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.
Drums - November 1995 - November 1996
Brent is living in Sioux City, IA.
Bass - January 1998 - December 1998 / May 1999 - December 2001
Scooter left the Rude Band to concentrate on his solo music career. He released his album, "Acceleration", in December 2002.
Scooter currently lives with his wife, Angie, in Seminole, FL and has a growing guitar repair business, Granville Guitars
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 - 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.
Drums - September 2000 - September 2006
Vance lives in Mitchell, SD with his wife, Mindy. He played for Powerplay for a year after leaving the Rude Band. You can catch him occasionally playing drums for Dustin Evans and playing bass for Joe KickAzz.
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.
Keyboards - September 1991- June 1992
Mike was a founding member of "Maxx Boogie & The Rude Awakening".
Mike currently lives in Mankato, MN.
Born in Texas and raised in the small town of Baltic, SD, Rachel Lord has been a student, a marching band percussionist, a cheerleader, a marine, a mom, a student, a home remodeler, a student, a model, an accountant, a volleyball player, a volleyball coach, an avid runner, a lover of filthy songs, a guitar player and a really Kick-Ass Singer!
Rachel has bachelors degrees from University of Sioux Falls, in Criminal Justice and Accounting and a Masters Degree in Business and Finance from University of Sioux Falls.
If you think she looks familiar, perhaps you have seen her before;
Rachel started showing off her musical talent onstage around 2005. In addition to being in four bands over the years, she has appeared with many others including Powerplay and the Ron Keel Band
Rachel played with The Rude Band in 2021-2022 as a Guitar Player and Vocalist and has brought new and younger life to the band.
You can currently see her performing in the SD Variety Rock Band, 4-Sure.
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.
Front Man / Founder - September 1991- August 1992
Kevin was the founding member of "Maxx Boogie & The Rude Awakening".
Kevin is a sales associate with Coldwell Banker at The Lakes in Detroit Lakes, MN. Kevin and his wife, Kelly, live on Wymer Lake near Frazee, MN. They have one son, George.
Bass - September 1991- August 1995
Warren was a founding member of "Maxx Boogie & The Rude Awakening".
Warren and his wife, Paula, live in Sacramento, CA with their two daughters. Warren is the general Manager for Comcast Spotlight in Sacramento & Fresno.
Drums - January 1999 - September 2000
Chuck lives Tea, SD. He and his wife Jennifer own the Case School of Music. Chuck also plays with Sgt. Rock, the South Dakota Army National Guard Rock Band and The DNR Band from Sioux Falls.
Bass - January 2002 - August 2009
Ben lives in Mitchell, SD and is a Regional Manager for Conseco Insurance.
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.