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The Music Guide - Bands

Tom Abbott

A mix of light jazz, easy listening and R&B on guitar.

Wedding/party

Booking: Tom Abbott

237-8360

tabbott1@nycap.rr.com

The Accents

A tight, seasoned six-piece dance-rock party band fueled by both male and female vocals.

Wedding/party, covers

Booking: Joe Cannavo

370-3481

JACannavo@aol.com

Acoustic Circus

Funky, jam based, acoustic power trio.

Funk/groove, covers and originals

Booking: James G. Looby

791-1297

dlooby@nycap.rr.com

www.drlooby.com

Acoustic Trauma
Alternative progressive rock trio focused on the energetic use of acoustic
instruments backed by a powerful rhythm section.

Rock, originals

Booking: Paul Maceli

465-7260

acoustict@aol.com

www.acoustictrauma.com

Donna Adams-Profeta, Heavenly Harp

Original and traditional music on Celtic harp; specializing in wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours; certified music practitioner for bedside therapy.

Wedding/party, originals

Booking: Donna Adams-Profeta

383-3524

heavenlyharp1@aol.com

heavenlyharp.cjb.net

Aged in the Hills

A Capital Region institution for more than two decades, Aged in the Hills fuses American roots music with their unique blend of country, Cajun, bluegrass, and country swing, blended with a dose of early rock & roll.

Country, covers and originals

Booking: George Schacher

885-7743

cgschach@nycap.rr.com

www.agedinthehills.com

Albumen

We play music of the quick, the dead and the ugly, with songs that oscillate between quiet acoustic laments and abrasive electronic bombast.

Indie rock, originals

Booking: Paul

893-2958

all@albumenband.com

www.albumenband.com

Alex Torres & the Latin Kings

Twelve-piece award-winning Latin band.

Latin, tropical, Afro-Caribbean

Booking: Alex Torres, Nick Lue

843-8153, 221-6425

alex@alextorres.com

www.alextorres.com

Alpacas

Improvised eulogistic real-time topical country-jazz-pop; traditional wind and string instruments combined with abused vintage and force-fed digital streams.

Originals

Booking: Pit Productions

782-7700 ext. 1179

offtheair@hotmail.com

www.geocities.com/alienspacetechnologies

Jocelyn Arem

Singer/songwriter vocalist, specializing in blues, soul, R&B, and folk.

Acoustic, covers and originals.

Booking: Jocelyn Arem

jocelyn@restlessdragonfly.com

www.restlessdragonfly.com

As Yet Untitled

Neo-psychedelic alternative rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: Brendan King

928-8100

A_Y_U@yahoo.com

www.asyetuntitled.net

Aspect Ratio

Crowd-pleasing arrangements of authentic music, strong vocals backed by solid playing.

Originals

Booking: Jim Gross

435-0742

www.james-gross.org/aspect-ratio/AspectRatio.html

Georgie B.

Singer/songwriter with a profound appreciation for every form of music.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: George

798-3690

georgien22@hotmail.com

Ballbreaker

Band started as an AC/DC tribute, then branched into originals and other favorites.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Jerry Harkins

(585) 584-3636

jharkins79@hotmail.com

www.ballbreaker.net

Bamboozle

A reggae/punk power trio with double vocals; a roots combo with a guitarist and bassist that swap axes, and a drummer with some electronic-percussion love.

Reggae/ska, covers and originals

Booking: Bret or Keith

459-5783

nb88@hotmail.com

The Banned

Three piece band, covering classic to modern rock.

Rock, covers

Booking: George Spencer

924-3312

george@thebannedonline.com

www.thebannedonline.com

Brothers of Intention

Modern rock with a side order of jazz and a funkin' shake.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Chris Morano

265-0793

brothercontact@yahoo.com

www.brothersofintention.com

Brian Bassett

Biographical songwriting ranging from jamming rockers to moving ballads, energetic live show; Metroland’s Best New Artist 2003, Best Singer Songwriter (Arena Rock) 2004.

Rock, originals

Booking: Brian Bassett

339-9148

cantusrecords@hotmail.com

www.brianbassett.net

Vic Bell Combo

Piano, bass, drums, tambourine, with vocals.

Jazz, covers

Booking: V. Belleville

581-7881

Belo Zero

A rock punk alternative trio with a fresh message and sound.

Rock, originals

Booking: Rich Kuperberg

674-8715

belozero@betarecords.com

www.betarecords.com/belozero

Big Frank and the Bargain Bingers

A hillbilly, blues, surf, county and rock experience.

Other, covers and originals

Booking: Frank Novko

330-4659

fnovko4@gmail.com

www.bfbb.xone3.com

Big Johnson Blues Band

Brings high energy and a full sound to blues songs old and new.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Greg Drake

899-5127

bluesmaker59@yahoo.com

www.bigjohnsonbluesband.com

BiPolar

Covers of Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, the Doors, many more. Original songs are tight hard-rock with memorable melodies, catchy hooks, heartfelt vocals and plenty of musicianship.

Rock, originals/covers

contact@bipolarmusic.com

www.bipolarmusic.com

Bishop

No-nonsense rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: Vinny Padula

265-7582

vinny@bishopmusic.com

www.bishopmusic.com

Blackcat Elliot

Energy-filled garage-rock band that lives by a D.I.Y. approach.

Garage rock, originals

Booking: Billbored Records / Kostas Gus Hais

588-3916

kostarra@yahoo.com

www.blackcatelliot.com

The Black Fuel

Putting the power back in power trio, with a distinct brand of low-down, all-over-town American rock and roll.

Rock, originals

Booking: Albie

456-0897

blackfuel1@hotmail.com

www.theblackfuel.com

Blackjack Blades

Hard rock like it should be!

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Chris and Eric

573-5839/399-3229

chris@blackjackblades.com

www.blackjackblades.com

Blackloud

Jimbo Burton on bass and drum machine performing rock sci-fi.

Rock, originals

www.blackloud.com

Blasé DeBris

The finest vaudevillian punk, gothic metal band this side of Romania!

Punk, originals

Booking: Duane Beer

372-1368

bowsiebrannigan@hotmail.com

www.blasedebris.com

Blue Hand Luke

Dynamic six-piece high-energy rock & roll band. Stones, Van Morrison, Stevie Ray.

Classic rock, covers and originals

Booking: Luke McNamee

271-9733

www.bluehandluke.com

Laura Boggs

Solo artist; eclectic mix of pop, rock and folk. Voice has been compared to Natalie Merchant.

Folk, originals

Booking: Laura Boggs

368-8006

elvisbeane@aol.com

lauraboggs.xylite.com

Jim Bonville

All in one man band—singer/songwriter, acoustic guitarist, banjo and harmonica player.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Jim Bonville

770-1555

jimbonville@yahoo.com

www.jimbonville.2ya.com

Boot the Owl

Electric blues experience featuring Robin Lamb; a female-fronted blues band with a diverse arrangement of material and a strong vocal delivery.

