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Welcome to JOHNSBANDS

 UPDATED: 5/13/19

Question? EMAIL: tekmarine@yahoo.com

2019 Upcoming Shows

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May

June

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July

  • Wed, Jul 3 - Creme Tangerine, Medina, WA
  • Wed. Jul 17 - Creme Tangerine @ Shoreline Summer Concerts
  • Thu, Jul 18 - RVM @ City of Burien Summer Concert
  • Sat, Jul 20 - Wasted On the Way (3P) & American Vinyl (7P) @ Bite Of Seattle
  • Sun, Jul 21 - Bell Bottom Blues & Feelin' Alright @ Bite of Seattle (2P - 4P) 
  • Fri, Jul 26 - RVM @ Cherry Hill Winery, Duvall
  • Sat, Jul 27 - RVM @ Private Party (unconfirmed)

August

  • Sat, Aug 3 - American Fool @ Moxee Hop Festival (unconfirmed)
  • Thu, Aug 8 - RVM @ Kirkland Summer Concert Series, Kirkland Marina
  • Sat, Aug 10 - American Vinyl @ Obliteride Fred Hutch Event, UW Campus 
  • Sat, Aug 17 - Feelin' Alright  @ Wilridge Winery, Yakima
  • Wed, Aug 21 - Creme Tangerine @ Mill Creek Summer Series

September

  • Sat, Sep 7 - American Vinyl @ Everett Country Club (Private)
  • Sat, Sep 14 - Reckless & Infinity Project @ Wilridge Winery
  • Sep 19 - Oct 19 | PAREDES VACATION

October

  • Sun., Oct. 13 - Neil Youngs and the Harvest Moon Band @ Triple Door (unconfirmed)
  • Sat, Oct 19 - Petty Thief Birthday Show @ High Dive, Freemont
  • Sun, Oct 27 - Reckless & American Fool @ Tulalip Casino, Marysville

November

  • Fri, Nov 15 - Reckless @ The Lime, Kirkland (unconfirmed)
  • Sat, Nov 16 - American Fool @ Seasons Performance Hall, Yakima

December

  • Sat, Dec 14 - Reckless @ Emerald Downs, Auburn

MEET THE BANDS

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REAR VIEW MIRROR- A Tribute to the Music of the 60's

WEBSITE  <-->  FACEBOOK

REAR VIEW MIRROR is the Northwest's only band dedicated totally to the 60s.  Its members are seasoned performers who love the 60s and have only one objective; to make your event Fun, Fun, Fun!  With multiple vocal options  and strong instrumentation we are your ticket to ride for all genres of  60s music.  From the Animals to the Zombies, we've got you covered! 


Current Members: 

  • Dave Lavin (Bass)
  • Valerie Hudson (Vocals)
  • Rick Ericson (Lead Gtr)
  • John Paredes (Keys)
  • Jeff Lockhart (Drums)  

AMERICAN FOOL - A Tribute To The Music Of John Mellencamp

  WEBSITE   <-->  FACEBOOK
AMERICAN FOOL is the Pacific  Northwest's premier tribute to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  member, John "Cougar" Mellencamp. Based in Seattle, WA, this 7 piece  band replicates the heart, soul and excitement of all his great  hits....Crumblin' Down, Hurts So Good, Rain on the Scarecrow, Jack and  Diane, Authority Song, Cherry Bomb, Small Town, Paper in Fire, Check it  out, Lonely ol' Night, Pink Houses and many, many more hits. Mr.  Mellencamp's career has encompassed 30+ years and the longevity and  relevance of his music is still as refreshing today as it was when his  first hit, "I need a lover", hit the airwaves back in 1979.   


Current Members: 

  • John Lienhard (Vocals)
  • Andy Volmer (Gtr, Vocals)
  • Steve Crabtree (Gtr & Vocals)
  • David George (Bass)
  • John Paredes (Keys)
  • Marc Montagnino (Drums)

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NEIL YOUNGS AND THE HARVEST MOON BAND- A Tribute to the Music of Neil Young

WEBSITE  <-->  FACEBOOK

Hailed as the Pacific Northwest’s premiere Neil Young tribute show, “The NEIL YOUNGS & The Harvest  Moon Band”, was conceived in the summer of 2015. Friends and band mates, Steve Crabtree and Andy Volmer, both avid fans of Neil Young, decided to  put together a unique tribute to the man whose music has not only influenced them but has influenced millions of musicians and listeners  around the world.  


With that in mind, they sought out like-minded musicians to help realize their vision and recruited some of Seattle’s most talented musicians to complete the line-up. This 7-piece ensemble recreates the sounds and ambience of a true Neil Young concert experience. They have a rich catalog of songs to choose from along with a well-crafted visual light and slide show to take the audience on a musical journey through the 50+ year career of one of Rock-n-Roll's most influential and revered artists. Having already played to sold-out crowds, their theater performances have been receiving rave reviews and audience members have been returning for more!! 


Current Members:

  • Steve Crabtree (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Andy Volmer (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Frank Corbino (Vocals, Bass)
  • Country Dave Harmonson (Pedal Steel)
  • John Paredes (Keys)
  • Marci Volmer (Vocals, Percussion)
  • Kat Bula (Fiddle) 
  • Pat Coy (Drums)

AMERICAN VINYL - A Tribute to the 70's

 WEBSITE  <-->  FACEBOOK

Started in late 2016, this 12-piece Show band is a vibrant new group on the Northwest music scene. American Vinyl, or AV, performs those unforgettable but often less-played hits that helped define the 70's sound.  To date AV has performed at a number of corporate & private functions as well as the 2017 & 2018 Taste Of Tacoma and 2018 Bite of Seattle. 


