Lets first talk about The Nielsen White Band
Country Singles Chart
- The first and only band out of Northern Wisconsin to have 2 singles on Billboard's Hot
- Appeared on Nashville Now and their videos were seen on TNN, CMT, and Minnesota
- Named Minnesota Music Academy's Country Band Of The Year
- Inducted into The Mid-America Music Hall Of Fame
- Have shared the stage with such acts as Brooks and Dunn, Alabama, George Strait and
Reba just to name a few.
and now introducing.....
The White Ties
Mickey White Mitchell - Vocals, Keys
Mickey is half of the brother sister duo that fronts The White Ties. A singer -
songwriter extraordinaire, and a passionate artist and performer with such
bands as Marshall Star and The Nielsen White Band, Mickey holds the
audience in the palm of her hand. Her confident and professional style
makes her a musical force to be reckoned with and a perfect compliment to
the rest of the band.
Jack White - Bass, Vocals
Jack spent many years as a founding member and leader of Wisconsin’s
legendary The Nielsen White Band. The band toured nationwide, placed two
songs on the Billboard Country Singles charts, saw their music videos on
TNN, CMT, performed live on Nashville now and were named The
Minnesota Music Academy’s Country Band of the Year. In 2010 Nielsen
White was inducted into the Mid-America Music Hall OF Fame. As bassist,
Jack adds rock solid rhythm, lead and harmony vocals, and a wealth of
immeasurable experience to the group.
Ricky Lee Waggoner - Guitars, Vocals
Ricky hails from Milwaukee, WI. where he has played a major role in many
popular Wisconsin bands for the past decade, culminating in a pair of
Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) awards in 2008 and 2009 for his
work with Geoff Landon and the Wolfpack. With a tireless work ethic and
years of advanced education, his artistry and expert craftsmanship on the
guitar have no limits. A dedicated teacher as well as an avid student, Rick
opened the Rick Waggoner School Of Guitar in June of last year.
Jess Ramel - Drums, Vocals
Jess adds the heart and soul to The White Ties. When you look back and
see Jess’s infectious smile beaming from behind his drum kit, his attitude
soars through the room. His spot on tempos and fills make the music come
to life and you know nobody is having a better time than Jess. Jess is from
northern Wisconsin also, and has been a mainstay in many bands coming
out of the area.