Booking: Steve

878-1466

slamb@boottheowl.com

www.boottheowl.com

B.O.X.

Rock-n-fuckin’ roll!!!

Rock, originals

Booking: bookings@ilikebox.com

www.ilikebox.com

Brian Patneaude Quartet

Eclectic blend of jazz styles. Selected Best Jazz Artist in Metroland’s 2003 and 2004 Best Of issues.

Jazz, originals

Booking: Brian Patneaude

434-6756

brianpatneaude@hotmail.com

www.brianpatneaude.com

Brick by Brick

Troy-core.

Metal, originals

Booking: Mike Valente

687-2391

mike@hudsonduster.com

British Steel

Judas Priest cover band.

Metal, covers

Booking: Mike Smith

475-1372

drum1966@aol.com

www.british-steel.net

Broadcast Live

A blend of hip-hop, spoken word, rock and funk.

HipHop, originals.

Booking: Victorio Reyes

322-6849

victorio@sunstillrising.com

www.broadcastlive.org

Kev Brock

A progressive acoustic singer and songwriter with a vague and haunting talent.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Kev Brock

692-3320

rockystallone6@excite.com

www.kevbrockmusic.com

John Brodeur

Hey! It’s the guy from that band!

Pop, originals

Booking: John Brodeur

229-9251

bookthesuggestions@yahoo.com

www.johnbrodeur.com

Broken String Band

Longest-running Irish band in the Capital Region (since 1974). Traditional, Irish and Irish folk—dance tunes, ballads, pub songs on uilleann, bagpipes, accordion, banjo, concertina, more.

Folk

Booking: Ray Wall

279-0720

rayloco@aol.com

Brother T

Extremely funny comedy-rock.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Brother T

505-4091

brothert@mail.com

The Brothers Wheeler

Cut-n-paste DJs offering a performance style radically removed from the traditional style of playing records.

Techno/Electronic, covers and originals

Booking: Todd Wheeler

312-2727

toddw74@hotmail.com

www.thebrotherswheeler.com

Brutal Biscuit

High-energy rock/metal, from Sabbath to Godsmack and all points between.

Rock, covers

Booking: Jack Dowling

895-2413

brutalbisc@aol.com

www.brutalbiscuit.com

Nate Buccieri

Vocalist/piano player; Metroland’s Best Piano Bar 2003

Wedding/party, covers/originals

Booking: Nate Buccieri

432-7026

nateonthekeys@aol.com

www.nateonthekeys.com

Byrds of Prey

A contemporary blend of acoustic rhythm, vocal harmony and driving guitar.

Rock, originals

Booking: Art LaFleur

727-5286

art@byrdsofprey.com

www.byrdsofprey.com

Byrne and Barrett

Acoustic duo playing traditional Irish and Scottish music on guitar, tin
whistle, bagpipes and harmonica, with vocals.

Irish/Celtic, covers

Booking: Glenn Weiser

767-9595

celticguitar1@nycap.rr.com

www.celticguitarmusic.com

C. Jane Run

Infectious power pop with dazzling melodies, co-ed harmonies and jangly guitars.

Power pop, originals

Booking: Mike Lisi

877-4995

jane@cjanerun.net

Mike Campese

An all-around music performer and session artist, extending across a full range of musical styles, infusing rock with blues, jazz and classical.

Rock, originals

Booking: Mike Campese

446-2557

mike@mikecampese.com

www.mikecampese.com

Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers

Louisiana bayou music for Mardi Gras parties, dances, and all types of events that need an interactive band that will get the crowd jumpin’.

Zydeco style, originals and covers

Booking: Greg Speck

797-5138

gspeck@aol.com

www.captainsqueeze.com

Michael Campion

Musician/DJ/producer. Performs as Nouveau Chill every Thursday with saxophonist Brian Patneaude at the Lark Tavern. Working on an upcoming acoustic soul release for early 2004 and busy doing remixes and production for choreographers and other artists.

info@metroforest.com

www.metroforest.com

Cantaluna

A group of two to eight performers offering a mix of songs in both English and Italian.

Folk, covers and originals

Booking: Ferrilyn Sourdiffe

677-3418

dafe@capital.net

www.alcorngallery.com

Charmboy

Dramatically charged sonic blaze.

Rock, originals

Booking: Eric Halder

859-6030

info@charmboy.net

www.charmboy.net

CI Productions, LLC

Albany-based music production company

Originals

Booking: Adam Cichetti

505-9440

adam@ciproductions.com

www.ciproductions.com

C Jane Run

Infectious power pop with dazzling melodies, co-ed harmonies and jangly guitars.

Power pop, originals

Booking: Mike Lisi

877-4995

jane@cjanerun.net

Cliff Street

Original groove based four-piece jam band.

Funk/groove, originals

Booking: Jesse Radosti

(914) 420-5845

cliffstreet@hotmail.com

www.cliffstreet.com

Coal Palace Kings

You can’t describe a good asskicking, you’ve gotta be there.

Garage, covers and originals

Booking: Belgium Box Management

674-3782

kboyd@nycap.rr.com

www.coalpalacekings.com

Complicated Shirt

Having fortuitously made a bunch of PC crybabies squeal like Ned Beatty in Deliverance, Complicated Shirt intends to further pander unsuccessfully to the octogenarian demographic.

complicatedshirt@complicatedshirt.com

www.complicatedshirt.com

The Conspicuous Study-Hall Boners

Avant-garde noncommittal music.

Rock, originals

Booking: Flyer Boy

330-8701

ferdbot@hotmail.com

Coolgroove

Soulful harmonious rock and cool groove originals.

Other, covers and originals

Booking: Stephanie

786-8012

groovestef@aol.com

Corn Bred

Brother T, Hie Gene and Byron B. Ware make up this rock/punk band from Albany.

Punk, covers and originals

Booking: T Hogan

505-4091

brothert4u@yahoo.com

www.myspace.com/brothert4u

The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue

Mini version of Sha Na Na; five-piece band, oldies and doo wop.

Oldies, covers

Booking: Vinnie Brandi

(413) 684-3257

Coup D’etat

Unleashes an assault of musical fury wrapped in a thick layer of psychedelia.

Other, originals

Booking: Ellen Z.

421-3074

ellenzlive@aol.com

Crawdad

It’s all about the rock music.

Rock, originals

Booking: Joe Crawley

272-1606

crawdad4@aol.com

Crazy Head Mazie

A modern-rock mixture.

Rock, pop

Wayne P. Nethercott

273-2812

smokindrums33@yahoo.com

Dafe Brudajo

Offering up a melodic mix of originals, contemporary folk, jazz standards and blues-influence music.

