USA BOOKINGS:
alex@arteryglobal.com

EUROPE BOOKINGS:
liam@echelontalent.agency

OTHER BOOKINGS:
booking@bumblefoot.com


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INDONESIA

DEC 7, 2019
Acoustic concert at
Jakarta Blues International Festival
Jakarta, Indonesia

DEC 8, 2019
Full band concert at
Jakarta Blues International Festival
Jakarta, Indonesia

VIETNAM

DEC 10, 2019
Clinic & jam at
Lela Saigon
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
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DEC 12, 2019
Clinic & jam at
L'Espace
Hanoi, Vietnam



JAN 3, 2020
Bumblefoot storyteller show at
MilkBoy
Philadelphia, PA
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JAN 4, 2020
Bumblefoot storyteller show at
Dingbatz
Clifton, NJ
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JAN 5, 2020
Bumblefoot storyteller show at
Greasy Luck - The Vault
New Bedford, MA
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SONS OF APOLLO
USA/CANADA TOUR

JAN 23 - Crest Theatre (Sacramento, CA)
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JAN 24 - The Glass House (Pomona, CA)
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JAN 25 - The Roxy Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
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JAN 26 - The Fillmore (San Francisco, CA)
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JAN 28 - The State Room (Salt Lake City, UT)
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JAN 29 - The Oriental Theater (Denver, CO)
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JAN 31 - Arcada Theatre (St. Charles, IL)
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FEB 1 - The Music Factory (Battle Creek, MI)
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FEB 2 - Mod Club (Toronto, ON, Canada)
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FEB 3 - Corona Theatre (Montreal, QC, Canada)
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FEB 5 - Paradise Rock Club (Boston, MA)
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FEB 6 - Gramercy Theatre (New York, NY)
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FEB 7 - Penn's Peak (Jim Thorpe, PA)
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FEB 8 - Bergen Performing Arts Center (Englewood, NJ)
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SONS OF APOLLO
EUROPE TOUR


MAR 2 - Union Scene (Drammen, Norway)

MAR 3 - Traedgarn (Gothenburg, Sweden)

MAR 5 - N.A.U. Theatre (Kyiv, Ukraine)

MAR 7 - RED (Moscow, Russia)

MAR 8 - Aurora (St. Petersburg, Russia)

MAR 10 - Z7 (Pratteln, Switzerland)
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MAR 11 - Live Club (Milan, Italy)

MAR 13 - Santana 27 (Bilbao, Spain)

MAR 14 - Razzmatazz 2 (Barcelona, Spain)

MAR 15 - La Riviera (Madrid, Spain)

MAR 19 - Islington Assembly Hall (London, England)

MAR 21 - Prognosis Festival (Eindhoven, Netherlands)

MAR 22 - Sono (Brno, Czech Republic)

MAR 24 - Collosseum (Kosice, Slovakia)

MAR 25 - Barba Negra (Budapest, Hungary)



APR 2, 2020
Guitarist at Randy Rhoads Remembered memorial show
Musikmesse
Frankfurt, Germiany



SONS OF APOLLO
S. AMERICA TOUR


APR 18 - Tom Brasil (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
APR 21 - Blondie (Santiago, Chile)
APR 23 - Teatro Flores (Buenos Aires, Argentina)



JUL 6-10, 2020
Instructor & performer at
Great Guitar Escape
Glen Cove, NY



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THE ARTIST

By age 10 and 11 I was doing alot of cover gigs doing Rush, the Rolling Stones, Ramones, Pink Floyd, the Cars, Billy Joel - needed a good guitar. This was my first good guitar - an Ibanez Artist AR50BK. Bought it on my 11th birthday, September 25th, 1980.


(pic taken Aug 14th, 1981)

I was into guitarists like Ace Frehley and Angus Young. Then I turned 12 and had heard Eddie Van Halen for the first time. It was the first time I heard anything that required a vibrato bar - that was the only thing missing from this guitar. I'd compensate by doing shit with the tuning pegs - for the deep bends in Eruption, I'd detune the low-E string and then tune it back up, stuff like that. That shit wasn't gonna cut it - I needed a bar.

I found a company that made something called a " Bowen Handle" (photo on right) - it was a vibrato bar that attached in place of the tailpiece (made for Gibson-type setups - separate bridge and tailpiece) I put it on but it wasn't very effective. (This led to me getting my next guitar, a Fender Stratocaster...)

Eventually I put a Floyd Rose vibrato bar on there around '88. I chipped off the paint and sanded down the body to the bare wood. Then I took a half-inch wood chisel and started scraping shapes into the body. I took whatever happened during the time I was scraping the body and carved it into the wood. Watching Star Trek, hanging with nekkid girls, giving someone the Awol album (my old band's album...) I was working on the Pensive Expenguin guitar around this time and carved a penguin into the body. I was doing some painting and carved an artist into the body. I cut off my armpit hair and used it for the facial hair on the artist's face - polyurethaned it on there.

The hippie-looking guy on the top left was a self-portrait. The babies represented vulnerable parts of yourself. The angel baby was next to the self-portrait to connect the peace and comfort I felt when I was by myself. Also nearby were the penguin (representing building guitars, something that gave me a positive purpose), and Spock (representing watching old Star Trek's - something that entertained me as opposed to always having to be the one who entertains others...) The angel baby was centered between the smiling self-portrait and the emotionless Spock, with guitar-stuff above to keep me balanced.

Directly under the guitar-strings was the other part of me - the baby in the guillotine. The one who entertained, and was at the front line of being judged and punished by how people see you. When people judge, they're taking what they feel they're lacking in themselves, embodying it all as you, and then attack the object. It's always some weak self-pity shit where they self-project the worst traits they have. Fuck 'em. Two ways to go from there - to the right, where there were a bunch of fingerprints representing the true identity, the real you. Or to the left - the devil baby. Why a baby? Humility. I was 18 and in the baby stages of finding who I was, trying not to be scarred by obstacles.

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