Drumset, Percussion, Vocals

Gary has been drumming at the forefront of world music in Santa Cruz and the Bay Area for decades and his experience and energy are a constant inspiration. Gary Kehoe was born and raised in Minnesota and while never forgetting his midwestern roots, made a home and an amazing musical career of 30+ years in Santa Cruz, CA.


Gary studied music with the groundbreaking world music,improvisational group Oregon for three summers at the Naropa Institute in the late 70’s. Gary has played with with many Bay Area groups,including Special Fun, Santa Cruz Steel,Sol Circle, master drummer Babatunde Olatunji, RCA Recording Artists Opa Fire,Sol Caribe,Chi Mizu,and The Banana Slug String Band to name a few……


Gary’s favorite color is blue and feels that lasagna rules!