Blistering Blues & Hard Hitting Rock and Roll

About Us

Groove with us, or rock, you decide!

The Zach Waters Band is a Blues/Rock trio based out of Sacramento, CA. The band consists of drummer “Stackin’ Steve Pires, bassist Alex Parker, and lead guitarist/vocalist Zach Waters. Zach Waters is just 19 years old, but do not let the age fool you. Playing since the age of 10 years old, he is a well versed player in various genres. Gut wrenching divebombs, screaming bends, and whistling runs are only a few of the tricks this Fretboard Acrobat incorporates into his playing. Some of his biggest influences include Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, Eric Clapton, Steve Miller, Ronnie Montrose, and Joe Satriani. The Zach Waters Band is very energetic and can move any crowd, for their energy is highly infectious. Playing both covers and original music, The Zach Waters Band appeals to a large group of audiences, and is becoming a crowd favorite. So far in his career, Zach Waters has already made some praiseworthy accomplishments, some of which include:

  • Being Inducted into Robert Knight's brotherhood of The Guitar 
  • Endorsed artist of Ernie Ball, Thimble Slides, and Tantris Picks
  • Ernie Ball rep at 2018 NAMM
  • 2018 Sammie Awards Winner(Blues)
  • Many NorCal radio/TV appearances
  • Opening for Dokken 
  • Opening for Y&T
  • Opening for Zepparella/Gretchen Menn
  • Opening for Pat Travers
  • Opening for Ron Artis II
  • Opening for Fillmore Slim
  • Opening for Chris Cain

From beautiful, sustained melodic solos to blistering, effortless speed, the young guitarist does it all. Coming to a venue near you, Don't miss out!

"I believe music is healing, and I hope to heal people through the music I work so hard to create"-Zach Waters

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What do we sound like?

Going to the Whiskey

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Cinco de Mayo at Swabbies (Mainstage) 2018

2018 Shows


  • Beer Baron: Pleasanton, CA                 1/11
  • Dreaming Dog: Elk Grove, CA              1/13
  • The Tacklebox: Chico, CA                     1/20
  • NAMM 2018: Anaheim, CA           1/25-1/28


The Quarternote: Sunnyvale, CA      2/9

Good Day Sacramento: Live TV       2/11

Club Car: Auburn, CA                       2/23


  • Lou's Blues: San Francisco, CA          3/2
  • Spanckys Bar: Cotati, CA                    3/9
  • Slingshots: Cameron Park, CA          3/10
  • The Maltese: Chico, CA                      3/23
  • Pistol Pete's: Auburn, CA                   3/24
  • Blue Lamp: Sacramento, CA             3/25
  • The Dip: Redding, CA                         3/28
  • Vets Hall Club: Mt. Shasta, CA          3/30


  • Hawthorne Theatre: Portland, OR    4/1
  • Darrells Tavern: Shorline, WA           4/2 
  • Torch Club: Sacramento, CA              4/8
  • Rose Theatre: Pasadena, CA              4/19
  • Strikes Unlimited: Rocklin, CA           4/21
  • X Bar: Cupertino, CA                         4/28

2018 shows


Sac Yaht Club: Sacramento, CA   5/5

Swabbies: Sacramento, CA.         5/5

Cool Beerworks: Cool, CA            5/11

Swabbies: Sacrament, CA             5/12

Opera House: Roseville, CA         5/25


  • Quarternote: Sunnyvale, CA      6/2
  • Private Event: Orland, CA          6/15
  • King of County: Martinez, CA  6/16
  • Club Car: Auburn, CA               6/29
  • Dreamig Dog: Elk Grove, CA   6/30



  •  Legends: Roseville, CA            7/3
  • Forage Kitchen: Oakland, CA  7/6
  • Wedding: Roseville, CA            7/7
  • Private Event:Stockton, CA.    7/14
  • Joe Martys: Sac, CA                 7/13
  • Ace of Spades: Sac, CA.          7/22
  • Harlows: Sacramento, CA        7/26
  • Amador Fair: Plymouth, CA     7/27


  • Ace of Spades: Sacramento, CA    8/4
  • Yolo Fair: Sacramento, CA             8/15
  • Cool Beerwerks: Cool, CA              8/17
  • Miller Park: Sacramento, CA           8/18
  • Lou's Blues: San Francisco, CA     8/24
  • Powerhouse: Folsom, CA               8/29

2018 Shows


  • Tacklebox: Chico, CA                         9/14
  • Club Car: Auburn, CA                        9/15
  • Pistol Pete’s: Auburn, CA                   9/21
  • Jan's Lounge: Orangevale, CA          9/22
  • Opera House: Roseville, CA               9/28


  • Dew Drop Inn: Grass Valley, CA          10/12
  • Phat Chad's: Citrus Heights, CA          10/20

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