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Welcome to Pickleback Shine


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Welcome to Pickleback Shine


We are Southern California's premier modern country cover band! Pickleback Shine features a huge repertoire of today's hottest country hits. We are a professional, high octane dance band that guarantees to get your party, event or group up on their feet and keep them dancing, singing and stomping for hours. 

Perfect for your corporate or private event, wedding reception, concert in the park, music festival, street fair or benefit, Pickleback Shine is led by extremely talented male and female vocalists who are backed by the most talented musicians in the area.

Close your eyes and you'll swear you’re listening to the original artists!

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About


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About


ABOUT

Pickleback Shine is Southern California's premier modern country cover band. PbS performs a unique blend of today's hottest country hits, a few country classics and essential Southern rock favorites. If you hear it on the radio today, we'll cover it tomorrow. PbS is a high octane show/dance band that guarantees to get you up on your feet and keep you dancing, singing and stomping for hours. Close your eyes and you'll swear you're listening to the original artist.  

Pickleback Shine is the perfect band for your corporate or private event, wedding reception, concert in the park, music festival, street fair or benefit. PbS is led by amazingly talented male AND female vocalists and backed by some of the most talented country rock musicians in Southern California. You will find that PbS covers the widest selection of today’s country hits when compared to other local bands. Be sure to check out our extensive library of songs.

Over the past several years, PbS has shared the stage with national touring country and classic rock acts such as Montgomery Gentry, The Bangles, America and KC and the Sunshine Band. PbS routinely headlines at many the southland’s most recognizable music venues including Knott’s Berry Farm.  Pickleback Shine has also performed in Las Vegas and Raleigh, North Carolina. Be sure to check out our client testimonials. 

From 60 minutes to 4 hours, Pickleback Shine will your rock your event with spine tingling harmonies, emotional duets and hard driving country rock. So take a look and a listen and then put a little 'shine' on your next event by booking the best in modern country music entertainment. 

Pickleback Shiners:

Please Note: Our band configurations can easily expand or contract to fit your event. We have had  as few as 4 performers to as many as 10, depending on the event type, stage size, and customer budget. If a performer is not available on the day of your event, no need to worry as we have show-ready replacements always ready to step in.

  • Sean Vasquez - vocals and guitars
  • Pamela Marie Pruett - vocals
  • Dan Sussman - drums
  • Marty Dawson - lead guitar 
  • Theo Bishop - keyboards and vocals
  • Donn Goldstick - violin
  • John Duden - acoustic guitar
  • Greg Schroeder - bass guitar

 

Pickleback Shine is managed by New Country Management Group - All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2014

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Weddings


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Weddings


Weddings

Booking the right live entertainment for your wedding can make or break your special day. Pickleback Shine is a highly experienced wedding band that provides custom designed entertainment packages that assure your celebration will be truly unforgettable!

Our exclusive wedding packages always include the following:

  • 7-9 piece country rock band – featuring male and female vocalists & full instrumentation 
  • Performance wardrobes – dress us up or down depending on your wedding style 
  • Professional Sound Engineer – essential for optimum listening/dancing enjoyment 
  • Professional tour grade sound reinforcement  - we use the best equipment
  • First Dance & Father/daughter dance song selections – we will create an arrangement especially for you
  • Song/Set lists designed with you and your guests personality and tastes in mind
  • Recorded music & DJ during band breaks, arrivals and cocktail hour 
  • Professional wedding Master of Ceremony  – keeps your reception on schedule and filled with anticipation
  • Pre-event site inspection – ensure load in/set up, power, stage, lighting and acoustics are considered for a fantastic live performance
  • Work with your venue, wedding coordinator and other vendors to assure flawless event planning and execution
  • Detailed live entertainment ‘run of show’ timeline –  essential to accomplish all your wedding business in the time allotted 
  • Dedicated microphone for guest speeches, toasts etc. 

Optional entertainment services: 

  • Professional country line dance instruction 
  • Stage and lighting package 
  • Ceremony entertainment
  • Cocktail Hour entertainment
  • Ceremony sound – officiate microphone, PA etc.
  • Professional videographer 
  • Miscellaneous equipment rental

If you’ve decided on live entertainment, don’t take chances with one of the most important elements of a great wedding… the band. Pickleback Shine is NOT a bar band, a part time garage band or a group of musical hobbyists. We are professional entertainers that are committed to making your wedding celebration absolutely memorable. When it comes to the best in modern country rock, make time for shine… Pickleback Shine !

