March 2012 Update

I have been in the studio this year so far with some bad ass artists such as Keith Urban, John Fogerty. Bob Seger, Billy Ray Cyrus, Crystal Bowersox (American Idol) and some new artists Madison Sting Ray and Gabe Rosato.

Superbowl – I went to the Superbowl as a guest of Jim Irsay, (owner of the Indianapolis Colts football team) and performed at his private party for all the NFL owners with John Mellencamp, Steven Stills, Kenny Wayne Shephard, Mike Mills, Mike Wanchic and Troye Kinnett.

I am gearing up to go to Australia for 19 days March/April with John Fogerty. Check Johns web site for more details… Then in May/June I will back on the road with Chickenfoot in the USA. Check Chickenfoots web site for more details..

I just played in the house band for an amazing event in Vegas.. The grand opening of the Smith Entertainment Center.. The artists performed with were John Fogerty, Carroll King, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Jennifer Hudson, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Pat Monahan, Martina McBride, and Arturo Sandoval, THe House Band was Rob Mathes (MD), Zev Katz, Michael Bearden, Keith Robinson, Bashiri Johnson, Mike Davis, Stuart Duncan, Aron Heick, Jeff Kievit, Blue Lou Marini, Tabitha Fair, Tawatha Agee, and Fonzi Thornton and myself. It was the same production as the Kennedy Center Honors… amazing.. The day of the show we rehearsed, recorded and filmed from 10 am until 7 PM… took an hour off and then performed, recorded and filmed the actual show from 8 Pm – 11 PM..

Johnny Cash Tribute… April 20th in Austin, TX I will be in the house band performing a tribute to Johnny Cash at Austin City Limits..