Joe Roberto (Vocals, Harmonica, Lap Steel, Guitar, Keyboards) is a captivating front man who brings a catalog of over 300 songs for the band to draw from. His career in the NY/CT area has brought more than a hundred recorded tracks in 25 years. He has been in bands such as Silver Spiders, Nelson Crippler and the Tinkerman Project but most notably as co-founder of Gâ€™nu Fuz who spent extended time on the H.O.R.D.E. Tour with Blues Traveler.
Jason Murray (Eminence Upright Bass, Backing Vocals) has brought a solid foundation and high energy performance to the twin cities music scene for more than 20 years, playing his first bar at the age of 12. His most notable projects include Soul Reaction, Blue Dot Trance, Edupoetic Enterbrainment and Homeless Moses. After transplanting himself into the CT/NY music arena four years ago, he has become a dynamic part of such projects as Sneak Thief and failures art.
Tim Brennan (Drums, Backing Vocals)developed his foot-stomping style while gowing up in the rock project 7th Enemy with his older brother. Having played for many years in the CT/NY area in bands such as The Second and Nice New Outfit, he showed his versatile skill set when he formed the band Sneak Thief as the guitarist and song writer.
John Chapman (Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals) although the groups youngest member, this multi-instrumentalist brings musical wisdom and style beyond his years. Jon spent the last decade playing jazz and blues as he honed his chops in such bands as The Ghost Dance, Sarianna and th Swell and the Zen Dudes and the Universe.
Check out Joe Roberto and Poverty Hash during SXSW Wednesday March 17th at 3:45pm and Saturday March 20 at 2:45pm at our Manic Fest Destiny Party (RSVP HERE)
Mar 14 2010 8:00P Jerrys Bait shop Lees Summit, Missouri
Mar 17 2010 5:00P The Belmont – Manic-fest destiny Austin, Texas
Mar 19 2010 8:00P Cafe Caffeine AUSTIN, Texas
Mar 20 2010 2:00P The Belmont – Manic-fest destiny Austin, Texas
Mar 24 2010 8:00P Preservation Pub Knoxville, Tennessee
Mar 27 2010 8:00P Broadways Asheville, North Carolina