Folk, covers and originals

Booking: Ferrilyn Sourdiffe

677-3418

dafe@capital.net

Dancing Bear

Acoustic guitar/string bass duo playing the folk, blues and bluegrass side
of the Grateful Dead.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Glenn Weiser

767-9595

celticguitar1@nycap.rr.com

www.celticguitarmusic.com

Dan Wos Project

Wide selection of rock from the ’70s-’00s—metal, hair band, disco and rock. Everything from “Funkytown” to Godsmack. The ultimate rock & roll party.

Rock, originals/covers

Booking: Iron Cat Records

884-0675

www.dwprocks.com

Damian David

Catchy melodies, honest lyrics, all wrapped up in a timeless shell.

Alternative, originals

Booking: Eric Winders

456-1417

bluesnick@yahoo.com

www.damiandavid.com

Deadlift

Melodic rap metal fusion band.

Hardcore, originals

Booking: Joey Parola

466-8351

deadliftmusic@hotmail.com

www.dead-lift.com

The Decadent Royals

Gutter, guts and glam.

Rock, originals

Booking: Moongoddess Management: Angelina Camino

355-8023

oproyal@yahoo.com

www.thedecadentroyals.com

Deja Blue

Rhythm and blues band-six piece; blues, Motown, jazz/swing.

Blues/jazz/swing/big band, covers and originals

Booking: Vinnie Spero

798-0427

leftguitar@aol.com

www.dejablueband.net

Denigration

Metal that will make your jaw drop.

Metal, originals

Booking: Steve Archibald

859-3938

blacklight@denigrationmusic.com

www.denigrationmusic.com

Detriment

Fierce black/death metal sure to please fans of everything from Emperor to Dying Fetus.

Metal, originals

Booking: Jason Keyser

235-8478

spermicide88@earthlink.net

www.detriment.net

Diamond Sky

Duo of piano and vocals providing a memorable dining/dancing experience.

Jazz, covers

Booking: Tom Spakowski

371-6063

tspakos1@nycap.rr.com

Dirt Road Molly

Two fiddles, frailed banjo and guitar playing traditional American Appalachian and old-time acoustic dance music.

Traditional old-time dance music

Booking: Sue Mead

384-3275

fiddlefysh@jnsmead.com

Distant by Design
New York's hard-rock phenomenon.

Hard rock, originals

Booking: David 326-5222/ 365-8254

distantbydesign@excite.com

www.myspace.com/distantbydesign

Diz

One-man jam band: acoustic-rock, blues, folk, bluegrass; Vocals, guitar, hand-percussion and a killer National Steel guitar. Live looping produces a full-band sound from one man.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Diz

785-3453

diz@dizmusic.com

www.dizmusic.com

Doc Holliday

Rap artist specializing in battle raps.

Rap, originals

Booking: Pat Bologna/Shane LaBounty

527-7127/237-1603

info@sandcreekrecords.com, dochollidayci@yahoo.com

docholliday.cjb.net

Doc Scanlon’s Rhythm Boys

Smooth lead and harmony vocals on swinging jazz, raging rock, and motivating Motown.

Swing/big band, covers

Booking: Don Dworkin, DDE Music

782-0577

dsrb@ddemusic.com

www.docscanlon.com

Doomsday Virus

The next-to-last boy scouts of the apocalypse.

Industrial, originals

Booking: n.dru

info@dvmailbag.com

www.doomsdayvirus.com

Dr. Jah and the Love Prophets

Reggae jam band; the kings of surreggae and skadelic provide a one-of-a-kind power party experience.

Reggae, originals

Booking: Dave Geoghegan

756-9203

www.jahworld.com

Chris Dukes

Wholesome acoustic rock for the whole family; in search of bandmates.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Chris Dukes

765-9178

chris@dukesmusic.com

www.dukesmusic.com

Dyer Switch Band

Five-piece bluegrass band. Traditional and original music with a contemporary edge.

Bluegrass

Booking: JoAnn Sifo

986-5193

arobanjo@aol.com

www.dyerswitch.com

Michael Eck

Older than Brodeur, younger than Elrod.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Mr. Eck

432-6634

mandhand@aol.com

www.michaeleck.com

Electric City Horns

An energetic rock band, backed with powerful vocals and a solid horn section; playing music of the 60’s to today!

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Robert Shutter

861-8255

cityhorns@yahoo.com

Elf Project

Prog/psychedelic with multi-layered vocals.

Prog, originals

Booking: Carl Schultz

765-2520

elfproject1@yahoo.com

Mitch Elrod and CountrySoulHouse

Rock n’ roll improv country jazz rock acoustic electric requisites.

Rock, originals

Booking: Mitch Elrod

426-8101

mitchy@mitchelrod.com

www.mitchelrod.com

Emboda

Melodically hard-driven music that takes the listener on an emotional rollercoaster that reaches the most vulnerable areas of the soul, mind, and heart.

Rock, originals

Booking: David Iannetto

527-4829

elli@emboda.com

www.emboda.com

Empariah

Four piece folk, blues, jazz infused alternative rock.

Alternative, originals

Booking: Bobby D’Agostino

221-6485

empariah@hotmial.com

www.myspace.com/empariah

Empty Promises

Alternative-metal band with a driving sense of persevering through life’s hardships.

Rock, originals

Booking: Tim Mizerak

674-5091

epromises@hotmail.com

www.epromises.cjb.net

End Time

Extreme metal to prepare you for oncoming apocalypse.

Metal, originals

Booking: Jason Massey

283-1637

jmabuckbee@aol.com

The Eric Griffin Orchestra

Specialize in soft music for dinners, parties, weddings and reunions.

Weddings, covers

Booking: The Dean

382-5814

griffin.brownie@aol.com

Euodia

A passionate rock band with a mission and a message . . . hope!

Other, originals

Booking: KDS Management

683-1599

kdsmanagement@yahoo.com

www.myspace.com/euodiaband

Familiar Territory

This band lays down funky grooves full of heart-felt ballads.

Weddings, covers

Booking: George Spencer Jr.

266-0386

familiarterritory@hotmail.com

Female Songwriters You Wanna Hear

Group of women who perform original acoustic music and play guitar.

Acoustic/folk, originals

Booking: Nancy Walker

893-0390

nwalker@nancywalker.net

www.nancywalker.net

Five Alpha Beatdown

It’s time to rock!

Garage, originals

Booking: Georg Jorvic-Englarsson

229-9251

georgenglar@yahoo.com

www.myspace.com/5abd

Five Star Outlaw

Fist pumping rock with influences from the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC and the Ramones.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Reckage Records

528-2792

fivestaroutlaw@gmail.com

www.fivestaroutlaw.com

Five ’Til Midnight

Dedicated to the sound and quality of live performance and the arrangement of music.

Rock, originals

Booking: Mark Haskell

608-4826

ftmbooking@yahoo.com

www.myspace.com/fivetilmidnight

The Flying Bobbz

Hard, melodic punk.

