Ethan Keller is a singer-songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was voted Best Solo Artist in the 2011 Milwaukee Music Awards, and Best Pop Artist in the 2011 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards.
The founder and former front man of the eclectic funk-rock outfit, The Green Scene (named "America's Best Unsigned Band" in Jim Beam's 2001 National Rock Band Search), Ethan has always been known for originality, diversity, and depth. Musically and professionally, Keller wears many hats. He has been performing and promoting since 1993, has made appearances at prestigious venues and music festivals in over 30 states, and has sold over 10,000 compact discs.
Over the years, Ethan has supported a myriad of artists: Rusted Root, Umphreys McGee, Milky Chance, Grupo Fantasma, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, James McCartney, Kandace Springs, Glenn Tillbrook, Willy Porter, Erin McKeown, Fareed Haque, Danny and The Juniors, Hanson, Bif Naked, The Exies, Crown City Rockers, Citizen King, Better Than Ezra, Lucky Boys Confusion, Night Ranger, Third Eye Blind, The Lost Trailers.
Keller's 2010 EP entitled Profit, was co-produced by Grammy-winner Ted Greenberg ("Standing in the Shadows of Motown"), and has aired on over 300 radio stations nationwide. Keller's most recent full-length album, entitled Goin Down in History, Goin Down in Flames, was released in 2013 on Driftless Records. Ethan's recordings are currently in rotation at WYMS 88.9 Radio Milwaukee.
Ethan's new acoustic album, the first in a series of of five crowdfunded albums, is set to release 9/10/16.
Ethan performs as:
Ethan Keller Group (full 9-piece funk-rock-jazz/blues): 90% - 100% original material. 1-3 hours.
Solo performances (acoustic guitar w/ optional loop station): 10% - 100% original material. 1-3hours.
Duo/Trio/Quartet performances (multi-instrumental: guitars, pianos, bass, loop station) 10% - 100% cover songs 1-3 hours.
The Rock Freeway (6-piece 100% cover band; mostly upbeat & funky 70's American classic rock) 1-3 hours.
The Alphabetical Spice Index (Instrumental Jazz; some Funk/Fusion classics plus Improv/Fiasco)
Agency: Aesthetic Management and Artist Development
Label: Driftless Records