THE SCHWAG
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Keyboard, Drums, Lead Guitar.

ABOUT

My group is a Grateful Dead Tribute Band (www.theschwag.com). We have been playing for over 18 years and developed a nice following with a cool network of clubs and theaters to play regular. I also own Camp Zoe (www.campzoe.com) in Missouri. We produce large music festivals several times a year that my band also headlines (drawing 3000 to 6000 people per event). This band has played over 2000 shows since I started it. We have a really nice weekly house gig on Tuesdays in St. Louis. I currently also play bass with Melvin Seals & JGB when not playing with the Grateful Dead Tribute band.
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Recent Video of the band playing at Camp Zoe on 9/09 :

http://iclips.net/watch/schwag-42

Screen name:
Jimmy Tebeau
Member since:
Jan 05 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years together:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Age:
47 years

Influences

The Grateful Dead. Jerry Garcia Band.

Members Of Band

Occasional band members in the past have included :

Michael Travis - drums : String Cheese Incident
Jason Hann - drums : String Cheese Incident
Michael Travis - guitar : String Cheese Incident
Devon Allman - guitar : Gregg Allman's son
Johnny Johnson - piano : Chuck Berry's keyboardist
Future Man - percussion : Bela Fleck & Flecktones

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past sit-ins include :

Melvin Seals
Merl Saunders
Butch Trucks
Mike Gordon
Vince Herman
Vince Welnick
Drew Emmitt
Papa Mali
Fareed Haque
Papa Mali
Giovanni Hidalgo
Jeff Sipe
Bill Nershi

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Previous regular band members in the past included :

Dino English (now with Dark Star Orchestra)
Rob Koritz (now with Dark Star Orchestra)
Stu Allen (soon to play with Dark Star Orchestra)
Nate Carpenter
Cannon Deweese
Tony Antonelli
Tim Moody
Nick Romanoff
Shawn Guyot
Jack Kirkner
Dave Klein
Darrell Lea
Tracy Lowe
Lee Kram

EQUIPMENT

20,000 watt JBL P.A. system - 4 subs & 6 tops, crown amps, etc...
10 martin roboscan 518 intelligent lights
48 par 64 cans with ETC dimmer
3 mobile stages with roof systems (40X30)
60 cable ramps
Gallien Krueger 1001 bass amp
28' International truck (low miles)
2 rehearsal spaces & offices
330 acre campground/festival site