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tikki lounge interview link
- October 9, 2006

Hear Jerry's live interview at the Country Jamin' The Valley with DJ Steve Martin. Just click the Tikki Lounge link , scroll to the "J" list and click Jerry's name.
Also, for those of you who are MySpace fans, you can visit Jerry's MySpace site and join the friends list and pass the word!

new website address and show announcement - September 11, 2006

We're excited to announce a new web address for Jerry. To help simplify things for folks who don't know how to spell Jerry's last name, you can now go to and access all the same great music and updates for Jerry and North Country! We hope this will make it easier to remember, and also a better way for you to send your friends to Jerry's website! will still be working, but now there's two addresses for people to use.
Also, due to an emergency, Jerry and North Country will be performing Saturday Sept. 16 at the Red Bank Peanut Butter Festival in New Bethlehem, Pa. You can go to the SHOW DATES link at the top for details.
Hope to see y'all at a show soon, and God Bless America on 9-11!

great summer so far.... - August 29, 2006

It's been a busy summer season for Jerry and North Country! The Clearfield County Fair was awesome! Then Jerry and Mark were in Ontario, Canada for 2 benefit concerts the following weekend. As a result of the trip to Canada, a promotion/distribution firm, Microstar, has contacted Jerry to sign him to their artist roster. The deal is in the works!
Then Jerry and North Country performed for the first time at the Ringgold Firemen's Festival and had a truly wonderful time!
After a live radio performance/interview on 105.9 "Joe" FM today, Jerry and the band will be at the Centre County Grange Fair on Thursday, August 31! Hope to see y'all at the fair!!!!

Concert In The Park - July 19, 2006

It's only a few days until the Concert In The Park show this coming
Sunday (July 23) at 7:00 pm at Lower Witmer Park in Clearfield. It's going to be
about an hour show, and will be a preview of Jerry's show at the Clearfield County Fair
coming the following week.
The weather looks great, so bring your lawn chairs and enjoy some good ol' country
music along the banks of the West Branch Susquehanna River!
More news and updates coming soon...........
Hope to see ya Sunday!

jerry now on myspace! - July 3, 2006

For those of you who are MySpace fans, you can visit Jerry's MySpace site and join the friends list and pass the word!
Also, July has two great local shows coming up, Lower Witmer Park, and the Clearfield County Fair.
Check the "show dates" link for all the details!

new "classics" cd released! - May 27, 2006

Jerry's new CD, "Classics" is now available! It's a collection of classic country music songs most requested by you, the fans, at his shows. It includes songs like He'll Have To Go, He Stopped Loving her Today, Workin' Man Blues, etc.......
Click the "music" tab at the top of the page to listen to a song from the CD, and click the "store" tab to buy a copy!!!!

listen to the "country jamin the valley" concert live!! - May 27, 2006

You can listen to the Memorial Day Weekend "Country Jamin' The Valley" 2 day concert live as it happens on Always!!
To listen in, just click, pick the player you choose to listen with, and enjoy 2 days packed full of great country music, live from the Clearfield county Fairgrounds!
Murph and Turk will be on stage at 1:00 pm on Saturday, and Jerry and North Country will be on at 5:00 pm!!

rehearsal at Over The Mountain - May 16, 2006

Thursday May 18, Jerry and North Country will be doing a live rehearsal for the upcoming Country Jamin' The Valley Memorial Day concert at Over The Mountain in Rockton. Murph & Turk will be doing an awesome set to open the evening, starting around 7:00 pm, then Jerry and NC will kick in a set around 9:00 pm.
It's all FREE ~ Come enjoy the fun!
Also, there's a new website covering the news and "what's happening" in Jerry's hometown of Clearfield, PA. Click to check it out! It's also listed on our "links" page.

Promotional giveaway! - May 8, 2006

Here's a quick "heads-up" on a promotional giveaway for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend Country Jamin' The Valley concert.
If you're near your computer tomorrow (Tuesday, May 9) in the neighborhood of 3 - 5 pm, go to: Once you're there, about 1/3 of the way down the page you'll see "Click Here To Tune In" in red letters.
If you click that link you'll then have the option of choosing the media player
(iTunes, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.) that you use, as well hi or low speed connection.
Always Country has been a great supporter of Jerry's, and they'll be broadcasting
"live" from the Country Jamin' The Valley concert. DJ Dave will be giving away one of Jerry's T shirts, a CD, and an autographed 8X10 to a listener. Tune in for a chance to win!!
Also, as mentioned, Always Country will be broadcasting live from the CJITV show, so if you aren't able to be in Clearfield for the show, you still have the chance to listen to all the great music at the "Jam"!
Also, Jerry got the vocal tracks cut for the "Classics" CD on Saturday. It was a good
session, and it's now in the mixdown and mastering process. Should have things to
press soon.

Murph and Turk join North Country! - May 1, 2006

We're very excited and proud to announce that Gordon "Murph" Martell and Don "Turk" Schnars have become a part of North Country!
They've been taking the local music scene by storm the past few years as "Murph and Turk", and are extremely talented musicians/singers!
They bring a great sound to the band, and we're sure you're going to love the "new and improved" North Country!
You can click the "bios" link at the top to learn more, and get some quotes from the guys.
Welcome aboard Murph and Turk!!

