Sunday, June 27, 2010

Introducing: The Foy Brothers

On Thursday June 17, 2010 I had the privilege of watching The Foy Brothers open up at Albany's acclaimed Alive at 5 event.

The Foy Brothers Band is a multi talented Soul/Funk/R&B/Blues band that has been entertaining audiences in the Capital Region for over ten years. The band consists of the following members:

Mark Foy: Drums, Lead Vocals, Backup Vocals

Kevin Foy: Lead Vocals, Backup Vocals

Charee Hendricks: Keyboards, Lead Vocals, Backup Vocals

Mark Giammattei: Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar

John Ellis: Bass Guitar

The lead singer of the group, Kevin Foy, is a long-time friend of my mother and one of the most talented individuals I know. We have been talking back and forth and it seems there may be a Big Malk/ Kevin Foy/ Foy Brothers collaboration on the horizon. Check out the videos below of their Alive at 5 performance for the songs "Whatever" off their 2000 debut album, Whatever and the new song "Junk" coming on their next yet to be titled album.

Click here for more information on The Foy Brothers.

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