Sounds Like: James Taylor, Green Day, Bob Seger, Eagles, The Beatles
At the age of 12 Counter began performing in front of audiences and since then he’s opened shows for artists including The Marshall Tucker Band, Jonell Mosser, Toby Keith, Martina McBride, and Sawyer Brown.
In 2001, Jim and his band Riley Road competed against 110 bands from 11 regions and claimed the title of “Wisconsin State Champions of Pop Music”. Jim also performed at the first annual ‘Freedom Sings’ concert in Nashville, sharing the stage with artists Kim Richey, Steve Earle, and John Kay of Steppenwolf. Counter sang the National Anthem to sellout crowds in pro football for the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, pro baseball for the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves, Collegiate Hockey, the Nashville Sounds AAA baseball team, and with his brother Mike Counter at a Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game.