KARL SWARTZ is a Minneapolis-St.Paul based performing/touring/recording guitarist and guitar instructor. Please check out the links by clicking on the "MORE" tab more information.
February 2021 - I hope everyone is safe and healthy! Even though Covid-19 has slowed down the production of the new Minstrel's Bazaar CD, recording is underway and we're aiming for a release date in April of this year!
Stay tuned for progress updates! I've been very busy lately playing the role of Mike Campbell with the Tom Petty Tribute Show "Free Fallin" out of Minneapolis. If you're a Tom Petty fan you'll want to come see this show! The band plays all over the U.S. Go to for more info or find us on Facebook.
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