Neal Casal (born November 2, 1968, Denville, New Jersey) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and photographer. First rising to prominence as lead guitar with Rickey Medlocke’s Blackfoot from 1988-1993, Neal was best known as a member of Ryan Adams‘ backing band the Cardinals, with whom he recorded three studio albums, and of whom he was a member from 2005 until 2009. Casal currently plays in the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Hard Working Americans, and has released twelve solo albums.
Neal Plays a Santa Cruz Model with a rosewood neck. His guitar features the effects Loop and Lollar pickups.