Andy Skib
American musician
Andy Skib
Andy Skib is the lead singer of the rock band Midwest Kings (MWK). He spent most of 2009 on the Declaration Tour with American Idol season seven winner David Cook. Skib has previously co-written songs with current David Cook bandmate Neal Tiemann, who also served as lead guitarist for their band, Midwest Kings (MWK). Additionally, he has co-written songs with artists Zac Maloy, Hanson, Graham Colton, and Jaret Reddick. Skib is also known for his most recent solo project, To Have Heroes. Skib is a member of David Cook's band, The Anthemic, providing rhythm guitar, keyboards and backup vocals. Skib and the rest of The Anthemic recently completed work on Cook's second album for 19/RCA Records. The album, entitled "This Loud Morning," was released on June 28, 2011.
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    TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 25
    In Mid-October 2011, Skib embarked on his second nationwide tour with David Cook, this time to support Cook's second album "This Loud Morning."
    More Details Hide Details The tour, which was co-headlined by Gavin DeGraw, began on October 9, 2011 at Penn State University, and ended in Boone, North Carolina at Appalachian State University on November 11, 2011.
  • 2009
    Age 23
    From January 18–25, 2009, Skib traveled with bandmates David Cook (born December 20, 1982) (guitar and lead vocals), Neal Tiemann (born December 22, 1982) (music director, lead guitar), Kyle Peek (born February 3, 1988) (drums, backing vocals), and Joey Clement (born May 21, 1981) (bass guitar) to the Middle East to complete a USO Tour.
    More Details Hide Details The band visited seven bases on their trip to Kuwait and Iraq and played songs from David Cook as well as crowd-pleasing covers including Tenacious D's Fuck Her Gently and Van Halen's Hot for Teacher. In Mid-February 2009, Skib embarked on a nationwide tour serving as rhythm guitarist and keyboardist in addition to singing backup vocals for The Declaration Tour to support the platinum-selling, major-label debut David Cook. Skib has had the opportunity to perform lead vocals on "Make Me" and "'Til I'm Blue" (Midwest Kings songs) more than once during the run of the tour. The tour began at Club Downunder in Tallahassee, Florida on February 13, 2009 and was originally set to end in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 25, 2009. The tour was extended through the fall and came to a close on December 1, 2009 at The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina after 154 shows.
    He spent most of 2009 on the Declaration Tour with American Idol season seven winner David Cook.
    More Details Hide Details Skib has previously co-written songs with former David Cook bandmate Neal Tiemann, who also served as lead guitarist for their band, Midwest Kings (MWK). Additionally, he has co-written songs with artists Zac Maloy (The Nixons), Hanson, Graham Colton, and Jaret Reddick (Bowling for Soup). Skib is also known for his most recent solo project, To Have Heroes. Skib is a member of David Cook's band, The Anthemic, providing rhythm guitar, keyboards and backup vocals. Skib and the rest of The Anthemic worked on Cook's second album for 19/RCA Records. The album, entitled This Loud Morning, was released on June 28, 2011. Influences include: Sting Jason Mraz
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1985
    Born
    Born on November 9, 1985.
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