Zachary Freitas rock and roll stylings can be energetic with heavy guitar riffs and in an instant can switch to a ballad with warm, heartfelt lyrics. A major part of his path to playing music comes from the untimely passing of his cousin; Freitas considers his career a literal life saver. He's laid down two full-length studio albums, frequently tours California, and recently went to Europe. His latest release Desolation Animals is a dreamy journey of sound that swings between pop, rock and psychedelic sounds as if he's several musicians living in the same body. - Monterey County Weekly
Price Range: $400 and up
What to Expect
If you need a quiet dinner set, or a dancing set to get people moving, we have you covered.
The band is a group of top notch players, and Zack has a roaring voice with great original songs and a variety of well chosen covers. (90's rock is especially good: R.E.M, Oasis, Gin Blossoms, etc)
Have a venue that has a limit on sound? No problem, we can play completely acoustic.
Need us to bring a P.A. for your event? Got you covered.
Have a request for that "special song"? Ask and you shall receive. :)
Zack Freitas was born in Hollister, CA June 5th, 1992. He started playing bass guitar at 13, and then started writing his own music on acoustic guitar at 18.
By 22 he formed his own band, Kizmet with friends Maxim Crist & Mathew Virak. Together they released two records, “Death is a Blessing” dedicated to his cousin Johnny. And, “Friend of the Animals” in tribute to Saint Francis of Assisi.
Kizmet disbanded after the release of the second record, leaving Zack with a deeper desire to pursue his own solo career.
In October 2016 Zack released his debut solo record “Blow off the Steam”, and immediately after his first solo record, he started recording his sophomore album, “Desolation Animals” (10/28/17).
Zack continues to perform frequently in the Monterey Bay & San Benito County with his new band “Zack Freitas & The Hired Guns”.
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