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Back to Acoustic?

Things change!  It seems like I will once again be playing a few acoustic shows with Tim Oliver.  It remains to be seen if we will be branded TnT Acoustic Duo once again.  Until then consider it Ty Barnes sitting…

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More Changes

Due to a series of unfortunate events, I am no longer playing with the TnT Acoustic Duo.  There is no animosity or ill feeling between me and Tim Oliver and I wish him only the best.  I loved playing with…

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Return to Rocking

I will be playing guitar with Distorted Silence in 2018!  My debut gig with Distorted Silence is March 2nd at Shaker's Bar & Grill.  Distorted Silence is a rock cover band that plays the songs you love but don't hear…

Stratocaster Shootout Podcast Test 

On 10/27/2016 I set up a quick recording to compare my three Stratocasters.  I wanted to hear the differences between them to see if one sounds best.  The three guitars are: Felix The Strat a 1988 Fender American Standard Stratocaster…
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Gone Country?

When the end of 4 Finger Shot was eminent near the end of June 2016 I was invited to join the Country cover band TailGatorz as their second guitarist.  I have accepted the challenge of exploring a new style of…
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New Site

Hello everybody and welcome to my new site!  Honestly, maintaining a web site "the old fashioned way" is very time consuming and takes certain skills that I'm frankly not that good at.  So, I went with Bandzoogle and I'm up…