Carl Rodenberg Bio:
Keyboards, Vocals, Songwriter
Carl started playing piano at the age of six, and his first professional performance came in 1963.
*In 1967, while in college, he played with the Rogues Blues Band doing his first recording at Charlie McCoy’s Nashville studio, a 45, that got a lot of local air play. *1970 he joined the band Rock City, who played at the Golden Record, one the most popular clubs in Evansville at that time. Rock City performed on stage with such national artist as Elvin Bishop, Three Dog Night, Dr. Hook, the Guess Who and the Grass Roots, to name a few.
*1976 Carl turned to Contemporary Christian music, writing and recording three albums which are still being played on Christian radio to this day. In 1989 his song "I Don't Have To Sing The Blues No More" won best song in the WXIR song writing contest in Indianapolis, IN with the video from that song being aired nation wide.
*1990s Blues 4U.
*1994 Carl toured with the Beat Daddy’s as a backup band for Handy award and Grammy nominee Mighty Sam McClain. This tour took Carl into such notable venues as Wilbert's in Cleveland, OH, and Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago, IL.
*Carl worked with Dead Weight and wrote four of the songs on their CD, “Weight of the World” in 1997. At the same time playing sessions
*1998 Stillwell Rodenberg & Co. live 1999 recording at the W.C. Handy Fest, “Souled out to the Blues”
*1999 he also did a live recording at the Alley Bar writing and singing all the songs for his CD “Cravin’ Pain”.
*2008 the Live CD “2nd Set” with his brother Michael on upright bass and Tommy Stillwell on guitar.