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After decades in the entertainment industry, SHOWDOWN is stronger than ever.

Joe Vermetti: Guitar
Joe is the founding member of Showdown. He is an extremely versatile and talented guitarist, a soulful vocalist and an entertaining performer.

Steve Ewers: Drums
Steve is a disciplined yet vibrant drummer. Both subtle and outspoken as a player, he delivers colorful accents while maintaining an unwavering groove.

Karl Propst: Keyboards
Karl is an exceptionally artistic keyboardist with a voice as smooth as silk. Fluent in countless styles, he always brings exactly what is needed to any song.

Joe Cardenas: Bass
Joe is a delightfully melodic bassist with enough Pocket for 5 pairs of pants all while interacting with each nuance of the music. You never know what to expect next, but you know it will be perfect for the moment.

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Showdown has performed with
many of your favorite artists:

  • Rick Springfield
  • Loverboy
  • CCR
  • Quiet Riot
  • Rare Earth
  • Rick Derringer
  • Journey

  • Kansas
  • Grand Funk
  • The Temptations
  • Pat Travers
  • 38 Special
  • The Lovin Spoonfull
  • Dennis DeYoung
  • Mark Farner


Showdown 2012 availible on CDBAby Showdown 2012 Availible on Itunes