Midnight Rider

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Midnight Rider Marketing Plan

We create an event-specific video, then target people interested in categories like Allman Brothers Music, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Etc. on Social Media platforms and we invest in ads that reach out to everyone in a predetermined radius around your venue depending on your market. Here is a sample of an event-specific video:

Midnight Rider Capturing the Spirit of the Allman Brothers Band Live Tribute Entertainment from Chicago

Midnight Rider is a tribute to the remarkable talent and innovative abilities of the Allman Brothers Band. It is not about gimmicks and costumes. It is about the music; music that has inspired generations of fans through its boldness and creativity. The music is presented the way the Allman Brothers would have wanted it done. Soaring Double Guitars, Thundering Percussion Section and the Soulful Vocals. No backing tracks. No auto-tune. No Ipads. Just live music played by real people.

Chicago based tribute band – delivering the full Allman Brothers Band Experience

Midnight Rider is a Chicago based tribute band comprised of consummate professionals who have worked with everyone from Billy Preston to Willie Nelson and Ronny Montrose to Buddy Rich and Curtis Mayfield. They know how to entertain and give the audience the full Allman Brothers Band experience. Each Midnight Rider show is different and fresh.

The Allman Brothers sprang from the roots of Southern Blues, Rock & Roll, Country & Western, R & B and Jazz.

Midnight Rider sprang from the roots of Chicago Blues, Rock & Roll, R & B and Jazz.

Named the # 1 Allman Brothers Tribute in the Midwest,
in only their first year, their travels have taken them from Premier Rock Clubs to Country Honky Tonks. From Formal Theaters to Outdoor Festivals… Now Midnight Rider is bringing the Spirit of the Allman Brothers to you.

“The Road Goes on Forever” ~ Gregg Allman

Mason Clay ~ Lead Vocals ~ Acoustic Guitar


Mason Clay was born in Chicago. Through the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, Mason was the lead singer of the band “Roadhouse.” who’ s original music gained a dedicated following in Chicago & the Midwest. He then formed “Just Another Band,” which enjoyed a 15-year stretch of outstanding live performances. Despite all of the music played and the accolades favored upon him for his skilled vocal performances, the music of the Allman Brother has always resonated with Mason in a way that no other music could.

Juddzey ~ Keyboards ~ Sax ~ Vocals


Frank “Juddzey” Judd began his music studies at the famous Old Town School of Music while still in kindergarten, during which time his Father taught him music theory on a plectrum banjo. He learned to be a sound and light engineer working with Dave Major & The Minors, The Four Lads, The Four Diamonds, The Four Aces, The New Chordettes and Dick Contino, the original Italian Stallion! Juddzey played with Second Wind in the 80’s before spending a decade as a Contemporary Christian band leader.  Juddzey has worked with several popular Chicagoland acts such as Evil Wayz, Standing Eight Count, Z Sharp and Pirates Over 40.

Dr. Sweat ~ Percussion ~ Drums ~ Vocals


Since the age of six, music has been a passion for the good doctor. He has been playing with bands in and around the Chicago area since he was 12 years old. His list of professional credits includes The Captain and Tennille, Lou Rawls, Ramsey Lewis as well as a two-week tour of the Australian Coast with Sine … The Band to support the 2000 Olympic Torch Ceremonies. Dr. Sweat has vast experience as a multi-genre musician has found him in professional situations as diverse as the city of Chicago, which he calls home.

JZ ~ Bass ~ Vocals

Jim “JZ” Zale began his musical journey as a drummer, but soon fell in love with the guitar. This affair has become a life-long passion. He is well respected in Chicago as a gunslinger of sorts with bands like Bad Penny & Goin’ South. He has played with a myriad of national acts, from .38 Special and Molly Hatchet to Ronnie Spector and Jimmy Van Zandt.
Always a fan of the Allman Brothers Band, a trip to Macon was somewhat of an eye opening experience. On this pilgrimage, he was enlightened to All Things Allman.



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