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80D

Rock/Pop
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Booking: Joe Herendeen
260-519-1946
glitch227@hotmail.com

A Sick World
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Josh Henney, vocals; Stacie Hines, vocals; Joe Herendeen, guitar, vocals; Brian Wohlgemuth, guitar, keys; Mario Young, bass; Nick King, drums, vocals.

An electrifying pop/rock cover band based in Northeast Indiana. Made up of past and present members of some well-known acts throughout the area, 80D performs hit songs from the 80's, such as Blondie, Michael Jackson and Bon Jovi, through the 90's with Green Day, Sublime, No Doubt and Alanis Morissette, to the present with Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, P!nk and Katy Perry. An energetic live show, with the vocalist duo of Josh Henney and Stacie Hines, the area's best rhythm section of Mario Young and Nick King and the dual guitar and keyboard work of Brian Wohlegemuth and Joe Herendeen. This is an experience too fun to miss, coming to an event near you in 2014!!

BackWater

Country & Country Rock
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Booking: Adam Kiel
260-494-5364
drummerawk@yahoo.com

BackWater
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Gene Fugate, lead and harmony vocals, lead guitar; Tom Johnson, keyboards, guitar, vocals; Mike Higgins, guitar, vocals; Lang Johnson, guitar; Rich Schwartz, harmony vocals, bass guitar; Adam Kiel, drums, vocals.

Shows are energetic, like a high octane-fueled, supercharged country rock extravaganza. It’s all about entertaining the crowd and making them a part of our show. Hold on tight. It’s gonna be a wild ride.

Biff & The Cruisers

Rock & Roll
biffandthecruisersband.com/
Booking: Jim Borden
260-417-5495
BIFFCRUISE@comcast.net

Biff & The Cruisers

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Ken Smallwood, guitar, vocals; Bob Pogue, guitar, harmonica, vocals; Paul Rhine, bass guitar; Brett Donovan, keyboards; Larry Shreeve, drums; Jim Borden, tenor sax, vocals; Patty Borden, sound and lights.

50’s thru 80’s top ten hits. Eighteen years of playing Rock 'N' Roll with songs by The Diamonds, Dion, and Elvis. We add some Sam & Dave, The Temps, Wilson Pickett, Motown and swing to get you singing along and dancing! Professional sound system, lighting, and performance for your festival, fair, concert, or dance party.

Big Daddy Dupree and
the Broke & Hungry
Blues Band

Blues
bigdaddydupree.com
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Booking: Big Daddy Dupree
708-790-0538
paulkornfeind@mchsi.com

Big Daddy Dupree the Broke & Hungry Blues Band
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Don May, guitar and vocals; Gregg Carpenter, drums; Ronda Jordan Scarlett, vocals; Kenneth Cooke, guitar and vocals; Bernie Wilson, trombone; Robert Johnson, trumpet; John McCorkle, keyboard; Garry Jones, harmonica; Big Daddy Dupree, bass.

The Broke & Hungry Blues Band is a band of the people, for the people. The band comes on stage flying and hit the crowd with a double dose of the Blues right between the eyes. They hook crowd with such sing-a-long classics as Mustang Sally, Hey Bartender, Caledonia, Born in Chicago and more. Then they break out the big guns and really get low down and See More...

dirty, unleashing some classics: The Thrill is Gone, Hoochie Coochie Man, Hard Times, Dirty Dishes and others. Now they don’t forget about that little ole band from Texas as they burst into Fool for Your Stockings, Jesus Just Left Chicago and La Grange. Wrapping up the evening the boys let it all hang out with a thunderous rendition of Sweet Home Chicago sending friends and fans home with their songs re-playing in their heads for days.See less...

Big Dick
& The Penetrators

Classic Rock
bigdickandthepenetrators.com
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Booking: Joe Snyder
260-415-6955
joevalsny@aol.com

Big Dick & The Penetrators
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Smokin' Joe Snyder, lead guitar; Biker Joe Weber, guitar; Brad "B-Rad" Boxell, vocals; David Trevino, drums; Mike "Da Bear" Stott, bass.

