The Band

Pam Fuller
InstrumentsVocal and Rhythm instruments - cabasa, tambourine, shakers, bongos
BiographyPam was born into a musical family, involved in music from a young age.  More recently, she has sung in various community based shows and choirs, one with Peter Butler.  Joining Sonic Schroeder has realized her dream of singing in a band with talented musicians - so much fun!  
Natalie Merchant, Billy Joel, Jewel, and Keb' Mo.

Kristian Berg

Instruments: 1979 Gibson “The Paul” electric guitar,  Seagull Coastline 12 string acoustic, Marshall JCM 600 combo 60-watt tube amp with two 12” Celestion speakers, Hohner  blues harmonicas.
Biography: Kristian played in garage bands on the Iron Range of northern Minnesota in the late seventies.  Sharing a travel guitar with Peter around campfires in Kenya in May of 2010 led to jams back home and Sonic Schroeder.
Influences: Paul Kossoff, Jeff Beck, George Harrison, Bonnie Raitt


Peter Butler
Instruments: Paul Reed Smith SE Custom Semi Hollow electric guitar, Martin DCE Acoustic/Electric Cutaway guitar, Hohner Blues Harmonicas, Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 Multi Effects Pedal.
Biography: Peter has played guitar for about twenty years in various choirs and at private functions.  Sonic Schroeder grew out of Jam sessions with Kristian and the desire to be part of the great State College music scene.
Alison Krauss, Jimmy Page, Neil Young, Richard Schindell

Dave McKee
Instruments: Ludwig Drums with Zildjian cymbals,
Biography: Dave has become a fixture in the State College music scene playing with none other than Uncle Eddies and the Fetzer Valves. His clean licks and stylistic flam taps are legendary.
Influences: The mighty mighty Bosstones, Neil Peart, Phil Collins, The Succession of Spinal Tap Drummers

Mike Zugger

Instruments:  Fender Bass
Biography: Mike is a State College resident who has admired the state college music scene for years.  He joined the band a few years back and has enriched it with his stealthy bass licks, and booming, but behind-the-scenes presence. 
   Hootie and the Blowfish, Derek Smalls

Paul Altimore, Sound, and Additional Sound Equipment:
Equipment:  3 vocal microphones (Peavey, Shure SM58, and Behringer), an instrument microphone (Shure SM57), play through an Alesis MultiMix 16 channel USB mixer with effects.  Also going through mixer are both acoustic guitars and Peter's electric from the GNX3000. Mixer goes to 2, 300W Yamaha MSR400 powered PA speakers.