SEEKING

Band to Join.

ABOUT

HEY!
- Guitarist in Minneapolis, MN currently seeking serious and busy act to play multiple times per month. Gigging cover bands, no original projects, please :-)

- Team player, always looking to help acts move forward

- Seeking casinos and other regular weekly/monthly gigs

- Tastes and playing specialties lie in Rock and dance music, but I've played pretty extensively in modern country and have had an acoustic duo for the last handful of years too.

- 2017 to present: Guitar, Betty & The Noise

- 2015 to 2016: Co-Guitar, Anthem

- Illinois native, moved to the Twin Cities in 2015 from Nashville, TN where I was playing clubs downtown, writing and recording with friend and artist Derek Frank and teaching guitar and bass at the Nashville School of Rock.

- Bachelors degree in Music from Western Illinois University

- Hundreds and hundreds of shows' worth of live playing experience over the last 10+ years

Screen name:
KalebMcEwen
Member since:
Sep 21 2015
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Paul Gilbert, Randy Rhoads, John Sykes, George Lynch, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Lukather, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, Zakk Wylde, Doug Aldrich, Shawn Lane, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Johnson, Jeff Beck, etc etc

Bands: Van Halen, Mr. Big, Toto, Zeppelin, Cream, Whitesnake, Journey, Queensryche, Lynch Mob, Ozzy, Scorpions, Zappa, Prince, Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, etc.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Moderate
Electronic Music:
Moderate
Ukulele:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Guitars: 2 Peavey HP Specials, Peavey Wolfgang, ESP Strat, Michael Kelly Acoustic-Electric

Basses: Spector Performer Bass, Epiphone SG Bass

Amps: Carvin X100B head and 412 cab (for larger shows); Line 6 Flextone 212 (for smaller shows)

Pedalboard: PedalTrain Classic Pro- Morley Bad Horsie 2, MXR Script Phase 90, MXR Uni-Vibe, Ibanez TS9 Tubescreamer, Boss 40th DS-1, TC Electronic Flashback X4 Delay, BBE Sonic Maximizer, Morley Little Alligator Volume, Mooer Chorus, Mooer Pure Octave

EV powered speakers/ small PA for acoustic shows

MUSIC