About

Don Widner - Lead guitar/keys/vocals 

With several decades of experience playing live and entertaining people, Don takes the helm and leads the band in developing their signature sound. His main influences derive from Rock N Roll, Country and Blues. Before starting the Route 66 Band, Don was involved in the Bottomland Band, Southwest Highway Band, and the P3 band.

Randy Bain - Rhythm guitar/vocals

As a life-long lover and player of music, Randy started at an early age playing along with his father, and following in his footsteps. His love of Elvis Presley and the emulation when entertaining people has earned him the nickname of " The King ". Randy's influences draw from a variety of music, but, primarily 50's/60's Rock, Country, and a little Blues. Randy is the glue to the bands camaraderie.

Chris Widner - Drums

Surrounded by music his whole live due to his father, Don, Chris Widner brings a younger presence to the group. His unique playing method brings a welcome dynamic to the heart of this group. His influences draw from Rock, Metal and Country. He was a member of the P3 band, alongside his father, Don,and now he brings his unique styling to the Route 66 Band.

Rich Newland - Bass/vocals

Every band has an anchor person. Rich is the creative/driving force in bettering the talents of the group. His addition to the group has brought a whole new level of expertise and professionalism. Drawing inspiration from a wide spectrum of genres, coupled with his years of experience in such bands as Whiskeyfist, Playlist, Double D and the Sensations, among others, Rich complets the intricate puzzle that is the Route 66 Band.