Punk, originals

Booking: Skip or Sarah

221-6932 or 210-2378

booking@flyingbobbz.com

www.flyingbobbz.com

The Flying Buttresses

Albany’s bastions of gothdom.

Goth rock

Booking: Armenius von Hugenstein

463-2710

www.theflyingbuttresses.com

Four-On-The-Floor

We play hard, swinging and jazzy styles of the blues.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Marty Maloney

221-6965

Fritz’s Polka Band

Jagermeister sponsored, breaking the “polka” stereotype.

Polka, covers and originals

Booking: Fritz Scherz

(315) 363-3509

fpolkaband@aol.com

www.fritzspolkaband.com

Geo and the Komrades

Classic rock and pop in electric and acoustic versions.

Classic rock, covers.

Booking: Geo Doody

459-7562

geokomrades@excite.com

www.geomusicnow.com

George Boone Blues Band

Voted Metroland’s Best Blues Band three times; a mix of blues, funk, R&B and a bit of jazz.

Blues, originals

Booking: Mark McKay

482-6458

mmckay@nycap.rr.com

home.nycap.rr.com/georgeboone/

Mike Germano

Eclectic, thoughtful and diverse adult- contemporary music that includes elements of jazz, rock and acoustic.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Mike Germano

booking@mikegermano.com

www.mikegermano.com

Girl Howdy

Honky-tonk from the classic era of country music.

Country, covers

Booking: Betsy Dawn Williams

girlhowdymusic@yahoo.com

www.girlhowdyband.com

Good Earth

Good Earth combines folk, country, and Americana music, creating a unique musical sound.

Bluegrass/country/folk/Americana, covers and originals

Booking: Rick Anuen

469-3267

annenrick@hotmail.com

Good for the Soul

Big sound, pop, rock, funk, soul. Live music the way it’s supposed to be covered. Seven great musicians with staying power. Open your mind and check it out.

R&B/soul, covers

Booking: Alan Saunders

527-3112

www.goodforsoul.com

Grand Habit

Dreamlike swirling electronic synths and rhythms mixed with organic acoustic sounds.

Indie rock, originals

Booking: contact@grandhabit.com

810-3558

www.grandhabit.com

The Graduals

Rock band based out of Albany and Boston playing lo-fi indie rock.

Indie rock, originals

Booking: Christine

contact@thegraduals.com

www.thegraduals.com

Greatdayforup

Dose of mammoth hard rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: Mike Vitali

248-3202

management@greatdayforup.com

www.greatdayforup.com

The Groove Syndicate

Seven-piece party band.

Funk/groove, covers

John Rosencrans

452-9411

john6@nycap.rr.com

www.thegroovesyndicateband.com

Mike Grosshandler

Mike Grosshandler is the guitarist-singer for Albany rock band the Velmas. He also performs and records solo acoustic material.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Mike Grosshandler

448-6452

harvey@thevelmas.com

www.mikegrosshandler.com

Hair of the Dog

Celtic folk-rock. Internationally recognized.

Irish/Celtic, covers and originals

Booking: Rick Bedrosian

439-8713

rbedrosian@earthlink.net

www.hair-of-the-dog.com

Headbomb

No metal, no “Mustang Sally,” just driving modern guitar-based rock that everyone knows.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Jeff Bovee

669-6504

headbombrock@hotmail.com

The Hi-Flyers

An amalgam of swing, hot fiddle tunes, Cajun, western swing and honky tonk.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Don Dworkin, DDE Music

782-0577

don@ddemusic.com

www.ddemusic.com

Mike Hidinger

Singer/songwriter who also plays lead guitar; both acoustic and electric music.

Alternative, originals

Booking: Mike Hidinger

374-7541

mikeowl@netzero.net

Hightower

Canadian-style alternative rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: David A. Miclette, Mainline Records

542-5661

dmiclette@mainlinenationrecords.com

www.hightowerband.com

Honeycreeper

Punkadelic funk rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: Planet A Records

843-1046

www.honeycreeper.net

House of Vice

Dangerously catchy hard rock and roll.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Vic Segwick

355-9173

vsegwick@verizon.net

houseofvice.net

Hudson River Delta

A blues experience for our rivers.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Tom Evans

885-7682

info@hudsonriverdelta.com

www.hudsonriverdelta.com

Huge Johnson & the Immorals

Four-piece rock & roll with a kick-ass sound.

Rock, covers

Booking: Paul Campbell

663-5599

hjimmorals@hotmail.com

www.hugejohnsonandtheimmorals.com

Idette and the Sunrunners

Female-fronted blues/rock/ballad/folk band performing “stick-in-your-head” originals.

Blues-rock, originals

Booking: Idette

399-6370

lynnekuberidette@msn.com

www.capital.net/~jrms/SRHOME.htm

IMI

Soul, funk and reggae at its jammin’ best. Always positive and very engaging.

Reggae/soul, covers

484-0500

Inky Salad

Very accomplished musicians and vocalist performing Rush, Zeppelin, and more!

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Diane

356-2377

inky@nycap.rr.com

JB aka Dirty Moses

Aggressive, progressive hiphop artist for the club, street, and conscious mind.

Hiphop, originals

Booking: Jack D. Gold

273-3851/542-1537

jstbcz@hotmail.com

Jackinany

American music the way it was intended: with grit, intensity and honesty.

American

Booking: Jeff Burger

271-1941

jburger@hotmail.com

Jack’s Wasted Life

Influences include Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Days of the New.

Alternative, covers and originals

Booking: Anthony Pettograsso

221-5717

anthony@jackswastedlifeband.com

www.jackswastedlifeband.com

JellyRoll

Two man acoustical jam.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Brian Flaherty

506-8010

jellyroll@acousticjellyroll.com

www.acousticjellyroll.com

Jeremy James

A singer-songwriter originally from Arkansas, his lyrics are equal parts country and city.

Acoustic, originals.

Booking: Jeremy James

488-7810

jeremy@jeremyjamesmusic.com

www.jeremyjamesmusic.com

Jerkwater Ruckus

High-powered rock experience that redefines improvisational music.

Rock, originals

Booking: Adam Bowers

365-3835

booking@jerkwaterruckus.com

Jermaine Wells & The Ill Funk Ensemble
The Capital Regions live hiphop funk band.

R&B/Soul, covers and originals

Booking: BJ Fitzgerald

573-0155

booking@illfunk.com

www.illfunk.com

Joe Nacco Band

Four-piece alternative-rock band “successfully mixing early British Invasion with alternative edge into a unique flavor which represents all that is good about rock & roll,” Impose Magazine.

Alternative, originals/covers

Booking: Rob Vanosky

441-6937

rvsoundconnections@yahoo.com

www.joenacco.com

The Joey Thomas Big Band

High-energy 19-piece swing big band. Mostly covers but also have original arrangements and songs. Cover all styles of music in a big band format. Specialty shows.

