"Aging Punk Rockers never fade away, they become Singer/Songwriters": Gus Amador 2006
Armed with a guitar and a vast arsenal of original material, Gus Amador provides the audience with a unique soul searching live performance. His CD “2 Short of 12” is a collection of songs that embodies various genres of music that has influenced his writings over the years and which has been dubbed “Acoustic Folk Punk Rock“.
Since 2000, Gus has been performing as a solo acoustic act is such venues as The Black Cat Cafe in Irvington, Coffee Labs in Tarrytown, Mr. D’s in Yonkers, Paulie’s in Pleasantville, Cubbyhole Café in Poughkeepsie, Southside Inn in Mahopac, Danny's Cafe in Ossining, McCarthy's Pub in Carmel, The Kent Library in Kent, Beauty From Ashes Benefit Concert in Brewster, The Bitter End in NYC, Parkside Lounge in NYC , Starving Artist Cafe in NYC, MMNY (Make Music NY) Festival in NYC, NADDS in Baltimore, Maryland, Bayshore Coffee in Naples, Florida. He has also taken the stage at Open Mic Night in Pleasantville's Circle of Friends, Peekskill's Studio 2 , Cold Spring's The Listening Room’s Music Series, Pleasantville's Lucy's Lounge, Peekskill's 12 Grapes as well as appearing in both cable access shows The Working Musician and Music from Bob's Basement.