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FEATURING THE 2020 CBMA SONG OF THE YEAR!!



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Check out Rick's new Official Music Video for
D R E A M  C O M E  T R U E
(released May 26, 2021)

Well known for excellence in songwriting, singing, musical artistry, originality and high energy performances, The Rick Strickland Band captivates audiences of all ages with feel good music that speaks to the heart. In fact, their most loyal fans say the reason they love RSB is because the music & the band members are "real."  New fans quickly fall in love with the realness and ability to touch emotions through their music.  And not only are they talented artists, they are FUN to be around and are masters at engaging their audiences during their shows!  You can't help but dance, sing, laugh, cry, be thrilled, be surprised, and all emotions in between with these wonderful hard working artists hit the stage! 

 

The heartbeat of RSB features the awarding winning music and showmanship of Myrtle Beach based singers, songwriters, & entertainers Rick Strickland and Lesa Hudson and their arsenal of 24 #1 beach & shag music radio hits including:  Something Smooth, So Do I, One Step Closer, She Can’t Fix Grits, Party Til The Break Of Dawn, Bubba White, and more recent hits Every Now And Then, I’m Hungover, When You Look At Me, Amazingly Amazing, Get Your Feet On The Floor and the 2020 CBMA Song of the Year - A Little More Love!  But Rick & Lesa's music is far from the typical "beach band."  Their impressive original song playlist covers the gamut in musical styles including Classic R&B Soul, Classic Rock, old school Funk, and a splash of Country, guaranteed to please audiences of all preferences!  Their unique styles, passion for music and winning personalities sets them apart from the rest.   Rick & Lesa are recipients of 27 Carolina Beach Music Awards (CBMA) and have been recognized with over 150 CBMA nominations for their musical contributions to the music industry.  In 2017, Rick was inducted into the Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame, and in 2018, Lesa was named CBMA Female Vocalist of the Year.  2020 was a banner year for awards as they picked up 7 CBMA awards for their widely loved anthem "A Little More Love" including CBMA Song of the Year and Lesa also picked another award for Female Vocalist.  Additionally, Lesa is a 4 time nominee in the Inspirational Country Awards held annually in Nashville TN. 


When the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020 brought live musical performances to a screeching halt, Rick & Lesa rose to the challenge of doing what they could to encourage and uplift others with their music.  On March 22, 2020, Rick & Lesa launched their "Quarantine Tour" performing a show every Sunday at 3pm on Facebook Live.  The Quarantine Tour continues to this day and reaches thousands of listeners every week around the world.

 

The Rick Strickland Band is revered as one of the top bands in the industry and is proudly distinguished as the only band in the market to successfully compose, produce and perform 100% of their own original music.  The band boasts an impressive collective resume having performed with international recording acts including Billy Joe Royal, The Drifters, Joe South, The Shirelles and Ray Stevens, and have performed at some of the nation’s most legendary venues. RSB’s musicianship and vocals are stunning, the music & lyrics touch the soul and are fun to sing and dance to, and the energy and professionalism are always over the top when the Rick Strickland Band takes the stage! When you book The Rick Strickland Band, you invest in seasoned professionals who are serious about their musical artistry, who are serious about entertaining the audiences who attend their shows, and who will provide a top quality, high energy musical experience that no other band in the market can provide.





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Let's Cruise in 2022!
Rick's CD is 
2018 CBMA Solo Album of the Year!!


Lesa's CD is
2017 CBMA Solo Album of the Year!!


Book  Rick & Lesa DUO!


Host A House Concert!


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