Jon Auer

Jon Auer is co-founder of the power pop band The Posies, along with Ken Stringfellow. Auer and Stringfellow have also been a part of the rejuvenated Big Star.

Auer was a founding member of Sky Cries Mary. Auer was also a member of The Squirrels, Lucky Me, Jean Jacket Shotgun and Chariot.

As a solo artist, Auer has released an EP, 61/2, and a full-length record on the label Pattern25 called Songs from the Year of Our Demise.

Auer is also a producer. He has worked with bands such as You Am I, Monostereo, Cheap Star, Love Battery, Redd Kross, Truly, Tad, etc.

In 2003, Auer and Ken Stringfellow released Private Sides, a six-song split EP (Arena Rock Recording Co./Rykodisc). Auer recently played guitar on the William Shatner record Has Been which was produced and arranged by Ben Folds. Auer is married to writer/lyricist/musician Michelle Price formerly of the Seattle band Dear John Letters. He has an adopted daughter from that marriage.

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