Dave Polich ~ Producer, Songwriter, Keys

Dave Polich is Shannon's partner in crime! He is her producer and songwriting partner and the mastermind behind this amazing project! 
Dave has been a keyboardist, synthesizer programmer and sound designer for over 30 years. One of the most active designers in the world! Part of the design team for Yamaha since 1991. He has also programmed sounds for Korg, Roland, Steinberg, and Dave Smith Instruments. He was appointed Keyboard Sound Manager for Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' tour in 2009 and has also worked with Bonnie Raitt's band, Sergio Mendes and Fleetwood Mac, just to name a few. He is currently the Keyboard Tech/Programmer for Grammy Award winning producer David Foster. 

Rick Gagliano ~ Guitar, Backing Vocals, Music Director

Rick originally hails from the east coast, and is proud to bring his many years of professional touring and stage performance to Shannon Rae’s “100 Proof” band, having performed with several top regional tribute and original acts across the country.

A veteran performer, his unique combination of chops, musicality, humor and showmanship has graced the stages of legendary venues like The Bitter End, CBGBs, The Trocadero, and The House of Blues’ from coast to coast.

His solo guitar work synthesizes a myriad of influences, including country, rock, fusion, and more, and has brought Rick acclaim by many music publications, including “Guitar for the Practicing Musician” and “Topless Guitar” magazines. AS a solo artist, his debut solo CD, “Dancing in Light”, garnered him a 1997 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

After relocating to southern California in 2008, Rick joined “the Journey Experience” & “Rock Fantasy” to continue his tribute band efforts, and now is glad to have found a musical home with Shannon Rae, acting as live music director, as well as sharing guitar and background vocal duties.

Ted Mentry ~ Guitar

Ted Mentry is a dynamic singer, songwriter and extraordinary guitarist who blends electronic samples and programs with conventional instrumentation to create classic compositions with passionate, unforgettable musical and lyrical integrity. 
 
Ted has played with and/or opened for Firefall, Boz Skaggs, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Shawn Phillips, Pat Travers, Chris Hillman, Y&T, Foghat, Winger, Carl Verheyen and countless other name acts across the country. Ted has produced over 30 different projects including 10 albums of his own.

Rick Thibodeau - Bass, Backing Vocals

From Boston to L.A. Rick Thibodeau is carving a place for himself in the world of Rock and Country music as a top electric bassist and songwriter. After attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, Rick relocated to LA. Today Ricks songwriting can be heard on many network and cable TV shows from "The Sopranos" to NBC's "Ed", The Young and The Restless, Movies of the Week and feature films. 
He received an Emmy in 2015 for work on the CBS game show "The Price Is Right."

Some of the ArtIsts Rick has played bass and sang with are:

The Bay City Rollers, Leif Garrett, Spencer Davis,
Denny Lane of Wings & The Moody Blues Al Jardine of The Beach Boys, 
Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Sonny Geraci the vocalist for The Outsiders and Climax, Dennis Tufano of The Buckinghams, Rex Smith, Chris Montez, The Chiffons, The Cowsills,
Bella Donna a tribute to Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac,
Savor -- a tribute to Santana,
Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods, (Billy Don't Be A Hero), 
Andrew Gold, "THE ORIGINAL IDOLS LIVE", Barry Williams aka Greg Brady, Eddie Holman, Freddy (Boom Boom) Cannon, Maxine Nightingale, Freda Payne, Al Wilson, The Ohio Express, Billy J.Kramer, Andy Kim, Alan O'Day, Trini Lopez, Tony Burrows, Ron Dante Of The Archies,
The 1910 Fruitgum Company, Bobbie Boris Pickett, Merilee Rush, Pat Upton of The SPIRAL STAIRCASE, Len Barry and others.

Voted "BASSIST OF THE YEAR"
By the C.C.M.A.{Ca. Country Music
Association} September, 1999.

Toby Scarbrough ~ Drums

Toby Scarbrough hails from Sweetwater, Texas, paying his dues drumming with various rock and country bands all through school. he is a graduate from West Texas A&M University receiving a degree in Music Education/Percussion. While there he worked with various jazz combos, jazz big bands and country bands as well as being a member of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra. After graduation, Toby moved to Los Angeles to attend Musician's Institute (Percussion Institute of Technology). Toby graduated and took to the road with the Tarzan Zerbini Shine Circus. Lions and tigers and bears, Oh My! Hard work but a great experience. 

Back in Los Angeles once again, Toby began to work with producer/songwriter/keyboardist, Scott Monahan (Spirit). With Monahan, Toby recorded drum tracks for the long running television series, Walker; Texas Ranger and the main title theme for the USA Network's, Pacific Blue- Just Another Day In LA, written and performed by Christopher Franke of Tangerine Dream fame. It was also during this time that Toby was asked to join the band, Chalk FarM and in 1995 they were signed to Columbia Records. CF recorded their debut album, Not Withstanding producer Matt Hyde ( Porno for Pyros, Perry Farrell) and it was mixed by Tom Lord Alge. Chalk FarM toured for over a year co-headlining or opening for some of the top artists in modern rock including The Goo Goo Dolls, Better Than Ezra, Tonic, Dishwalla and Matchbox 20. 

Toby is thrilled to come back to his country roots holding down the foundation in 100 Proof!