Swing/big band/jazz

Booking: Joey Thomas

843-5732

jtbb@nycap.rr.com

www.joeythomasbigband.com

The John Morse Band

A booze-soaked powerhouse band who have played with everyone from B.O.C. to Zebra.

Classic rock

Booking: John Morse

237-4799

johnmorseband.iuma.com

Sinatra and Friends by Davey Jones

Live music of your old-time favorites such as Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond.

Swing, covers

Booking: Dave Jones

372-8580

blackshadows012@yahoo.com

Judd Staley and Bill Alston Guitar Duo

Bringing their acoustic skills to bear on the great American songbook.

Jazz, covers and originals

Booking: Judd Staley

505-3504

juddy3juddy@netscape.net

Tommy Kaye

Computer enhanced single act, sounding like a full multi-player band all the
way down to an acoustic single.

Classic Rock, covers

Booking: Tom Keller

383-1096

kelberts@nycap.rr.com

www.kelberts.com/tommykaye.html

K.C.

Six-member rap group.

Rap, originals

Booking: Kytrena Vedder

377-2737

innocentsince626@hotmail.com

Russ Kennedy

Singer, guitarist, entertainer; contemporary rock and pop, classic oldies, country.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Russ Kennedy

373-3400

rkennedy28@hotmail.com

Kicking Sicily

Funk ska for the feet.

Ska, originals

Booking: Logan

758-1838

Kickingsicily@msn.com

www.kickingsicily.com

Paddy Kilrain

Thought provoking lyrics with percussive melodies in a style, best described as muscular folk.

Folk, originals

Booking: Dan Godspeed

253-2758

dan@rkstar.com

www.bumrock.com/paddy

Kingscastle

Hard rock with experimental two-guitar technique and pop sensibilities.

Rock, originals

Booking: Bill Hart

225-7144

billybooya@hotmail.com

www.kingscastle.us

The KIX Band

A party band, great vocals, harmonies, energy and enthusiasm.

Classic rock, covers.

Booking: Gary Siegel

459-1564

theKIXband@aol.com

www.theKIXband.com

Las Manos

Latin/jazz trio.

Jazz, covers and originals

Booking: John Shipley

381-6979

jaljshipley@earthlink.net

www.albanyjazz.com

Last Call

A hardcore, heavy metal, rock n’ roll explosion . . . the last of the Troy Hardcore Revolutionary Bands!

Hardcore, originals

Booking: Ralph Renna

528-1967

lastcall518@yahoo.com

www.lastcallny.com

Lecherous Mongoloid

A surrealist sound collage of acoustic instruments, white noise and found sounds.

Experimental, originals

Booking: Tony D’Amico

lecherous_mongloid@hotmail.com

www.myspace.com/lecherousmongoloid

Lo Faber

Wine and rock opera composer.

Rock, originals

Booking: Lisa Snyder

692-9399

lo@lofaber.com

www.lofaber.com

Lois and the Kryptonites

Performing in the Capital Region and upstate New York for 15 years, with multiple lead vocalists and a charismatic stage performance. Playing dance-the-night-away music from the ’60s to now.

Wedding/party, covers

Booking: Steve

852-3178

steve@loisandthekryptonites.com

www.loisandthekryptonites.com

The Lustre Kings

A band for weddings, parties, and clubs.

Rockabilly, covers and originals

Booking: Mark Gamsjager

966-5572

mgams@att.net

Mad Agent

White dudes that snipe crews.

Hiphop, originals

Booking: Michael Meyer

mm3606@Albany.edu

www.myspace.com/themadagent

Kelly Maguire

An entertainer and cowgirl poet, Maguire’s songs are perfectly suited for consumption around some glittery-neon 21st century campfire.

Acoustic, covers and originals.

Booking: Kelly Maguire

279-1164

kelcar@earthlink.net

www.sonicbids.com/kellymaguire

Manikin Ed

Three-piece rock band with catchy originals.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Michael Dobereiner

588-5861

mdoberei@nycap.rr.com

www.manikined.com

Chandler Marks

Female vocalist; contemporary, versatile style, with an overtone of neo-classical presence.

Progressive pop, originals

Booking: Michelle

477-8067

chandlermarks@yahoo.com

www.chandlermarks.com

Joe Matarazzo

Live vocals and guitar with self-produced full band backing tracks.

Covers and originals

Booking: Joe Matarazzo

356-2291

guitar47@nycap.rr.com

Maurizio

Folkafied, refried, renegade folk.

Folk, originals

Booking: Maurizio

369-2150

Maurizio@thezo.com

www.thezo.com

The Maynard Brothers Band

Blues-afflicted, roadhouse-rock group.

Blues, originals

Booking: Ken Maynard

ken@maynardbrothersband.com

www.maynardbrothersband.com

Dennis McCafferty

Solo vibraphone, dinner music, standards.

Jazz, covers

Booking: Dennis McCafferty

372-3529

www.dennismccafferty.com

Men Without Heads

High-energy rock n’ roll dance band-music from the ’50s through today.

Classic rock/dance, covers

Booking: Steve Phelps

356-4254

www.menwithoutheads.com

Mike McMann

Jam band and blazing bluegrass music, fine guitar picking.

Bluegrass, covers

Booking: Mike McMann

273-4578

www.mikemcmann.com

Melodrome

U2 and the Rolling Stones hang out at Beck’s house.

Pop

Booking: Lance La Breche

(866) 663-3550

lance@ifentertainment.com

www.melodrome.com

Mistaken Identity

Rock evolved.

Rock, covers

Booking: Daniel Sukup

253-1718

sukupstein01@yahoo.com

www.mistakenidentityrocks.com

The Mitch Kessler Jazz Quartet

A style characterized by highly interactive improvisation.

Jazz, originals

Booking: Mitch Kellser

235-6312

msklaw@capital.net

Mojo Lightning

Blues based band playing creative originals and great classics.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Fred Shapiro

265-1836

office@mojolightning.com

www.mojolightning.com

Mojo Magic

Classic rock with a twist.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Tom

399-3162

Monkey Gone Mad

Upstates hidden secret of ska/funk/punk/hiphop about to be revealed.

Reggae/ska, originals

Booking: Dan Goodspeed

253-2758

dan@rkstar.com

www.monkeygonemad.com

Dana Robert Monteith

Truck stop love ballads.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Dana Robert Monteith

797-5233

monty@mhonline.net

www.danamonteith.com

Mooncat

Roots-driven acoustic that’s socially and spiritually mindful.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Tom Mercoglan

281-9225

tomvoice@iglide.net

www.mooncatmusic.com

The Morlocks

Classic, timeless rock &roll (Beatles, Stones, Hendrix, Dylan).

