Carl “Larkee” LaBorde grew up in the small town of Highland, MI. Influenced by his older sisters records (Eagles, Bay City Rollers, Fleetwood Mac, Kansas, Beatles, Devo …etc..) Carl started playing guitar at the ripe age of 10. Playing mostly with neighborhood friends in the beginning Carl picked up on the Bass guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Piano and Vocals.

Playing mostly as a Lead Guitarist Carl has contributed to many acts including, Vudu Hippies, De-T-Riot, Full Blown Addiction to name a few and has graced the stage warming up for acts like: Eddie Money, Barenaked Ladies, Cracker, Dweezil Zapa, Counting Crows.

Carl continues to delight fans throughout the region with his current band and solo work.