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    Kirk

 

Former bands: 
  Kilbrannan,  Nuclear Toy, Madd Hatter, Split Ticket,
  D'artagnan, Castle (and a whole bunch of others that had no meaning -or gigs)
Musical Influences: 
   Freddy Mercury,The Clancy Brothers,The Smothers Brothers, Moore & Broaders
Hobbies:
   Paranormal Investigation…yup that's right, I'm a ghost buster
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Beer, Southern Comfort and Rumplemintz
Favorite Food:
  That chicken dish that my wife makes with the stuffing & Swiss cheese
Most Often Used Phrase: 
   "…as far as I know…"
Favorite Authors:
   Ronald Dahl, and Shakespeare of course
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Advertising - really!
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Romeo and Juliet - the old one with Olivia Hussy
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   My father
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
     "You got it right!" 
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 Kirk supports: Donations to Gateway Home Hospice in Attica, NY

 

 

   Jon

 

Former bands: 
  Mausoleum, Basin Street Jazz Ensemble, Angel Malachi, Crestfallen.
Musical Influences: 
  Flea, Les Claypool, Iron Maiden, Kilbrannan
Hobbies:
   Whips, Swords, Computers, and other weapons of mass destruction
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Whiskey/ Guinness
Favorite Food:
  Tortellini
Most Often Used Phrase: 
   "aw hell"
Favorite Author:
   Tolkien
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Blacksmithing
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Star Wars
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   Beethoven
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
     "We couldn't find your paperwork, but we're going to let you in anyway!"

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   Jon Supports: Fight cancer-The Ride for Roswell  (personal fundraising page)

                         

 

   Paul

 

Former bands: 
  Smokin' Clover
Musical Influences: 
   Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, Nickel Creek, Eric Johnson
Hobbies:
   Fly fishing, wood working & carpentry, horses
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Gun…Guii….Guinn….Guinnassss….Gu….Guinness!!  (Thare i diid itt !!!)
Favorite Food:
  Roast turkey dinner
Most Often Used Phrase: 
  "What's this?"
Favorite Authors:
   J.R.R.Tolkien
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Horse trainer
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   Gandalf (if he doesn't count then Mel Blanc)
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
     "Nice job"

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Paul supports public awareness & finding a cure at: WNY Lyme

 

 

 

   Dan


Musical Influences: 
  The Barenaked Ladies, Mr. Gustafson and my family
Hobbies:
  Paranormal investigation, video games, the renn fests, and drinking/singing with

   friends.
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Jameson, Baileys and Guinness...it's time for a car bomb!
Favorite Food:
  A good roast beef sandwich, and it has to be Buffalonian
Most Often Used Phrase: 
   "What the hell man!"
Favorite Author:
   Douglas Adams, Edgar Allen Poe, and if movie scripts count, Dan Akroyd
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Movie director
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   My grandfather that I never got to know but heard so much about
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
    "What took you so long? This way to your pub!"

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Dan Supports: Ghostbusters 716 Fundraising for local organizations & charities 

 

 

  Pauly

 

Former bands: 
  Kilbrannan, AfterShock, Nuclear Toy, Solomon Grundy
Musical Influences: 
   Allan Holdsworth, Van Halen, and any good Jazz/Fusion players
Hobbies:
   Tinkering with guitars & amps, watching SciFi movies
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Harp, or any good semi-dry wine
Favorite Food:
   Deb's pizza !!
Most Often Used Phrase: 
  "uh oh...."
Favorite Authors:
    The authors inspired to write the books of the Bible,  L.A. Marzulli, Tom Horn
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Mattress tester (I love to nap !!)
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Dawn of the Dead (the one with the FAST zombies!)
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   Jesus
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
   "Well done my good and faithful servant!" and "Banjos are in the other place!!"

 

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also check out Rock & Soul Music for lessons from Pauly!

 

 

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    Rave

    (Calamity)

 

Musical Influences: 
   Stevie Nicks, James Taylor, Carly Simon, Jethro Tull
Hobbies:
   Paranormal stuphs, mead maker, writing, photography, metal detectoristing,

    computer forensics, website maker, kilt maker and stitchery in general. I have a lot

    of shite going on. Also severely addicted to WoW.
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Chocolate Cherry (Harp and cherry hard cider, done in 'half and half' style) & mead.
Favorite Food:
   Worchestershire Chicken with mushrooms and rice, & just about anything with black

     olives
Most Often Used Phrase: 
  "Seriously"
Favorite Authors:
    Steven King, Tolkien, Heinlein, SRW
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
    Archeologist
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Fandango (and although it is not a movie..."Walking Dead" is a serious contender for

   my preference of viewing choices)
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   James Taylor or Steven King
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
     "hey!" (with a wry smile)

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Rave supports: American Heart Association  &  WNY Alzheimers Association

     

 

  Robbie

 

Former bands: 
  Kilbrannan, Gordon Highlanders Pipes and Drums
Musical Influences: 
  Name it! My music collection ranges from Les Paul to Sex Pistols to Elton John to

   Dropkick Murphys
Hobbies:
   Learning Gaelic, drinking pints, hockey (watching and playing), realizing I need

    more hobbies...
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage:
   Guinness, Tullamore Dew, the Balvenie fine Scotches
Favorite Food:
  A good steak. Tell me, what's better than that?
Most Often Used Phrase: 
   "Wha aboot ye?"
Favorite Author:
   Shakespeare, Dan Brown, JK Rowling
Job (other than music) that you would most like to try:
   Advertising/Marketing Design
Favorite Movie of all time:
   Braveheart. "I am William Wallace, and the rest of you may go.  Go back to

    England  and tell them there that Scotland's daughters and her sons are yours no

    more. Tell them Scotland is free!"
Person (living or dead) that you would most like to have dinner with:
   Bonnie Prince Charlie after his battle at Prestonpans.
If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say upon your arrival:
     "You made a wrong turn...the Summerlands are over there -->"

 

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** Photo by K. McWhorter

*** Photo by Leona Ottaviani

 

 

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