Oneonta’s Favorite Local Bands
The results are in from a WZOZ Facebook poll, asking the question, "What is your favorite local band?". Check out the answers below...
The Barnyard Saints based out of the southern tier consider themselves to be an outlaw country band. Members include: William Pentzien, Joseph Inga, Dennis Walrath, Brian Vollmer, Chad Darou.
Based out of Roxbury, NY, Evvergreen is a 4-piece alternative/indie rock band playing a wide array of original songs plus many popular cover tunes.
The Hop City Hellcats are based out of Oneonta and play original songs mixing classic outlaw country and blues and according to the band, "an always-evolving blend of tasty covers that blew out of honkytonk jukeboxes back in the day." Band members include Randy Miratello, Evan Jagels, John Thompson, and Ted Potrikus. They often invite musician friends to play with them.
The Horseshoe Lounge Playboys have been an Oneonta area staple for many years, playing mostly original and traditional "roots" material – some call Backwoods Americana – some Hillbilly dance music. Members include Randy Miritello, Will Lunn, Darin Trass, and Tom Wetmore.
The Roundhouse Rockers are four Oneonta musicians that play Rock & Roll from the 60’s through today, although they enjoy the Beatles music best. Members include: Marc Spaziani, Fran Colone, Ross Rogers, and Chris Cady.
The Spectacular Average Boys is based in Oneonta playing original folk-rock tunes. Band members are comprised of Ned Brower, Joel Shue, Justin Ploutz, and Joe Pfeiffer.