Classic rock, covers and originals

Booking: Mitch or Gerri

357-4022 or 279-4283

auramac@aol.com

Steve Moss

Vintage-style pop-rock.

Power pop, originals

Booking: Steve Moss

928-7216

steve@glorifieddemos.com

www.glorifieddemos.com

Mother Necessity

High-energy, straightforward, soul-searching original rock & roll.

Rock, originals

463-4692

mothernecessity5@hotmail.com

www.mothernecessityband.com

Mudfunk

Anti-folk, soul/funk duo.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Marco Haber

(973) 441-8791

info@mudfunk.com

www.mudfunk.com

New York Jazz Trio, featuring Earl Belcher

Featuring Earl Belcher (saxophones) and Sarah Lewis Belcher (acoustic bass).

Jazz

Booking; Earl V. Belcher, Jr.

426-8318

earlslb@aol.com

Nisky Dixie Cats

An eight-piece band covering old time jazz in Dixieland style, for your listening or dancing enjoyment.

Booking: Randy

374-2621 DixieCats@aol.com

www.niskydixiecats.com

Nite Train

Exciting soulful mix of upbeat jump-blues with a kick.

Blues

Booking: Ken Briggs

872-2890

briggsy@nycap.rr.com

www.nitetrainband.com

Nitro Jive

Swing from Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to big band.

Swing/big band, covers.

Booking: Bill Deuel

785-8699

bdjiver@juno.com

www.nitrojive.com

Nobody’s Fools

Acoustic duo covers ’60s to modern rock.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Rick Gamache

233-0742

www.nobodysfools.com

North Allen

Modern acoustic-rock band with influences representing several genres of music including jazz, rock and funk; thrives on acoustic guitars and percussion.

Rock, originals

Booking: Shawn Fahy, Boring Alice Management Co.

347-0520

booking@northallen.com

www.northallen.com

October Circle

Rock, rhythm, jams.

Rock, originals

Booking: David Jenkins

452-9419

octobercircle@hotmail.com

www.octobercircle.com

One False Move

Hardcore.

Metal, originals

Booking: Kenny Bull

235-8113

nharmon5@nycap.rr.com

Out of Control Rhythm and Blues Band

The original heart-pounding, body shakin’, hand-clappin’, feet-tappin’ Capital District R&B horn band.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Ken Drumm

797-3939

oocmgr@aol.com

www.pacificsol.com/www.outofcontrol.org

The Outta Hand Band

Four-piece high-energy rock & roll cover band that jams out the tunes that will tickle everyone’s special spot.

Rock, covers

Booking: Joe Montepare Jr.

785-0601

joeofouttahand@yahoo.com

www.sandcreekrecords.com

Overture

Classic Southern rock group. Five-piece with dynamic light show.

Classic rock

Booking: Sharon Miller

674-3940

smiller12@nycap.rr.com

www.overtureband.com

Pajamazon

Four-piece banging out an energetic style of radio-ready power pop; currently auditioning drummers and bass players.

Rower pop, originals

Booking: Bobby Weiss

(845) 417-5552

bobby@pamajazon.com

www.pajamazon.com

Panache

A mixture of blues, jazz, and rock piano inspired and female-fronted.

Alternative, covers and originals

Booking: 339-3270

panacheband@yahoo.com

www.panacheband.net

Panther Creek

American roots music—a style that combines the influences of blues, country, Irish, jazz, rock & roll and zydeco.

Bluegrass, covers

Booking: Nicole Egan

797-9709

egan1@midtel.net

Phillips Head

Over a decade of great head!

Rock, originals

Booking: Jason Irwin

745-1683

info@phillips-head.com

www.phillips-head.com

Phil Petroff and Natural Fact

Hard rockin’ blues and soul.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Steve Wargo

792-0606

mambobassking@aol.com

www.cnyblues.com

Plan 9

A blend of high-energy, punked-up rock hits.

Rock, covers

Booking: Scott Flaherty

928-7954

plan9rockin@yahoo.com

www.geocities.com/plan9rockin

Plastic Jesus

Chuck Berry fighting back to back with the Ramones in a crowded bar, throwing fists and swinging.

Punk, originals

Booking: Josh Welf

275-7815

www.plastic-jesus.com

Playin’ With Fire

A band of volunteer firefighters and EMS.

Classic Rock, covers

Booking: Dan Sutherland/ Jim Regan

469-7393

psychman@nycap.rr.com

www.playinwithfire.com

Public Access

An unusual confection of ska, punk, hardcore and a high-energy live show.

Ska, originals

Booking: Jason Bonafide

256-5755

public_access_ny@msn.com

Queen of Spades

Consisting of former members of China White and Treaty, the new millennium’s Deep Purple.

Rock, covers

Booking: Henry McFerron III

463-1620

RB and the Truants

Recreate the songs you love from yesterday or today.

Rock, covers

Booking: Russ Moore

383-0504

russbmoore@yahoo.com

Red Haired Strangers

Back porch music.

Acoustic

Booking: Ken Lodge

797-9812

kenlodge@hotmail.com

www.stinkpants.com/rhs

Reggie’s Red Hot Feetwarmers

The best of traditional New Orleans Dixieland jazz.

Jazz, covers

Booking: Don Dworkin, DDE Music

782-0577

don@ddemusic.com

www.ddemusic.com

reaLation

What is wrong with you? Have you ever wondered? Let the area’s premier psychoanalytical rock band enlighten you a bit.

Prog, covers and originals

Booking: Mike Esposito

(888) 250-4811 ext. 703

bookings@realation.com

www.realation.com

Resurrection Mary
An acoustic driven hard rock sound, with amazing vocal harmonies, brilliant
lyrics and dark undertones. Misery never sounded so sweet.

Rock, originals

Booking: Vince Corrodore

701-3342

resurrectionmary2005@yahoo.com

www.resurrectionmary.co.nr

Road Trip

Capital District club veterans performing a wide variety of rock n’ roll from Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Rolling Stones and Beatles to Train and 3 Doors Down. Solid vocals and tight sound.

Rock, covers

Booking: Carl Todora

884-2710

ctodora@nycap.rr.com

www.roadtripband.net

Robanic

Charming calypso to riveting reggae and ska.

Reggae/ska, covers and originals

Booking: Aston Ellis (Robot)

581-0392

robotny@nycap.rr.com

robanicreggaeband.com

Robot Sanctuary

Live laptop beats with guitar and synth. Sounds like DJ Shadow spinning Mogwai and the Grateful Dead.

Funktronic rock, originals

Booking: Noah P. Tefft

766-4244

treewillkill@yahoo.com

Rock-It

Party party party.

Blues/rock, covers.

Booking: The Dean

382-5814

griffinbrownie@aol.com

The Rogues

Delightful mix of music for all generations.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Russ Moskal

399-4591

therogues.freeservers.com

Rose Moon

Eclectic blend of blues, rock, folk, Beatles and originals with a jazzy tingle.

