Working guitarist, pianist, and singer-songwriter from Ames IA - main style is country-pop with twist of blues/soul, and inspirational. Main influences are Dan Fogelberg, The Eagles, Billy Joel, Steven Curtis Chapman, Eric Clapton, SRV, Jimmy Webb, JD Souther, Paul Simon, and Bob Carlisle.
Available for weddings, cafes, dinner parties, piano bars, shops, and other events.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 90 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
professional guitarist able to handle many styles
singer-songwriter - in the style of Dan Fogelberg, Don Henley, Billy Joel
Hello! My name is Ryan Sheeler and am a professional working guitarist, pianist, and singer-songwriter from Ames IA. I have played guitar for over 30 years and have two degrees in music (B.A. and M.A.) I have five solo CDs, one book published (and another on the way), some film scores and one musical, and other projects in my portfolio.
I strive to provide excellent music for listening and enjoyment in a variety of venues. My main style is country-pop with twist of blues/soul, and inspirational. Main influences are Dan Fogelberg, The Eagles, Billy Joel, Steven Curtis Chapman, Eric Clapton, SRV, Jimmy Webb, JD Souther, Paul Simon, and Bob Carlisle. But I am always expanding my song list, and am always willing to take requests where ever and whenever I can. I have performed for weddings, coffee shops, restaurants, church functions, dinners, and many other similar events.
I look forward to talking with you further about how I can make your event a special one!
Additional Booking Notes
I can provide PA equipment - but I will usually charge additional fee for this depending on travel distance
|Ryan Sheeler||Guitar, Piano, singer-songwriter|
Influences & Inspiration
Songwriters: Dan Fogelberg, Billy Joel, Don Henley, Richard Marx, Jimmy Webb, The Beatles, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Springsteen, Steven Curtis Chapman, Bill and Gloria Gaither, Bob Carlisle, Matthew Ward, David Phelps, Greg Ferguson, Rory Noland, Scott Dyer
Guitarists: Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Chuck Berry, The Ventures, Eddie Chochran, BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, T-Bone Walker, Jonny Lang, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, George Benson, Chet Atkins, Brent Mason, Glen Campbell, Roy Clark
Singers: Don Henley, Dan Fogelberg, Steve Perry, Vince Gill, George Benson, David Ruffin, Dennis Edwards, Mel Carter, Bob Carlisle, Michael Sweet,Matthew Ward
PA system (speakers, mixer, mics and cables)
piano (if piano music is requested)
lodging (if overnight travel)
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