Keyboards - September 1991- June 1992
Mike was a founding member of "Maxx Boogie & The Rude Awakening".
Mike currently lives in Mankato, MN.
Front Man / Founder - September 1991- August 1992
Keyboards / Guitar / Vocals - June 1992 to December 2014
The world's one and only “Rock n Roll Hutterite” also happens to be the bands multi-instrumentalist: Keys, guitar, harmonica, shakers, duct tape and occasionally a siren whistle... Not only that, but he sings in the key of awesome (or baritone if you prefer) and if you buy him a few drinks, he just might tell you one of the greatest stories you've ever heard.
Greg was in The Rude Band from 1992 through 2014. Greg has also had an illustrious history in the South Dakota arts scene with many leading and supporting roles in the annual musical theatre productions for Schmeckfest, the annual "Festival of Tasting" in Freeman, SD.
Bass - January 1998 - December 1998 / May 1999 - December 2001
Drummer - January 1995 - November 1995
Corey has played for a number of bands since leaving the Rude Band. Band's such as Danny Tyler Band, Eclipse & Velvet Touch. He is currently working as a sales rep for TRANE Building Solutions in Sioux Falls. Corey lives with his wife, Paula, in rural Harrisburg, SD. They have a son & a daughter, Sam & Brooklyn.
Bass - August 1995 - December 1997
Raine left The Rude Band to take a shot at working with his father, Rod Jerke in the band "Hot Rod Chevy Kevy". Since then, the band changed directions and is now a very funky top 40 flavored band called "Powerplay".
Raine left the music business recently and entered the real estate business! He works for Keller Williams Real Estate in Sioux Falls, SD.
Raine lives in Sioux Falls, SD with his wife, Kerry, and their children, Jason and Jasmine.
Bass - January 1999 - May 1999
Matt lives in the Minneapolis, MN area with his wife, Jill, and their children, Hunter, Hannah & Mia. Matt is a personal trainer and a very impressive specimen of humanity.
Bass - September 1991- August 1995
Drums - September 1991- December 1994
Kevin was a founding member of "Maxx Boogie & The Rude Awakening".
Kevin is President of "Commercial Audio & Video, LLC" in Sioux Falls, SD. Kevin spent a number of years playing drums and singing with "The Neo Johnsons". Kevin and his wife, Kim, can still be seen hanging out at local Rude Band & Neo Johnsons shows.
Keyboards / Vocals - January 2015 to September 2020
Originally from South Haven, Michigan, Royce grew up singing and playing drums in Miracle Harvest Church, where his father, Tony, is the pastor. He attended Lake Michigan College, where he studied Physical Education and Wellness. Royce also spent some time in the reggae band, Item 9, from Kalamazoo, Michigan and doing solo shows. Royce currently resides in Yankton, South Dakota with his fiance, Emily and their two children Carter & Ava.
Drums - November 1995 - November 1996
Brent is living in Sioux City, IA.
Drums - November 1996- January 1999
Dave moved to Branson, Missouri to be closer to the country music scene. He has played with a number of bands since moving down south and currently works in IT support in Springfield, Missouri.
Drums - September 2000 - September 2006