The Rhythm Roosters
"Hall of Fame R&B" make their homes in MPLS MN & Western Wisconsin
"The Rhythm Roosters" are led by longtime singer /songwriter John W. Garden.
Garden together with veteran guitarist John Northrup anchor the Roosters . Garden & Northrup were both inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in 2007. Garden and Northrup are joined by more Hall of Famers including award winning drummer & percussionist Gary Dupre , well traveled Twin City keyboardist Tim Wick, and the powerful "Big Stones" Horn section with fellow Hall of Famers SaxMan James Kogl and Trumpeter Tom Tange. This mix of hall of fame musicians blends talent from many of the Twin Cities great acts over the years to include RAGGS, Danny's Reasons, The Doug Maynard Band, The Marvelous Marauders,Lamont Cranston Band, Big Walter Smith, Free & Easy and more....appearances by members of the Roosters includes the Mill City Music Festival, Bayfront Blues Festival, River Falls Roots Music Festival, Northwoods Blues Festival , and then Governor Jesse Venturas 25th Wedding Anniversary.
As individuals and as band memebers The Roosters have experienced and have been a part of the Midwest Music scene for decades, filling ballrooms, dance clubs and festivals throughout the midwest including appearances in concert with 3 Dog Night, Tommy James & the Shondells and Johnny Rivers.