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Tavern Tan: Bio

Tavern Tan - The lowdown

Named for the sort of complexion you get from the neon nightly beer lights, Tavern Tan play live American Music. This is the sound that used to be standard in taverns, pubs, bars, juke joints, dancehalls, and the local dive in every town and city in America...before the Karaoke machine was created and the theme restaurants took their ugly hold. With members that have played (individually or collectively) at Gun Clubs, Honky Tonks, Festivals in Europe, NY Studios, down In Memphis TN at Sun Records, and opened for various BIG GAME like Neville Bros, Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker (R.I.P.), and R.L. Burnside (R.I.P.), this is the sound of original roots rock n' roll. The sound of a small portable drum kit with the guitar amps along the back wall. The sound of Tavern Tan.

Doug Ashby: Guitar, Vocals
Andrew Brubaker: Guitar, Vocals 
Tom Aczel: Harmonica, Vocals
Bill Melcher: Bass guitar,
Dan Provenzano, Bass guitar, Vocals
Dave Joachim: Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Kevin Nickles: saxophone, guitar