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The Blues Junkies

Mike Scheer: Guitar and vocals.

Mike has been in the music scene for over 35 years. He played in bands such as Captive, Den Of Thieves, Pretty Tangled, Elektra Loves Daddy, 4SP, 2Rock2, Mark Scheer and the Discount Stars, Hook, and The Convertible Jerks. He has also written/co-written and recorded many original songs. Mike also currently performs in the Rolling Stones tribute band Jumpin' Jack Flash. Mike builds his own guitars. Mike has opened for such artists as "The Outfield", The Church" and "The Rainmakers".

Jim (Shag) McCabe: Bass and vocals.

Shag has been playing bass for nearly 20 some years.. He has played in bands such as "Big Brother In Law", “The Damaged Pies”, “Brad Wagner”, “The Boilermakers”,” Dirty Dogs”,” Surrender Dorothy”,” Blue Highway” and “The Sharon Kenny Band”. Shag is known for his solid bass grooves and collection of hats.

Ron Macklin: Drums and vocals.

Ron has over 25 years of experience in the music profession. Starting out in the drum and bugle corp. arena, Ron moved on to various Pittsburgh bands such as ”Union Jack”, “The Shades of Time” and “Hy Winz”.

Ron had the opportunity to work with recording artists such as "The Marvelettes", "The Shirelles", "The Vogues", "The Platters" & "The Marcells".

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