The Clocks - CBS/Boulevard Records

The Clocks


The Clocks - CBS/Boulevard Records

Black Box

Jet Records

Jerry Sumner

Lead Vocals / Bass


Jerry is one of the most respected musicians in the Kansas scene. His band, The Clocks, was signed to CBS/Boulevard records in the early 80s - releasing a self-titled album which spawed the popular single 'She Looks a Lot Like You' to both the radio airwaves and MTV. The album also included the underground New Wave classic, '19'. The Clocks scored major tours, opening for acts such as Rick Springfield and Cheap Trick. Eventually breaking up in 1984 before the release of their second album, Jerry moved on to regional band 'Dogs?', releasing another popular self-titled EP in 1985.


In 2003, The Clocks played a series of reunion shows, eventually landing a record deal with Jet records, releasing their long-awaited second studio effort - The Black Box - on CD. In 2012, The Clocks were inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame. You can hear a selection of classic Clocks tunes as part of the Invisibles shows.


A consumate multi-instrumental musician, singer and songwriter for several decades - Jerry has stayed busy performing with various local acts in both Wichita and Kansas City. He has also worked all over the world as a key part of the Road Crew for acts such as Steppenwolf, Tom Petty, The Guess Who and Freddie Jackson.

Shawn McCune


Shawn got his start playing with a variety of local Wichita rock and country bands, including The Kansas Outlaws, Wichita, as well as some early work with Martina McBride. Shawn started an all-original group called Foundation, eventually recording the album 'Gaining Ground' on Boy-o-Boy records. Shawn has also been busy as a session musician for a number of years in both Wichita and Kansas City.


He has worked with such acts as The Fowler Brothers (also with Martina), Tim Raymond & Earnest Alexander, Jerry Presley and the original Jordanaires, Stewart & Stewart and has opened for Garth Brooks, Exile, Steve Wariner, Gary Morris and others.


Shawn currently owns and operates E-mac Recording Studio and E-mac Productions in the Kanss City area.  He is endorsed by and plays C&C Drums. 



Conrad Stolze

Conrad came out of the Wichita scene in the late 70s/early 80s. He started Wichita-based and regional favorite 'Dogs?' in 1980, a band that traveled throughout the US and Canada. 'Dogs?' released a self-titled EP in 1985 after bringing Jerry Sumner into the band on lead vocals. He went on to form 2 other popular Wichita bands before moving to the Kansas City area in the early 90s, eventually moving into more studio and soundtrack work.  The live scene called again when 'Dogs?' was asked to participate in reunion benefits in both 2009 and 2011.


Conrad has opened for acts such as The Producers, Tommy Shaw, Billy Squire, The Romantics and others.