From Toronto Canada, Drew comes to Sids after being a longtime stalwart of the NYC music community as a singer/songwriter, releasing 4 EPs fronting his own rock band THEDREWBLOOD(AUCOIN/GLOBE) touring and playing live on American & Canadian Television. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWN7v8R2kM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMjqojS697Y
He is currently the keyboardist for popular bicoastal southern rock band BROTHERS NYC (featured on VH1’s BIG MORNING BUZZ)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNYbEPdGnQk
Most recently he played in the pit band for smash off broadway production of Bayside: Saved By The Bell; The Musical, and was also the music director for Live Band Karaoke at The Ganesvoort Hotel ( 2013-2014), and has since curated similar events all over NYC.
Drew works as a freelance composer, and can be found playing and recording with numerous local NYC projects, including (F BOMB tribute series, Dr Johnny Fever) and has had his work featured on network television (NBC, VH1, CTV,)
Drew is constantly challenged and amazed by the creative energy of NYC, and is currently writing songs for a new original music project.
Drew is new to the world of live piano bar karaoke, and is thrilled to be part of the SIDS family, where he was recently called ‘a hyperskilled piano player’ by NEW YORK MAGAZINE’ in a review that named SIDS as the BEST KARAOKE EXPERIENCE IN NYC.
Drew is greatful to the owners Joe & Paul for offering him a place to use his unique skill set and severe debilitating social disorders as a way to make a living