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Jeff Blakeslee
Lead Guitar
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Jeff has been hacking away at the guitar for about 35 years and finally feels he has reached his long sought after goal of sounding tolerable. As founder of Third Rail, his smooth style of play blends effortlessly.


Tim Sheehan
Lead Guitar  and 

Tim Sheehan is an accomplished guitarist and has been playing in bands since his teens. Great guitar skills accompanied by solid vocals showcases his talent and passion with every song.


Emily Lois
Rhythm Guitar

Emily Lois is a singer-songwriter living in Sonoma County. From
folk to country, she loves singing and playing all different styles of music. Her vocals are sure
to sing to your heart
and soul.


Tom Minard
Drums and  Percussion

Drumming is Tom’s passion. He studied percussion from grade school through college and has played in many Sonoma County Bands, including The Poyntlyss Sisters, Levi Lloyd Blues band, The Remedies and Stony Point. 


Tim Sarter
Bass Guitar 

Tim began playing the electric and upright bass at a young age. Since moving to Sonoma County in 1996, he has played thousands of gigs with a variety of groups, excelling in a mix of Americana, Country and Bluegrass .

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Third Rail is a Country, Rock and Americana cover band showcasing stellar three part harmonies and excellent musicianship. We currently play a variety of venues and events, from wineries to private functions, singing current country favorites along with popular standards. We are available as both an acoustic trio as well as a full dance band, playing to any size crowd, sure to get everyone up dancing and singing along. Based in the North Bay, we are always open to travel to provide the best fit and music, making your event extra special.

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