Rhonda 'Cougar' Crouch is a Bay Area local based out of San Jose. She brings a sultry and 'torchy' feel to performing. After winning a local singing contest, Bay Area Idol 2012, she joined a couple local bands, California Blues Machine and then Who Does That, where she met Warren Anthony - bassist. Rhonda and Warren Anthony together formed Cougar Unleashed in May 2013 accompanied by different local guitarists and drummers. Rhonda Crouch has since moved forward with the band by patenting the name- Cougar Unleashed- as the owner and manager, and performs from a duo to a full Party band performing Top 40 Billboard Covers for weddings, corporate and cruise contract gigs depending on the need of the venue. Cougar Unleashed employs talented musicians from all over the Bay Area.
Currently, Cougar Unleashed is actively seeking weddings, corporate gigs, and cruise ship contracts as well as local venues. Cougar Unleashed has had the pleasure of performing at -local bars, fundraisers, festivals, restaurant establishments
-Campbell Oktoberfest and Boogie on the Avenue -Tessora's Barra di Vino - East Palo Alto Blues Fundraiser - Collard Greens Festival - East Palo Alto Blues Festival - Angelicas Bistro - Neto's Bar and Grill - Lillie Mae's Bistro -Little Lou's BBQ -Poor House Bistro -Tupelo (North Beach San Francisco) -Grant & Green (North Beach San Francisco) -Biscuits and Blues (SF) -Doc's Lab (SF) -1300 on Fillmore (SF) -The SandBar formerly Fog Bank (Capitola) -The Pocket (Santa Cruz) -Cibo's (Monterey) -The Fenix (San Rafael) - Peacock Lounge - Woodham's Sports Lounge - The Fog Bank - JJ's Blues - Murphy's Law -The Quarter Note -Henflings Tavern (Boulder Creek) -Old Devil's Moon (SF) -The District SF -Cresta 2211 (SF)
Rhonda worked on a couple private projects, most notably, her vocals were recorded for the commercial for Via Marte Outono/Invierno 2014 campaign in Brazil.
To contact Rhonda for Cougar Unleashed's availability, please email: email@example.com / 408-320-5177. And to find out more information about Cougar Unleashed go to http://cougarunleashed.com
Cougar most admires artists with melodic and soulful voices such as Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughn, Etta James, Sheryl Crow, Corinne Bailey Rae, Adele, Ingrid Michaelson, Sia, Amy Winehouse, et al. New to writing originals, Coug has put together a sound that will ultimately tell the stories of life.
Pop Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars Get Lucky, Daft Punk All About that Bass, Meghan Trainor Set Fire to the Rain, Adele You Know I'm no Good, Amy Winehouse Crazy, Gnarles Barkley Single Ladies, Destiny's Childs Heaven, Los Lonely Boys Exs and Ohs, Elle King Sexyback, JT Shake It Off, Taylor Swift Mambo #5, Lou Bega Since You Been Gone, Kelly Clarkson Bad Romance, Lady Gaga California Gurls, Katy Perry w/ Snoop Don’t Cha, PussyCat Dolls Get This Party Started, Pink Mercy, Duffy Royals, Lorde Rehab, Amy Winehouse Tears Dry On Their Own, Amy Winehouse Valerie, Amy Winehouse La Vida Loca, Rickie Martin
Disco I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor Bad Girls, Donna Summer Last Dance, Donna Summer On the Radio, Donna Summer Lady Marmalade, Labelle Love the Nightlife, Alicia Bridges Boogie Oogie, Taste of Honey Dancing Queen, ABBA You Should Be Dancing, Bee Gees YMCA, The Village People Love Will Keep Us Together, Captain & Tennille Car Wash, Rose Royce Kung Fu Fighting, Carl Douglas
Artist Set - Aretha Franklin Rescue Me Chain of Fools Respect Think Baby I Love You Rock Steady Evil Gal Blues Son of a Preacher Man
Artist Set - Bob Marley Three Little Birds Stir it Up Buffalo Soldier I Shot the Sheriff Could You Be Loved One Love Jammin Is This Love No Woman No Cry Waiting in Vain
