, Spocks Beard, King Crimson, Jewel, Nickel Creek, Evanesence
Day Job - Perrigo, Senior Graphic Designer
Other Interests - Photography, Walking / Hiking, Partying of all types, My Portuguese Water Dog, Toby.
Tricks Start Date - Started Playing Bass for Tricks in January, 2011
Birthdate - April 10, 1963
- Best Boy (electrician) - Mark Anderson
- Custom Guitar Work & Repair - Dale Boysen
- Cable Maintenance - Ed Elzinga
- Custom Artwork - Heather, Tom Behrend (Halloween)
- Metal Shop - Pete Ahlstrom
- Photos - Roger, Debbie T, Deb Peck
- Video & Audio recording - Roger
- Hostess with the Mostest - Tammy
- Movers & Shakers - Fran & Tom, Carol, Bill & Deb, Cap'n Craig & Jane, Mark & Paula, Sam & Liz
- Cookies - Deb Peck
- Chauffeur - Roger
- Long Lost Friends - Linda Allen, Matt Clark
Rich Heintzelman - Bass, Vocals - 1976 thru 1977, 1997 thru 2003
Greg Howard - Guitar, Vocals - 1999
Tom Hudson - Bass, Vocals - 1981 thru 1992, 1993 thru 1997
Ann Kozicki - Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals - 1992 thru 1994
Tom Huitt - Bass, Vocals - 1992 thru 1993
Dale Boysen - Guitar, Vocals - 1980 thru 1993
Steve Raab - Lights - 1976 thru 1989
Scott Markle - Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals - early 1980
Michael VanDyke - Lead Vocals - 1976 thru 1978
Tom Baird - Bass, Vocals - 1976, 1977 thru 1978
Bill Romanowski - Synthesizers, Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals - 1976 thru 1977