The Karlz

The Karlz are a mid-west cover band who "cover everything from The Beatles to Beck"

"Consisting of vocalist/guitarist Todd Bowie and drummer Doug Corella, The Karlz play rousing, energetic cover versions of songs both old and new that appeal to a vast audience. These two veteran musicians have years of professional experience under their belts. Longtime member of The Verve Pipe (with ..1 hit The Freshman), Corella now uses his music degree to teach in the Chicago school system.
Bowies last 20 years have been spent touring as a guitar tech with the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Beck, and The Flaming Lips, as well as playing guitar in Joe Walshs solo band. They now combine their talents as Karl and Carl and the results are guaranteed to raise the roof off your club or next event.
Embracing modern technology, Bowie plays and records backing tracks (bass, keys, etc.) in a recording studio. He then utilizes his iPod as a third band member, creating a fuller live sound without having to share a cut of the door or backseat of the tour van with an obnoxious band-mate.
With Corella behind good old-fashioned acoustic drums and Bowie on his Les Paul, The Karlz deliver a high-powered, engaging,, and entertaining show--not a bit like a typical Ramada Inn duo--and theyll play the songs youll love to hear live, that many bands dont have the resources to play.
Drawing on a four-decade catalog of Top 40 hits, The Karlz are as comfortable playing The Beatles, Bee Gees, or Led Zeppelin as they are Beck or Outkast. Depending on the age and demographic of their audience, the two astute musicians are capable of shifting gears to create the perfect set list for their audience.
Whether youre looking for a band that can nail the funk from the 70s, bring on the disco, or deliver the rock, The Karlz are the band that will get your audience on their feet and shakin their money makers."


Todd "Karl" Bowie was the debut artist for Machine Records (a Chicago area indie label), recording his debut solo album "Lucky Space People" in 2005. He also produced other projects for the Machine label, including the Sundayrunners debut album "First Game Of The Season", and was co-producer of Martha Berner's "This Side Of Yesterday". A former touring guitar technician and assistant to the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Fleetwood Mac, Beck, The Flaming Lips and others during the 1990's and early 2000's, Todd retired from touring after serving as Beck's keyboard technician on the 2002-2003 "Sea Change" tour. He was credited on the Eagles "Hell Freezes Over" album, as well as Fleetwood Mac "The Dance", C.S.N.Y. "Looking Forward", and Joe Walsh "Look What I Did: The Joe Walsh Anthology". Todd also assisted Joe Walsh on the 1998 Ringo Starr release "Vertical Man", and Ringo's 1998 appearance on VH-1 "Storytellers".

Doug "Carl" Corella is a rock drummer and keyboardist who has played in various bands 1990's and 2000's including The Verve Pipe

Set List
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
- Pure Prairie League
Are You Gonna Be My Girl? - Jet
Arrow - Harry Nilsson
Beercan - Beck
Big Balls - AC/DC
Birthday - The Beatles
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
Cars - Gary Numan
Cherokee People - Paul Revere and the Raiders
- Climax Blues Band
D'yer Mak'er - Led Zeppelin
Dancing Days - Led Zeppelin
Devils Haircut - Beck
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC
Do You Realize? - The Flaming Lips
- The Beatles
Down Payment Blues - AC/DC
Earache My Eye - Cheech & Chong
Eminence Front - The Who
Evil Woman - ELO
Express Yourself - Charles Wright
Fight Test - The Flaming Lips
Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Get Down Tonight - KC & The Sunshine Band
Good Morning, Good Morning - The Beatles
Grease - Frankie Valli (Bee Gees wrote the music:-)
Hardest Button To Button - The White Stripes
Hella Good - No Doubt
- Outkast
Hot in Herre - Nelly
Hotel California - The Eagles
I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
Jackass - Beck
Jet - Wings
Jive Talkin' - The Bee Gees
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
Keep It Comin' Love - KC and The Sunshine Band
Last Nite - The Strokes
Listen to What the Man Said - Paul McCartney & Wings
Little Green Bag - George Baker
Livin' Thing - ELO
Locomotion - Grand Funk Railroad
Loser - Beck
Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf
Mambo Sun - T.Rex
Mixed Bizness - Beck
The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
The Ocean - Led Zeppelin
Only The Good Die Young - Billy Joel
Old Man - Neil Young
The Orange And The Green - Irish Rovers
Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Eagles
Runnin' Down a Dream - Tom Petty
Saturday Night - Bay City Rollers
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Sexx Laws - Beck
She's A Lady - Tom Jones
Space Oddity - David Bowie
Spill the Wine - War and Eric Burdon
Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
The Sweater Song - Weezer
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
- KC & The Sunshine Band
Time - Pink Floyd
Toxic - Britney Spears
Tropicalia - Beck
- Pink Floyd
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
Weather With You - Crowded House
What You Need - INXS
What Is and What Should Never Be - Led Zeppelin
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
White Wedding - Billy Idol
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
You Get What You Give - New Radicals
You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles

The Karlz playing Dancing Days by Led Zeppelin
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