Soul/Funk/Motown Ain't Nobody, Chaka Khan I'm Every Woman, Chaka Khan Killing Me Softly, Roberta Flack Sexual Healing, Marvin Gaye Let's Stay Together, Tina Turner Proud Mary, Tina Turner Shake a Tail Feather, Tina Turner Higher Ground, Stevie Wonder Use Me, Bill Withers Soul Man, Sam and Dave ABC, Jackson 5 I Want You Back, Jackson 5 Dancing Machine, Jackson 5 Stop in the Name of Love, The Supremes Signed Sealed Delivered, Stevie Wonder Stand By Me, Ben E. King My Guy, Mary Wells Heat Wave, Martha & the Vandellas Brick House, The Commodores I Heard it Through the Grapevine, Gladys Knight & The Pips What'd I Say, Ray Charles Play That Funky Music, Wild Cherry Shout, Otis Day and the Knights Tell Me Something Good, Chaka Khan Jungle Love, Morris Day and the Time Funky Town, Lipps Inc Boogie On Reggae Woman, Stevie Wonder I Wish, Stevie Wonder Superstition, Stevie Wonder Never Stop, Brand New Heavies 100 Days 100 Nights, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Be Easy, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings The Rubberband Man, The Spinners Bring It On Home to Me, Otis Redding Louie, Louie, Otis Redding Dancing in the Street, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
Rock Piece of my Heart, Janis Joplin I Love Rock and Roll, Joan Jett Come Together, The Beatles Twist and Shout, The Beatles Crocodile Rock, Elton John Bennie and the Jets, Elton John Call Me the Breeze, Lynyrd Skynyrd Hotel California, The Eagles The Joker, Steve Miller Band Touch of Grey, Grateful Dead House of the Rising Sun, The Animals Hound Dog, Elvis All Shook up, Elvis I'm a Believer, The Monkees Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Jim Croce Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett Lola, The Kinks Walk of Life, Dire Straits Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet, BTO Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison Moondance, Van Morrison Domino, Van Morrison Wild Night, Van Morrison Gloria, Van Morrison Back Magic Woman, Santana La Bamba, Ritchie Valens Good Lovin’, The Rascals Stuck in the Middle with You, Stealer Wheel Wild Thing, The Troggs Right Place Wrong Time, Dr John Some Kind of Wonderful, Grand Funk Railroad Don’t Stop Believing, Journey American Girl, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers You Shook Me All Night Long, AC/DC
80's Pop Love Shack, The B52s Modern Love, David Bowie Let’s Dance, David Bowie Rock With You, Michael Jackson Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston Let’s Go Crazy, Prince Whip It, Devo Tide is High, Blondie Melt With You, Modern English I Know What Boys Like, The Waitresses Sweet Dreams, Eurythmics Jessie's Girl, Rick Springfield Get Into the Groove, Madonna I'm Too Sexy, Right Said Fred The Bird, The Time Electric Avenue, Eddy Grant Red Red Wine, UB40 Piña Colada, Jack Johnson I Saw the Sign, Ace of Base Tainted Love, Soft Cell Just a Gigolo, David Lee Roth version Stray Cat Strut, Stray Cats Mickey, Toni Basil Maneater, Hall & Oates One Way or Another, Blondie Heartbreaker, Pat Benatar Start Me Up, Rolling Stones Beast of Burden, Bette Midler What I Like About You, The Romantics Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Pat Benatar Old Time Rock and Roll, Bob Seger Boys of Summer, Don Henley
90's Rock/Pop 500 Miles, The Proclaimers Santeria, Sublime What I Got, Sublime All I Wanna Do, Sheryl Crow No Rain, Blind Melon Hard To Handle, Otis Redding Harder to Breathe, Maroon 5 Spider Webs, No Doubt Jump Around, House of Pain Give It Away, Red Hot Chili Peppers Smooth, Santana If It Makes You Happy, Sheryl Crow Every Day Is a Winding Road, Sheryl Crow Soak Up the Sun, Sheryl Crow Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About, Bonnie Raitt
Country Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off, Joe Nichols Only Prettier, Miranda Lambert Wagon Wheel, Darius Rucker Low Places, Garth Brooks Amie, Pure Prairie League Feel Like a Woman, Shania Twain Think Before He Cheats, Miranda Lambert Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash Country Roads, John Denver On the Road Again, Willie Nelson Five O’Clock Somewhere, Alan Jackson
Misc/Love Songs/Instrumental Don't Know Why, Norah Jones Tequila, The Champs At Last, Etta James I Can't Help Falling in Love With You, Elvis Fever, Peggy Lee Pride and Joy, Stevie Ray Vaughn Take Me to the River, Al Green What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye Express Yourself, Charles Wright Let’s Good Times Roll, Koko Taylor Something Got A Hold on Me, Etta James Flip Flop Fly, Big Joe Turner Wang Dang Doodle, Koko Taylor Wonderful Tonight, Eric Clapton Iko Iko, Dr John