Pennsylvania native Jack Pyers returns to the stage with a stripped-down performance as a singer/songwriter ... a long journey from his days of touring with regional favorite Harpo and Atlantic Recording Artist Dirty Looks. His
hard-rock roots are clearly evident, creating a unique sound and energy. Jack's two current albums 'No Road Home' and 'Dead On The Floor,' released on Sticky records, are available now from CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon, and all other online music retailers. Better yet, pick up your own copy at one of Jack's upcoming live performances!

Jack Pyers is a veteran stage musician, touring artist, and producer from central Pa. As a guitarist, he performed in the heavy-metal and hard rock genre, with two signed bands, one on Atlantic Records. He was an original member of Harpo. Pyers started his career as a young player, starting bass at age 10. By age 15, he was playing with the highly-acclaimed young Harpo Band from central Pennsylvania. In the 1970’s, George Graham, producer and DJ at WVIA radio, (an NPR station), was one of the first in PA to present "Harpo" in a live, on-air archived interview for his masterful "Homegrown" music segment program. It launched the young players out of central PA and into an urban marketplace.
 
Pyers’ two bands, Harpo, a central PA favorite, and Dirty Looks, signed to Atlantic Records, were notable for their far-reaching success across the US and Canada. Their image promoted street-tough, leather-outfitted young players. Pyers, bassist with the high-profile Harpo and Dirty Looks bands, achieved star-recording and international-touring status, releasing six albums. One release hit Billboard charts. One of Dirty Looks’ video was shot at the infamous Studio 54 location in New York. Wardrobe assistance came from the Atlantic Label’s consultant who took the band to “Trash and Vaudeville”—an infamous alternative fashion store which was born out of the 1970's rock and punk scene on St. Marks Place in New York City. There, they found and wove their personal stage look, like many others of the punk, metal and hard-rock scene.
 
Band club performances and touring roads stretched from New York City to Hollywood to Montreal, with shows from Quebec to Florida and west to Ohio and Hollywood. His metal and rock organizations performed on iconic stages including: The Channel, Boston; L’Amours, Brooklyn; the Cat Club, Manhattan; Lime Light, Manhattan; Theatre of living arts (TLA) Philly; the Philly and south Philly cabaret chain like Ambler Cabaret and Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia; Hammer Jacks, Baltimore; The Bayou, DC; Penny Arcade, Rochester; the Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, Whiskey-A-Go-Go, Hollywood; The Gas Works, Toronto. The band had many appearances in Dallas, Detroit, Chicago and internationally, in Quebec and Montreal. Dirty Looks was signed by Atlantic Records during an appearance at the Penny Arcade. Pyers performed as bassist with Harpo from 1972-1987. He was with Dirty Looks from 1987-1994.
 

Writing original solo compositions with enriched lyrics, he is on stage performing a complex evolution of story and song, finding a new voice, reminiscent of Sting, Mick Jagger, U2, and himself. In the mentoring spotlight today, he works with interested organizations to help dissect the state of music production and changes in the performance industry and share his song-writing and composition skills. Area solo appearances feature new music in a one-set format for 45-minute to one-hour shows.
 


 
                   
 
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