A 15 year veteran of The Atlanta Music Scene, Colin Alvarez brings a strong musical background with soulful sensibilities to the band. Beginning at age 7 on trombone, Colin continued his musical education adding guitar at age 9 followed by bass, tuba, euphonium, and French Horn, quickly realizing that guitar was where he was meant to be. He began performing on the guitar at age 13. Whether laying down solid rhythms or scorching leads, Colin brings his unique blend of Blues and roots-based guitar to Crashing Midnite. Having performed with Sazbo, Bellum Rose, the Patrick Vining Band, Blues Cat, FreeFlight, Trickum, Crashing Midnite, and Southern Accent Band among others, Colin has a strong foundation in the local scene. His influences include Robben Ford, Danny Gatton, Eric Clapton, SRV, Joe Bonamassa, Jimi Hendrix, and Hollywood Fats.