Michelle: What instrument do you play?
Sean: *Laughs* Guitar.
Michelle: How long have you been playing guitar?
Sean: I was 14 when I started playing and I’m 26 now- so 12 years.
Michelle: In case any hot chicks wanted to know- he’s 26.
Michelle: How many bands have you been in and what were their names?
Sean: OMG! Not that many actually- Kiss at Gunpoint, For Today Only, On the Side, Current band now- Jack the Cat, and I recently filled in for Celebrate Nebraska for a while.
Michelle: What are some of your influences?
Sean: Incubus, Megadeath, Protest the Hero, RX Bandits, At the Drive-in, and Billy Talent. That’s pretty much my current influences, Megadeath was more an influence in the beginning.
Michelle: I’d say you have definitely developed your own style and it rocks!
Sean: Haha, thank you.
Michelle: What inspired you to create music?
Sean: Playing music.
Michelle: How did you learn how the play your fancy fiddle? Do you take any lessons?
Sean: I took Classic Guitar in high school…I failed. I learned a lot better just by playing and figuring out my style on my own.- A lot of practicing.
Michelle: Do you have any other hobbies other than music?
Sean: Snowboarding- when I can afford it, painting- when I can afford it, skateboarding- when I have time, and cooking.
Michelle: It seems like you really love animals too. I heard that you live on a small farm.
Sean: Haha, I guess I do. We have a hand full of animals.
Michelle: What is your favorite thing about being in the band Jack the Cat?
Sean: That’s a good question, probably the shows, just simply the shows. That is what I crave the most.
Michelle: Do you play a lot of shows?
Sean: Yeah, I would say so, for an underground band.
Michelle: What are your favorite venues?
Sean: Stray Cat, Cosmic Soup (they have great sound), other than that, I just like when a lot of people show up and have fun.
Michelle: What was your favorite show?
Sean: There were two that really stood out: Zombie Ball and a show we did at the Dunes several years ago. A ton of people showed up to that one cause everyone was camping there and there were bonfires all over. It was a cool party and show.
Michelle: What do you usually wear when you’re sleeping?
Sean: *Laughs* Batman PJ’s
Michelle: Do you have a ritual before performing at shows?
Sean: *Silently Smiles*
Michelle: Is it something I don’t want to put on this blog?
Michelle: What do you hope to do with music in the future?
Sean: I hope to do something with music in the future, anything. If it could pay the bills- it’d be nice.