Niagara Gazette

Music

November 5, 2009

MUSIC: Wojick set for 'Storytellers' show at NU

By Phil Dzikiy



In a career that’s featured nearly as many bands as years, Bruce Wojick has amassed more than his fair share of stories. The stories have led to his songs, and vice versa. Friday night, he gets to let them all out.

Wojick, a guitarist and songwriter in local bands Klear, God’s Children and American Sunseekers (to name a few), will be taking the stage at Niagara University for a special show: “Bruce Wojick Storytellers.”

The show will be similar to an episode of “VH1 Storytellers” — Wojick will be singing favorite songs he’s written and co-written throughout the years, while stopping to tell stories along the way. Wojick said he’s always been “a band guy,” but he couldn’t turn down the opportunity to do such a show.

“I’ve been thinking about doing this for the last four years or so,” Wojick said. “When I decided to do my own show, I decided it would be great to do it in that kind of format and talk about the songs. I thought it would be an extra cool thing to talk about the songs, how they were written.”

Wojick won’t be alone on the stage, though. A handful of guest musicians who have played with him during his career will be backing up Wojick in full force — Jamie Holka, Leo McDonald, Zak Ward, Kevin Connor, Denny Pelczynski, Dennis Fura and Will Holton.

Wojick’s career started in earnest with God’s Children in 1990. The rock band took Wojick — the band’s guitarist — through the 1990s before Klear started.

Klear became one of the area’s most popular hard rock bands. Though the lineup has changed a few times, most notably in the lead singer role, Wojick has remained a constant. The group is “on the back burner right now,” he noted, but he also said he would love to make a new Klear record.

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