Paul is a Shenandoah Conservatory graduate who has been performing in the Shenandoah valley area since 1991. Paul is a multi-talented musician as well playing other instruments such as bass, electric and acoustic guitar, flute, percussion, and lead/backing vocals in all groups he has played with. He began his performing career in 1982 working under contract with James Turner Productions with the power trio Tempest and later East Coast Productions with the rock band The Ride performing up and down the Mid-Atlantic coast. In 1988, he co-founded the group Open Window which enjoyed much success throughout the 90’s as an acoustic trio. The group released a self-titled work in 1999 that included other musicians from the area. During this time he also played with various groups and the progressive rock bands Occidental Pygmies (late 80’s), Sir Reele (Original Music) from the late 90’s into 2001, and The EP Project (Original progressive rock). He also performed as a solo classical guitarist and with the elite classical guitar quartet Pumping Nylon (while at SU) during the 90’s. In 2002 he took a hiatus from performing before joining forces with Big Ed Reedy to form No Drama in 2006. The band enjoyed playing bars and events throughout the valley until disbanding in 2011. Paul was fortunate enough to be offered the job as lead guitarist and vocalist with the Robbie Limon Band in the summer of 2011 where he has been continuing his musical journey with a new passion and fire in his playing
A 5 piece professional band playing venues ranging from intimate clubs to outdoor stages drawing 2000+ dancing fans. The band remains committed to sounding like the original recordings of the playlist they perform and continually add to their ever expanding, 70’s era, playlist of songs that are more than the “top 40” songs others play, but also the deeper tracks that truly reflect the feel and vibe of the era. Scroll down to meet the band.
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Originally from a small town near Pottsville, PA, the home of Yuengling Brewery, Wayne's musical roots stretch back to age 10, when he started piano lessons. His first band experience started with a Panther organ and high school friends at age 15, playing Top 40, Funk and Rock. Eventually upgrading to a Hammond organ & Fender Rhodes electric piano, he played in various local bands for another 5 years. Moving to the NYC metro ro pursue a career in computer software publishing, he still played occasionally with various musicians & bands, including the popular Doors tribute "Crystal Ship". Wayne moved to the Shenandoah Valley in 2007, and has dove deeper
than ever into his musical endeavors, including recording projects, originals, covers, blues, jam bands and now the Robbie Limon Band! Musical influences include: Pink Floyd, Yes, Genesis,Elton John, Billy Joel, Deep Purple, Moody Blues, Led Zeppelin, Supertramp, The Doors, Beatles, Santana, Chick Corea & Jean Luc Ponty.
Originally from Virginia Beach, Jamie now resides in the Shenandoah Valley and is the most recent member of the Robbie Limon Band. He brings over 40 years of performing experience in many different musical genres to the group. Prior to joining Robbie’s band, Jamie played drums for Delbert McClinton, Grammy Award winner Johnny Neel (Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule), Junior Marvin (Bob Marley & the Wailers), Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers), Dave Chappell, Tommy Lepson, Jaared Arosemena, Billy Thompson, Mike Ault, Mike Westcott, The Moondog Medicine Show, The Carroll Brothers, The Kingsley Winter Band and many other original acts in the Metro Washington DC area. Jamie is also a devoted husband and the proud father of two sons, who are also performing musicians.
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Chuck was born in Hagerstown, Md. and moved to Front Royal, Va. while in junior high. While in high school he played in many popular local bands. He served in the U. S. Army Artillery as a Special Weapons Assembler. In the late 70’s he joined BUZZ, a popular trio in the Shenandoah Valley which featured his guitar playing and vocals. In the early 80’s, Chuck bounced around the country as a guitarist and vocalist with Bobby Watt & Mamma’s Pride as an opening act for many of today’s country music stars. In 1982, he switched from guitar to bass. Chuck has played in many local popular bands Ed Certa, Cindy Joly & Crosswinds, Grand Illusion, Train Wreck, Blues Fuse and NODRAMA. He is and award winning song writer and has released one solo cd entitled “Chuck RitenouR of NODRAMA.” He has performed in 33 states and 5 foreign countries as well and on Holland American Cruise Lines. When the Robbie Limon Band’s bassist, Ken Wissmann fell ill, Chuck was asked to fill in on bass guitar until such a time as Ken’s health would allow him to return to the line up. ” I feel very fortunate to have this opportunity to play with The Robbie Limon Band. Robbie is an exceptional entertainer and his band has some of the best musicians in the Shenandoah Valley.”