Tag Results: Matt Wilkson

Steve Choi of RX Bandits to Fill in on Guitar in Zechs Marquise for December Shows

Zechs Marquise are touring with Thursday, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster, and Native as well as headlining some dates this fall. Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts Matt Wilkson will have to miss some of these shows. Until his return, our good friend Steve Choi of RX Bandits has so graciously offered to fill in for Matt on guitar on the following December dates 12/1 - 12/10.

11/15  Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s - Upstairs
11/16  New Orleans, LA @ Howlin’ Wolf Den
11/18  Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
11/19  Greenville, NC @ Tipsy Teapot
11/20  Washington, DC @ DC9
11/21  Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
11/22  Allston, MA @ O’Brien’s Pub
11/23  New York, NY @ Irving Plaza $
11/25  Toronto, ON @ The Opera House $
11/26  Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar $
11/27  Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst Theater $
11/28  Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop $
11/30  Atlanta, GA @ The Loft $
12/01  Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theater $
12/02  Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge $
12/03  Pontiac, MI @ iLounge (at Clutch Cargos) $
12/04  Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall $
12/06  St Louis, MO @ The Firebird
12/07  Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
12/08  Dallas, TX @ Bryan Street Tavern
12/09  Austin, TX @ Antone’s Night Club
12/10  San Antonio, TX @ Studio 13

$ w/ Thursday, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster, Native
Bold dates w/ Steve Choi on Guitar for Matt Wilkson

(Source: artistdata.sonicbids.com)

Indie rock reviews: Band Gear Box with Zechs Marquise

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The members of Zechs Marquise are giving fans an inside look into their instruments, how they record, their live gear set up, some tips and tricks, their music collections and what gear makes their sound unique and much more. Be sure to pick up a copy of their newly released full-length album Getting Paid.

What was your first piece of music gear and how old were you?
Guitarist Matthew Wilkson: Trumpet at 10. I did play it constantly until I got my first guitar at 11, and was more drawn to it. My guitar was a Yamaha FG-401 acoustic, and I still use it daily.

Bassist Marfred Rodriguez-Lopez: When I was 11 my parents bought me an acoustic guitar. After a while I realized I liked the bass a lot more so when I was 13, I was given a replica of Paul McCartney’s Hofner bassthat my brother had given my dad. I thought it looked so cool because the shape was modeled after a violin and Paul had one just like it, except his was a lefty. I played it here and there but it wasn’t until I got my Fender Jazz Bass a year later that I started playing all the time.

Guitarist Marcos Smith: Epiphone classical guitar.  When I first got it I played it alllllllllllll the time.  I wish I still had that much time to practice.-

What instruments do you own?

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