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Rus Spillis is a Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter based in Birmingham, Alabama. 

Rus came up in the storied guitar scene of Jacksonville, Florida in his teens and quickly immersed himself in touring and recording with numerous bands and artists throughout throughout the Southeast.


In the late 90's Rus relocated to Birmingham, Alabama and began focusing on writing and recording his own music. He has released several records and regularly performs 100-200 shows a year. Rus currently leads his own band (The Rus Spillis Band) who play a mix of rock, blues, soul, and Americana, as well as doing various sideman and session work. 


Rus has performed, played and/or recorded with members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers, 38 special, 

Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Stevie Wonder band, Eric Gales, Billy Cox, Buddy Miles, Allen Tousaint, Collective soul, Taylor Hicks, Last Child, Cross-Eyed Mary, Brownstone, Jesse Payne, Motel Ice Machine, Warner Bros Records, MJJ productions, PM Records, EMR, WD Productions, One Tree, FOX, The Warehouse, Southern Trax, The Blue Room, and numerous others. 








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