Electric Side Dish

Electric Side Dish


Whether offering a Van Morrison chestnut, channeling the heavier sounds of Widespread Panic or garnishing their classic rock-inspired sound with roots-flavored original fare, Electric Side Dish cooks up a savory blend of grooves that leaves their fans wanting more.


The music of Electric Side Dish has been thrilling music lovers for more than a decade. Their performances are greeted with excitement and anticipation by audiences and critics alike. ESD generates a sonic buzz that charges the air and can power an entire venue, taking original rock music to the next level.
Members of ESD have penned over 100 original songs integrating rock, blues, funk, soul, jazz, world and country into their sound. They rotate covers throughout their setlists from artists such as The Allman Brothers, The Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd and The Rolling Stones.
Axmen John Tipton and Phil Dudden provide a double helix of snaking guitar lines with hook-like melodies and memorable lyrics. The rock-steady rhythms of drummer Mike Goletz and percussionist John Bunting, along with the funked-up stylings of bassman "Fleeb" motivate even the heaviest of couch potatoes to roll around the dance floor.
In addition to performing live on National Radio shows ESD's veteran players have performed with artists such as Dave Schools, Polytoxic, John and Bill McKay and Dan Walker. ESD played the Maydaze Festival in 2005 and have opened for acts such as the New Riders of the Purple Sage and Big Brother and the Holding Company.


"Travellin' " July 2002
"Live at Lunch: KRFC" Ft. Collins, CO March 2003
"Live at May Daze" Stasburg, CO May 2005
"Rock the Nation: KGNU" Boulder, CO June 2005
"Live at Quixote's True Blue: NRPS" April 2006
"Live at the Bluebird Theater" August 2006
"Live at the Walnut Room" August 2006

Set List

The band has well over 100 originals and rotates covers throughout their setlists.
-Average song length: 6 minutes
-Average set length: 45 minutes to 1 1/2hours
and play a 4-5 hour show consisting of 2-3 sets
-Typical repertoire of covers: Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Talking Heads, Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic, Led Zeppelin, Delbert McClinton, Buffalo Springfield, Van Morrison