Rocky Mountain Guy
Rocky Mountain Guy, (Guy Tittes) has been playing fiddle in Colorado professionally for about 50 years. Rocky Mountain Guy has an intricate unique sound suitable for many different genres and is known for his ability to sit in with various artists at any given time. His live music debut began at the Little Bear in Evergreen in 1973. In 1982-83 he played and recorded with the New Starlight Ramblers / voted by independently owned newspapers, the Rocky Mt. News, and the Denver Post best band in Colorado for various years over a ten year period. In 1992-1993 recorded and played with Danny Seraphine, the original drummer and creator of the band Chicago. Played in Key West Fl. For multiple years and in New Mexico, Wyoming, Kansas, South Dakota, Kentucky, and Isla Mujeres Mexico. Most recently Rocky Mountain Guy has shared stages with artists such as Bill Nershi and Vince Herman and other bluegrass legends.
"Born in Brentwood, NY (Long Island), Bye has been a staple of the Colorado music scene for decades. He has received regular airplay on KBCO, KTCL, and KGNU, and was a featured artist performing several times live on KBCO Studio C Local Edition and the KGNU Kabaret. From 1997 thru 2007 Joe Bye owned and operated the Buck Snort Saloon, in Pine, CO and as the featured performer there, his shows are now legendary. Bye's unique blend of original and cover music has made him staple of the Colorado music scene. Occasionally accompanied by a mandolin, fiddle or second guitar, his show encompasses a full array of easy listening and energetic acoustic rock which is guaranteed to move you."
Once named "the hardest working man in local show business" by G. Brown of the Denver Post, Bye received recognition as opening act for such notables as Steppenwolf, The Guess Who, Little River Band, Kris Kristofferson, Warren Zevon, Steve Forbett and Jim Messina among others.