The SHAKY GROUNDBand - this UPBEAT Variety Cover Band performs all your favorite Classic Rock, Southern Rock, and Country Line Dance Music from the 60's, 70's, 80's thru today! Featuring three lead vocalists, and outstanding musicianship, The Shaky Ground Band has been entertaining audiences at Corporate & Municipal Events, RV Resorts, 55 plus communities, Private Parties, and select Bar/Restaurants for over a decade! For Good Times, Good People, Good Fun, join the party and "Shake-it" with Shaky Ground!!
Classic Rock featuring the music of CC&R, The Eagles, Free, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, SRV, Chuck Berry, Bob Seeger, Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, Bonni Rhait, Melissa Ethridge, and more!!
Southern Rock featuring the music of Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker Band, The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more!
Pop Rock featuring the music of America, Jim Croce, CSNY, Jimmy Buffet, and more!
Country & Line Dance Music featuring the music of Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Eddie Rabbit, The Judds, Darius Rucker, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Steelers Wheel, Luke Bryan, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley!!
Song Requests are always welcome!
Dave Kalz - Lead Guitar & Lead Vocals
An accomplished professional musician, Dave has been entertaining audiences for decades. Recently relocated from St. Louis; Dave brings the unique combination of technical savvy, raw talent and tone to the bone. During his time in St. Louis he was a integral part of the professional music scene. Dave was a founding member of Devon Allman's Honeytribe which toured as the opening act for Devon's father, Greg Allman. Dave has also shared stages as the opening act for Chuck Berry, Little Feat, Little River Band, Molly Hatchet, Night Ranger, and many others. In 2021, Dave released his solo album, "Relish" on Gulf Coast Records. Today you can catch Dave "Shakin' it Up" with The Shaky Ground Band!
Dan Gutenkauf - Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Harmonica & Lead Vocal
A full-time, life-long musician, Dan has performed thruout the Phoenix area for over thirty years. Dan is an extremly talented bass player with a vast amount of musical knowledge and ability to play all styles of music. Dan is one of few who possesses the unique ability to play bass while also playing the keyboard at the same time! As an 2005 Inductee into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Dan joins notable members; Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, The Big Bopper and, The Everly Brothers! Dan also serves as the local Coordinator for The Nashville Songwriters Association International.
Grady Amwake - Drums, Band Leader & Bookings. 602.369.5258
Playing drums in Rock Bands since the 70s, Grady was influenced by all the greats including Neil Peart, Jon Bonham, Ginger Baker, Tommy Aldridge, Phil Collins, and Carl Palmer. Known as an active drummer with impeccable timing; Grady's expressive dynamics, creative drum fills, and positive energy playing style further elevates the Shaky Ground sound! Grady is the original founding member of The Shaky Ground Band, its band leader, and booking manager.
Melanie Murphy - lead vocals & harmonies.
Melanie is the newest member of The Shaky Ground Band. She has a vast musical background having performed in many diverse musical assemblies including church praise team, acoustic duos, bands, and local theatrical productions. Melanie's lead vocals gives Shaky Ground a total of three lead vocalists allowing for a wide variety of musical styles, song selections, and vocal dynamics!