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Classic rock, austin style

Suburban Whiskey is an Austin based Classic Rock, Blues and Country cover band. They fit right in as a bar band, or a party band.  With a large repertoire of hits and deep cuts, they can rock the night away.

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About the band

John Berger comes to Austin from Utah to sing lead vocals for Suburban Whiskey. His influences include Queen, John Meloncamp, Journey, Free, Poison, and others.

  • John Berger
  • Vocals

Carol is a gifted keyboard artist, who started on piano at age 4.  Her talent was nurtured by her music loving family, she started playing publicly in church when just 12, and played honky tonk piano at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor before taking music at Lamar University.  From Port Arthur Texas, she played keys the Time Travel Band for 8 years prior to joining Suburban Whiskey.  Influences are rock, R&B, oldies and gospel

  • Carol Mathews
  • Keys/Vocals

Paige has played the bass since high school. His responsibilities are the bottom end and holding the rhythm section together. His bass lines are intended to get the crowd moving. Main Influences are James Jamerson, Paul McCartney, Chris Squire John Entwistle Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones and Tommy Shannon…

  • Paige Pierce
  • Bass

Richie holds a degree in music, and teaches voice and guitar. Originally from Sugarland now in Austin. His influences are from many styles and genres.

  • Richie Heussner
  • Lead Guitar

Born and raised in Brooklyn NY. Started playing drums at 11 yrs old, moved to Texas in 2007. I am a family man. Now a member of Suburban Whiskey!

  • Vinny Mastellone
  • Drums

Gary is from Beaumont Texas. He graduated from Lamar university in 1984 with A Degree in Electronics. He has done sound for churches and bands. Joining Suburban Whiskey in 2016 with the previous 8 years with The Time Travel Band in southeastern Texas.

  • Gary Mathews
  • Manager/Sound

Austin Classic Rock