Vocalist/Drummer Chris "Bean" Weng brings the "Don Henley" voice to the band. He has been performing for audiences around the country for over 25 years working with such acts as the Shadows of Knight (G.L.O.R.I.A.), JP and the Cats, Ralph Covert (Ralph’s World) and Betsy & the Boneshakers. He has shared the stage with rock and roll giants like Joe Cocker, Kansas, Paul Revere & the Raiders and has appeared on Wolfman Jack’s "Classic Rock" on the TNN network. Bean is an accomplished vocalist and has sung the National Anthem at both local & nationally televised sporting events. As a vocalist, voice-over artist or screen actor, he has appeared in many radio and TV commercials.
Vocalist/Bassist John Forrest has been a fixture on the Chicago music scene for years. He has added his melodic bass playing and soulful vocals to the Chicago Slim Blues Band, Alliota Haynes & Jerimiah, The Buckinghams, the Mighty Joe Young Blues Band, The Harvey Mandel Machine, the Vanessa Davis Band, Ouray, the Tom Carey Band, and Mr. Meyers. John was also in the original cast of "Grease, The Musical."
Vocalist/Keyboardist Scott Bahry is the "Choir Director" of the band, with his great ear for arranging vocal harmonies. He also sings lead on the Joe Walsh tunes. Scott was an original member of 90s rock band Captive Heart, toured nationally with Mind Bomb and has worked with Jim Peterik, JP & The Cats, Libido Funk Circus and the Tom Carey Band. He is a trained actor and also composes film scores.
Guitarist Jim Altenbach has been a fixture on the Chicago music scene since the mid 80’s, doing session work and performing with a number of instrumental/prog-rock bands. Adding jazz and country elements to his eclectic playing over the last several years has further enhanced his already impressive versatility. Jim brings the Telecaster twang to Heartache Tonight as well as another voice on acoustic guitar, allowing the band to accurately reproduce the sounds of the Eagles' legendary three guitar line-up in tunes like "Hotel California" and "Life In The Fast Lane".
Veteran Chicago musician, Tom O'Brien, is best known for his guitar work with Chicago's Bad Examples and their kid friendly alter ego Ralph's World. He has toured nationally and internationally, and has extensive studio experience including session work for Disney Sound. Tom has worked with numerous bands both live and in studio on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and keyboards.
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