SEEKING

Rhythm Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Background Singer, Trombone.

ABOUT

Lead vocalist now working with a diverse group of musicians in the following bands: The SoulSide AllStars (Rock'nSoul),
The Soul Shack (Soul/Funk/R&B), Hot Brockoli (Dance & Rock), and Monkeys In A Zoo (Acoustic Duo), Boogie Wonderland, and The Riverside Hitmen. I'm always looking for new opportunities to collaborate; especially on original material. I'm a lyricist without a music partner.

Screen name:
matthew542973
Member since:
Aug 03 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

I enjoy covering a diverse range of artists such as
the Commodores, Prince, The Time, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Gap Band, EW&F, Bill Withers, Rick James, O'Jays, Doobies, Clapton, Santana, Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs, Van Morrison and Joe Cocker, but also Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Elton John, Sting/The Police, Paul Carrack and Bobby Caldwell.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

A microphone, cord, stand and tambourine

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

The Soul Shack returns downtown Mpls and this time, we feature the INCREDIBLE Tony Axtell on bass.
This is a show you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

A double-bill with the great Beatles tribute group "Come Together". The Soul Shack will be closing the night with choice cuts from the Funk/R&B/Soul cannon. Come on down to the legendary Lee's Liquor Lounge in downtown Mpls, Saturday night 4-22-17. $6 cover.

Our acoustic duo will dazzle you with passionate renditions of your favorites from the 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond!
Prince? Yep.
Stevie Wonder? Uhuh.
White Snake? Surprisingly, yes!
Bon Jovi? If you stick around long enough.
In fact, SO MANY of your favorite artists and songs, that it'd be impossible to list them all. But, since we're at it......
U2, Bob Marley, Allman Brothers, Men at Work, Simply Red, Michael Jackson, Level 42, The Police, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, Otis Redding and that's just the first two sets!!?

The Soul Shack's triumphant return to our home base @ Glueck's!

Playing a bittersweet "goodbye" gig for our beloved Sax/Flute player Sten Johnson, at his former company's holiday party.

Playing for our 3rd consecutive Augeo holiday party.

Playing the New Year's dinner event in Onamia, MN at the beautiful Izaty's resort.

Playing for the good people of The Windows Store at their annual holiday party at Elsie's Bowling Alley in NW Mpls. This is the 3rd year of the past 4 that we've played this gig! What a great group of people.

Rush Creek in Maple Grove

Interlacchen Country Club

Lead vocals on some classic, old-school tunes at the LCO Casino in Hayward, WI

Lead vocals on some classic, old-school tunes at the LCO Casino in Hayward, WI

Will be singing co-lead vocals with the great Kendra Glenn in J.D.Lee's band The Mixx (MN).
Playing classic rock, R&B and funk hits from the 60's through today!
Playing 3-sets in the Cabaret Lounge, at The Northern Lights Casino in Walker, MN.

Will be singing co-lead vocals with the great Kendra Glenn in J.D.Lee's band The Mixx (MN).
Playing classic rock, R&B and funk hits from the 60's through today!
Playing 3-sets in the Cabaret Lounge, at The Northern Lights Casino in Walker, MN.

Come on out and jam with #TheSoulShack to all your favorite R&B, Funk and Soul hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

Come on out and jam with #TheSoulShack to all your favorite R&B, Funk and Soul hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

For Dodge Nature Center Fundraiser

North Mpls.

Come on out and jam with #TheSoulShack to all your favorite R&B, Funk and Soul hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

Come on out and jam with #TheSoulShack to all your favorite R&B, Funk and Soul hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

Come on out and jam with #TheSoulShack to all your favorite R&B, Funk and Soul hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

Playing for the RiverRats

Edina Fund Raiser

Annual gig at the Lake St./Marshall Bridge in St. Paul (Mile 20-21 spot on River Road)

The Locals/Rhythm & Q's fundraiser event in Champlin, MN

Downtown Mpls. Annual Gig.

Marriott City Center- Downtown Mpls

U.S.O.-themed, beach party on the banks of the St. Croix

Acoustic Gig

Wedding at Carpenter Nature Preserve

Mermaid Event Center- Atlantis Ballroom

Post-work, outdoor mixer

Wedding

Playing with Twin Cities SouthSide Band at The Happy Gnome.