“Brothers & Sisters”
Brothers & Sisters is an Act 1 Entertainment Touring Group donating their time to ones less fortunate then ourselves.
While there are many acts on the Act 1 Roster the ones below are the profiles for the “Brothers & Sisters” acts that are ever increasing with the awareness to help others through the artists music.
The Kerry Kearney Band
The Kerry Kearney Band originated in 1995 with their debut CD “Blow Your House Down.” After Frank Celenza, Eileen Murphy and Charlie Wolfe joined the band, they played local gigs, finding their own sound. Utilizing a dobro, played “Delta style” in an electric band, they created unique grooves with the bass and drums.
The band recorded their second CD, titled “Kerry Kearney” in 1999. Shortly thereafter, KKB played numerous shows with The Allman Brothers, on the 2000 Nascar Rocks Tour.
After returning home to NY, KKB was approached by Relix Records, which produced the first two of a trilogy of “Psychedelta” CD’s. “Welcome to the Psychedelta” was released in 2001. That summer, KKB toured nationally with The Dickey Betts Band.
With Tony Campo on board, in 2002, KKB recorded, KKB recorded “Trippin’ on Psychedelta.” “Secrets From the Psychedelta” CD/DVD was released in July 2005. In January 2006, The KKB invited fans to be present at the recording of their live CD titled “A Night in the Tropics.”
KKB played a number of all-star shows at Tribecca Blues, Manny’s Carwash, Chicago Blues and The Bottom Line in NYC. They also headlined several music festivals including the Annual Riverhead Blues Festivals, NY’s Blues 2000 Festivals, the Bucks County Blues Festival and Mayfair Arts & Music Festivals in PA, June Jam In Delaware and the Guinness Blues Festival in Castlebar, Ireland.
In 2007, KKB is currently celebrating 10 years of musical accomplishments together & a new, much anticipated CD is planned to be released in July.
Voted ” Long Island ‘s Best Blues Band,” The Kerry Kearney Band must be seen live… their dynamic energy is something you won’t ever forget!
With an individual style encompassing elements of New Orleans Jazz, Blues, Funk, and Boogie Woogie, Tommy Keys has been successfully entertaining at clubs and festivals on both national and international levels, recently returning from performances in Clarksdale Mississippi and Memphis Tennessee.
In addition to being an International Blues Challenge (IBC) Finalist, Tommy has appeared at many festivals, including the Burghausen Jazz Festival in Germany, The Riverhead Blues Festival (NY), Pigs & Peaches Festival in Georgia, and the Soul of the Blues Festival in NYC.
His latest CD, “The Man in the Moon” received excellent reviews as well as significant airplay on Sirius/XM B.B. King’s Bluesville, where it hit #4 on the charts.
Tommy is available solo or with a band.
Killer Joe & The Lido Soul Revue
“Bodyguard to The Blues”
Killer Joe & the Lido Soul Review are the hardest playing band on NY performing the best of Motown, Rhythm & Blues, Oldtime Rock n Roll, Blues, & Soul. They put the fun back into live music, where dancing on the bar is always encouraged!
Red, White & Blues Band
The Red White and Blues Band first collaborated in 2005 with the former members of “Doc West”, “Flyer” and “Bourbon Stills,” who started their career in 1970 on Long Island. The band consists of 5 members – Frank Delape (Percussion), Ed Wenzel (Bass Guitar), Greg Delape (Guitar), Len Campanelli (Guitar & Vocals) and Steve Greenbaum (Blues Harp).The Band covers Traditional Blues and Southern Rock of artists such as: BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Allman Bros., Albert King, Buddy Guy, Freddie King, and ZZ Top.
5 Piece High Energy Country Band
Now celebrating 11 years together, the Roadhouse Band has created a reputation for belting out the best of modern and classic country hits as well as classic rock n’ roll. A true crowd pleaser, country dancers hear all the dance favorites and lead singer Cindy even jumps out in the crowd and joins along for her favorite dance,”The Boot Scoot Boogie”. The country show includes music of Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Sugarland, Martina McBride, Brooks and Dunn, Dixie Chicks and Alan Jackson just to name a few.The party classic rock show includes the favorites of Aretha Franklin, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Gloria Gaynor, the Eagles, the Allman Brothers Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jimmy Buffet, Martha Reeves, and so much more! High energy, diverse material, and great musicianship make the Roadhouse band a fabulous attraction at any event. The band can be booked as a country band, classic rock and oldies band, or both, take your pick!
Behind Closed Doors
10 piece Party/Wedding Band
Behind Closed Doors is based on Long Island . With a dynamic horn section, tight rhythm section, and two personable and talented front-people, they bring the “party” to every performance. Theirmusic consists of rock, soul, funk, blues, motown, swing and just about anything to get an audience up and dancing. For the past few years we’ve been working very hard on developing an exciting and fun-filled musical “show” that has been well received at many restaurants, clubs, outdoor events and private engagements here on Long Island and in New York City. Their goal has always been to create an atmosphere of smiles, laughter and dancing. They go to great lengths to custom tailor their set lists to fit the audience and occasion.
Alternative Electric Blues
Blues piano, jazz horns, infectious grooves and rock and roll grace in a mesmerizing instrumental performance, it is F.L.’s creation. Armed with a keyboard and computer, he presents alternative blues music. Originally from NYC, F.L. was part of the nightclub circus in Manhattan. He would gig with just his keyboard and related gear, regularly performing at C.B.G.B., Limelight and Pyramid Club, to name a few. He now calls the East End of Long Island home. It is evident from his original scores and productions, F.L. appreciates different musical styles. From Stevie Ray Vaughn, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, to Lou Reed and David Bowie; There are too many influences to list. F.L. has played the Riverhead Blues Festival with George Bostick in 2004 and 2005. He currently gigs with The Gary Sellers Band and Sweet Suzi and the Blues Experience (Winners of the LIBS International Blues Challenge to Memphis for 2006.). Some of the producers he has worked with are Jon Goldberger, Josh Abbey, Richard Gotterer, Jeffrey Lesser and Scott Litt. F.L. is also responsible for the scoring the indy movie favorite “Grace has Mace”. So if you love the blues and still like to rock – Check it out!
BigDaddy & The Bulldogs
4-5 piece Classic Rock Band