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Friday, May 20, 2022

The No Baggage Band. 



This Dynamic 7+ member Band plays a Fusion of Funk Soul, Blues, roots, rock n roll and reggae. Playing a variety of well known covers from the 60’s to current with a different twist and flavour. 

The ‘No Baggage Band’ will move you, inspire you, engage you and invigorate you..
It’s music for ALL generations. 

With sensational talent including Front man Lead singer and guitar man Fabian Inman. His Voice is velvet smooth with just a little gravel. Some say he sounds like James Brown and some say Jimmy Barnes. His Infectious enthusiastic and massive personality brings energy to the whole band. 

Joey Amenta lead guitarist from 70’s & 80’s pop /rock group TASTE. 
Joey Amenta today is considered by many as one of Australia’s finest guitarists, singer and entertainers. 

Joey has played with the following Aussie Bands;
Russel Morris Band, Uncanny Ex Men, Wendy and the Rockets,Moving Pictures, Dear Enemy, Taste, Red House Roll Band, The Tina Arena Band, The Fabs and many more.

Kate Johnston is the Female powerhouse that keeps these guys together. She’s Energetic, Sassy, original and dynamic. No matter if she’s leading or backing vocals, her presence is certainly engaging. A must see. 

Kate replaced Gerri Halliwell at Fox FM’s rumba concert in 2001. Playing amongst Vanessa Amarosi, Tina Arena, Human Nature. She’s partnered with Kylie Minogue’s ex Musical Director and Air Supply’s keyboardist Adrian Scott. Beven Addinsall from YTT and many more well renowned musicians and bands. 

The No Baggage Band also includes band members 

Phil North – (aka Prinz)- Bass player and backing vocals. 
Prinz has toured extensively throughout Australia and Europe. Appeared with many international artists, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Steve Earle, The Monkees amongst others. 
Has many recording credits and worked with such producers as ; David Briggs (LRB) and Greg McAinsh( Skyhooks).

Peter Moore- Drums skins specialist who has toured extensively around Australia, Asia, Russia. A regular on Hey Hey It’s Saturday playing with many artists such as Glenn Frey from the Eagles, Nicky Bomba etc. The last five years Peter played and toured around Australia playing swing and rockabilly with The Fender Benders.

Guillermo (Willy) Viran – Congas & Percussion 
An establish percussionist with a long history in the local Australian Latin American music scene, An all-rounder, he is skilled in many percussion instruments, developing contemporary grooves, incorporated by a variety of traditional rhythms. These spiced up with intense rhythmic leaks and soloing, adds an up tempo feel to every performance. 

And finally our Amazing Saxophonist Gary Deleo. His remarkable musicianship takes the audience to another level.

A true professional his accolades include working/touring with the likes of Vanessa Amarosi ..Russel Morris….john farnham…Eric Burton..Thelma Houston…Glen Shoric..LRB..

With this Amazing Line Up of passionate, experienced and dedicated band members.. 
All we can say is.. Leave your Baggage at home.. and see them!
Guaranteed to have some FUN!

Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.