Corty Byron and Corty & the Light
Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter, Corty Byron has been active as a musician for over a decade. His style is pure swampy vintage rock n roll and soulful acoustic based Americana.
He released two solo projects (“Histrionic EP“ & “Endless North“), opened for / performed with artists like Gregg Allman, The Doobie Brothers, Dave Mason, Bruce Hornsby, The Gin Blossoms, Blackberry Smoke, Hot Tuna, Jimmy Vivino…. and has become a fixture of his hometown Central Pennsylvania music scene, as well as being a seasoned road hound.
From 2011-2013, Corty lived in Venice, CA, performing up and down the west coast and across the state, including venues such as The Viper Room & House Of Blues.
Since his return to PA, he began work on an upcoming album, toured Ireland (performing at De Barra’s Folk Club & Whelan’s) opened for VT Senator Bernie Sanders at Millersville University, spearheaded the 2016 ‘Concert For Refugees at Tellus360’ and became the first band to perform for inmates at Lancaster County Prison, returning for 3 performances and counting.
How do you summarize Corty Byron? …”You can’t fake authenticity.”
Corty will be playing a solo show on the Front Porch Stage on Saturday from 7:00 to 7:45 pm.
He will also play with his great band, Corty & the Light Featuring Corty Byron and Bob Esbenshade on Bass and Mike Mink on Keys on Saturday afternoon at Zoetropolis from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.
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