13+ years of party Rock-N-Roll, Blues and Country. Bars, clubs, festivals, nudist camp, weddings and yes even a funeral. We have opened up for Night Ranger, Jackyl, April Wine, 3 Rivers Festival. We support & play for Abate & H.O.G. events all over Northern Indiana delivering music covering all genres tailoring our show to fit your event. Its all good.

Big Money
and the Spare Change

Variety
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Booking: Daniel J. Obergfell
260-515-3868
bigmoneyandthespare
change@yahoo.com

BigMoney
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Brian Spears, bass guitar, vocals; Cale Gerst, drums, vocals; Dan Obergfell, guitar, vocals.

Three 20 somethings that love rocking faces off. Big Money and the Spare Change draws influence from punk to funk and everything in between. They are available for birthday parties, bar mitzvah’s,and whatever the hell else you may need a band for.

Black Cat Mambo

Rock & Reggae
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Booking: Mark Glanemann
260-705-5868
glanemann@frontier.com

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Joe Arehart, guitar, vocals; Keith Wiles, bass; Mark Glanemann, drums.

We're a 3 piece band playing ska, rock, and reggae all meshed together to bring to the midwest. They could always use a dose of ska every now and then.

Bobby Swag Band

Classic Rock
Booking: Robert Sweigert
260-373-1967
rsweigert@gmal.com

BigMoney
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John Escosa, guitars, vocals; Jeff Degitz, drums, vocals; Bob Sweigert, bass, vocals.

The DeeBees

Rock/variety
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Booking: Dave Bangert
260-493-2619
evadtregnab@hotmail.com

The DeeBees
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Dave Bangert, guitar, vocals;
Denny Buesching, keyboard, drums, vocals.

The DeeBees is a local band that performs variety music for listening and dancing. Their musical arrangements and performances are distinctive to these special musicians. Many fans have compared their performances to being on the Island of St Johns!

Dan Dickerson's
Harp Condition

Original Acoustic
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Booking: Dan Dickerson
260-704-2511
harpcondition@gmail.com

Dan Dickerson
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Dan Dickerson, harp, guitar(s), loops, handsonic, vocals, kazoo.

Anything you would like to hear and then some.

Dirty Comp'ny

Rock & Blues
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Booking: Samuel Meyer
260-431-5048

Dirty Comp'ny
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Samuel Meyer, vocals, percussion; Maynerd Lee, drums; Pat Ryan, lead guitar; Ben Habet, rhythm guitar; Baby Blue, bass.

Playing dirty rock with blues based vocals and rhythm.

Dueling Keyboard
Boys, The

Variety
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Booking: Paul New Stewart
260-440-9918
pnew21@aol.com

Paul New Stewart
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Paul New Stewart, piano, synths, trumpent, guitar, vocals; Brian Frushour, piano, vocals; J.J. McCoy, vocals.

Paul & Brian do classic rock; country; beach music; Buffett and reggae; the Rat Pack music of Sinatra, Dino, Michael Buble, Tony Bennet, Paul Anka; 50s and 60s oldies; Motown; Elvis; disco; and old school. You’re guaranteed a big sound. Available for corporate functions, weddings, private parties, clubs in many states and state and county fairs. Catalina Island Records recording artist.

Elephants in Mud

Variety
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Booking: Lynn
260-413-4581
gigaround@gmail.com

EIM
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Jared Mud, vocals, guitars, miscellaneous; Swain Mud, vocals, bass, guitar, synth, miscellaneous; Lynn Mud, vocals, drums, miscellaneous.

Drawing influence from old school dub reggae, soul music, rock n’ roll, Midwest music festivals, lyrical hip-hop, and all the while maintaining a DIY punk ethos, EiM wants nothing more than to play music that makes the ladies dance and to put the people they love the most, their fans, in a state of blissed-out musical euphoria. Because, life is beautiful ... with the right soundtrack.

FM90

Original Rock
FM90Music.com
Booking: Chad
765-606-5550
fm90band@yahoo.com

FM90
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Chad Bishop, bass, vocals; Kevin Boyer, guitar, vocals; Michael DiEgidio, vocals; Kyle Gibson, drums.

Explosively charged rock music with a hint of 90's hip-hop.
FM90 is a Castle Records (Nashville, TN) recording artist and proudly endorsed by Line 6 and DreamEarz.

