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Fred Chandler - Lead Guitar/Vocals
Doug Cecil - Bass/Vocals
Kevin McNary - Drums/Vocals
Katharina Santana - Lead Vocalist
About FRED CHANDLER
Fred Chandler is the founder of The Band 4X
His solo show is Fred Chandler Epicoustic Events
Fred has opened up for Foreigner, Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson, Blue Oyster Cult, George Thorogood, Phish, Melanie, Leslie West and Mountain and others. Fred has worked on stage with Buddy Cage, The Peddle Steel Player for the bands New Riders of the Purple Sage and Grateful Dead Fame. Fred played Violin for the Woodstock 25th Reunion at the Original Site. In 2015, Fred was selected to be a part of the Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival at the Tampa Hard Rock Casino where he performed on the Hard Rock Cafe' Stage for hundreds of his friends, family and fans. Bret Michaels and Michelle Branch were the headliners for this event. Fred was presented with a Dean Guitar and a Hard Rock care package of multiple items and he was invited to the wrap party. Fred Chandler was nominated for the Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2016 Readers Poll for Best of the Bay Instrumentalist. This is fan nominated by Readers of Creative Loafing for Fred Chandler Epicoustic Events.
Fred Chandler is a multi-talented musician, singer, songwriter. His passion for music and devotion to his craft combine to produce an experience that envelopes the listener's emotions, mind & soul. Fred will take you soaring to amazing heights with searing, screaming electric guitar, float you along on a melodic tour of your senses with his acoustic 6-string, then change direction and take you by surprise with his modern electric violin, banjo & ukulele. dobro, lap steel and more.
Whether with his band, The Band 4X, or performing his solo Fred Chandler Epicoustic Events, Fred Chandler is An Experience, an Event, an Epicoustic Event. Fred Chandler is a Multi-Instrumental Musician first and a Showman a close second! Who knew that in 1973 when he strummed that first E Minor Chord that it would lead to a lifetime of artistic challenge and triumph in music.
Fred has completed over 300 songs in the Studio. In July 2016 he completed an all Original Music Showcase with The Band 4X and CD's are for Sale. Fred is currently in the Studio for an All Original Music Showcase for a Solo CD of Original Music. It will be completed in 2017. Mid year 2017, The Band 4X will begin recording their 2nd CD. Fred is hired by other studio musicians to perform session work by utilizing his multiple instrument experience. Writing, Arranging and Recording Music is a passion of Fred Chandler.
Fred Chandler "Strings of Passion" Currenty on exhibit at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts- Tampa - Portraits by Randy Underhill Photography. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred Chandler Epicoustic Events Performed at the Hard Rock Casino - Hard Rock Cafe' Tampa where Fred was presented with a Dean Guitar, a Hard Rock Gift Package, Fred and his wife were Invited to the Wrap Party. This was an Epic event where Brett Michaels and Michelle Branch for the headliners.
Comments from the Press Release for the Hard Rock Casino:
Fred Chandler Epicoustic packed the house and wowed the crowd with his commanding vocals. Fred is a multi-talented musician who recently relocated to the Tampa Bay area from Vermont. Not only do Fred’s vocals command attention, he plays guitar, violin, viola, chello, mandolin, dobro, and ukulele. He’s been playing guitar and writing songs for over 40 years!
But that voice, that voice! It’s absolutely captivating! Fred performed a set of all original music including “Crystalyne” a song he wrote for a couple getting married about how they met, “Green Flash” a spiritual song about that elusive green flash, “The Arch” a song about a child with leukemia and “Lover’s Overture” his own personal “Bohemian Rhapsody”. In addition to playing solo shows, Fred also plays with The Band 4X. See Fred at Uncle Fat’s Tavern 2 in Tampa every Monday night or follow his voice here.
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