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.
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I hope everyone is safe and healthy! Even though Covid-19 has slowed down the production of the new Minstrel's Bazaar CD, we're still making progress on it and hope we can get it down and released by the Fall of 2020. Stay tuned for progress updates and a release date!
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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THE MINSTREL'S BAZAAR is an all original, instrumental collaboration of myself, violist Chris Chelgren and some of the finest Twin Cities musicans that ranges from "Prog Rock" to "Celtic/Acoustic" flavored songs. We're real excited about this CD and know you will enjoy it!