Scotty Reed Band

                                                       Scotty Reed Band

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Bandleader, vocalist, harmonica player, songwriter Scotty Reed was born 1958 in Chicago and raised in suburban Park Forest, Illinois. He has studied / played piano, trumpet, guitar, harmonica, & attended Illinois State University where he was a member of their Division One wrestling team. He has over 30 years experience as a musician, band leader & entertainment consultant.

Scotty improved his musical skills in numerous bands through the years including Cobalt Blue, Better Blues Bureau, & UBX/Urban Blues Experiment. The Scotty Reed Band was founded in 1996, has recorded three CD`s, and performed at hundreds of nightclub, festival, street dance, ski resort, corporate, & private events. Nightclub list includes Famous Daves, Whiskey junction, The Cabooze, Blues Saloon, The Narrows, Five Corners, Schullers Roadhouse, Neumanns, Mayslacks, etc.  Also, performances with Kim Wilson, James Harmon, Roomful Of Blues, Anson Funderburgh, Paul deLay, Larry McRay, Savoy Brown, & RJ Mischo.

The backing band consists of several configurations of veteran Twin Cities based musicians. Including Dan Schwalbe or John Franken on guitar. Keith Boyles, or Scott Christenson on upright bass. Robb Stupka or Dave Larson on drums. Regularly, Bruce McCabe on keybd. These gentlemen have also worked as sidemen for Kim Wilson, Hubert Sumlin, Luther Allison, Mark Hummel, Gary Primach, Lynwood Slim, Sue Foley, Darrell Nulisch, RJ Mischo, Mojo Buford, Joe T. Cook, Joel Johnson, Jack Knife & The Sharps, Lamont Cranston, The Hoopsnakes, & Kid Jonny Lang, many more.

Utilizing these talented sidemen, vintage equipment, & a vast song repetoire, each performance is a unique, improvisational, high energy display of harmonica driven traditional electric Chicago, swing, & jump blues.

Scotty is a charismatic frontman / passionate performer with infectious enthusiasum / irrepressible spirit, & over 30 years performing experience. He attributes any success to the quality musicianship, guidance, & friendship provided by his sidemen. Inspiration drawn from Walter Jacobs, Sonnyboy Williamson, Kim Wilson, Rod Piazza, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Louis Jordan, T.Bone Walker, Joe Turner, & RJ Mischo. Also, the love & support from our families, friends, fans, & employers.   Thank you all !

Upcoming Performances ;

 

2018

Feb.3 @ Frankie`s Pizza in New Hope, 9pm-12:30, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

2017

Feb. 11 @ Hollihan`s Pub in White Bear Lake, 8pm-midnight, 2160 3rd St.

June 10 @ Ridgewood Bay Resort in Zimmerman, 6-10pm on lakeside patio, 14255 288th Av.NW.

June 17 @ Hollihan`s Pub in White Bear Lake, 8pm-midnight, 2160 3rd St.

July 1 @ Champp`s in Eden Prairie, 6-10pm on patio, 8010 Glen Ln.

July 17 @ Champp`s in Eden Prairie, 6-10pm on patio, 8010 Glen Ln.

Aug.12 @ Ridgewood Bay Resort in Zimmerman, 6-10pm on lakeside patio, 14255 288th Av.NW..

Aug.19 Frankie`s Pizza in New Hope, 9pm-12:30, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

Oct.28 @ Frankie`s Pizza in New Hope, 9pm-12:30, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

Dec.30 @ Frankie`s Piozza in New Hope, 9pm-12:30, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

2016

Feb. 12 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub in Uptown Mpls, 9:30pm-1:30, 913 W. Lake St, 2 blks W of Lyndale, www.morrisseysuptown.com , w/Bruce McCabe on keybd.

March 26 @ Frankie`s Chicago Style in New Hope, 9pm-12:30, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

May 6 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub,

May 7 @ Hollihan`s Pub in White Bear Lake, 8pm-mid, 2160 3rd St, w/Bruce McCabe.

May 28 @ Forada Bar & Grill in Forada, 8pm-mid, 1531 4th St.SE, Forada, Mn, 5m SE of Alexandria, w/Bruce McCabe.

June 3 @ Champp`s in Eden Prairie, 6-10pm on patio, 8010 Glen Ln, 2 blks SW of Hwy.494/Flying Cloud Dr.

July 2 @ Ridgewood Bay Resort in Zimmerman, 6-10pm on lakeside patio, 14255 288th Av.NW, 5m NW of downtown Zimmy.

July 9 @ Champp`s in Eden Prairie, same as above.

July 30 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub in Mpls, same as above.

Aug.27 @ Ridgewood Bay Resort in Zimmerman, same as above.

Sept.10 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub in Mpls, same as above.

Sept.24 @ Frankie`s Pizza in New Hope, 9pm, 3556 Winnetka Av.N.

Oct.15 @ Hollihan`s Pub in White Bear Lake, 8pm-mid, 2160 3rd St.

Oct.22 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub in Mpls,9:30pm, same as above.

Nov.19 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub, same as above.

Nov.26 @ Frankie`s Pizza in New Hope, same as above.

Dec.3 @ Hollihan`s Pub in White Bear Lake, 8pm, same as above.

Dec.9 @ Morrissey`s Irish Pub in Mpls, 9:30pm, same as above. www.morrisseysuptown.com

 

 

Listen to tracks from Scotty’s latest CD :

  1. Everybody’s In The Mood
  2. Voodoo Music
  3. Too Young To Die
  4. Wildcat Tamer
  5. Tight Dress
  6. Hydromatic Woman
  7. Ice Man
  8. Too Poor
  9. Tell Me Pretty Baby
  10. Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide
  11. Times Gettin` Tough
  12. Bring It On Home

Download a Scotty Reed Band printable flyer for your venue or location: click on link below.           SRB flyer

www.scottyreed.com   phone  763.493.6333   email  scottyreed1@aol.com

Special thanks to Shawn Wallin, Gary Eckhart, & Tom Asp for their contributions to band website & photography.

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                    SRB ; Bruce McCabe pic 100_0940MA17158843-0074                                                          Bruce McCabe

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                                     In Memory of Dave “Cool Breeze” Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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