Originally formed in 1998 after shared decades on the bar and festival circuit, Dry County has been kicking ass and taking names all across southern Ontario. Their 2002 self titled debut CD landed 6 songs on over 50 radio stations nation wide and have been included in live to air interviews as feature artists.
They have graced the pages of country music publications and newspapers throughout Ontario and broke through the barriers at the country music festivals and selling out clubs throughout the province. With the help of their 200 plus boosters (that charters busses where ever and whenever Dry County plays) helped Dry County end 2004 with an Ontario Country Music award nomination for Club Artist of the year.
Fronted by singer/songwriter Jeff Gallagher, the flamboyant bad boy of the group with 14 years of playing experience, is not only Dry County's primary songwriter, but also writes for many other artists as well.
Producer/lead guitarist Randy Solski is a 20-year veteran of the music business with an endless list of credentials. Randy is a graduate of Fanshawe College's Music Industry Arts Sound Engineering Program with a post grad degree in Digital Applications. He is also recognized as one of the top drummers in the area winning first place in two categories at the American Guild of Music drum competition. Since opening his recording studio in 1998, he has Sony Music, EMI, and Epic records credits to his name.
As equally as important to Dry County, keyboardist Don Laframboise, bass player Keith Silver and drummer Uncle Dik. All of whom come from a combined 40 plus years of touring experience as session players for various recording artists. They have not only become full time members of Dry County but also quickly became the intangible soul of the music.
With a new CD coming out in 2005, Dry County continues to gain attention and impress legions of fans all over proving that this tough as nails act will always show that the edge, attitude and heart in their music has come by honestly.