Solo guitar or small group. As a solo guitarist, I play a wide variety of instrumental pieces ranging from country swing to jazz ballads to Celtic aires and hymns. Perfect for coffee houses, dinner music, conventions, etc. If you're looking for something a bit more uptempo and raucous, I'll add another musician or two and expand the repertoire to driving bluegrass, folk rock, Grateful Dead covers, or whatever you like. I tailor each performance specifically to the event, so let me know what you want to hear. I've played everything from business meetings and upscale restaurants to bluegrass festivals and hardcore punk rock concerts. I'm here to provide live music that suits YOUR needs.
Price Range: $100-$2500
What to Expect
As a solo artist, I tend to play a mix of medium tempo guitar pieces ranging from Celtic and Appalachian fiddle tunes to hymns and jazz ballads, punctuated by occasional bouts of "hot" flatpicking if it's appropriate to the venue. For events requiring more variety and some vocal numbers, I'll collaborate with another musician or two (most often mandolin and/or bass) and expand the repertoire into bluegrass, folk rock, Grateful Dead covers or whatever your needs may be. I can sit quietly in a corner and provide unobtrusive background music or turn up the sound system and banter with the audience for a dynamic stage show. Most of the musicians I work with, as well as myself, are nonsmoking, nondrinking and the small ensembles allow for quick setup and tear down of the PA system. Whether you're hosting an intimate living room concert or a massive outdoor event, get in touch with me and I'll get a performance together specifically to meet your needs.
Upcoming Booked Events
|July 01, 2018 • 10:30am - 12:00pm||Wedding Reception|
Past Booked Events
|August 05, 2017 • 8:30pm - 10:00pm||Q Enoteca w/Russ Weeks|
|July 20, 2017 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm||Lindberg's w/Russ Weeks|
|July 09, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Springfield Library Center w/Russ Weeks|
|June 22, 2017 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm||Creekside Pub w/Russ Weeks|
|May 07, 2017 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Artsfest On Historic Walnut Street|
|October 18, 2015||Wedding Reception|
Influences & Inspiration
Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, Norman Blake
Solo shows: 2 Microphones OR 1 microphone and 1 DI (direct input) 1/4".
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