Ted Sablay was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, where he studied classical piano and guitar before moving to Las Vegas. In 2006, Sablay was invited by The Killers to play keyboards and guitar on their “Sam’s Town” world tour. In 2017, Sablay was asked to fill in on lead guitar on the band’s 2017-2018 “Wonderful Wonderful” world tour. In addition to working as a touring musician, Sablay has been teaching private lessons on guitar, piano, bass, music theory and songwriting for the past 10 years and continues to do so from the road.
Keyboards on “Sam’s Town” and “Romeo and Juliet” on the Killers’ album, Sawdust
Guitarist and bassist - select songs on "The Desired Effect," the 2015 solo album by Killers' singer Brandon Flowers
Bassist on select songs for Big Talk, the first solo album by Killers’ drummer Ronnie Vannucci
Recording engineer on select songs for the Killers’ album, Day and Age
Consultant on Flamingo, the first solo album by Killers’ singer Brandon Flowers
Contributing writer for "We're Going To Hell" by the The (RED) Pack - The Killers, Bono, Jimmy Kimmel, Julia Roberts, Kristen Bell, DJ Khaled, Channing Tatum, Neil Patrick Harris and Halsey.
TOURING HIGHLIGHTS WITH THE KILLERS
White House performance for President Barack Obama
Madison Square Garden (3 shows)
Staples Center (4 shows)
Performances with Paul McCartney and Elton John
Saturday Night Live
Late Night with David Letterman
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (multiple appearances)
Royal Variety Performance
MTV Music Video Awards Shows (5 appearances)
M.S. Accounting, University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Dual B.A. Anthropology and Asian Studies, University of Nevada Las Vegas.