For Play

Rock/Variety
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Booking: Khris Southerland
260-409-0523 or 260-639-3046
ks3735@frontier.com

FM90
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Scott Gase, lead vocals, keyboards; Jarod Brown, lead guitar, vocals; Tom Skinner, drums, vocals; Khris Southerland, bass, vocals.

For Play was formed by 4 individuals who love to play music and have a great time doing so. We hope our enthusiasm and song choices will provide great entertainment for many venues.

Jacobs Well

Christian, Rock
JacobsWellBand.com
Booking: Greg Andrews
260-479-0423
JacobsWelltheBand@gmail.com

Jacobs Well
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Darrell Lummer, keys, vocals; Greg Andrews, bass, vocals; Bob Caspar, electric gutar, vocals; Tad Degunya, drums.

Jacobs Well music draws from personal journeys and reflections on life as well as the redemptive experience of faith. Jacob's Well successfully blends flavors of modern rock, blues, and southern rock with explosive vocals, tender tones, and heartfelt lyrics. This combination of musical talents, styles and abilities help to create a sound experience with amazing depth and breadth.

James and the Drifters

Indie, Rock
jamesandthedrifters.com
Booking: Brent Chamberlin
717-552-5240
brentchamberlin@509community.com

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Kyle Jackson, guitar, vox; Brent Chamberlin, guitar, vox; Ethan Kattau, guitar, vox; Derek DeRoo, keys, synth, vox; Andrew Freehauf, bass; Colin Whitehurst, drums.

What sets James and the Drifters apart is their musical versatility and dynamic performances. The music is highly accessible and perfect for most venues or events: weddings, zoos, art museums, bars and clubs. The group has been described as My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses, and Coldplay. James and the Drifters perform original songs with lyrical depth and dynamic authenticity that engages every audience member welcoming them into a place of positive energy. Grown organically out of the Ft. Wayne music scene the band now tours regionally via Chicago, Indianapolis, Nashville and Grand Rapids. Performances typically run 2-3 hours. Sound engineer and system available with performers. Please inquire regarding booking for your venue or event.

Jaenicke Consort Inc., The

Classical
jconsort.com
Booking: Sally Hinkle-Teegarden
260-426-9096
jconsort@gmail.com

Jaenicke Consort
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Nancy Calhoun-Drew, flute; George Donner, oboe; Susan Devito, clarinet; Bryan Gibson, horn; Sally Hinkle-Teegarden, bassoon.

Classic woodwind ensemble creates an elegant tapestry of sound. The music is alive and refreshing. Whether plain or fancy, we design the perfect musical background for your wedding, party, church service or corporate event.

Joe Justice

Variety
joejusticelive.com
Booking: Joe Justice
260-486-7238
joejams@comcast.net

Joe Justice
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Vocals, acoustic guitars, harmonica, foot percussion.

A solo show with a full band sound. Variety from the 60s, 70s, 80s, current and originals. Professional sound, lighting and DJ’s services between live sets.

Joel Young Band, The

Classic Rock & Country

Booking: Joel Young
260-414-4983
joelyoungband@yahoo.com

Joel Young Band
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Joseph Flores, drums, vocals; Mitch Dimke, bass; Gary "Meatball" McMeekin, lead guitar, vocals; Jeff Ude, keyboards, vocals; Joel Young, vocals, guitar.

Some of the best classic rock, country, blues and 70s/80s music in the area! You can’t help yourself, but you’ll feel the urge to sing along! Then you’ll have to dance!

Juke Joint Jive

Rock
jukejointjive.net
Booking: Steve Grote
260-403-4195
jukejointjive@gmail.com

Juke Joint Jive
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Steve Grote, bass, vocals; Jay Speck, guitar, vocals; Dave Baker, keys; Tim Barnhart, drums; David Wolfe, congas, guitar, vocals.

A Juke Joint Jive performance is a entertaining blend of classic and current rock, with an occasional surprising selection that no other bands attempt. The band gives the audience a show of professional music and entertainment! Plain and simple, At a Juke Joint Jive Show you can always expect a good time to be had by all.

