Mr.Whodo is a gathering of journeymen musicians performing both original and familiar cover music. We can perform up to 4- 1 hour sets with a wide range of styles.
Price Range: $ 200 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
We play everything from pub gigs to restaurant shows to private parties. We have also done quite a few festival shows. We have all been at this for well over 30 years and consider ourselves true professionals capable of adapting the performance to suit the venue and audience. We are known as "crowed pleasures" and repeat book most of the venues we play. Our Storytellers concerts have been described as 'an evocative hybrid of roots, indie rock and Americana traditions.'
The Urban Dictionary defines whodo: An extremely old, or wrecked car that the owner still drives like its new. There is a statement there.....
Many years ago Walter Barlow and Joe Chirico met and formed a musical friendship that has lasted almost four decades. Although they both went their own way after quite a few successful years playing local clubs and outdoor concerts with their band Which Way they never really lost touch. A strange set of events and the reuniting of a few original members of the band put them together again. Given that they started as a two man acoustic act it seemed a logical place to return to. With the addition of Walter's oldest son on bass Mr.Whodo was born.
After months of enjoying the ride, Walter Jr. moved to Japan to experience the culture and Mother Nature's quirkiness. The band's line-up now includes Walter Barlow lead vocals-guitar-writer, Joe Chirico lead guitar electric and acoustic and harmonica, Scott 'Skip' Harris on bass and vocals and the addition of Mr. Bob Drouin on too many instruments to mention.
Additional Booking Notes
We travel with our own sound systems..we have 3 different rig setups to accommodate an intimate house concert to outdoor event.
We have a set list of 135 songs plus a original set list of 20 songs. Our material is played on The Armed Services Radio network as well as a host of web based independent radio shows.
|Walter Barlow||Lead vocals, guitar, writer|
|Joe Chirico||Lead guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica|
|Skip Harris||Bass and vocals|
|Bob Drouin||Fiddle, bouzouki, flute, Irish whistle and vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
Far too many to mention, we have been at this a long time and have played everything from good old rock and roll to country to folk....we just love playing music.
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