Jeff Caudill was enjoying a quiet vacation in Minnesota when the world around him came tumbling down. The former Gameface singer/guitarist was in the state with his wife and daughter for a wedding on the day the I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring hundreds more. Caudill—who was in the Mall of America when the disaster occurred—booked a handful of solo gigs during his trip, one of which was in Minneapolis the night of the tragedy. "I drove over that bridge maybe three or fours hours before it happened," Caudill says. "I felt like I was watching television, like the stuff was happening, but not to me. I played a very small show that night; it was... More >>>
Jeff Caudill: Area pop puts aside his Gameface and goes pop. Photo by Brian Putnam.