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Rock: Americana Moods: Type: Live Recordings Country: Americana Moods: Mood: Party Music Rock: Roots Rock

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Rusty Bladen

A veteran of the Indiana music scene, Bladen has played many of the clubs, theatres, bars and festivals in Indiana to build his career. Bladen powers the crowd at his shows with an atmosphere of party songs, sing-alongs and a whole lot of audience participation. A college favorite, Rusty has cultivated an extremely loyal Midwestern fan base for his band and his solo performances.

Rusty's solo show is a high energy, freewheeling tour-de-force of Bladen originals, songs from the radio, and some excellent hippie country-rock tunes. The band show is an exhibition of what five guys holding onto the same roots rock and roll rope can pull an audience into. The band shows are fun, rockin' and loud. The solo shows are fun, rockin' and almost as loud.

Rusty’s song, “Ride That River” was recorded with John Mellencamp band members and appears in the MGM major motion picture “Madison” soundtrack. An acoustic version of "Molly's Song", written about missing person Molly Datillo (from Rusty''s hometown of Madison, Indiana) was been released as a web-only MP3 offering at and on Rusty's myspace page, and was been downloaded more than 5,000 times.