Drummer/Percussionist Andy Deckard, received his Bachelor of Music degree in 1989 from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. While residing on the East coast he recorded and toured with several different bands across the USA, Canada and Europe, including releasing two cd’s on SST Records with No Man (Mission of Burma guitarist Roger Miller), Out of Band Experience, Brain Ticket and Kings of Feedback.
Arriving in Minneapolis in 1991 he quickly became engrained in the local music scene with bands such as Bone Club, Jack Buzzards, SoulFood (Rykodisc), The Boca Ratons, RainTribe, Tea & Sympathy, Sam I Am, the Congo eels Blues Band as well as the infamous Mammy Nuns – the Tuesday night house band for over 9 years at the original Turf Club in St. Paul, MN.
He’s recorded music for soundtracks, commercials, dance companies and countless tribute projects. Andy performed in the Great Theater production of the musical RENT in St. Cloud in 2009 plus the Cardinal Theater production of RENT in Minneapolis in 2010 and 43 performances of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in 2012.
For 7 years Andy has been performing with the St Cloud-based folk rock group Collective Unconscious, is drumming for the KVSC Granite City Radio Theater at Pioneer Place in St Cloud and is in the process of recording his own music project called Who Shot Sally.