Brad Mates

Emerson Drive Start Their Own Record Label
Bryan Bedder, Getty Images Emerson Drive are the latest group exercising more control over their musical destiny by forming their own label, Amdian Records. "These are scary but exciting times," fiddler David Pichette tells The Boot. "For the first time, our career is solely in our hands...
Emerson Drive’s David Pichette to Welcome Baby No. 2
Emerson Drive's David Pichette will soon be even more outnumbered in his household! The fiddle player has confirmed exclusively with The Boot that his wife, Jill, is pregnant with their second daughter, due in October. "My daughter Emma is now 19-months-old, and she is growing up so fast," David tells The Boot...
Emerson Drive Singer Gets ‘Framed’ for Diaper Duty
It has been two and a half months since Emerson Drive frontman Brad Mates became a first-time father. On April 28, Brad's wife, Jana, gave birth to their son, Tyler Robert Mates, in Nashville. Brad is the second Emerson Drive member to have a child, as fiddler David Pichette welcomed daughter Emma in November 2008...