|JAN 06 - FRI @ 7:00 PM||Hopvine Brewing Co.||4030 Fox Valley Center Dr, Aurora, IL|
|JAN 07 - SAT @ 6:00 PM||Fiora's||317 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL|
|JAN 12 - THU @ 6:00 PM||Private Event||Chicago, IL|
|JAN 13 - FRI @ 7:30 PM||Private Event||Carol Stream, IL|
|JAN 14 - SAT @ 6:00 PM||Fiora's||317 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL|
|JAN 20 - FRI @ 7:00 PM||Hopvine Brewing Co.||4030 Fox Valley Center Dr, Aurora, IL|
|JAN 28 - SAT @ 9:00 PM||Bar Louie||1602 Commons Drive, Geneva, IL|
PRIVATE & CORPORATE EVENTS
Whether traveling the globe for major corporations like Sharp, Samsung, & 3M, or just rocking some tunes at a backyard party, Gregory will bring the perfect level of ambience and energy to your event. Click below for details and references.LEARN MORE
Not a mere party - imagine your favorite artist playing an intimate performance at a small theatre. Now swap the theatre for your house. This is an interactive deep dive into the stories and emotions behind the songs. Certain to be one of the most memorable nights of the year for you and your friends.LEARN MORE
Nope, no Freebird.
But in case you want to know some of the popular cover songs that Gregory DOES play, you can check this list out. Hiring Gregory for an event? Feel free to make a custom playlist using these songs.
SPEAKING & INSTRUCTION
"I'm passionate about helping others achieve their goals and realize their potential. Super passionate. Almost awkwardly passionate. Remember in "It's a Wonderful Life" when Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed are chanting each other's names and making out like their faces were made of Play-Doh™? That kind of passion. Contact me about speaking at your next event." - Gregory Hyde
SPEAKING FOR GROUPS
Always engaging and enlightening, Gregory combines his wit, candor, and wise wisdom to empower and entertain large corporate groups or smaller gatherings alike.
Gone as far as you can go with your music career? Need someone with a new, clear perspective on your situation? Let Gregory help you get moving in the right direction. In person (Chicagoland area) or Skype.
Check out some of the topics Gregory regularly speaks on:
Making the Transition to Full-Time Musician
How to find, get, and keep the kinds of gigs that will pay your bills. Want to support yourself with your art? Gregory gives actionable advice on how he's done it for over 11 years.
Turning Customers Into Fans
How do you turn a casual consumer into a dedicated fan? Classic rock bands thrive while record labels are dying for the same reasons Gregory's fans get tattoos of his song lyrics. Find out what it takes to make a real fan.
Folk Bands, Fortune 500,
What's the most important leadership trait? What do successful corporate giants, social pioneers, and even zany cult leaders all have in commmon? Get insight on the traits and tactics that make leaders successful.
Studio Startup 101
Recording your own songs? Aspiring to be your town's next George Martin? Gregory, owner of Skyblynde Studio, talks equipment, tips, and techniques, as well as pitfalls to avoid when setting up your home studio.
Music for Film, TV & Advertising
Custom production for sync licensing. One-stop clearance & stems available.
Request a custom song for your project or special occasion/relationship.
Add Gregory's voice (or caricature/accent) to your commercial, audio book, etc.
A music addict is rarely satisfied with silence. All manner of delectible sounds are moments away, whether they be selections from Gregory's catalog of original songs or custom sounds for you and your project.
Contact us for more info.
Gregory Hyde is a Chicago-based Singer/Songwriter who crafts inventive, intelligent, bombastic songs - often with a menacing edge. His tunes are riddled with nuances of slick pop hits, blues, classic rock, and a Southern sensibility that creeps in from his formative years living on the outskirts of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Hyde has toured the U.S., performed live on national radio, had his songs placed in award-winning films, documentaries, & shows, sold over 7,000 copies of his independently produced albums, garnered a Billboard Music World Songwriting Competition award for the Rock category, and still plays upwards of 200 solo acoustic shows and private events a year.
He's received comparisons to a broad array of artists such as Foo Fighters, Jeff Buckley, The Eagles, and Weezer.
Gregory has toured with and shared the stage as an opening artist for such noteable performers as Jim Gaffigan, 10,000 Maniacs, Sister Hazel, Gin Blossoms, Los Lonely Boys, Toad the Wet Sprocket, The Smithereens, The Jayhawks, Edwin McCain, Tesla, Guster, American Idol winner Lee DeWyze, Air Supply, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bo Bice, and many others at venues like The House of Blues, as well as the historic Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN. He was also recently given the honor of singing the national anthem for The Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Stadium.
The first entry in his new multi-EP project, "The Bellevue Sessions, Vol. 01" was just released to strong critic and fan reviews.
“Hyde seamlessly leaps across genres and effortlessly blends classic and modern covers with originals that hold their ground among chart-topping hits.” - Chicago Sun-Times
“First-class pop rock centered on accessible song arrangement and big choruses …seasoned songwriting and near-perfect melodic rock primed for the masses”. - VOX Magazine
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