Solo Guitar and Voice

  • Nicholas Barron

    Band leader, vocals, guitar

    Singer/guitarist Nicholas Barron has been entertaining Chicago audiences for more than two decades with his signature soulful vocals and unique interpretation of songs. Nicholas has opened for such national headliners as B.B. King, Al Green, Johnny Cash and the Neville Brothers and was featured in 2007 in the New York Times Emerging Artists series. Nicholas released his first solo acoustic CD, As I Am, in 2007 which highlights his original mix of blues, folk and soul. His latest solo offering, Two Of One Mind was released in early October 2014.

  • Steve Morse

    Solo Guitar and Voice

    Steve Morse is a seasoned guitar/vocal solo act. With over 30 years performing experience, his mix of acoustic 6 and 12-string original cover tunes (James Taylor, Harry Chapin, Billy Joel, Eagles, The Beatles, etc.) spans the decades and is sure to have something for everyone. Steve has performed across the Midwest with a primary focus in the Chicago and Indianapolis areas. He was a warm-up act for Olivia Newton John and sang commercials for many years. He also recorded with European artist, Mike Westhues. Steve considers it a privilege to share his knowledge and experience as a guitar instructor and regularly helps lead praise music in church.

  • Wes John Cichosz

    Solo Guitar and Voice

    Lush acoustic guitar, honest vocals, and lyrical saxophone are hallmarks of Chicago-based musician Wes John Cichosz. From Blue to Jazz, Pop to Rock, as well as on his many original compositions, Wes displays a level of musicianship …unlike anything going down in the town. –Richard Milne EXRT 93.1, Chicago.

    Known for his wit and vibrant presence, Wes has been a featured entertainer in showrooms around the world and recently had the honor of recording with music legend Phil Collins. He has played on Grammy-Nominated Recordings and has opened for/played with the likes of War, Ziggy Marley, Maceo Parker, Guster, 3 Dog Night, Tony Levin, Adrian Belew, Umphrees McGee, Tributosaurus and many, many more. He has performed at events for companies including Wrigley, Hewlet-Packard, Sun Microsystems, McDonalds, Ikea, Starbucks and Dean Foods.

  • John Sabal

    Guitar, keyboards, vocals

    A native of Cleveland, Ohio, John has been performing on the Chicago music scene for more than a dozen years. Raised on a steady diet of prog-rock, synth-pop, and funk, John studies music at Valparaiso University. Hes adept at bass and keyboards as well as guitar and sings everything from country to rock classics like Sweet Home Alabama to the Violent Femmes Blister in the Sun. John has shared the stage with such artists as Los Lobos, Jarma Kaukonen, The Aquarium Rescue Unit and Cowboy Mouth.

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Solo Guitar and Voice

Solo Guitar and Voice
Stitely features a variety of guitar/vocalists who are ideal corporate event or cocktail party entertainment. With their easy and compact set-up, our singing guitarists are perfect for small venues such as cruise ships or nightclubs. Whether you want to sit back and enjoy the show, or enjoy an intimate atmosphere of modern background music, these musicians are pros who energize any event.

Each of these talented musicians has his own distinctive flavor and specialty, ranging from a singer-songwriter acoustic style to bluesy renditions of classic hits, even unique and inventive versions of indie songs. Watch or listen to selections from each musician to find the guitarist that’s the right fit for your event, and for more information about each performer check out their bios and styles below.

Neal Alger:
Neal Alger’s incredible talent and professionalism is evident in his status as a United States Jazz Ambassador and the huge body of work he has performed throughout his career. Proficient in understated background music and dynamic performances of oldies and rock, Neal is a great a choice for people who want a little bit of everything.

Nicholas Barron:
The consummate performer, Nicholas Barron has the energy & talent to delight a crowd of all sizes and ages. Nicholas has opened for such legends as BB King, Al Green and the Neville Brothers. Performing inventive and bluesy interpretations of classic rock hits, Nicholas has a national following of devoted fans.

Wes John Cichosz:
Fresh from his international tour, singer-guitarist Wes John Cichosz has perfected the art of entertainment. Wes John mixes crowd-pleasers and ballads with down-home rock and blues to create an energized performance with a classic Chicago feel.

Steve Morse:
With years of experience in commercials & voice-overs, Steve Morse has mastered the art of vocal reproduction, performing songs so close to the originals, they would fool an artist’s biggest fan. Playing the great acoustic music of the 60’s- 80’s, including artists such as James Taylor, The Beatles and The Eagles, Steve is great at entertaining multi-generational groups.

John Sabal:
Using modern sound equipment and looping technology to create electronic effects while performing, John Sabal is the ultimate one-man band. John performs lush, textured indie songs by artists not often played by other guitarists such as Wilco, Radiohead and The Flaming Lips.


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