CRUNCHING GUITARS! BIG BOSS BACKBEAT! SAVAGE VOCALS!
Put it all together and you have the Raw, Electrified Sound of Rochester, New York’s Premier Rock-N-Roll Vocal Group…The Riviera Playboys!
Yes! Rochester, New York is their home, a city known for it’s great garage bands from the ‘60’s…The Invictas, The Heard, The Young Tyrants, The Tempests and The Trillium to name a few. The tradition continued through the 1980s & 1990s with other bands such as The Projectiles, The Chesterfield Kings, Fertility Rite Brothers & McFadden’s Parachute.
In 1996 The Riviera Playboys were founded by fearless producer Dave Anderson who produced the group’s first album
“Greatest Hits!” Other Boss releases followed leading to their latest album “Ambassadors of Rock-N-Roll!”
out now on Screaming Apple Records!
Dave Anderson: (Guitar & Vocals)
Aside from being a producer & running the Saxon Recording Studios in Rochester, Dave has been a member of approximately 30 music groups during his career with styles as diverse as Polka to Garage Punk! Notable projects in more recent years include The Projectiles, Susan & The Surftones and McFadden’s Parachute, and is also currently working with Sky Sunlight Saxon & Green Forests.
Jay Repp: (Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals)
Rochester Musician about town...equally at home on guitar and drums, Jay is an "X-Ray Spec" specialist by day and transforms into Music Manimal by night! Also involved with other Rochester bands - The I-69's; and Tiger Cried Beef. Fans may recognize Jay from other past Rochester bands The Earl Cram Revue, and The Irthlings.
Mike "The Kid" Bara: (Drums & Backing Vocals)
The Kid behind the Bossbeat of The Boss Sound! The Destroyer of Silence! That's right... "The Kid" lays down the menacing beat that drives our energy levels into the red! A master percussionist, "The Kid" is a musical maestro equally adept on Guitar, Bass and Vocals and enjoys working on his own solo project inbetween all of his other hobbies! In recent years a member of Rochester musical mayhem group...Delta Force 23!
The Riviera Playboys, the self proclaimed “Ambassadors of Rock-N-Roll!” are on a diplomatic mission…
to create a Rock-N-Roll Revolution! So put your Wig On, Get On Down, and Hit The Scene! Yeah!!!
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