Stumbling Murphy is a four piece -- singer, guitar/vox, bass/vox, drummer -- cover band originating from the Coventry area. We play a wide variety of classic rock, country, alternative, contemporary music -- huge set list, really. We are high energy, fun, and always ready to get people up and dancing. We have played Dan's, Woods Tavern, RI Billiards, Indigo Pizza, Clubhouse Pub, Olde Theater Diner, JC's, Biki's, Black Stallion, Wood River Inn, Brookside Inn, Coventry Mens Club, the Beach House, Nutty Scotsman, as well as many other places. We are willing to do fundraisers, parties, weddings -- whatever you want. Our website is in process of being updated with pictures and songs, but you will get a feel for who we are.
Price Range: $500 and up.
Gig Length: 180 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
High energy, upbeat, classic rock, alternative, country, WIDE variety of songs.
Stumbling Murphy is a high energy cover band, ready to get your bar or party up and moving. We have an extensive set list, and are continually adding new songs. We have been together as a four piece for almost seven years. Stumbling Murphy plays a wide variety of classic rock, country, alternative, and some contemporary music. Just ask and we can see about adding more. We are willing to play parties, bars, fundraisers, etc. You tell us, and we show up.
Our members are Lisa Fineran (lead vocals), Ron Racine (guitar, vocals), Joe (bass, vocals), Rob (guitar, sax, harmonica, vocals), and Steve (drums). We originate from Coventry, but our band mates come from East Providence, Barrington, Exeter, and Coventry. We have played many local establishments -- Dan's, JC's, Biki's, Black Stallion, Wood River, Brookside, Coventry Mens Club, the Beach House, Nutty Scotsman, etc. Check us out, you won't be disappointed.
Additional Booking Notes
We are a four piece, with all audio equipment needed; if you have a PA system, just let us know.
All Summer Long: Kid Rock: Angel from Montgomery: Bonnie Raitt; Banditos:Refreshments; Because the Night: Patti Smith; Before He Cheats: Carrie Underwood; Black Horse and the Cherry Tree: K.T. Tunstall; Black Velvet: Alannah Miles; Blister in the Sun:Violent Femmes; Breakdown:Tom Petty; Can’t Find My Way Home: Blind Faith; Can’t You See: Marshall Tucker Band; Come On: Lucinda Williams: Dead Flowers: Rolling Stones; Dim: Dada; Feed the Tree: Belly: Fell in Love with a Girl: White Stripes; Friend of the Devil: Grateful Dead; Hard to Handle: Black Crows; Hash Pipe: Weezer; Heroes: David Bowie; Hey Hey What Can I Do: Led Zeppelin; Hey Jealousy: Gin Blossoms; If It Makes you Happy: Sheryl Crow: I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For: U2; Keep Your Hands to Yourself: Georgia Satellites; Kryptonite: 3 Doors Down; Laid: James; Lay Down Sally: Eric Clapton; Leave the Pieces: Wreckers; Me & Bobby McGee: Janis Joplin; One Way or Another:Blondie; Paranoid: Black Sabbath; Passionate Kisses: Lucinda Williams; Pour Me: Trick Pony; Push: Matchbox 20; Santa Monica: Everclear; Should I Stay or Should I Go: The Clash; Song 2: Blur; Sunshine of Your Love: Cream; Sweet Home Alabama: Lynyrd Skynyrd; Sympathy for the Devil:Rolling Stones;The Middle: Jimmy Eat World; These Boots are Made for Walking: Nancy Sinatra; ;Wagon Wheel: Old Crow Medicine Show; Walking on Sunshine: Katrina and the Waves; What I Like About You: The Romantics; What’s Up: 4 Non-Blondes; Who Knew: Pink; You Oughtta Know: Alanis Morrisette; Zombie: Cranberrries; Mustang Sally: Otis Redding; Black Velvet: Alannah Miles; With or Without You: U2; Slide: Goo Goo Dolls; Sweet Jane: Cowboy Junkies; Wonderful Tonight: Eric Clapton; You Shook me All Night Long: AC/DC; 3am: Matchbox 20; Bring Me Some Water: Melissa Etheridge; Use Somebody: Kings of Leon; Sex on Fire: Kings of Leon; Light Enough to Travel: Be Good Tanyas; Ways To Be Wicked: Lone Justice; American Band: Grand Funk Railroad; Takin Care of Business: BTO; Proud Mary: Tina Turner/CCR; Pink Houses: John Mellencamp; Squeezebox: Who; Dyer Maker/Rock and Roll: Led Zeppelin; Like The Way I Do: Melissa Etheridge; White Rabbit/Somebody to Love: Jefferson Airplane; Honey Bee: Lucinda Williams;Forget You: Cee Lo; Lonely Boy: Black Keys; Miss K: Deer Tick; Living after Midnight: Judas Priest; I want you to Want Me: Cheap Trick; The Letter: Joe Cocker; Baggage Claim: Miranda Lambert; Creep: Radiohead; Long Way to the Top: ACDC; Long Train Running: Doobie Brothers ; All Right Now: Free; Ooh La La ParisGrace : Potter & Nocturnals; Ball & Chain: Social Distortion; Doesn't Remind Me: Audioslave; Tumbling Dice: Rolling Stones; Just a Girl: No Doubt; Fortunate Son: Creedence & many more.
Influences & Inspiration
Rolling Stones, Beatles, Audioslave, the Clash, Melissa Etheridge, Black Keys, Violent Femmes, Lucinda WIlliams, Lynryd Skynyrd, Led Zeppelin, Black Crowes, BB King, Otis Redding, Matchbox 30, Better than Esra, Cranberries, Janis Joplin, Alanis Morrisette, the Who, etc. Many others -- we each have different tastes, which adds to our electicism.
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