Why hire Johnny Russler & The Beach Bum Band?
Johnny Russler & the Beach Bum Band combine the tropical sounds of Caribbean rock, reggae, and calypso by pouring great original music along with songs by Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, Zac Brown Band, Paul Simon, Sublime, Jerry Jeff Walker, and many more into a musical blender to create a strong concoction direct from the lower latitudes!
From steel pans to strong percussion, to driving bass and skanking guitars, the Beach Bum Band has a fun and danceable sound that appeals to all ages.
The Beach Bum Band appeals to Parrotheads and non-Parrotheads everywhere!
Johnny Russler: Vocals, Lead Guitar
Ian Roque: Vocals, Guitar
Tyler Smith: Vocals, Steel Drum, Percussion
Tom Rucker: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Percussion
Joe McKee: Congas, Timbales, Percussion
Jeff Hatzer: Drums
Michael Shehan: Guitar, Vocals
What to Expect
2-3 separate circuits (roughly 20-30 Amps each). 3-4 separate circuits for evening performances (or where lighting is required)
25 foot deep x 30 foot wide stage area on a flat surface
Past Booked Dates:
08-20-2011 — Blarney Island, Antioch, IL
07-30-2011 — Navy Pier Beer Garden Stage, Chicago, IL
07-28-2011 — Roselle Park District, Roselle, IL
07-27-2011 — Usher Park, Itasca, IL
07-24-2011 — Centennial Beach, Naperville, IL
07-23-2011 — Private Party
07-16-2011 — Spikes Beach Grill, Warsaw, IN
07-10-2011 — Algonquin Commons, Algonquin, IL
07-04-2011 — Orland Park 4th of July Festival, Orland Park, IL
07-03-2011 — Bartlett 4th of July Festival, Bartlett, IL
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