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801.358.8416
wayne.arballo @ g m a i l . com


I appreciate great musicianship in simple forms, signature riffs and vocal melodies. Been playing on and off over 37 years. I enjoy good tight groove and flow from the beginning of a song to the end of a set. Organizing member of the Utah Blues Society. I

Fish that got away...
'62 Fender Jazzmaster
'64 Rickenbacker 4001
'84 Gibson SG Standard.

I enjoy a decent blues jam, great band mates, and flow when playing. I tech guitars on the side. Some influential bassists for me are John Paul Jones (Zep), Steve Harris (Maiden), Geddy Lee (Rush), and Justin Chancellor (Tool).

Screen name:
motherlode1
Member since:
Feb 06 2012
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

I'm all over the place with playing styles including: Classic and Southern Rock, Blues, Classic Country, Alternative, Progressive Rock, and tasty Metal.

INFLUENCES
Cash
John Lee Hooker
Hendrix
SRV
CCR
Doobie Bros.
Thorogood
Deep Purple
Sabbath
Boston
Doors
Jonny Winter
Led Zep
The Allman Brothers
Skynyrd
RUSH
TooL
KORN
Pantera
Metallica
Maiden
Great White
Creed
Seether
JJ Grey
Coldplay
Black Crowes
Colin Hay
Candlebox
Collective Soul
Pearl Jam
and WAY TOO MANY MORE to list (8,000 songs in my iTunes list) but you get the idea.

EQUIPMENT

EQUIPMENT
Guitars:
Fender Precision 60th Anniversary bass (sunburst).
Epiphone Custom Shop Limited Edition '58 Korina Explorer Bass (ebony w/ gold).
Washburn Acoustic/Electric w/ Fishman.
Yamaha Acoustic dreadnaught.

Amps:
SWR SM 900 bi-amp, stereo bass head. (This amp kicks booty)!

Effects:
Line 6 POD X3L pedalboard.

Cabinets:
Hartke VX4x10 cab (400 watt rms ).
Hartke VX1x15 cab (300 watt rms).
SWR Goliath Junior III 2x10 cab (350 watt rms).

Percussion:
None at this time.

Mixer and Amp:
Behringer: XENYX X2442USB passive mixer.
250 watt power amp with 4 passive 15" mains/monitors.

OTHER:
Hercules triple-tree guitar stand.
Roadrunner 7-slot guitar stand/road case.
Anvil road case with cords, cords, and more cords.
Monster Studio Pro 1000 Instrument Cable (21' straight/angled).
Monster Performer Prolink 500 Bass Cables (21' straight/angled).
Live Wire Advantage12-Gauge Speakon-1/4" Speaker Cable (5' and 25').
Live Wire Advantage12-Gauge Speakon-1/4" Speaker Cable
Shure SM57 mic x2.
Audix OM5 vocal mic.
Nady SCM 900 studio mic w/ basket.
Mic booms x 5.
Wires, wires, and more wires...

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Round two at Snowbird.

February headlining act.

Back at Snowbird for another season.

River House back at Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah

River House will be hosting another Blues Jam at Boothe Brothers.

River House is pleased to return to the Copper King for the second of a 2-night weekend at The Copper King.

River House is pleased to return to the Copper King for the first of a 2-night weekend at The Copper King.

River House will be at The Canyon Inn!

Returning to The Green Pig!

Private party.

Returning to the Copper King for the second of a 2-night weekend.

Returning to the Copper King for the first of a 2-night weekend.

Performing for the The Devil's Daughter one night only!

Returning to the Copper King for the second of a 2-night weekend.

Returning to The Copper King!

River House will perform at the "Charlee's Angels" Cancer Fundraising event.

River House will be at the East Bay Golf Course for a two-hour performance.

South East Township Days and Car Show-Big Bear Park

West Valley City Summer Concert Series

MacNichol Guitars Clinic and Performance

River House will be at The Green Pig's Rooftop Patio performing as a 3-piece an evening of music from 7-10pm.

5th Annual Rockport Rhythm n' Blues Rendezvous

Geezerfest-Orem City Park

River House is pleased to return to support the Huntsman Cancer Institute Fundraiser this 2013 season.

Playing a 3-hour afternoon headline on the main stage on 5th street.

Returning to the Copper King for the 2nd of a two-night weekend.

Returning to the Copper King for the 1st of a two-night weekend.

River House playing at the Wee Blu for another round of Friday and Saturday night weekend gigs...

River House playing at the Wee Blu for another round of Friday and Saturday night weekend gigs...

Private Show: River House will present for Timpanogas High School a history of the blues from its delta roots to current rock/blues.

River House is pleased present the second of a two-night weekend of blues, country, southern and classic rock April 19th thru the 20th at the Wee Blu Inn in Payson, UT. We'll be kicking things off at 9:pm and look forward to seeing you there!

River House is pleased present a two-night weekend of blues, country, southern and classic rock April 19th and 20th at the Wee Blu Inn in Payson, UT. We'll be kicking things off at 9:pm and look forward to seeing you there!

We'll be outside for this one.

2nd night of a double-book weekend at The Copper King.

The first of a 2-night weekend at The Copper King.

River House will be at Club 90 tonight.

River House is pleased to perform at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort for the "Aerie Restaurant and Lounge" at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort" an evening of blues, country, classic and southern rock.