Covers and originals

Booking: Linda or Kathy

462-0713

rosemoon90@hotmail.com

Sean Rowe

Anti-folk acoustic soul/funk.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Sean Rowe

542-3261

sean@seanrowe.net

www.seanrowe.net

The Ruddys

Acoustic guitar, bass, harmonica, covering everything from Beatles to Sheryl Crow, blues and rockabilly.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Scott Ruddy

783-0283

cutamin@aol.com

Rumdummies

Swampy blues roots combined with melodic rock & roll.

Rock, covers

Booking: Todd Nelson

861-7434

todd@rumdummies.com, toddnelson@att.net

Sally Mac

Four-piece harmony-driven acoustic rock.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Bernie Schallehn

330-5078

hypnosk8r@aol.com

www.sallymacband.com

Sauce

Bluesy rock band out of Greenwich.

Blues, covers and originals

Booking: Adam Brockway, Dylan Robinson

232-0022, 588-7866

barred4life23@yahoo.com

www.myspace.com/dna4life

Scarlet Dream

Modern, but with an ’80s flavor.

Alternative, originals

Booking: Annie Boyer

461-3316

johnsonwbrad@aol.com

Dave Schachne aka Daddy Dave Hackett

Composer-instrumentalist; former Metroland Best Local Guitarist.

Various, originals

Booking: Dave Schachne

436-9414

The Schmooze

Playing all the songs that made a lot of people really famous!

Rock, covers

Booking: David Brennan

505-6237/427-7304

dave@theschmooze.com

www.theschmooze.com

Scientific Maps

Nerd-pop.

Indie rock, originals

Booking: Aaron Smith

getoffthemoon@yahoo.com

Scotty Mac and the Gold Tops

Roots-rock at its finest.

Rockabilly, originals

Booking: Scotty Mac

458-1263

scttymc@yahoo.com

Second Hand Smoke

Kegger-in-the-woods classic rock and metal.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Bill Ketzer

229-3443

shsbooking@yahoo.com

www.2hsmoke.com

Second Nature Band

Party Band!

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Dan Watson

209-5964

dwatson241@aol.com

www.second-natureband.com

Second Wind

Six-piece group, covering all types of pop music from oldies to classic rock.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Ronald Alvaro

877-0349, 371-3073

Sensemaya

Latin-jazz fusion band dedicated to performing jazz interpretations of popular music from Cuba, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Brazil.

Latin, originals

Booking: David Gleason

273-6577

www.sensemaya.net

Sense Offenders

Real-deal rock & roll.

Rock, originals

Booking: Tom McWatters

322-5564

Shaker Creek

Vintage violin, guitar and Celtic percussion performing top hits of the Revolution through Civil War.

Celtic, originals

Booking: Steve Iachettta

785-0453

steve@shakercreek.com

www.shakercreek.com

Dan Sherwin

An original, innovative interpreter of modern pop and rock.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Dan Sherwin

505-1724

danielsherwin@hotmail.com

www.dansherwin.com

Side Effects

Four-piece band featuring acoustic rhythm, electric guitars and conga percussion.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Mike Ardman

283-4905

sideeffectsalbany@yahoo.com

www.geocities.com/sideeffectsalbany

The Sidewinders

Where country and rock meet the road.

Rockabilly, covers and originals

Booking: George Lipscomb

331-7261

rmorse2@nycap.rr.com

The Sifters

Four-piece band playing sometimes countryish, sometimes punkish original rock. Can be described as “alt-country garage fuzz.”

Rock, originals

Booking: Andy Sink

506-8918

thesifters@hotmail.com

Sirsy

Female-fronted sultry, soulful pop that rocks.

Rock, originals

Booking: Melanie

785-9394

mail@sirsy.com

www.sirsy.com

The Sixfifteens

Noisy indie-rock pulling influences from the likes of Mission of Burma, Pavement, Sonic Youth, and the Jam.

Rock, originals

Booking: Desk Jet Booking

deskjetbooking@yahoo.com

www.thesixfifteens.com

Rob Skane

Garage, folk, rock & roll for the hole in your soul.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Rob Skane

810-6378

robskane@yahoo.com

www.robskane.net

Slick Fitty

Twangy, hot-rodded, greasy, ’50s inspired American rock & roll.

Rockabilly, originals

Booking: Scotty Mac, Bryce Johnson

458-1263, 438-9983

slickfitty1954@yahoo.com

Sly Fox and the Hustles

Heavy voodoo blues over funk based rock & roll.

Funk/groove

Booking: Fox Entertainment

273-0223

Small Axe

Garage rock.

Garage, originals

Booking: D.J. Miller

792-1159

www.smallaxerock.com

Carl Smith

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Carl Smith

436-0215

preyingfield@hotmail.com

Society High

High energy punk rock with a hardcore edge, a slice of ska and old school roots.

Punk, originals

Booking: Pauly

societyhigh1@yahoo.com

www.societyhigh.com

Sonic Basement

A four-piece female fronted band, playing classic to contemporary rock.

Rock, covers.

Booking: Jim Marsicano

581-0934

contact@sonicbasement.com

www.sonicbasement.com

Sonic Mayhem

R&B that rocks!

Blues, covers

Booking: Valerie Medeiros

210-5534

Valerie@sonicmayhem.net

www.sonicmayhem.net

Sonny and Perley

Two- to five-piece group featuring jazz, Brazilian, international, and American songbook standards.

Jazz, covers

Booking: Sonny Daye

238-1331

sonnyperley@yahoo.com

www.sonnyandperley.com

Souled Out

Classic rock/rhythm and blues trio with the sound of an eight piece band.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Glen Peteson

346-6023

gpeters6@nycap.rr.com

Soul Session featuring Garland Nelson

A high-energy multi-genre soul quintet founded on spiritual power.

R&B/soul, covers

Booking: Garland Nelson

583-8102

mail@soulsession.com

www.soulsession.com

Southpaw

Hard-hitting, savvy acoustic duo.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Brett Sears

396-0376

searshere@nycap.rr.com

www.myspace.com/southpawmusic

Spitfire Pilot

Three-piece high-energy rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: MT Management

437-1130

rumplemarx@msn.com

Stand Up Citizen

Punk rock, originals

Booking: Mark Pettegrasso

364-8696

booking@standupcitizen.com

www.standupcitizen.com

The Staynz

Sixties garage-rock/surf trio.

Garage, covers

Booking: Buck Malen

432-6910

thestaynz@yahoo.com

Street Sweeper

Watching over Troy’s streets from its gargoyles and parapets, they are the city’s last best hope against evil.

Hardcore, covers and originals

Booking: Stupid Whiteboy Ent.

