Had the pleasure Friday evening (May 31) of attending "Rockin the Redhouse" a special benefit for the Redhouse Arts Center held at the Palace Theater in Syracuse, NY. Four special bands were featured representing the following Central New York companies- CSB (C&S Companies), Cx Dinosaurs (CxTec & Teracal), Defense Mechanism ( Lockheed Martin) & Six Pack ( Anheuser-Busch). Also performing as guest bands were The Scoundrels & Kill the Lights. Band member lineup listed below..
CSB- Jon Celi (vocals & guitar), Mark Reagan (bass), Bill Frye (guitar) & Robbie Catalina (drums)
CX Dinosaurs- Mike Featherstone (bass), Ashley Cox (vocals, keyboards), Shawn Sullivan (guitar), Gustav Hoffmann (drums), Trace Collinbourne (guitar), Lori Mentel (backing vocals)
Defense Mechanism- Bob Volk (vocals), Kate Kolb (bass, vocals), Matt Gee (guitar), Dan Morrison (drums), Greg Gannett (keyboards).
Six Pack- Nick Offredi (vocals, sax), Sue Alexander (vocals), Kevin Kiniry (guitar), Chris Senez (acoustic guitar), Gina McAllister (vocals), Brian Cooney (Bass), Bob Elfenbein (guitar, fiddle) & Adon Allen (drums)
Guest Bands listed below...
The Scoundrels- Nick Castrello (guitar, vocals), Tad Mastine (bass), Dick Eagan (drums), Jor Knittels Sr. (guitar), Joe Knittels Jr ( guitar).
Kill the Lites- Julianne Cary (vocals), John Hanover (drums), Katie Hanover (keyboards), David Ptocki (bass), Ryan Ondocin (guitar)
Judges for this special "Rockin the Redhouse "event were- Joanne Perry, Tyler Brown & Jon Lessels
MC- Moe Harrington
Winning Award for Best Band - CX Dinosaurs-