2 years ago, original band member Dutch Junge decided he would like to play again and has put together an eclectic and energetic bunch of “old guys” who love classic rock music. Dutch, a Logan resident and recent retiree, plays bass and is the band’s librarian and manager. Dutch played in rock bands during his high school years, but only played acoustic guitar for his own pleasure over the years. A friend advised Dutch to take a field trip one weekend to Laurelville to hear a band called Borrowed Time. That trip led to a musical partnership with Doug Wenger
Doug is a current resident of Sugar Grove, but has been playing in various bands for many years during his stint with the Air Force in England, Illinois and South Dakota. After retiring from the Air Force, Wenger played with Borrowed Time for 12 years in various venues all around Southeast Ohio. Doug plays guitar and keyboards in the band. He’s also our vocal coach
Lead guitarist Tim Travis is a well-known Hocking County musician. From his early days in The Rockits playing in Holiday Inn lounges in northern Ohio, to his many years with the Blue Jean Special and Blue Jean Band, Tim has played a wide variety of musical styles. Although he has indulged many hobbies over the years, including restoring old cars and playing with his grandchildren, he is happy to be the lead guitar player of this classic rock and roll band. Tim also adds his vocals on many of the band’s song choices.
Our new drummer Don Blakely has over 45 years experience playing drums professionally. He toured with the “Becky Ryan Edition” and with Ed Williams as part of the Duo “Williams and Blakely”. Don was the drummer with the band “Energy” for 20 years playing a variety venues and music from the 40’s to the current top 40 hits throughout the Central Ohio area.
Additionally, he has performed with many professional local and touring entertainers including The Chuck Selby Band, Doc Everhart’s 42 piece Big Band, Rich Little, The Osmonds, The Coasters, Holiday on Ice, Ice Capades, Days of Future Past (Moody Blues Tribute Band) , Mark Camden Band, Mark Camden’s Trio “Evolution” and the Jimmy Hudson Band.
Stan Dixon has been a musician for 58 years. He started as a drummer for the Columbus band “Nelson And The Time Bombs” when he was in the 7th grade. The band played recreation center dances around Columbus Ohio and also played the Ohio State Fair. He continued as a drummer in school bands and was selected to play tympani in the All Ohio High School Orchestra. Stan was also student director of his high school concert band and orchestra and was awarded “Outstanding Music Student” his senior year. Stan began playing guitar in 9th grade and is self taught. During junior and senior high, he formed bands named “The NuTones”, “The Darker Zone”, and “The Restless Knights” playing school dances and fraternity parties in central Ohio and Athens Ohio. “The Restless Knights” were featured in the 1967 Northland Shopping Center Battle of the Bands and can still be heard on YouTube. In college Stan played guitar in the Ohio State University Jazz Workshop. He also formed the first horn band in central Ohio named “Bread”. Unfortunately six months later the real “Bread” band produced their first hit “I Want To Make It With You. After college Stan played with a well established bar band “Bottom Dollar” and traveled in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and West Virginia with “4 Wheel Drive”. He was the guitar player for “The Eddie Pollina Band” for fourteen years and then formed “Beauty and the Beats”, one of the premiere party bands in Central Ohio for over 12 years. Stan also played with another premiere Columbus party band, “Full Tilt Boogie.” Stan adds another lead guitarist and vocals to “Three Chords and a Beer”.
Dave Keseg is an emergency physician and has played bass guitar since 1985. He also plays acoustic and rhythm guitar and trumpet. He is a vocalist and has sung in a number of different venues all of his life. Most of his musical experience has occurred in either participating in or leading worship at various churches. He sang in the choir that accompanied Steven Curtis Chapman at a concert appearance in Columbus. He has played bass in a TSO tribute for the past two Christmases. As the newest member of the band, he is enjoying singing and playing with the group
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