Dylan Koski is a Rock, Blues/Rock  guitarist,  vocalist and songwriter based in Columbus, Ohio.  His songwriting draws influence from Rory Gallaghers fiery guitar solos, the atmosphere of Pink Floyd, and the The Beatles fearless approach to songwriting with a modern twist.   Industry professionals have described his playing as:

  • Unbelievably mature
  • Ability to kill with three notes
  • Out of this world rhythm
  • Incredible tone

Dylan started playing guitar at the age of ten.  Music quickly consumed his life as he explored genres from classical to jazz to rock and blues.  In 2019, he was honored to become a member of the Brotherhood of Guitar.  Dylan is an endorsed artist with Ernie Ball, Music Man Guitars and Magnatone amplifiers.   Dylan has performed regularly  at venues throughout the Columbus, Ohio area as well as at venues from coast to coast. He fronts his Columbus based band, Dylan Koski and the Syndicators.   His highlight performances include:

  • Dallas International Guitar Festival (Dallas, TX)
  • Rainbow Bar & Grill (Hollywood, CA)
  • Ground Zero Blues Club (Clarksdale, MS)
  • Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival (Columbus, OH)
  • Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival (Columbus, OH)
  • Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza (Columbus, OH)
  • Oliver's (Columbus, OH)
  • Eldorado's (Columbus, OH)
  • The Haunt (Ithaca, NY)
  • The Dock (Ithaca, NY)
  • Soulshine  Pizza (Nashville, TN)
  • BB Kings (Memphis, TN)

Dylan recorded his first solo EP in the spring of 2017, which was a collection of some of his favorite blues based songs.  Dylan's second EP, Sour Milk and Cigarettes, is an EP of all original works and was released in the summer of 2020.

Dylan is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA with a degree in Guitar Performance and The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, OH.  Dylan has been fortunate to study and share a stage with some of the best guitar instructors and performers.  They include:

  • Robben Ford
  • Jeff McErlain
  • Matt Schofield
  • Artur Menezes
  • Jerry Loos
  • Sean Carney

Please check out the photos/videos page to see live video clips as well as the music page for material from the EP. Be sure to follow Dylan on Facebook.