Yohai Portal

(Guitarist / Songwriter / Producer / YouTuber)



Yohai Portal was born and raised in a small town near Haifa, Israel. Yohai's family is full of artists and creative environment all around. Painters, dancers, movement teachers, architecture, hair and clothing designers and other musicians as well. His first band was at 16 years old and he started playing shows at his hometown area (Kiryat Atta).

After giving up sports for good, Yohai joined the Israeli Rock N Roll Band The Genders, together they recorded and released their 3rd studio album 'Guts And Heartstrings'.

The Genders' music appeared in Movies such as American Pie - The Book of love, Adam Sandler's - That's my boy and in Several TV shows such as HBO's True Blood and in MTV commercials.

During early 2015 Yohai the biggest biggest Grunge-rock band in Israel named "Boten Matok Bakirkas". Together they created the band's 3rd album called "3".

On November 2015 Yohai left his home in Israel and moved to LA, since then he is leaving his mark on LA Hollywood's live scene, playing best live music venues such as The Whisky A Go Go, Lucky Strike, Viper Room, The Roxy, The Canyon Club, The Rose club by Saban group and more...

Yohai also had the privilege to take part in a local Los Angeles Events such as Ultimate Jam Night (Whisky A Go Go), Soundcheck Live (Lucky Strike Live) & The Sunset Jam (The Viper Room), featuring the top well-known touring musicians and sessions players in Los Angeles, CA.

As well as working with legends such as: Quentin Tarantino, Desmond Child, Infected Mushroom, Steve Aoki, Jetfire, Riot, No Comment, Dark Soho, Juan Di Pace, Azaela Banks and many more...

In addition, Yohai has been fortunate to play shows on the same bill with artists such as Tom Morello, Steve Vai, Nuno Bettencourt, Gilby Clarke (Guns N Roses), Mike Portnoy, Richie Kotzen, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp, Nancy Wilson, Harry Waters (son of Roger Waters), Steve Aoki, Infected Mushroom, Astrix, Bliss, Ritmo, Dark Soho, No Comment, Riot as well as sharing a stage with band members from bands like: Alice Cooper, Chris Cornell, Europe, Foreigner, Steven Wilson Band, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Toni McCalapine, Madonna, Katy Perry, Backstreet Boys, Air Supply, Tony Braxton, Billy Gibbons, Pink, Billy Idol, Beyonce, Gwen Steffani, Avril Lavigne, Richie Sambora and many more.

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