we are the blacktop kings in Milwaukee, the blacktop Kings band, rock n' roll in Milwaukee

Cole Harris - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar (formerly of Wise Guys, Trial by Fire), Dave Merrill - Lead Vocals, Keys (formerly of the Huge, Mercury Mayhem)

Kevin Rand - Bass (formerly of SUPEREGO, Boneyard), Chris Rehorst - Drums (formerly of Mercury Mayhem, dFlowers), 

Jeff "Mitch" Mitchell - Lead Guitar regularly w/ Fox River Waukesha, special guest ofPop's Fletcher & the Hucksters​, s.g. on cd/lp the James Carratt Project coming in Fall of 2017


*plus ORIGIINAL MUSIC* 

BAD COMPANY 

BLACK SABBATH 

BLACKFOOT 

CREAM

DEEP PURPLE 

FREDDIE KING

GOV’T MULE 

IRON MAIDEN 

JIMI HENDRIX  

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD

LED ZEPPELIN

LYNYRD SKYNYRD 

The Blacktop Kings in Milwaukee


​*plus ORIGIINAL MUSIC* 

METALLICA 

PETER FRAMPTON 

PINK FLOYD 

TED NUGENT 

REO SPEEDWAGON 

ROBIN TROWER 

RUSH 

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN 

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

THE BLACKTOP KINGS (ORIGINALS)

THE BLACK CROWES 

THE EAGLES

THE ROLLING STONES 

THIN LIZZY 

ZZ TOP 

Welcome to the blacktop kings in Milwaukee! the blacktop kings band is your source for rock n' roll in Milwaukee!  the band was formed in November of 2006. We perform the Premium ROCK of Legendary Acts, as well as brand new King's original music. Always providing a CONCERT type EXPERIENCE for you! We've performed at venues such as State Fair, Summerfest, Northern Lights Theater, Milwaukee H-D, H-D Museum, Fest on the Rock, Memorial Hall, and at clubs like Mustang Shelly's, Papa's Social Club, Witt's End, and Saloon on Calhoun. We've opened for National Acts such as Dickey Betts (of the Allman Brothers), as well as Molly Hatchet and Joan Jett.  And, We now have original music! Look for our 10 song Recording coming in 2017!