Obey518@hotmail.com

www.myspace.com/streetsweeper

Studmonkey

Straight-up jazz, radio pop and classic tunes, jam band selections and everything in between.

Wedding/party, covers

Booking: booking@studmokeys.com

www.studmonkeys.com

The Suggestions

“Power pop at its finest.” – Performing Songwriter

Power pop, originals

Booking: John Brodeur

229-9251

bookthesuggestions@yahoo.com

www.johnbrodeur.com

Surface

Indie Rock Trio.

Alternative, originals

Booking: Mike

434-9887

viacom1934@aol.com

www.myspace.com/surfaceband

The Switch Band

Specializing in classic rock hits with Parrothead madness.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Jim Halloran

753-6919

bookings@theswitchband.com

www.theswitchband.com

Teaser

Experience the most popular songs of the 1970s and ’80s with the only true classic rock & roll band in the Northeast.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Michael Leonard

581-0150

teaser1@nycap.rr.com

Ten Year Vamp

Female-fronted high-energy original rock.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Mark Rose

369-8510

booking@tenyearvamp.com

www.tenyearvamp.com

Thee Ummmm . . .

Sixties garage band

Garage, covers

Booking: Brian Ginamann

432-7736

briann007@aol.com

Thick

Four-piece rock & roll cover/party band.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Allison Munsell

378-4931

highstrungpro@yahoo.com

www.thick.ws

Mike Thomas

New old school organic soul; textured, multi-layered, introspective.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Elizabeth Searl

331-0920

info@mikesong.com

www.mikesong.com

Three Black Hats

Punk influenced alt/goth.

Punk, covers and originals

Booking: Thomas Howard

283-3560

tom@threeblackhats.com

www.threeblackhats.com

Threads

Two-piece acoustic unit; laid back style, but with a rockin’ edge.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Eric Winders

456-1417

bluesnick@yahoo.com

Three of a Kind

Tom, Tony, George. Since 1993. It’s getting better all the time.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: George Sykala

374-0281

gpsy374@juno.com

The Tipping Point

Female-fronted trio blending a euphonic mix of percussion, acoustic/electric guitars and scorching vocals.

Acoustic, covers and originals

Booking: Darlene Maloney

506-5440

djm1313us@yahoo.com

To Hell and Back

Loud and dirty high-energy rock.

Rock, originals

Booking: Jim MacNaughton

tohellandbak@capital.net

www.2hellandback.com

Tobiaz

Singer-songwriter who plays piano and keyboard.

Alternative, covers and originals

Booking: Tobiaz

321-5289

lyricaltobias@go.com

www.myspace.com/musicoftobiaz

Mark Tolstrup

Driving delta blues and ragtime; bottleneck national steel guitar, vocals and fingerpicking guitar in the style of Son House, Robert Johnson and Blind Blake.

Acoustic blues

Booking: Mark Tolstrup

583-9315

taichi@capital.net

Top Shelf

Covers a wide range of music styles for weddings and parties.

Wedding/party, covers

Booking: Robyn Hosley

766-4447

topshelfband@hotmail.com

www.topshelfband.com

The Traveler Band

Hard working established local band-Traveler plays a variety of Southern, classic 70’s, and today’s rock music.

Rock, covers

Booking: Brian Penman

237-3497

traveler_band@yahoo.com

www.travelerband.com

Triple Threat

Rap/metal/funk/hardcore hybrid band since 1987.

Alternative, covers and originals

Booking: Joel Canonico

869-3946

jcanonic@nycap.rr.com

www.realtriplethreat.com

2 Broads With Alotta Sound

A duo of unequaled variety, dimension and spirit.

Wedding/party, covers, some originals

Booking: Diane Geddes and Quency Rene

489-7652

alottasound@hotmail.com

www.2broadsmusic.com

2096

Cops that rock.

Rock, covers

Booking: Kevin Green

378-6536

2096@nycap.rr.com

Ben Tyler

Indie-rock with heavy piano melodies; Ben Folds meets Howie Day.

Indie rock, originals

Booking: LA Management

(908) 475-3487 or (908) 763-1409

ba6811@albany.edu

Uncle Sam Chorus

Patriotic a cappella men’s chorus, available for parades, concerts and special events.

Choral, covers

Booking: Neil Kennedy

885-4517

neilsingslead@aol.com

The Velmas

High-energy rock band.

Rock, originals

Booking: Mike Grosshandler

448-6452

thevelmas@thevelmas.com

www.thevelmas.com

Vintage Nights

Playing classic favorites from the last few decades that will keep the party rockin’ and rollin’.

Classic rock, covers

Booking: Stu Feuerstein

727-6206

ncmskl@yahoo.com

The Wasted

Trailer-park prog rock.

Indie rock

Booking: Steve Gaylord

482-6429

www.upstatewasted.com

We

Original folk/rock acoustic duo.

Acoustic

Booking: Richard Styermont

449-3000/ 622-8186

info@werolkrock.com

www.wefolkrock.com

Valerie Webb & Venomentality

Teen pop powerhouse.

Power pop, originals.

Booking: Chris Fisher

management@valeriewebb.com

www.valeriewebb.com

Glenn Weiser
Solo classical/fingerstyle guitarist playing classical, Celtic, folk and
blues for weddings and other occasions.

Acoustic, covers

Booking: Glenn Weiser

767-9595

celticguitar1@nycap.rr.com

www.celticguitarmusic.com

Wetwerks

Supersonic guitar laden beat slamming bass pounding window rattling speaker trashing hard rock music.

Hard rock, originals

Booking: Stu Pidasso, Hydrostatic

369-5514

management@wetwerks.com

www.wetwerks.com

Wide Awake

Serving up a tasty mix of folk/groove since 1997.

Acoustic, originals

wideawakeband@lycos.com

www.wideawakeband.com

Willie the Moak

Light folk-pop acoustic tunes with occasional story-telling tunes.

Acoustic, originals

Booking: Willie or Won’t He

766-4588

williethemoak@aol.com

Ricky Winn

Specializing in Southern/country rock, plays lead and pedal steel guitars with vocals.

Classic rock, covers and originals

Booking: Rick Winn

432-8380

WizeGuyz

Group of three with style relating to Mobb Deep/G-Unit. All original music.

Hiphop, originals

Booking: John Raspante

366-2444/877-8325

johnnygreen357@aol.com

www.soundclick.com/wizeguyz

Wolfgang

Three-piece party/rock band.

Rock, covers and originals

Booking: Alan Payette

346-0141

apayette@nycap.rr.com

Wylder

The rock & roll party band. Featuring vocalist Kimberly Wilder.

Rock, covers

Booking: Mike Frank

Mikecf2@hotmail.com

www.wylderrocks.com

Maria Zemantauski

Flamenco and classical guitarist.

Other, covers and originals

Booking: Maria Zemantauski

221-7226

maria@mariazemantauski.com

www.mariazemantauski.com



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