John Graebing aka Johnny Bag 'O Donuts
John is the proprietor of Midnight Vinyl. He is a guitarist, vocalist, and song writer of 40+ years with experience in live performance and in the studio. He has also written, performed and produced various rock, jazz fusion and hip-hop projects. Influences include Steve Morse, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and too many to list really. John is also fortunate enough to be a member of the sensational acoustic trio, Wild Mountain Honey. Check them out on Facebook.
Equipment: Gibson and Fender guitars. Mesa/Boogie amplifiers, GHS Strings.
Kelley is a singer/songwriter with many years of vocal experience for acoustic as well as full band performance. She has performed in both original and cover projects in Ohio and Colorado. Kelley is the ultimate crowd pleaser and performs many different genres of music flawlessly. Audiences will be sure to appreciate her vocal talents whether it's an intimate acoustic performance of Landslide or belting out some Journey with a full band. She is also a founding member of the local sensation Wild Mountain Honey, an acoustic trio that continues to wow Colorado audiences. Her influences include Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks and Melissa Etheridge to Zeppelin, Journey, Foreigner and Bad Company.
Equipment: Shure microphones, Gibson, Martin and Guild acoustic guitars, Martin SP guitar strings.
RACHEL JANE has been performing professionally in Colorado since the late 90’s. Although her roots are embedded in the blues, she has performed across many genres in her career including country, folk, R&B, funk, roadhouse rock, classic rock, pop and Christian. Her musical influences include Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, and Etta James. She’s been a member of several bands throughout her career: Voice of Love, Rachel Jane and the Hurricane, Wild Mountain Honey and now Midnight Vinyl! Her resume includes performing at People’s Fair multiple years, voted “Top Ten Bands to See in Colorado”, Battle of the Bands winner at the Adams County Fair, and most recently singing in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and recording vocals on albums for local artists. You may even catch her singing the Star Spangled Banner at local events and fundraisers! Whether she’s on stage at a gig or making a cameo appearance at a local jam session, performing hard hitting blues, energetic rock & pop, or a sultry R&B ballad, she’ll take you on an emotional vocal journey that cannot be denied. Her motto is “Leave your guts on the stage.” And she does not disappoint.
Mike has been playing bass in bands around the Denver area for the last 30+ years. He also shares the singing duties, both lead and backup, and likes to organize and coordinate the vocal harmonies in the band. His main musical genre has been playing 70's and 80's rock covers, but has also played in bands that specialize in everything from blues to country. Local bands include Jewel and the Rough, No Crisis, The Resonatorz, The Usual Suspects, C470, and Core Zero. His main influences are Ross Valory (Journey) and Tommy Shannon (Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble.)
Equipment: Steinberger and Ibanez basses.
Joe has been playing keyboards in Denver bands for over 30 years. He also sings lead and backup vocals He holds a degree in piano performance and composition and has played in bands ranging from the Heritage Square Opera House, to 70's and 80's rock covers, and even accompanies his church choir and local high school musical productions. Local bands include The New Classics, The Usual Suspects, Core Zero, Jaded and Edison. His main musical influences are Keith Emerson (ELP), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Oscar Peterson (Jazz Great) and Lazar Berman (concert pianist.)
Equipment: Nord Stage 3 88, Roland Fantom G-8 keyboard, Emu sound modules.
Originally from California, Eric has performed up and down the west coast, the Rocky Mountain Region and as far east as Memphis, TN. Eric has over 40 years of drum, percussion and vocal experience both live and in the studio. Eric has versitility in rock, jazz, country, classical and southern rock. Make no mistake, Eric provides the "drive" in Mightnight Vinyl and relishes his roll in that capacity.
Equipment DW drums and various percussion.