Acoustic Guitar and Violin Act - Fantastic!
Expect great music when you hear long time BAD BOY vocalist and former CHEAP TRICK frontman XENO, along with the rockin orchestral sounds and blistering solos of JOE KETCHUM'S violin. With a song list of time tested classic rock songs and originals this duo blends sounds and arrangements into something totally unique and exciting. It's a must see for true music fans!
Xeno, aka Randall Hogan, grew up in Rockford, Illinois, where he sang in choirs from early childhood. He began playing the guitar and singing in bands when he was just twelve years old. He is the original lead singer of Cheap Trick, worked with Yanni, performed in rock operas and is currently still a member of Milwaukee's own Bad Boy. He has performed with dozens of artist at festivals, clubs and private functions. He is well respected by the musical community and an organizer of the annual Sleigh riders benefit show.
Joe developed a love for the violin almost immediately and began his studies at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music at age 4. When he was 10 years old, he performed as a headliner at Summerfest with the Dave Kennedy Band. He performs regularly as the Concertmaster of the Skylight Opera Orchestra.