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Classic Rock Band



Tom Gariano - Lead Vocals
Craig McDonald - Guitar, Vocals
Chris Capalupi Bass
Rob Ferenc - Drums
Pete Zito - Keyboards

  • The A-List band is now into their fifth year as a group. Playing over 100 shows per year, A-List is a versatile act with over 100 years of combined music talent who covers 5 decades of music.
  • A-List was formed in 2006 by lead singer Tom Gariano formally of Flipside, Nightshift, Looker
  • Tom’s son, Rob Bilson, was the lead singer of Seven Day Faith
  • Pete Zito replaced original keyboardist Tracy Russell of 805
  • Website: www.thealistband.com



Uncle Gary - Vocals, Guitar
Uncle Phil - Bass, Vocals
Uncle Craig - Drums, Vocals
Uncle Mark - Guitar, Vocals

  • Formed in 2003, the band plays a mix of 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and current material
  • The band states they “Bring over 25 years of stage experience and excessive drinking to the stage”
  • Their slogan is “After experiencing a Drunken Uncle show, you will talk about them the next day, just like you talk about your own Drunken Uncle”
  • Mark Ricci is also a member of the original band - The Corrections



Dave Tuttle - Lead Vocals
John Lajoie - Guitar, Vocals
Paul Satkiewicz - Bass
Dan Schmidt - Drums, Percussion

  • Former members : Jerry Scott, Mike Justinger, Angelo Monico, Niel Ross
  • Formed in 1987 Flipside has won “Best Classic Rock Group” category in the Buffalo Music Awards and “Best Classic Rock Band” in the WNY People’s Choice Awards.
  • Dan and Paul have been playing together for the last 15 years
  • The band has appeared at Thursday in the Square, Taste of Buffalo, M&T at Noon, 4th of July at Hamlin Park, Canal Fest and Hamburg Burger Fest
  • Paul was a member of the Modernaires, a group that recorded two albums, two singles and toured the US
  • Website: www.flipweb.com




Chuck Sciandra - Lead Vocals
Mark Julkowski - Guitars, Vocals
NSS - Bass
The Waz - Drums

  • Mo Porter was formed in 2000. In addition to the band dates they perform a separate tribute to The Doors
  • In July 2009 they shared the stage with members of The Doors at Lockport Molson Series Concert
  • They recorded a CD “Stage 4”
  • Mo Porter has performed before tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans over the years at outdoor festivals, concerts, night clubs, bars/restaurants, private parties as well as weddings and country clubs
  • Website: www.moporter.com



Sam Battilana - Lead Vocals
Tom Young - Guitar
Dr Jay - Bass
Joe Jarnot - Drums

  • Concentrates on a high energy show creating a fun and energetic atmosphere which keeps the dance floor packed and lively all night long
  • Sam can be found all over WNY sitting in with bands of all styles of music
  • During the late 70’s Tom toured the US with “Gabriel” a national recording Elvis and 50’s show
  • Tom was a cameraman for national recording artists “The Fixx” DVD







Nino Catanzaro - Guitar, Vocals
Ron Frazer - Bass, Vocals
Dan Frazer - Drums,Vocals
  • The band was formed over 15 years ago by brothers Ron and Dan Frazer, who previously worked together in the band Roxx
  • After several other guitarists Nino completed their sound by bringing his experiences from area bands like Only Humen and Barking Spiders, along with touring with national recording group - The Outlaws
  • Each member of the band has over twenty years’ experience   and together they create a popular mix of classic rock, blues, country, disco and alternative music                                                 



Ken Wilczak - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Bob Wilczak - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Mike Runo - Bass, Vocals
Paul Varga - Drums, Vocals

  • Formed in1981, Fat Brat has been voted Top Band several times in the Buffalo Music Awards.
  • Ken Wilczak and Paul Varga are both in the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame.
  • Bob Wilczak has won numerous Top Guitarist awards - Mike Runo won both Guitarist and Bass player awards.
  • Paul Varga recorded with Talas; Bob Wilczak recorded with Actor; Ken Wilczak recorded with Jambo, Shake’n Smith and Witt Wood; Mike Runo recorded with Strider and Fare Trade.
  • Former band members of Fat Brat include: Pat Brayman, Mike Schill, Taz, Greg Priester, Bob Maggio, Tom Trippi, Rick McEvoy, Paul Rizzo, Dave Gramza and Dennis Fura.
  • Website:  www.fatbrat.weebly.com


Paul Francis - Bass
Suzzane McKinney- Vocals
Don Drzazgowski- Guitar
Butch Kania - Keyboards
Jim Conklin - Drums
Al, Marty - Additional Drummers

  • A fixture in the Southtowns, the band has recently gone through several member changes
  • Steve Harrison, formerly of Naughty Dawg and Whiskey River, will be joining the band, as guitarist, in early 2011
  • Currently using three different drummers




Pat Terry - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Kate Shaffer - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Julie Ann - Keyboards, Vocals
Phil Woloszyn - Bass
Tom Brown - Drums

  • Formed in 2004, Naughty Dawg has been nominated in several categories of the Buffalo Music Awards since 2005
  • Julie Ann who also plays fiddle, guitar and harmonica, won a BMA for Top Instrumentalist in the 2009 Buffalo Music Awards
  • Pat Terry, founder, has recorded 4 CD’s including “Language of Love”, “What I Like” and “City Boy Tryin’ to be Country”, which were recorded in Nashville, Memphis and Pat’s home studio
  • Kate Shaffer is a singer/songwriter who also performs as a solo act at various events
  • Naughty Dawg performs rock, country and dance music in WNY & PA. The group has performed at clubs, private parties, weddings, the Erie County Fair, the Orleans County Fair, Tonawanda Gateway Concerts and the Eden Corn Festival
  • Web: www.naughtydawgband.com



Mitch Gawrys - Lead Vocals, Bass
Jerry Wendling - Lead Guitar, Vocals
Peter G - Vocals, Guitar
Kenny G - Keyboards, Vocals
Joel Martin - Drums, Vocals

  • Nominated in the Buffalo Music Awards every year since 2004, The Strangers took home a BMA for Top Classic Rock Band in 2009
  • A party rock band that has become favorites with audiences of all ages at community events, lawn fetes and carnivals
  • Every Halloween season they perform as That Aging Hair Band
  • Members previously performed with: The Boys of Summer, Phil & the Spectors, Blackest Rred, Cheap Executives, NY Transfer, Nicholas Paul Band and DD’s Ranch
  • Website: www.strangersband.com