One of Pittsburgh's hottest country bands!! Stampede is a high energy country/rock band, playing around the Pittsburgh area since 2005. Having played at numerous festivals, fairs, and venues including the Pepsi Cola Roadhouse and the former Post Gazette Pavillion as an opener on the VIP stage for artists Tim Mcgraw and Jason Aldean. They have also played at The Y108 Battle of the bands at The 3 Rivers Regatta, Y108 Country Nights at Jergels Rhythm Grille, and the Grand Opening of Y108s Country in the City at Xtaza Nightclub in the Strip District. Most recently they had the honor of opening for National Artist Chris Young, at The 3 Rivers Regatta, and playing the 4th of July Celebration at Point State Park in Pittsburgh. Their original song "Feel The Fire" was chosen to be played in rotation on Froggy Radio as one of Froggy's featured "Hometown Country artists" in 2016. Their debut album "Feel The Fire" is available to purchase for download on all major online music retailers, and available to purchase at live shows!
Alyssa was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She started singing at a very young age and grew up singing in church. She had her first solo when she was 8 years old in a Christmas play. Alyssa has been vocally classically trained since age 12 and went to college for a couple years for music. While in college she was performing with multiple choirs and groups. Worship music is her first passion, but she also loves to perform! She loves singing anywhere and everywhere, even at work entertaining her co workers. Alyssa is a singer and aspiring song writer and hopes to write songs with Stampede!
Tyler was Born in Ronkonkoma long island in 1965. Started playing guitar at age ten. Tyler Moved to South Florida at age 12 and soon started playing music in local clubs as a teenager. Country music would be his vocation.Through the 80s and 90s Tyler would play top clubs in the south and open for major country acts including Travis Tritt , Dan Seals , Steve Wariner as well as legends like Johnny Paycheck and Brenda Lee.Tyler recorded his first Album in the late 90s with Shiloh Ridge. He relocated to Atlanta and continued to tour and play. In 2000 he became a worship leader at his Church in Atlanta and perused his love for Praise and Worship Music. In 2007 he relocated to Pittsburgh, Pa playing with local country acts.
Jay started playing in local acts since the late 70’s and has been covering a variety of music ever since. You may have ay has been performing locally in the area over the past 20 years with Bands such as Switch from Greensburg, PA and other various bands.
Born and raised in the heart of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma singer/songwriter and composer writing songs. Gerald was raised in a family household of musicians. He is the youngest of 6 children who also played and sing. At the age of 5 he began singing in church then by the age of 11 he got his first guitar that his brother taught him how to play then later moved on to the bass guitar which is his favorite instrument at an older age he started playing in clubs, fairs, festivals, and has opened for Allison Kraus, Craig Morgan, Desert Rose Band, Tracy Lawrence as well as many other national acts Gerald now makes his home in southwestern Pennsylvania performing all around the tri-state area which he loves to do.
Paul started competitive drumming at age 6 and has been performing all over the tri-state area since he was 15 years old. With over 40 years’ experience, you may have seen Paul in some of your favorite local bands such as: The House Band, Branded, Big River Boys, Three Guys Named Cletus, and Grasstain.
Tim Stewart /Our Founder/ Guardian Angel
Tim has been singing and playing in several bands over the last 25 years, a few of the more well known bands was North Star, Pure Country, Gold Rush and Stampede. He has opened up for many national acts at the Pepsi Cola Roadhouse and played the stage and VIP at First Niagara Pavillion , He has also played on the stage at Jamboree in the hills, and many other venues such as, Dollar bank jamboree at Market Square in Pittsburgh , Canonsburg Parade, pretty much every Festival and Fair in the Tri-State area, not to mention all the local bars and clubs, While with the North Star band, he was played on Froggy radio and started the first froggy idol with Danger Frog. He has been to Nashville several times, and makes it a point to get up on the stage and perform while he is there, He is looking forward to many more years of performing for all the friends and fans of Stampede.
Although we lost him in 2021, his spirit , strength, friendship and every lesson he has taught us, has made us better musicians and better people. He will be in our hearts forever, and we know he is watching over us and guiding us. We love you Tim.