Meet the Band / Junkyard Saints

Meet the Band

FYI: pop culture news

April 28, 2005|By Annie Linskey

Current members: Brian Simms, vocals, keyboard, accordion; Sterling Patterson, guitar; John Aversa, bass; Andy Hamburger, drums; Todd Butler, trumpet; Trevor Specht, sax; Jeff Chiaverini, trombone.

Founded in: 1999

Style: New Orleans Funk

Influenced by: Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Los Lobos, Galactic.

Notable: The band is recording its sophomore CD. It will be released in June.

Quotable: Simms on how people should feel when they walk away after a show: "Hopefully they dance away. They should be dancing and humming a tune. It is happy music and is always Mardi Gras."

Hear Junkyard Saints tomorrow in the Golden Sports Bar in Ellicott City. The music starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Golden Sports is at 8801 Baltimore National Pike. For more information call 410-480-2994 or visit www.goldensportsbar .com.

For more information about the band, visit

Know a local act you'd like to see highlighted here? E-mail the band's contact information to annie.linskey@baltsun. com. To see the archive of profiled artists, visit / meettheband.

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