5th GEAR is a talented and exciting group of experienced professional musicians who replicate today's country better than anybody in the state of Wisconsin.
2012 winner of the 96.3 "Rock the Ark" Best Video competition. Winner at the 2012 Star Country 96.3 Music Awards for "Best Local Group", "Best Live Performance", "Best Male Vocalist" (Tim Thielbar), and "Entertainer of the Year". Winner of the "2013 Q-106 Hodag Regional Pick-Off" competition.
With an ever growing repertoire of over 70 songs, 5th GEAR plays today's top hits and prides itself on stellar vocal harmonies and incredible replication. With two Nashville experienced guitarists and a national act-caliber PA and Light Show, 5th GEAR can play any venue, big or small. No stranger to the big stage, 5th GEAR is an exceptional choice as an opening act for national touring shows. 5th GEAR is currently in the process of writing their first original album, with an expected release in mid to late 2013.