Gary C. Bertsch

Musician, singer/songwriter


Gary Bertsch was born, raised, and resides in Northern Kentucky (just a few miles south of Cincinnati).  Gary is a singer songwriter, musician, and story teller.  Fans have described Gary's live performance as an authentic, heartfelt, interactive experience.  Currently, Gary is performing with The Blamers and has released two full length albums and an EP.

Gary sings, plays rhythm guitar, as well as percussion.  In 2012, he released his first album, Blame Bertsch, and his second, The Bear, in 2019.  He released a single, Hot Dern, in the fall of 2021 and released his newest EP, Hot Dern vol. 1 in May of 2022.

Gary has performed at Maifest and Oktoberfest (Covington), The Flying Pig Marathon, Harvest Fest Greenhills (Cincinnati), Brettaroo music fest, The Southgate House, The Thompson House, Clear Mt Food Park, Merchants & Music Fest, Evans Orchard, Sis's on Monmouth, and Alexandria Brewing Comp.  Gary Bertsch & The Blamers recently appeared on Radio Artifact and performed live on air on WOBO FM 88.7.

Gary was a lover of nerd culture before it was cool to be a lover of nerd culture.  His nerdness extends, but is not limited to:  Star Wars, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The X Files, Dr. Who, reading, writing, and professional wrestling. Gary is also attempting to memorize every line from The Big Lebowski. “Strikes and gutters, ups and downs…life goes on, man.”

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