Neal Rudnik's Acoustic and Electric Rock

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Performer Neal Rudnik harnesses over twenty five years of playing and performing experience to form a unique blend of music. Proficient in both electric and acoustic guitar, his performances offer a mix of pop, country and blues to form a creative style rooted in rock tradition.

Neal is also the lead guitar player for CK and the Gray and Urban Sprawl, both Chicagoland based rock bands.

Neal is the main author of The Bar Band Blog a collection of thoughts and insights regarding local bands performing in local bars. Topics range include what gear to use, how to setup and tear down, stage etiquette, how best to deal with bar management, and other tips and tricks.

Neal is also a proud contributor of CalArts Music Source a management agency of the Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts in Valencia California and Whole Lotta Music Magazine published in Birmingham Alabama.

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In 2002, Neal completed his under graduate studies by spending a year researching the current state of the Chicago Blues music scene. First person interviews with club owners, musicians, promoters, journalists, record label executives and blues enthusiasts, Neal was able to gain a unique insight to the business and tradition of Chicago Blues music. Neal completed his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Neal often performs in the Chicagoland area.

For booking, call or text him at (708) 822 8561 or email

Neal Rudnik's acoustic or electric rock is ideal entertainment for out-door venues, clubs, bars, and private parties.
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Neal proudly use InTuneGP guitar picks. Neal is thankful for the opportunity to perform at the following venues:

Bar Louie Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Wise Owl - Drinkery & Cookhouse Chicago, IL
Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que Bolingbrook, IL
Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill Bolingbrook, IL
JT's Porch Lombard, IL
Carlucci Restaurant Lombard, IL
Beer House Lombard, IL
Quigley's Irish Pub Naperville, IL
Heroes West Sports Grill Joliet, IL
Liquid Therapy Joliet, IL
Irish Legend Willow Springs, IL
Q Bar Darien, IL
Nevin's Brewing Company Plainfield, IL
HB Jones Elmhurst, IL
Tilted Kilt Woodridge, IL
Tilted Kilt Bolingbrook, IL
Strike N' Spare II Lockport, IL
Bryan's American Grille Downers Grove, IL
McGonigal's Pub Barrington, IL
Green Valley Golf Range Hanover Park, IL
Countryside Saloon Des Plaines, IL
The Foundry Aurora, IL
Two Brothers Roundhouse Aurora, IL
Byron Motosports Park Byron, IL
Q Bar / Shark City Glendale Heights, IL
Willowbrook Lanes Willowbrook, IL
Homerfest Homer Glen, IL
Fitz's Spare Keys Elmhurst, IL
Gaynor's Restaurant & Pub Medinah, IL
Gruben's Uptown Tap Plainfield, IL
Katie O’Connor’s Plainfield, IL
McBrides Plainfield, IL
McBride's North Aurora, IL
Tommy Nevins Frankfort, IL
Bada Brew Crest Hill, IL
Kickerz Crest Hill, IL
Gustos Bar & Grill Crest Hill, IL
Dao Restaurant & Bar Orland Park, IL
Jenny's Southside Tap Mokena, IL
Blarney Stone Pub Oak Forest, IL
Molly Malone's Forest Park, IL
Lawlor's Chicago, IL
Boondocks Food & Spirits Seneca, IL
River Rockhouse St Charles, IL
McBrides on 52 Joliet, IL
Montgomery Fest Montgomery, IL
Q Bar Plano, IL
Neutral Zone Westmont, IL
The Vino Cellar Lombard, IL
DJ's Westmont, IL
Neat Kitchen Westmont, IL
Freddie's West End Lake Geneva, WI
Friendly Tap Berwyn IL
Lunar Brewing Co Villa Park, IL
Scratch Kitchen & Lounge Forest Park, IL
Suzy's Bar & Grill Yorkville, IL
Harlem Avenue Lounge Berwyn, IL
Evviva! Lisle, IL
Suparossa Restaurant Woodridge, IL
Lake Las Vegas Resort Las Vegas, NV
Galways Elmhurst, IL
Hoppy Pig Bradley, IL
The Lone Buffalo Ottawa, IL
The Taste of Chicago Chicago, IL
Avenue Ale House Oak Park, IL
Shanahan's Downers Grove, IL
The Thirsty Whale River Grove, IL
Kingston Mines Chicago, IL
Buddy Guy's Legends Chicago, IL
Neal would like to thank the following people for their support:

His loving family Sara, Parker and Austin. Tony and Margret Rudnik, Brian Hogan, Carter Szok, Ken Vercellotti, McGuire Scroggins, Patrick Fritz, Chrissy Karl, Kris Hachmeister, Steve Ehlers, Suren Seron, as well as Robin and Matt Scharpf.

Neal proudly plays a custom built McGuire Woodworking acoustic guitar, and uses InTuneGP guitar picks.



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