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Portrait of FM Pilots
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FM Pilots, balancing indie rock aesthetic and an undeniable pop sensibility.
Hometown Tulsa, OK
Genres Rock, Pop
Band Members Nick Whitaker, Josh Kephart, Joe Blanck, Cody David
Achievements Top-10 Top-judger Top-40 Top-40 Top-40 Top-40 Top-40 » more
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
General Contact 918-810-2599
# Years Experience Performing Live: 2
# Live Perfomances Past Six-months: 20
Market Draw: Home: 151-200; Kansas City: 31-50
Venue History: Sandstone Ampitheatre - Bonner Springs, KS
Cains Ballroom - Tulsa, OK
Marquee - Tulsa, OK
Jerry's Bait Shop - Lee's Summit, MO
Red Gorilla Music Fest @ Touche - Austin, TX
Opener Experience: Hot Chelle Rae
Similar Artists: The All-American Rejects; Jimmy Eat World; Goo Goo Dolls
Performing Rights Society: BMI
Discography: We Belong EP—2012; No Time to Waste Single—2011; FM Pilots EP EP—2010


FM Pilots is an Oklahoma pop-rock quartet that boasts catchy, polished tunes with heartfelt sentiment. “One of the city's most promising young pop rock bands"- G.K. Hizer, Urban Tulsa Weekly.

Formed summer 2010, the bands immediate chemistry allowed...






Top 10 in Modern Rock, November 2013
June 2011 Judging Excellence
Top 40 in Modern Rock, February 2014

Arrival on Time by
A new band of young guys caught my attention about 18 months ago with its debut single, "Chasing", on Z104.5, The Edge's 2010 Homegroan compilation CD. As it turned out, that single wasn't a fluke,...



Technical Requirements

1) NICK- Lead vocals, Electric guitar

1 x vocal mic (Shure SM58 or equivalent)

1 x amp mic (Shure SM57 or equivalent)



2) JOSH K.- Lead guitar, Backing vocals


1 x vocal mic (Shure SM58 or equivalent)

1 x amp mic (Shure SM57 or equivalent)



3) CODY- Bass guitar, Backing vocals

1 x XLR (line out from bass amplifier)

1 x vocal mic (Shure SM58 or equivalent)



4) JOE- Drums, Laptop

1 x D.I. for laptop

1 x Kick Drum mic (AKG D112 or equivalent)

1 x Snare Drum Top mic (Shure SM 57 or equivalent)

1 x Hi-Hat mic (AKG C430 or equivalent)

2 x Tom mics (Shure SM57 or equivalent)

2 x Overhead mics (AKG C430 or equivalent)




3 x Shure SM58

5 x Shure SM57

1 x AKG D112

3 AKG C430

2 x D.I.






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