Gary Schutt Band

Gary Schutt Band

Alternative, Classic Rock, High Energy Dance, Metal, Pop, Rock

Formally the Category Three Band, Gary Schutt is taking his music career in a new direction with more focus on getting his music heard and shared.

Gary graduated and taught at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. He wrote, recorded, and produced much of his own music with several highly regarded CD's available on iTunes. Gary is a gifted multi-instrumentalist and has many recordings where he has personally contributed to all the musical components in many songs. He is a guitar master and every performance is high-energy and delivered with perfection. The Gary Schutt Band is a "must see." Gary and the band will grab your attention as soon as you walk in the venue door.

Frontman Gary Schutt, was the guitar player for the hugely successful Disco Inferno and later an original member of The Untouchables.

Since 2010, Category Three has performed prior to Rick Springfield, Grand Funk, Queensryche, Linkin Park, Pat Travers, & Boston.

In June of 1992, Gary was featured in the "Spotlight" column of Guitar Player Magazine.
In June of 1993, Gary showed up in Guitar for the Practicing Musician Magazine's "Resume" column.
In 2000, Gary performed "Live Wire" as a medley on the Motley Crue tribute CD "Kickstar My Heart" on Pulse Records.
In 2008 Gary performed the track "Carry Me Away" on a Rick Springfield tribute CD "Workign Class Dogs" on Fast Lane Records.
On 11/13/2010 Gary's 6 piece original band played the annual RIBFEST in St Pete FL opening for Rick Springfield and Grand Funk Railroad before 10,000 people!
Gary Schutt Band won the local round of the Hard Rock Rising 2012 global band competition, beating 12,000 bands worldwide to be one of the 86 GLOBAL finalist competing to play at the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London. read more click here
On 9/27/2013 Gary performes solo as part of the Melodic Rock Fest 3, a three day weekend concert of big melodic rock act from all over the world including Eric Martin, Ted Poley, W.E.T., Eclipse, Heaven And Earth, Harem Scarem and Steve Augeri.

Upcoming Events

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Previous Events

Fri, June 30, 2017
Sat, May 13, 2017
Sun, April 30, 2017
7:30-11:30pm      $No Cover      
St. Pete Beach
Fri, March 17, 2017
Sat, March 11, 2017