NORFOLK — Navy veteran Nathan Libby has a day job, likes to drink “grown-up beer” and is a self-proclaimed “bad guitarist” with only a few chords in his repertoire.
The 48-year-old Ghent man said his dream of rock ‘n’ roll stardom died during his youth. The years between then and now haven’t stopped him from beginning his quest to find other musicians who just want to jam.
Recently, he decided to start a rock band, so he took to Craigslist and posted a witty ad to find musicians. The post’s title reads: “S****y guitarist seeking s****y bass player, s****y drummer.”
At 19, he bought his first guitar and said he doesn’t have nearly the amount of experience someone playing guitar for 27 years might have.
“I have defied the odds by managing to preserve the refreshing, edgy sound of a guy who just started playing last year,” he wrote online.
The ideal candidates for the band, …
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