Kyle Chadburn is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter from the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Best known for his work in the band The Evansville Transit Authority (ETA), he has also made music with many other projects, and has consistently been performing music in Vermont for over fifteen years. Kyle has been writing/recording music for over a decade as a solo artist as well. His passion for music encompasses many styles, but most notably Americana, Blues, and Rock.
As a solo artist, Kyle frequently performs his original songs and a mix of new and classic covers at events, clubs, and restaurants around Vermont.
Kyle recorded his debut solo album at The Green Room Studio in East Montpelier, Vermont in late 2016 and early 2017. Featuring instrumental accompaniment by many of his musical kindred spirits, the album demonstrates Kyle's songwriting skill as well as his dedication to authentic musicianship. The album, engineered, mixed, and produced by Colin McCaffrey, is a very special collection of songs and performances. It can be purchased here.
Kyle formed The Evansville Transit Authority with Adam Choiniere and Travis LeBlanc in 2002, and since then they have become the most popular and sought after band in northern Vermont. Expanding beyond a predominantly cover-based act, ETA has expressed its artistry with original music in recent years to wide acclaim. As principal songwriter for the band, Kyle led the way to the recording studio, and penned the majority of the songs on ETA's debut album.
In recent years, ETA has performed for larger and larger audiences, routinely attracting large crowds at concert series, festivals, and opening slots for national touring acts. They were featured as the Local Band Contest winners at the 2016 Grand Point North Festival alongside artists like Guster, The Wood Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Grace Potter. You can explore more of Kyle's original music and songwriting by listening to ETA's album "The Evansville Transit Authority" here.
Kyle has also been a member of other bands as well. In the Vermont-based band Wild Accusations, he teamed up with veteran musicians Glenn "Shrimp" McElwain, Gary Matthews, Doug Reid, and Rudy Dauth. The band performed a mixture of material in the Alt-Country and Americana vein. In Soul Kingdom, he performed alongside Bill Prue, Brett Hoffman, Travis LeBlanc, Ron Horton, and Emily Pillar. The group focused on classic R&B and Soul music from the 60's and 70's.
Recently, Kyle has teamed with Gary Matthews and Mona Piette in the acoustic trio "Wild Card." They are performing unique arrangements of popular music from the 60's to today.