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 is working on writing new songs for Stampede!
Austin is originally from Ripley West, Virginia and is the son of a coal miner. Austin has been playing music since he was 10 years old. Music has always been with Austin ever since he can remember. Looking back to his very first show he knew that this was what he wanted to do with his life, performing and being on stage. His dad has been his biggest supporter in his career. He is chasing his dreams in country music and will also be co-writing 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.
Bob’s been playing Bass in the Pittsburgh market for over 35 years. He found his love of Country Music when after a successful run as a DJ in the 80’s with Entertainment Unlimited, he found an itch to play live music. He's played with some of Pittsburgh’s most popular country bands, Crazy Cowboy, Michael Christopher, Saddle Up, filled in with Dallas Marks, as well as playing with Stampede. Recently he was playing with the Irwin based acoustic/electric band Triple Play. Liking all genres of Country music comes from his love of bands like The Byrds, The Eagles, Flying Burrito Bros. & Desert Rose.
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.