Midnight Rider

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Don’t Want You No More ♩ Ain’t My Cross to Bear ♩ Trouble No More ♩ Ain’t Wasting Time ♩ Hot Lanta ♩ Good Clean Fun ♩ Gamblers Roll ♩ In Memory of Elizabeth Reed ♩ One Way Out ♩ Dreams ♩ Revival ♩ Melissa ♩ Jessica ♩ I’m No Angel ♩ Midnight Rider ♩ Statesboro Blues ♩ Whipping Post ♩ Soulshine ♩ Stormy Monday ♩ Rambling Man ♩ Southbound ♩ Blue Sky ♩ High Cost of Low Living ♩ Layla

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.

Hawkeye ~ Drums ~ Percussion ~ Vocals

Christopher “Hawkeye” Mizyk is a believer in the power of music. A Chicago born and raised, formally schooled percussionist, he spent most of his youth traveling and honing his drumming skills for the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Willie Nelson, and Jerry Lewis. He was also Buddy Rich’s trusted drum tech. Night after night, he sat watching and learning from one of the best to ever rule a drum kit.

The Professor ~ Guitar ~ Musical Director

THE PROFESSOR – Jeff “The Professor” Bachemin first came to Chicagoland to complete his music degree at North Central College after attending the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He then migrated to Los Angeles with his band “Mad Anthony” upon their signing with A&M Records. During his time in LA, he also toured with national acts such as The Billy Preston Band, The Association and Lowell George of Little Feat. During his career, he has also worked with artists such as George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Morse and Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band to name a few.

Voja ~ Guitar ~ Harmonica ~ Vocals

From the sounds of JJ Cale, Peter Green, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck to the Sweet perfection of James Taylor, Voja’s diverse set of influences has brought him acclaim as one of Chicago’s finest. Born and raised in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Voja brings a different twist to the music. As a musician and composer, you can find him playing with Medicine Man, Lonnie Walker, Brother John Kattke, to name a few or with his own Blues/Jazz/Fusion Quartet; Black Jack Blue.

Herm ~ Bass ~ Vocals

Herm is a classically trained violinist who decided that guitar and bass guitar was his ticket to playing Rock & Roll. An extremely talented multi-instrumentalist, his recording, and live credits include Ronnie Montrose, Chris Jagger to mention a couple… Herm has logged time as a professional musician with an extensive list of Rock legends too numerous to mention. As a business professional in the music industry, Herm was part of the Lakland Bass Company, as well working for FMI (Fender) as their Artist Representative for bass guitars.

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.

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Midnight Rider Band Stage Plot