The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Joe Stuby and Rocking Horse, The Pool Rats, Kelley, Ellis, & Flynn
45 Main Street
Stanhope, NJ, 07874
Doors 6:00 PM (event ends at 11:59 PM)
Watch & Listen
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group's distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as "Tuff Enuff" and "Wrap It Up." Co-founder Kim Wilson, the sole original member, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest incarnation.
"We started as a straight blues band," vocalist and harmonica player Wilson says. "We now incorporate a mixture of a lot of different styles. We're an American music band and we're much higher energy than we were before."
In addition to Wilson, the current Thunderbirds line-up features Jay Moeller on drums, Johnny Moeller and Mike Keller on guitar, and Randy Bermudes on bass.
"To be in the T-Birds, you need to understand the different styles of music and different ways of playing," Wilson comments. "You have to be willing to adopt a more contemporary style. The guys we have now are able to do that."
The band continues to tour extensively, in both the U.S. and Europe. Wilson is currently writing songs on his own, with band members and other writers.
Joe Stuby and Rocking Horse
A sound deeply rooted in the blues with a hard hitting heavy funk/rock groove is what you will hear when Joe Stuby & Rocking Horse perform. Influences such as Jimi Hendrix, Paliament/Funkadelic, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Sly Stone form the core of the sound as spontaneity and improvisation highlight their live shows. This Blues/Funk/Rock band provides an exciting and passionate journey every time they take the stage.
The Pool Rats
Kelley, Ellis, & Flynn
Up and coming band Kelley, Ellis and Flynn is a new collaboration of veteran musicians playing soulful,
rocking blues. Individually they've played with a diverse group of artists including Mark Knopfler, Billie Jo Spears, Mississippi blues singer John L. Watson, Plainfield Slim, BB and the Stingers, The Association's Jim Yester, jazz guitarist Harry Leahy, NJ club stalwarts Bittersweet and Calico, NJ Blues Hall of Famer Johnny Charles and others. Band members are Kevin Kelley; guitar, vocals and keys, Tony C Ellis, bass and vocals and Jim "JAMO" Flynn, drums and vocals.
$35 in advance, or $40 cash at the door
$5 Food & Beverage minimum collected in cash at door for all guests under the age of 21; Voucher redeemable in restaurant.