Rusty Bladen


Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Background Singer.


Homegrown American rock and roll - Solo or full band, Rusty's shows are rocking with a whole lot of crowd participation. With eight albums and a continuous tour, Rusty brings a Petty and Mellencamp-like emotion and excitement to the stage, performing original songs and an assortment of 400 cover tunes. A veteran of the Indiana music scene, Bladen has played hundreds of clubs, theaters, bars, parties, festivals, schools, events and concerts in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Florida to build his following. .

"Ride That River", an original song written as the theme song of the Madison Regatta, appears the the MGM major motion picture, "Madison."

Screen name:
Rusty Bladen
Member since:
Jul 16 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Neil Young, John Prine, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Todd Snider, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Buffett, The Beatles, John Hiatt, Chuck Berry, The Eagles, Jimmie Davis, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Asylum Street Spankers, The Eagles, Hank Williams, Jim Croce, Bob Seger, CCR, Steve Earle,


6 and 12 string Takamine acoustics
1971 Fender Telecaster electric