Kill the Rabbit

Originals & Covers
ktrrocks.com
Booking: Scotty or Marc
260-223-2381, 419-771-9127
killtherabbitband@yahoo.com

Kill the Rabbit
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Marc Baker, bass guitar, vocals; Scotty Hayes, lead vocals; Sheridan Lippi, drums; Mike Adams, guitar, vocals; Tony Gardner, lead guitar.

We are seasoned professionals and put on a rock show that engages the crowd and promotes a good time by all who come to see Kill The Rabbit.

KillNancy

Rock & Variety
killnancy.com
Booking: Greg or Mike
260-740-6460, 260-579-1516
mike@mikearchbold.com

KillNancy
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Jef Conn, vocals; Mike Archbold, guitars; Greg Titzer, guitars; John Tingley, drums; Scott "Fish" Jackson, bass.

Fort Wayne’s newest super-group with members of Rosemary Gates, Migraines, Downbreed and Shunned. Top-notch, road-tested professionals with decades of combined experience to bring you the most high-energy rock show in NE Indiana. Sound provided.

Little Orphan Andy

Classic Rock
Booking: Mark Barton
574-342-8055

Little Orphan Andy

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Andy Adams, guitar, vocals; Mark Barton, drums, vocals; Jeff Showley, guitar, vocals; Troy Briney, bass vocals.

Journey, AC/DC, Sammy Hagar, Tom Petty, Kiss and Whitesnake.

Marshall Law

Country & Country Rock
rogermarshallband.com
Booking: Roger Marshall
260-229-3360
roger@rogermarshallband.com

Roger Marshall Band
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Roger Marshall, lead guitar, vocals; Celia Price, keyboards; Phil Henschen, drums; Sam Moffett, bass; Tom McIntire, lighting and sound engineer.

Marshall Law will rock your night away, layin’ it down as only musicians with years of performing experience can. You will know the difference when this group of seasoned, professional musicians takes the stage, performing a variety of great country and rock classics with some newer tunes mixed in as well. Marshall Law covers music from Johnny See more...

Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Conway Twitty, Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more, including popular cuts from Marshall’s first CD, Roger Marshall and the Law and his newer Hiding in the Wide Open CD and video, which was recorded in 2005 and aired 12 weeks on GAC See less...

Mike Conley

Acoustic Variety
www.mikeconley.net
Booking: Mike Conley
260-750-9758
mike@mikeconley.net

Mike Conley

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Mike performs as a solo act, as a duo with Chris Dodds or with his "Rat Pack" jazz band, The Beef Manhattans (Casey Stansifer, bass; Todd Phillips, piano; John Moss, drums).

Cool covers sprinkled in with originals. Setlist includes the Beatles, Radiohead, Dave Matthews, Sinatra, many jazz standards and obscure 80s tunes. Spice up your special event with Conley, Dodds or the Beef Manhattans.

Rescue Plan, The

Rock
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Booking: Joey Branam
260-249-0727
therescueplanfw@gmail.com

The Rescue plan
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Joey Branam, vocals, guitar; Austin Putt, lead guitar, vocals; Austin Gray, drums.

The Rescue plan is a high energy, rock quartet, who cover a gamut of genres from classic rock to 90s to music of today. Their show is an entirely entertaining experience. The crowd acts as a fifth member of the band and are encouraged to participate in everything from sing alongs to dance contests. If you're looking for a carefree, memorable evening of fun, dancing and rock and roll, then look no further than The Rescue Plan.

Shotgun Productions Karaoke

Karaoke
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Booking: Shawn Browning
260-241-7181
shotgunkaraoke@gmail.com

Shotgun Karaoke
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Shawn Browning, owner/host.

20 years, over 130,000 songs, and six Whammy awards gives us the credibility to claim that we are Fort Wayne's best and longest running karaoke service. We will customize your event to your specifications and serve you with respect and friendly service to your customers. If you are a club owner, let us develop a promotional program to improve your worst day of the week. If you
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need karaoke or DJ service for a private event, we will put together a customized entertainment package that is YOU! We have the best sound, the best selection, and the best track record for 20 years. Call us and find out why! See less...

