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Toronto - Bar/Cover/Event type band seeking to add a rhythm guitar player. A plus if you have keyboards/vocals but not required.

About the band:

The Runaway Thieves are a Bar/Cover/Party band largely covering 70/80/90's blues, rock, R&B, pop material which have stated gigging bars with a mandate to incorporate cocktail gatherings, cafes patios, restaurants, functions, etc.

We're "a fun bunch" 30's & 40 somethings or for lack of a better term, we get it; kids, family, hectic work schedules, last min commitments, we're not looking to make a career of it. We do however have visions of gigging 2-3 times a month, paid gigs, and all around joy for the music and joy of playing/gigging.

What we're after:

- Currently committed to rehearsal once a week (bi-weekly sometimes)
- Lady or Gent in their mid-30's to 40's ish
- Someone looking to have fun, maybe make some extra cash and commit to a long-term vision/goal
- Someone confident in their ability, stage, open to ideas and/or putting their take on present and new ideas
- rhythm guitar versed and capable, added plus if you play keyboard and vocals, not mandatory.
- ability to commit rough 2-3 hrs a week rehearsal (presently at the-sound.ca Hwy 7) area.
- Should go without saying (you own/have your gear)

What we're looking for (You)

- Male or Female rhythm guitar player (30's-40's in age) capable of contributing to the current mix of music, add your touch and contribute to a laid-back vibe.
- Transportation, we currently rehearse in the Vaughan (Centre/Hwy 7) area.

A short selection of some of our current set-list:

- Black Crowes - Hard to Handle
- Joan Jet - I Love Rock N Roll
- Proud Mary - Ike/Tina Turner
- Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin
- Superstition - Stevie Wonder
- Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones
- Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers

Please forward inquiries, samples, etc. to shawn [at] shawn.is

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