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Songs


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Songs


SONGS

Take A look and Listen:



Our Song List

  • 1994

  • Amie

  • Ain't Living Long Like This

  • All Summer Long

  • Bartender

  • Beer Money

  • Beers Ago

  • Before You Accuse Me

  • Begin Again

  • Better Dig Two

  • Blown Away

  • Boys 'Round Here

  • Feel Like Making Love/Can't You See Medley

  • Come Over

  • Compass

  • Country Girl (Shake It For Me)

  • Cowboys and Angels

  • Daddy Dance With Me

  • Devil Went Down To Georgia

  • Done

  • Don't Blink

  • Don't Let Me Be Lonely

  • I Don’t Want this Night to End

  • Eight Second Ride

  • Everything I Shouldn't Be Thinking About

  • Fast As You

  • Goes Like This

  • Heads Carolina

  • Here For The Party

  • How Country Feels

  • I Ain't Your Mama

  • I Got You

  • Kerosene

  • Kissed You Goodnight

  • Last Name

  • Life In A Northern Town

  • Little White Church

  • Liza Jane

  • Looking For A Good Time

  • Love Don’t Live Here

  • Merry Go Round

  • Mustang Sally

  • My Little Girl

  • My Maria

  • Need You Now

  • Neon Moon

  • Ours

  • Past The Point Of Rescue

  • Pontoon

  • Reality

  • Red Neck Woman

  • Running Out Of Moonlight

  • See You Again

  • Sparks Fly

  • Stuck Like Glue

  • Sweet Home Alabama

  • Take a Little Ride

  • Take it Easy

  • That's My Kind of Night 

  • The Dance

  • Tie It Up

  • Toes

  • Tornado

  • Wagon Wheel

  • We Were Us

  • Who Wouldn't Want to Be Me

  • You And Tequila

  • You Gonna Fly

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Photos & Videos


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Photos & Videos


PHOTOS & VIDEOS

Description

Our number one fan?

Our number one fan?

Stage Coto - Coto de Caza, July 12, 2014

Wedding, San Juan Capistrano - December '13

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Calendar


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CALENDAR

Upcoming Events

Past Events

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Testimonials


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Testimonials


TESTIMONIALS

First of all, everyone raved about you guys. Just the other day I got a card in the mail from one of my Mom’s friends who attended the wedding. In it her husband wrote that he “loved the concert.” (He’s about 70 years old!) My niece, who is 9, can’t stop talking about the band either. Looks like you guys appeal to a very large audience!

My favorite part was watching you guys perform on that stage. The lighting, the backdrop, the way you guys were dressed, all added to the ambience of the night. You guys nailed the music. At one point I thought you were playing a CD. The dance floor was rocking! Everyone really enjoyed the line dance instructor - she is very talented. Evelyn (my mother-in-law) even learned some new dance steps! I really enjoyed the songs you performed for our first dance and father-daughter dance. You hit the nail on the head!

All-in-all, this was our dream wedding!! We put forth a lot of work and attention to detail to make it the night of our lives! The music was one of my top priorities and you guys exceeded my expectations! If I ever need live entertainment again, I’m calling you!
— Stephanie, the bride
All of us at Green Hill’s are now 100% huge fans of Pickleback Shine! You guys played everything great! I am still getting incredible feedback from our staff and guests about your performance. We hope you’ll join us next October for our 2015 Harvest Festival where we expect as many as 3000 people to attend. Many thanks!
— Robert McNerney, Operations Officer
Pickleback Shine was fantastic! Lupita (from Knott’s Berry Farm) and I looked at each other and at the same time said “OMG – they’re really good!!” I’m a big fan of the Wagon Camp – it’s a great amphitheater. We estimated that you had 200-225 people per set. Lupita said it was more. She would know. As far as Knott’s is concerned it was a total success! It was Lupita’s idea to close the gap between the Texaco Country Showdown activities. She was right on target - that there would be a great turnout and was blown away with your band’s talent. I thought your entire band was upbeat, friendly and very talented. You looked like you all were having as much fun as our listeners – particularly those who danced and sang along. I wouldn’t hesitate to use you again – although, I suspect that you will be so popular, we won’t be able to afford you!
— Linda Sanchez, Go Country 105 (September 2014)
Thank you so much for performing last weekend! We all had a blast and everyone really enjoyed the band. We will definitely keep Pickleback Shine in mind for any future performance opportunities. Thanks again and hope to see you soon!
— Meghan Jones, Knott’s Berry Farm (September 2014)
Pickleback Shine was just amazing! Truly, you made our community event a success. I look forward to working with you again and will pass your name on to my counter parts in other communities.
— Julie Crandall, RanchLife Events and Activities Manager (August 2014)
Stefani Rose and Pickleback Shine were great tonight! Stefani is a great performer and song writer and the band rocked. I loved how you guys mashed up Blake Shelton’s ‘Boys Round Here’ with songs from Sublime and Kacey Musgraves. That was very cool! You guys are always welcome back to Raleigh and the Pour House Music Hall.
— Jac Cain, Pour House (August 2014)
Thank you so much for a great show! This was the event of the year at Coto! This is going to be the talk of the town for a while. I am a country fan so I knew and loved everything you guys played! We always end our concerts right at 10pm but Saturday’s show lasted about 20 minutes longer because of encores. Lots of compliments about the band on how they interacted with the crowd. I think that special touch really makes the event more fun for the audience. We look forward to having PbS back at Coto in the future!
— Kristen Greenough, Coto de Caza Country Club (August 2014)
It was a joy to have Pickleback Shine perform for my daughter’s wedding. We would recommend you for sure and hope you guys and gals continue to have a good time doing what you do. You guys really made a great day even better!
— Mike Armstrong, Father of the Bride, Cooley Wedding (May 2014)
Just wanted to say thank you for doing an awesome show at the wedding. Being a former sales manager for Sam Ash and a drummer, it was insanely refreshing to see good QSC speakers, quality instruments and awesome band members. My daughter was the curly haired ‘tambourine player.’ I totally blew it while filming it as I had the camera sideways. I was smiling too much to think about the camera!

