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Growing up in the suburbs of St. Louis MO, Ken began his career in music at the age of sixteen teaching young students the basics of rock and blues. After graduating from Oakville Senior High, he attended St. Louis Community College and studied Music.
Ken’s band, Everlight, was an Alternative Pop Rock group from St. Louis. From 2006 to 2009, the group toured the Midwest region playing many St Louis hotspots. Their single Hold On was often played on 105.7 Radio-The Point, in St. Louis. Other hit singles include: All The Way, Waiting For The Rain, The Night Is Young and We’ll Get There.
Ken Apperson Band:
In 2009, Ken relocated to Tampa, Florida. Apperson performs at many venues in the Greater Tampa Bay Area and throughout Florida. In 2011, Ken released his solo album “Puzzle Pieces” which features Bad Intentions, Sinkin’ In, Soulard, Keep Dreaming and Love Thing. He also filmed a soon to be released video, “Bad Intentions.”
“For me, it’s all about the music. My life is my greatest inspiration. I try to write honest music. If something in the song didn't actually happen to me, it at least came from either people I know or some goofy idea that popped into my brain. In a world where so much of music is underwritten or overplayed, the one thing that stays original is the words that give language to what might otherwise be one more four bar chorus. These words are my life and as far as I'm concerned, they won't run out until I'm dead and gone.”
Everything I hear is influential. To narrow it down though:
John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson, Steve Miller Band, Kanye West, James Taylor, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Steve Miller Band, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Money, Vertical Horizon.
music to move and move through you.
so, i am new to this whole crowd-funding thing. I've been thinking about the concept of asking for money. i thought about how i would feel if someone came to me and asked for a lot of money and offered nothing in return. turns out, i would probably not give it to them, and i would probably feel offended that they would ask such a thing for nothing. so i'm not going to do that anymore. people who are generous enough to give, deserve something in return.
so here is what i can offer. thank you so much for all your help.
Reward levels (All reward to be redeemed two weeks before release date)
digital download of the EP
signed hard copy of the EP with limited edition artwork
A donation of $100 or more gains you exclusive "Contributor Only" gift packages including unique artwork and early access to online content, pre sale tickets to events, and much more!
Signed hard copy limited edition “Contributor Only” EP and limited edition t-shirt
signed KA “care package” including hardcopy, t-shirt, two other complimentary merch items, and two free tickets to any KA show of your choosing (2017-2018)
includes all previous incentive items as well as five at home musical consultations including instruction of guitar and vocal methods plus college level music theory tutelage.
A private full band performance in the location of your choosing. bring a professional concert right to your own backyard!
includes all other incentive items, plus, gains you a 10% yield on the TOTAL sales of the EP itself. you make money
well this is pretty cool. i just hit #2 local and regional for alternative music on the reverberation chart! check out my page and help me hit #1!
here's to the complexities of romantic love. don't just celebrate the one you love today. have a little valentines day, everyday!
gofundme.com launching Fall 2017! Ken Apperson's New EP! Thank you so much for taking an interest in the recording of my new EP! By donating to this project you will become part of the recording process. Each person who donates will have their name placed in the EP album credits, and will receive special...
Hi everyone. we have reached a total of $1,112. that means we still need exactly $8,888 to reach our goal! every dollar counts. please click the link below and donate whatever you can. thank you in advance for your kind generosity!
i love good news in the morning. my song "bad intentions" got 8 out of 10 in a crowd review today! a vast majority of the people who reviewed had incredibly nice things to say! not a single troll! as far as reviews on the internet go, that's a win in my book! link to the song on iTunes below!
itunes.apple.com Listen to songs from the album Bad Intentions - Single, including "Bad Intentions." Buy the album for $0.99. Songs start at $0.99. Free with Apple Music subscription.