Meet the Family

Joshua Belew

Joshua Belew says "Being a fan has taught me to be a good entertainer, and just as my favorite President - Abraham Lincoln ' spoke from his own heart, directly to the hear of the people', I just have to listen to my heart"


If one word could be used to  describe his heart, it would be ENTERTAINER....

Christopher Gray

A true veteran of the Southwest Missouri music scene, Christopher Gray is one of two talented guitarist currelty slamming chords and trading licks with Bootleg Riot.


Chris has recorded several CD's that feature his songwriting, arrangement skills and musicianship.... 


Wayne Severson

  In 2006, Wayne relocated to the Branson, Mo. where he was established himself in the music scene. In 2016, Wayne was presented "Lead Guitar of the Year 2016" award by Branson Show Awards.   Beyond training and experience, Wayne has a true passion for playing, vocal ability, reading skills and a good working knowledge of sound and recording technology...

Corey Weisenbarn

  At 12 Corey had a dream to be just like Buddy Rich, Neil Peart and Kenny Aronoff. While at a drum clinic one day, Kenny Aronoff himself took Corey aside, set up two drum kits face to face, and started making a little boys dreams come true. In his late teens he began to co-write, and record compilation Cd's.     Since then, Mr. I play drums, has broken sticks for genres ranging from 50’s rock n roll to pull alternative to 80’s hair bands, all on his way to classic rock and Country.     Joshua Belew found this drumming guru...     


Exciting Announcement Soon

Coming to the stage very soon will be an unexpected addition to the BL RIot. Stay tuned for this exciting announcement!! 

The RIOT BIO

 From your above average stage presence, to table top dancing, to the drummer being 15 feet above the stage in a construction scissor lift, BLR is a riot! 

 With the rise in popularity of modern country music in today’s market and being surrounded by many great local artists performing their genre of choice around the Ozarks, it became clear to Joshua Belew that an alternative to the classic norms of local entertainment needed to be addressed. 

In 2012 he set out to create a fresh musical...

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