Curtis McDonald, a native of the Grand Strand has been playing guitar since the age of 13. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Classical Guitar Performance, he spent two years as the Artistic and Musical director for Christ United Methodist Church. While in university he performed with the Guitar Orchestra, the Guitar Quartet, and Pop 101 ensembles. His influences include Eric Johnson, Mike Campbell, Eric Clapton, Joe Perry and Andy Summers. Curtis has played throughout the Grand Strand with iconic artists such as The Coasters,The Platters, The Drifters, and the Crystals. Curtis currently resides with his lovely bride, Erica in Nashville, Tennessee where he is following his passion.