CAST show a big success! - April 10, 2006

WOW! Once again the CAST show was a big success! We want to thank everyone who came out for the evening.
Jerry surprised (and excited) the crowd with his announcement that he's in the process of booking a tour for our Military troops overseas!
Mark and Brenda have also volunteered to go.
The process is in the beginning stages, so check back, or even better, sign up on the email list, for updates!

CAST show April 8th - March 28, 2006

Make plans to join Jerry along with Brenda Weber and North Country lead guitarist Mark Kos for a night of great classic country music!
This year Jerry has invited singer/guitarist Tom Bezilla to open the show.
Click the "Show Dates" tab at the top of the page for more details.
It's gonna be a GREAT night!!

wild bill returns! - March 28, 2006

Jerry's drummer "Wild" Bill Kohut is on the mend from his broken ankle, and North Country is back in the rehearsal studio! They'll be back for bigger and better shows this summer (more changes yet to come), so stay tuned............

"It's A Good Thing" released - January 29, 2006

Jerry's first release on the Lone Pine Records label "It's A Good Thing" was released last week to over 600 radio stations world wide!
The song is being promoted by Nashville promoter Mark Trail.
You can visit Mark's site and see the details of the current release at Mark Trail

Breaking into the top 5! - January 29, 2006

Jerry's song "It's A Good Thing" recently climbed to #5 on the RRadio network's internet radio download site! It broke into the Top 10 list at #7, worked its way up to #6, and now has hit #5!
Click the RRadio Network link to see it!

Nashville - January 25, 2006

Jerry will be heading back to Nashville sometime early this year. He'll be teaming up with songwriter/producer Tom Paden ( Paden Place Music )to record his first full-length CD. Tom's impressive resume' and experience in the Nashville music scene is incredible, and we know the new CD will be the best yet!!
Stay tuned for updates.....

100,000 + - January 25, 2006

Thank you! In less than a year since we put this new website up we've received over 100,000 hits and going strong!
Thank you for your continued faith and support, and we look forward to seeing lots of you on the road this year!!

happy new year! - January 2, 2006

We had a great time on New Years Eve at Over The Mountain! The guys and gals from
North Country were on top of their game!
It was a really fun time, and a great way to ring in the New Year!
We have some photo's posted from the show, so
make sure you click the "photos" link at the top to check them out. We've also posted a couple of
new photos from the Christmas show.

Radio release update:
There has been a slight change of plans that I had previously announced last week.
After discussing some details with my Nashville releasing agent, we've made the
decision to re-release "It's A Good Thing" instead of "I Wonder If She Thinks Of
Me". It will be released on my new record label Lone Pine Records. It will
definately get more attention and airplay working with the new promoter than it did
before. I'll keep you updated.

There's lot's of things being planned for 2006, so stay tuned for the new show dates
and other exciting announcements!!!
I'll be back soon.................
Have a great day, and again, Happy New Year!!

Christmas CD now available online! - December 4, 2005

Finally, Jerry's much sought after Christmas CD featuring the songs Winter Wonderland, Silver Bells, Santa Clause Is Coming To Town, When It's Christmas Time In Texas, New Kid In Town, Frosty The Snowman, The First Noel, If We Make It Through December, White Christmas and Merry Christmas Straight To You is now available here at the website!
Click the "Jerry's Store" link at the top of the page to order your's today!

Christmas Show Scheduled - October 20, 2005

We're excited to announce that Jerry has scheduled a great night of country Christmas music at the CAST Theatre in Clearfiled!
It will be a very enjoyable evening of lot's of classic country Christmas songs, and lots of other surprises!
Check the "Show Dates" link for more information!
Make sure you put this one on your holiday event calendar!

"it's a good thing" released! - August 21, 2005

Earlier this week, A.M.I. Records / Nashville released Jerry's new single "It's A Good Thing" to radio stations across the country! We're hoping for great airplay exposure, and hope you'll hear on a radio station near you!

online ordering now available! - August 14, 2005

We're excited to announce that we now have online ordering for Jerry's merchandise available! Click on the "Jerry's Store" tab to see the stuff and place an order!
Also, we've added band member photo's to all the bio's on the "Bio's" page.
Please check it out!

"wild" bill kohut bio - August 10, 2005

Well, we finally got it!
You can now read the bio of Wild Bill on the bio link! ~ Make sure to check it out!

Unbelievable! - August 9, 2005

Well, thanks to all of you we're having an unbelievable August on the website!!
As of August 8th we already have over 8500 hits!!!
Also, we now have a temporary link to purchase merchandise.
Just click the "CD's/Gear" link to see what's available, then email us for ordering instructions. The credit card ordering site will be up and running soon!

Clearfield County Fair - August 5, 2005

The show at the Clearfield County Fair was a huge success! Thank you to all the folks who attended!!
Please check the "Photos" link for some newly posted pictures!
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