Armed with a guitar and a vast arsenal of original material, Gus Amador provides the audience with a unique soul searching live performance. His CD “2 Short of 12” is a collection of songs that embodies various genres of music that has influenced his writings over the years and which has been dubbed “Acoustic Folk Punk Rock“. Gus has been in the music industry for over 25 years dating back to his first band "Quiz Kidz" in the early 80's and to his last band "Ocean in a Cup" in the late 90's. Since 2000, he has performed as a solo acoustic act at the following venues
The Black Cat Cafe in Irvington, NY
Coffee Labs in Tarrytown, NY
Mr. D’s in Yonkers
Paulie’s in Pleasantville
Cubbyhole Café in Poughkeepsie
BWC CoffeeHouse Series in Bronxville, NY
Southside Inn in Mahopac, NY
Danny's Cafe in Ossining, NY
McCarthy's Pub in Carmel, NY
The Kent Library in Kent, NY
Mount Kisco Library Coffee House in Mount Kisco, NY
Beauty From Ashes Benefit Concert in Brewster, NY
Vinyl Lounge in Nyack, NY
Holy Grounds Cafe in Fairfield, Ct.
Rev (The Parlor) in Hudson, NY
Bank Square Coffeehouse in Beacon, NY
The Coffee Shoppe in Beacon, NY
Spotlite Cafe in Scarsdale, NY
Boardwalk Music & Arts Festival in Rye, NY
Art at the Park in Rye, NY
Scott Place Cafe in NYC
Hanks Saloon in NYC
Branded Salon - NYC
The Bitter End in NYC
Parkside Lounge in NYC
Starving Artist Cafe in NYC
MMNY (Make Music NY) Festival in NYC
NADDS in Baltimore, Maryland
Bayshore Coffee in Naples, Florida.
Open Mic Night in Pleasantville's Circle of Friends,
Studio 2 in Peekskill
The Listening Room’s Music Series in Cold Spring, NY
Lucy's Lounge in Pleasantville, NY
12 Grapes in Peekskill,NY
Paulie's Pub in Pleasantville, NY
Wenonah Porch Festival in Wenonah, NJ
Quig's Pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cable access shows The Working Musician and Music from Bob's Basement.
In 2014, Gus teamed up with Buddy Coughlin/Bass and Tony Damiano/Drums to form the BGT Band. : After a successful last gig with the BGT Band in 2014, I've decided to go on an indefinite hiatus.
Update: 2023 June: My hiatus is over! Please visit my Reverbnation music page for audio and dates
www.reverbnation.com/gusamador where you will find the latest DIY recordings.
I would like to thank all of you that supported me over the years. I hope my music inspired and enlightened your mind.
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