J. Nicholas Annis needed a great acoustic for the Ke$ha tour. “I went through many different brands and models, trying to find the best suited for the job.
Growing up together in the ‘little surf town’ that we know as Malibu, Brandon Jenner and Leah Felder were more products of the beach than Sunset Blvd.
Guitarist Robert Sarzo needed a 6 string acoustic/electric for the much anticipated Queensryche tour and no standard issue, flat back folk guitar would do.
An evening of solo guitar is definitely not a typical show at Syracuse, New York’s Westcott Theater. Normally a tour stop for jam bands, indie rockers, and electronic music artists, the former movie theater had all the seats stripped out for the crowds milling around and dancing to high-decibel grooves. So it’s a little startling on this early winter night to see Kaki King stride onto the big stage, sit down inside a semicircle of acoustic guitars, and begin to play for a dead-quiet audience seated on folding chairs.