Friday, May 26, 2017 - Piazza Stage
National Legend Group Records recording artist John Spicer hails from the small town of Patoka Illinois. John began playing guitar at age 4 and has made a living as a musician since he was 17 years old. As a professional singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer John has done sessions and/or played with top industry veterans from Los Angeles to Nashville including Rock n Roll hall of Fame's George Clinton, Mark Farner the late great Merle Haggard and many more! By the age of 9 John was playing banjo with some of the nations leading bluegrass players and considers his country roots a major influence on the modern country music he writes and produces today. John’s first single, Pretty Good At Loving You went to #1 on the Independent Country Music charts. His Album Crossing Over is for sale at all major online stores including iTunes and Amazon.
The John Spicer Band consists of an all-star line up featuring the most sought after musicians in Southern Illinois. Dug Drenckpohl on guitar, Nick Szwedo on keys, Jon Wilson on bass and Dave Weidenhoffer on drums and percussion.