Current Members: 

  • Ed Tissue (Vocals, Percussion)
  • Diana Noble (Vocals)
  • Janet Bishop (Vocals)
  • Valerie Hudson (Vocals)
  • Rick Ericson (Gtr)
  • Rick Miller (Trumpet)
  • Dan Jubie (Tenor Sax)
  • Dave Lavin (Bass, Vocals)
  • John Paredes (Keys,Vocals)
  • John Lienhard (Drums, Vocals)

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RECKLESS - Celebrating the Music of Bryan Adams

 

New on the scene!  For the fans:  A tribute to the Canadian rocker with all the big hits:  Run To You, Cuts Like A Knife, Straights From The Heart, Heaven, Summer of '69 and many others!  MEMBERS: Lead Vocals->Al Land; Lead Guitar ->Dave Farrell; Rhythm Gtr->Andy Volmer; Bass ->Matt Blair; Keys -> John Paredes; Drums ->Geoff Saddler; Add'l Vocals ->Jamie Hansen.


Keep tabs on this great Band on their Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/RECKLESS-Bryan-Adams-Tribute-Band-1546320895477156/

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FEELIN' ALRIGHT - The Joe Cocker Connection

 WEBSITE  

The only Pacific Northwest tribute band show celebrating the outstanding music performed by Joe Cocker.  Started in 2016 this Band, appointed with a full horn section, has been drawing audiences across the Seattle area to high-end venues for over a year.   


  Current Members: 

  • Ed Tissue (Lead Male Vocal)
  • Valerie Hudson (Vocals)
  • Dee Lawless (Vocals/Sax) 
  • Scott Donaldson (Guitar)
  • Jim Savery (Bass)
  • Geoff Saddler (Drums)
  • John Paredes (Keys)


Bell Bottom Blues - Tribute To Eric Clapton

 WEBSITE  

A new vibrant, strong and driving Tribute Band on the Northwest scene dedicated to the masterful melodies and guitar licks of the one and only Eric Clapton.  Performing lead vocals is none other than Mr. Ed Tissue (Penguins, 8-Feet Standing, Triple Shot, American Vinyl, Feelin' Alright). 

Behind Ed are additional seasoned performers: Scott Donaldson on Lead Guitar,  Geoff Saddler on drums, Jim Savery on Bass, John Paredes on Keyboards and, newly added, Dee Lawless on Vocals and Sax.  Be sure to check out our Calendar as we start performing in 2019.


 Current Members: 

  • Ed Tissue (Lead Male Vocal)
  • Scott Donaldson (Guitar)
  • Dee Lawless (Vocals/Sax/Flute)
  • Valerie Hudson (Vocals)
  • Jim Savery (Bass)
  • Geoff Saddler (Drums)
  • John Paredes (Keys)


MORE Bands I AM HONORED TO SUPPORT...

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Creme Tangerine

http://www.cremetangerine.com/

For over a decade Crème Tangerine has been thrilling audiences in the  Pacific Northwest with its unique approach to performing the music of  the Beatles and favorite classic rock/pop hits. Hailing from Seattle,  WA, and including five professional musicians, Crème Tangerine performs  for thousands each year and creates a dynamic live music experience  filled with energy, fun, humor, and spontaneity known only from the  Beatles and this favorite era of popular music.  

Current Members:   

  • Byron Prather (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Tim Mushen (Gtr, Vocals)
  • Chuck Dorsett (Keys, Vocals)
  • Warren Kinser (Bass, Vocals)
  • Jeff Lockhart (Drums, Vocals)

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Petty Thief - A Tribute to the Music of Tom Petty

 WEBSITE  <-->  FACEBOOK
"Petty Thief" was formed the Fall of  2007 when Guitarist/Vocalist Andy Volmer gathered up some local musician  friends to put together a band to play a set of Tom Petty and the  Heartbreakers hits at a Halloween party at a venue in West Seattle (The Rocksport). What started out as a one night stand has turned into a love  affair that lasted for going on 10 years now and travels all over the  great Pacific Northwest!!
Current Members: 

  • Andy Volmer (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Steve Crabtree (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Matt Blair (Bass)
  • Joe Turnbull (Keys)
  • Rick Peters or Rick Bourgoin (Drums)

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The Triple Shot Band

 https://www.tripleshotseattle.com/

The Triple Shot  Band is the shot heard around the Seattle area playing clubs, casinos  and private events for dancing and entertainment. Fun, lively, and sexy  classic and modern rock featuring Dee Lawless and Kevin McKay sharing  lead vocals, and a solid four piece back line. We want to play for your  event! Get in touch through the Contact page, and visit us on Facebook 

Current Members: 

  • Kevin McKay (Vocals, Percussion, Gtr)
  • Dee Lawless (Vocals, Sax, Flute)
  • Dominic Stone (Bass, Vocals)
  • Drew Schneider (Gtr)
  • Jim Fleming (Drums)

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Free Rain

http://www.freerainrocks.com/

 Free Rain is a 6 piece cover band based in the  Seattle area.  We perform all over the Northwest!  We also perform  limited engagements in the Phoenix, Arizona area!  The show covers  popular tunes all the way from the Beatles and Rolling Stones to Lady  Gaga and Bruno Mars.  And everything in between!  With 4 lead/backup  singers and experienced professional musicians, you get the best of  everything for your event.  Included in most events is our state of the  art Yamaha powered PA system and light show.

Current Members: 

  • PA Mathison (Vocals, Percussion)
  • Tom Grader (Vocals, Gtr)
  • Erich Benedict (Keys, Gtr, Vocals)
  • Dale Reinke (Gtr, Vocals)
  • Tim Potter (Bass)
  • Donn Bennett(Drums) 

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