The Andy Gibson Guitar Experience

I am 14 years old and have been playing guitar for almost 4 years and taking lessons for 2 1/2 years. Instrumental blues and classic rock are my main genres of music when playing solo performances. I play lead guitar using recorded backing tracks.
I have been a part of the band program at North Marshall Middle School for 3 years, playing drum set and lead guitar. While in middle school, I played classic rock guitar solos in talent showcases. As an eight grade student this past year, I played lead guitar with the Marshall County High School Pep Band and the MCHS Jazz Combo.
Last school year, I was honored with the opportunity to perform at a benefit talent showcase for the Marshall County Exceptional School held at The Kentucky Opry in Draffenville. Earlier this year, I joined a few other talented musicians to play as a ska band, called Engaging 6 & 7, in a parade celebrating the opening of the new Marshall County Hospital as well as during Relay for Life and a Benton Public Library event. I also play for birthday parties and other private gatherings.
On June 20 of this year, I received the 1st place trophy in the 12-17 age division of the Freedom Festival Amateur Talent Competition held in Evansville, Indiana.
In the summer of 2008, I performed several times at Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center in Draffenville. This summer, I am performing during the Downtown After Dinner program on Saturday evenings in Paducah and will be appearing there throughout the season.
I will be continuing my musical education in high school this fall by being a part of the MCHS Marching Marshals, Pep Band and Jazz Combo.

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onegirlnavy says ... on Thursday, Feb 4 at 1:43 AM

so cool to see a fellow marshall county band member being awsome!!!

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Tractrey says ... on Monday, Aug 24 at 10:23 PM

Wow!! I am impressed and that not easy to do.

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BIG bluesman says ... on Wednesday, Aug 19 at 8:14 PM

Andy, You are very impressive!!! I can't wait to hear your first album with someone like either Bubby Guy or Keb Mo backing you up.

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Molly Laverdi says ... on Wednesday, Aug 12 at 6:41 PM

Love those blues! You ROCK!

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Jace Hill says ... on Tuesday, Aug 11 at 5:47 PM

Dude - WOW! That's the only thing I can say......AWESOME job bro! Keep it up!

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fishman says ... on Monday, Aug 10 at 3:39 PM

Sounds Great keep it up

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bettymathis says ... on Sunday, Aug 9 at 9:29 PM

You do have talent!My husband is a great picker too and you made his jaw drop...I'm sure you have a great future ahead,

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misterpicker says ... on Sunday, Aug 9 at 3:18 PM

awesome job young man...great tone!

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buffettfan says ... on Thursday, Aug 6 at 9:14 PM

Never have I seen someone your age play blues like that! You've got talent!

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beachlover says ... on Thursday, Aug 6 at 9:07 PM

Awesome job! You should win this!

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