P.S. Always play Compass uptempo how you did. That is probably the only song you played that I didn’t know before last night. I liked your version better than the original!
— Jeff Leko, Guest, Cooley Wedding (May 2014)
I wanted to drop you a note to express my sincere appreciation for the job you all did at the party. The band was MORE than amazing! Everyone I talked to had praise for the presentation, sound and enthusiasm. Thank you and the band so much for agreeing to play and perform – you made the night!
— Keith Bremer, 50th Birthday Party at the Red Rock Hotel (May 2014)
We wanted to send a great big thanks your way for helping to make the Walk to End Epilepsy at the Rose Bowl a huge success this year and for keeping the crowd of almost 4000 people energized! We were so happy to have Pickleback Shine a part of the 2013 event this year. Thank you for being so flexible with our last minute run of show changes and for rolling with the flow on-site. Everyone was really happy and we heard great feedback on the band’s performance!!
— Erin, Sterling Social Events and Experiences (November 2013)
You met and EXCEEDED all expectations! You and the band were amazing. Heard many great compliments and are still hearing them. We’d absolutely love to work with you in the future and will be in touch about future opportunities.
— Cheri Bazley, Executive Director, Long Beach Ronald McDonald House (September 2013)
We were EXTREMELY happy with your service and performance. Everyone loved you!. We hope to work with Pickleback Shine again in the future.
— J. Van Winkle, Recreation Coordinator, Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District (September 2013)
Pickleback Shine was unbelievable! Dan, the band manager and drummer, is extremely professional, helpful, and a great communicator. We always felt like we hired the BEST band even before the event. The group arrived on time, quickly set up, did a great sound check, and were ready to start the party on time. All the guys and girls in the band are friendly and fun to be around. We felt like they were our friends... They played for 4 hours with a couple of breaks. We loved every song they played. Everyone was dancing and telling us how much they loved the band. They made our event GREAT! The surprise proposal was pretty unforgettable too! We can’t thank them enough!
— Debbie Andrade, San Pedro (August 2013)
Everytime, and I mean everytime, these guys play at our wine bar - we sell out and they rock the house!
— Mitchell Schroeder, General Manager, Amazing Grapes Wine Store (August 2013)
We’ve had the pleasure of Pickleback Shine play at both our Back Bay Bistro and at our 4th of July event two years in a row! Great band that got great reviews from our crowds!
— Andrew Theodoro, General Manager, Newport Dunes (July 2013)
It was great having you play for us at RanchoFest and are hoping you’ll join us for RocktoberFest October 26th 2013!
— Susan Singh, President, RSM Chamber of Commerce (July 2013)
I just wanted to let you know that having the band at my party made it amazing. Everyone had so much fun, and the band was a hit. I’ve had so many people ask about the band since the party. They want to come see you guys play!
— Terri B., Director of Campus Initiatives, FACT Alliance (June 2013)
Just have to say... our client on Saturday LOVED you guys! Thanks for being so wonderful to work with, there will most certainly be more gigs coming your way!
— Sarah G., Malibu Conference Center at Cal Amigos Ranch (June 2013)
I am excited to tell you that the entire staff was very pleased with Pickleback Shine! They enjoyed the song selections and were even more impressed with the talents of the band. I personally enjoyed the harmonies as well as the lead singers. So, please know that if our future events call for a Country band – Pickleback Shine will be the first invited!
— Gina D., The Rock Church, San Bernardino (June 2013)

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Contact


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Contact


CONTACT

Tell us about your event in the form below or call us at (949) 264-1554.

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