River House is pleased to perform for The Utah Nordic Alliance 2013 Spring Fling at Utah's Solitude Ski Resort's Nordic Center. Enjoy a morning of racing events and an afternoon of food and groovin' & stompin' live music.

River House is pleased to perform at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort for "The Forklift Restaurant" an afternoon of blues, country, classic and southern rock.

River House is pleased return to Snowbird's "El Chanate Restaurant."

River House is pleased to perform as a power trio for the American Stroke Association's 2013 Conference hosted by Brigham Young University, Provo Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 for stroke survivors, caregivers, and medical professionals. Come learn more about stroke medical conditions and the support available to caregivers.

River House is pleased to perform at the Salt Creek Sports Lounge an evening of country, blues, classic and southern rock.

Two hours of 3-piece arrangements featuring vocalist, Ginger Peckham.

River House is pleased to perform at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort for "The Forklift Restaurant" an afternoon of blues, country, classic and southern rock.

Playing everything...

River House is please to return to "The Filling Station" and present a romping evening of country, blues, classic and southern rock. We'll see you there!

River House will be at the Timp Tavern in Heber with a mouthful of Blues, Country, Southern and Classic Rock... BE THERE!

River House is pleased to perform at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort for "El Chanate Cantina" an afternoon of blues, country, classic and southern rock.

River House is pleased to perform at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort for "The Forklift Restaurant" an afternoon of blues, country, classic and southern rock.

River House is pleased to perform at the Salt Creek Sports Lounge an evening of country, blues, classic and southern rock.

River House is pleased to wrap up the 2012 year at The Filling Station in Magna, UT. Come and enjoy an evening of plenty of what we do best...

River House is pleased to perform at the Salt Creek Sports Lounge an evening of country, blues, classic and southern rock.

Private Christmas show.

River House is pleased to be host band for the last blues jam of 2012.

River House is pleased to perform for Intermountain Healthcare's IMC Shock-Trauma Unit's 2012 Christmas party.

When: Wed Nov 21 12 08:00 PM
Where: Tower Theater, 876 E 9th S, Salt Lake City, UT, 84105, US
Details: River House is pleased to perform live, "A History of 20th Century American Blues Music."Music from the 1930's to the present will be covered including works by Robert Johnson, Blind Willy McTell, Elmore James, 'Mississippi' John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winters, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, The Allman Bros., Creedence Clearwater Revival, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more... Don't miss this very special event.

TICKETS (10.00)

An evening of classic and southern rock served up hot with a side order of blues.

An evening of classic and southern rock served up hot with the blues.

IMC private function.

River House is pleased to perform for the White City End of Summer Festival and Car Show for 2012. Come enjoy classic and southern rock with a mix of country blues. BBQ, vendors, and a classic car show will run throughout the day. 930 E Onyx Ln (9695 S), Sandy, UT White City Township, UT 84094

River House is pleased to present an evening of delta and modern blues, classic and southern rock, and stompin' country tunes for The Other End Bar & Grille.

Private function at Draper, UT location.

The Huntsman Hometown Heroes program is designed to help participants reach their endurance goals while raising much-needed funds for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Participants agree to raise a minimum amount of money while receiving a guaranteed spot in some of the best events in Utah: Sponsored by The Porcupine Club, the uphill bike race ends with an awards ceremony, food, and music provided by the River House band of Utah. 8302 S Brighton Loop Rd. Brighton, UT 84121

River House is pleased to perform for the "Veterans Benefits & Family Recovery Seminar and Concert" at Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center, Spanish Fork, UT, June 15, 2012 @ 8:00 pm. Government agencies will be presenting seminars during the afternoon with a benefit concert performed bands made up of military veterans beginning at 7pm. Proceeds go to the VA Utah County Nursing Home. Tickets are $10.00 at the door.

River House will be hosting this month's Blues Jam at the Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center.

River House is pleased to present an evening of blues, southern and classic rock for the Utah Nordic Ski Alliance 2012 SALMON BAKE. We look forward to seeing you all there!

River House is please to present a 3-piece dinner performance for Hopper's in Midvale, UT. We'll play as an acoustic ensemble covering jazz, classic rock, and country blues. Come and enjoy great food and the best music has to offer from the 1930's to the present.

River House is pleased to perform at Pitmaster BBQ as a full band in front of the restaurant. Come for outstanding food, music, and really the best house BBQ sauce in the valley. We'll see you there!

1st Thurs of each month. The River House Band will host this episode. Open stage BLUESJAM ? From T-Bone Walker to John Mayer? Innaugurated in River House is pleased to be hosting the April 2012 BluesJam at the Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center.

It is an open stage format with the host band will starting things off with a 30 minute set. During this time we will come around with the ?List O? Love.? where you may sign up to play in any format you want. Ex. Sign up to sit in with the band. They can cover you on pretty much anything. The song is executed and the director will deal out the solos. Be prepared to tear it up. You may also bring your own band or group of mates to get up with you. Long live the BLUES!

This is part of a dedicated block of studio time.

This is part of a dedicated block of studio time.

This is part of a dedicated block of studio time.

River House is pleased to perform for the Solitude Mountain Resort at the Silver Lake Flat Nordic Center 2012 Spring Fling. Come to ski, eat, and hear some great tunes at the Solitude Nordic Center's spring fling.