Angie Senger and the Last Train Band are a four-piece group of professional musicians that play traditional country, rock-a-billy and early rock music. Their sets include music for all ages, crowd requests, and original songs. Based in Mesa, AZ the group has been playing the East Valley for over 15 years. They've been the house band at AJ's Hitching Post for several years.  You can catch them playing every Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Band members include:

  • Angie Senger, a nationally recognized, award winning singer, song writer, and recording artist. Angie is a member of the AZ Country Music Hall of Fame, the National Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame and has been regularly featured on Nashville's RFD-TV for over 15 years.

  • JR Richardson, began his career in Merle Haggard's band.  For years he was the band leader of the house band at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. He's a great story teller with a phenomenal voice.

  • Jim West, is an amazing lead guitarist. His gifted playing and ability to immediately adapt to any style makes him the premier sought-after lead guitarist in the Region.

  • BJ Lawless, he's a real technician on the drums, and was the crowning touch to this four-piece band.

  • For larger venues, an incredible pedal steel player is added for fullness!


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2020 shows

Check out our schedule here or catch us every Saturday at the Hitching Post from 1-4 p.m. in Apache Trail, AZ.

Angie and J.R. Richardson 602.460.2870

WHAT A DUO! If you are fortunate enough to book this duo, you will definitely book them again. And again!

You already KNOW Angie Senger.  But wait! 


This professional musician, and consummate entertainer started out in Bakersfield with Buck Owens, On to Merle Haggard’s band, to a few years in Vegas at the Golden Nugget 26 weeks a year as well as all over the west coast.

Eventually, J.R. purchased the Ramada Inn, Santa Fe, NM which had a 250-seat night club. He went on to purchase four other big clubs in NM and TX, booking every big name in country music – as well as himself!

Later, in 1997 J.R. purchased a club in Payson, AZ. And then, in 2016 he joined Angie Senger’s Last Train Band based in Mesa, AZ.  They have a terrific on-stage chemistry; their vocal blends are stunning! 

Angie Senger and J.R. entertain-ENTERTAIN- as a DUO all over the Valley.  And they now have two CDs they are very proud of.