Artists

Halloween

Halloween

Rick Purdy Guitar, Vocals

Rick Purdy Guitar, Vocals

Lead vocalist/guitarist Rick Purdy formed the band Harsh Reality, which headlined clubs such as CBGBs, The Bitter End and Kenny’s Kastaways and has opened for Joan Jett and the Plasmatics. Rick later formed Pilgrim Soul, which continues to record and perform locally. Credits include the song "Stay Another Day" in the movie “The Broken Hearts Club,” chart-topping House releases with Grammy Award winning producer Roger Sanchez, Klement Bonelli, Steve Lawler, PQM, Scumfrog and Fondelaire.

Tim's rocking

Tim's rocking

Tim Eckstrum- Bass, vocals

Tim Eckstrum- Bass, vocals

Tim is well-versed on both stand up and electric bass, as well as an accomplished Tubist and vocalist. Performing with several other 80s and 90s rock cover acts on Long Island for the past decade, Tim is a veteran in the local scene.

Larry Jannotta- Drums & Percussion

Larry Jannotta- Drums & Percussion

A student of Al Miller and Ron Gould, Larry has been playing drums his whole life. His major influences include Buddy Rich and Neil Peart. Larry has been drumming with Bus Duty for the past five years. As a classically trained percussionist, Larry has been performing with the South Fork Chamber Orchestra for the past two years playing both timpani and mallet instruments. In addition to percussive instruments, Larry is also a talented pianist.

Chris Camarata violin, guitar, vox

Chris Camarata violin, guitar, vox

Chris is a virtuoso violinist who enjoys performing Celtic music as well as jazz, rock and classical pieces. In addition to the violin, Chris is an accomplished guitarist, and vocalist.

Eddie Fields-Lead Guitar, Vocals

Eddie Fields-Lead Guitar, Vocals

Eddie is no stranger to the stage. You may have seen him in the last few years as a member of Lost Dog, or filling on guitar or bass with The Chosen Few, The Usual Suspects and The Mr. Clean Band among many other popular Long Island bands. As part of the original NY-based bands Bishopsgate and Pure Dog, Eddie has toured the east coast and has directly supported many national acts such as Styx, REO Speedwagon, Eddie Money, Firehouse, Buffalo Tom, The Young Dubliners and more.

Bus Duty Lovelies

Bus Duty Lovelies

Pamela Hyland & Meredith Szypot Flutes and Vocals Pam and Meredith bring talent, positive energy, alternative musical influences and excitement to the band!

Ready for my solo?

Ready for my solo?

Let me grab my flute

Let me grab my flute

"I was all-state"

"I was all-state"

Dueling Flautists!

Dueling Flautists!

Too much fun!

Too much fun!

Get on the BUS!

Get on the BUS!

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Rick Purdy Guitar, Vocals

Lead vocalist/guitarist Rick Purdy formed the band Harsh Reality, which headlined clubs such as CBGBs, The Bitter End and Kenny’s Kastaways and has opened for Joan Jett and the Plasmatics. Rick later formed Pilgrim Soul, which continues to record and perform locally. Credits include the song "Stay Another Day" in the movie “The Broken Hearts Club,” chart-topping House releases with Grammy Award winning producer Roger Sanchez, Klement Bonelli, Steve Lawler, PQM, Scumfrog and Fondelaire.

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