Neal Casal Dead, Age, Family, Wiki

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Neal Casal Dead

Neal Casal Dead, Neal Casal was a native of Rockaway, New Jersey, where he graduated from Morris Knolls High School. At the time of his death, Casal had been living in Ventura, California.

Neal Casal Dead, Age, Family, Wiki

Neal Casal was the guitarist with Circles Around the Sun and Chris Robinson Brotherhood. Previously, Casal had been in Ryan Adams’ backing band, the Cardinals, from 2005 until 2009. He died tragically on August 26 at the age of 50. No cause of death has been made public at the time of writing.

Casal’s death was confirmed in a tweet from his official account that read, “It’s with great sadness that we tell you Neal Casal has passed. As so many know, Neal was a gentle, soulful human who lived life through artistry & kindness.” The message continued, “His family, friends & fans will always remember the light that he brought to the world. Rest easy Neal, we love you.”

 

The previous tweet on Casal’s page saw him promote his upcoming album with singer/songwriter Kenny Roby. That message came on August 19. Casal asked fans to help crowdfund the record and posted a link to a fundraising page for the album.

Among those paying tribute to Casal was Ryan Adams who tweeted, “I am so humbled, so grateful, so honored for every moment when I was having ocular migrant seizures onstage, and only Neal saw. He would walk over and give me this look.. “you can do it, Ryan.” The tweet went on, “My fingers looked in a seizure. That kindness & brotherhood is once in a lifetime.” In 2010, Casal released a book of photos he had taken while touring with Adams titled, “Ryan Adams & the Cardinals: A View of Other Windows.”

Casal would begin performing with Circles Around the Sun, with Adam MacDougall, Dan Horne and Mark Levy in 2015. The band had made their debut at the LOCKN festival in Arrington in 2016. The same event where Casal would have his last gig in 2019.
In 2005, Casal joined Ryan Adams’ backing band, The Cardinals. That same year, Casal exhibited his photography for the first time. While with Adams’ band, Casal released another album, “No Wish to Reminisce.” While in March 2010, Adams joined the Chris Robinson Brotherhood. During that time, in 2011, Casal would release his tenth studio album, “Sweeten the Distance.

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