Spirit & Truth

Contemporary Gospel
www.truepraize.com
www.artistecard.com/spiritandtruth
Booking: LaShonda Davis
260-206-1409
spiritandtruthftwayne@gmail.com


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LaShonda Davis, keyboard, songwriting, vocals; Andre Guyton, drums, vocals; Tony "Bass" Griggs, bass; Toinette Jones, vocals; Mylus Gaston, keyboard; Marvin Rogers, lead guitar, vocals; Corey Freeman, vocals, hype man; Destany Jackson, vocals.

Spirit & Truth boasts a high energy performance filled with powerful vocals, electrifying music, and an even more powerful message. All music and lyrics are original and every song is different. You are not gonna want to miss their act.

Tim Harrington Band

Horn Band
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Booking: Tim Harrington
765-479-4005
timharringtonband@frontier.com

Tim Harrington Band
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Tim Harrington, guitar; Alan Carter, bass; Chris Lewis, drums; Paul Rowan, trumpet; Patrick Dennis, trombone; Joe Wise, keyboards.

We cover horn band classics like Ides of March, Tower of Power, Chicago, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Blood Sweat and Tears and more. Also include multi-genre originals that encompass rock, Latin, jazz, reggae and funk.

Unlikely Alibi

Rock & Reggae
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Booking: Todd Roth
260-615-2966
toddroth99@yahoo.com

Unlikely Alibi
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Todd Roth, vocals, trumpet, keys, guitar; Ben Porter, guitar; Tony Timms, bass; Duane Alexander, drums. Featuring members of Heavy Step, Skavossas and Strut Train.

Organ- and guitar-driven power pop with a twist of reggae. That’s what you get from these guys — nothing more, definitely nothing less. Their energy will keep you dancing all night.

Urban Legend

Rock & Soul
urbanlegendnow.com/
Booking:
260-312-1657
1urbanlegend@gmail.com

Urban Legend
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Lisa McDavid, vocals, percussion; Paul Grady, vocals. percussion; Matt Schory, guitar, vocals; Mike Rogers, keyboards, vocals; Mike DuPuis, drums, cymbals; Mark Gevaart, bass.

Fronted by some of the area’s top vocalists, Urban Legend have worked for over four years and continue to put their own spin on classic R&B, soul and rock songs. Dance songs you love, presented with an energy and presence that pulls you in.

Valhalla

Rock/Metal
valhallametal.com/
Booking: Justin Zych
260-413-2027
Booking@valahallametal.com

Valhalla
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Paul Kendall, keyboard; Justin Zych, guitar; Logan Detwiler, vocals; Jeremy Harmeyer, bass; Patrick DiGangi, drums.

The ultimate shred-fest of guitars and keyboards. Valhalla fits squarely in the progressive metal genre but yet has a completely unique sound. Based out of Fort Wayne, IN, the band formed in mid-2011 and has since recorded a very nice EP and is rocking profusely at venues near you. Keep an eye out, Valhalla will rock your face!

Walkin' Papers

Rock & Blues
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Booking: Perry Lifsey
260-445-6390
art4ms@hotmail.com

Valhalla
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Perry Lifsey, lead vocals, keyboard, percussion; Devron Conroy, guitar, vocals; Joe Svec, bass, vocals; Jerry Miller, drums, percussion.

A little blues, a little soul, a lot of classic rock n' roll! ZZ Top, Aerosmith, Beatles, SRV, Journey, AC/DC, Allman Brothers, Doobies, Stones, CCR, Skynyrd, Black Crowes, and many more! High energy show, audience participation, a lot of fun!

What About Joe

Classic Rock
whataboutjoeband.com
Booking: Doug Makula
260-255-0306
demakpluggedin@gmail.com

Valhalla
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Joe Brenner, vocals; Connie Lecount, vocals; Dewey Lecount, drums; Bruce Gardener, lead guitar; Jeff Hite, bass; Doug Makula, rythym guitar;

Passion for playing classic rock is the driving force behind What About Joe. Formed in the winter of 2013 at Sweetwater Music Academy, What About Joe wants nothing more than to keep the classic rock vibe alive with tunes from the Black Crowes, CCR, Joan Jett, BTO, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bryan Adams and other classic artists.







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