2021 Biographies

 

Welcome to the Biographies page of The Long Run.


The Long Run, "Colorado's Tribute to The Eagles," hails from the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Northern Colorado. Born in 2009, the band
immediately hit the road doing fairs and festivals all over the Four Corners region of the southwestern U.S., as well as many others. The band now has five
of the busiest musicians on the Front Range, including two longtime members of the Colorado-based classic rock band, 'Firefall.'

In April, 2019, they celebrated their 10-year anniversary by hosting a successful concert at the famous Paramount Theatre in downtown Denver, only to be followed by an appearance at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO, that same summer.

The Long Run continues more than a decade later, faithfully re-creating the 70s sound of America's best selling rock band in history. They hope to perform
in many parts of the country they've never been to before, including your area, as the years go on.



Below are brief musical biographies of the members of The Long Run, "Colorado's Tribute to The Eagles."

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Mark Trippensee – Vocals, Drums, Percussion

    Mark Trippensee has been establishing his drumming/singing/songwriting skills on the Front Range for more than 25 years. He recorded two CDs with the Denver original rock act 'Hearsay' in the 1990s, as well as compilation CDs from Colorado radio stations and studios. Winner of the Mile High Tribute Band competition in 2013 as a founding drummer/member of Rush Archives, he has shared the stage with national acts such as Living Colour, Staind, Three Days Grace, Black Stone Cherry, Winger, Blackberry Smoke, .38 Special, Tesla and many others. Mark launched The Long Run in 2009 out of his love for The Eagles' music, their influence on him and with a large dose of stubbornness and drive. He is also a founding member of one of northern Colorado's favorite live rock bands, Last Men On Earth. Mark recently released his debut solo CD, Bend Without Breaking, which can be ordered here, featuring
    current, and ex-members of Firefall, Heart, Spirit, and The Long Run as well as other prominent Colorado musicians.
    Mark is a single father of two boys in high school, was raised in Colorado, and is proud to be a native of his home state,
    New Mexico — the Land of Enchantment, Breaking Bad and green chile.


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Steven Weinmeister – Vocals, Guitars, Mandolin, Piano

 

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Adam Rey – Vocals, Guitars

 

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Reece Morse – Vocals, Keyboards, Acoustic Guitar

 

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Bil Hopkins – Vocals, Bass Guitars

 

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