Blame It on the Jack
The Shovelbyrds are a four-piece rock band with a two guitar attack that drives a unique mix of original music and classic rock-n-blues! The current lineup has been performing since 2006 and includes Pat Mahoney (guitar & vocals), Dave Richards (guitar & vocals), Jim Brannon (bass & vocals) and Mike Hilgendorf (drums). Their major influences include Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Warren Haynes and Dickey Betts. The recipe for their music includes a pinch of back alley blues, a taste of modern rock, and a full dose of melody. Originally formed in 1992 as a cover band, the Shovelbyrds have just released their debut CD titled "...blame it on the jack". The CD includes nine original rock-n-blues tunes and their live cover version of Mark Farner's (Grand Funk Railroad) "I'm Your Captain/Closer To Home". The Shovelbyrds are excited about their original music and are anxious to explore where their new CD will take them. The Shovelbyrds have consistently proven to be a top notch professional level band. Energetic and powerful with their original music, and a hint of perfection with their cover tunes, the Shovelbyrds are ready to take on any venue, or event, to showcase their talents. Their cutting edge rock-n-blues style is always well liked and brings an appreciation for their music from all generations. With hard work and dedication to their music, the Shovelbyrds are on a mission to create a buzz in the music scene with their creative, blues influenced melodies. Listen to their original tunes and experience first hand the Shovelbyrds unique and powerful songs. Only once in a while does a band come together to truly create original, honest, hard working music. Check out the Shovelbyrds on their next tour, and find out why they let their music do the talking!
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