GENE CASEY formed the LONE SHARKS having moved to Long Island's East End in 1988. Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks have shared billing and/or backed-up NRBQ, Link Wray, Sleepy LaBeef, Wanda Jackson, Bill Kirchen, Elvis Costello, the Who's John Entwistle, The Highway QC's and on one unforgettable night, TINY TIM. Several of Gene's roots-drenched songs have been used on the soundtrack to television and feature film, including FX Network's Justified and Sons of Anarchy; the 2012 thriller The Tall Man starring Jessica Biel, and the 2013 release The Killing Season starring Robert DeNiro. The "main men" joining Gene in the Lone Sharks are Chris Ripley, drums, Paul Scher, saxophone and Tony Palumbo, upright bass.
The HOODOO LOUNGERS bring all the sounds, excitement from the funk of the Neville Brothers and the Meters, to the R&B of Dr. John and Professor Longhair. The nine piece band offers a variety of sounds for a great night of music inspired by the rhythms, sounds, history and spirit of New Orleans. The band's sound encompasses traditional New Orleans Jazz, Brass Band, classic R&B and funk - a blend of original music and re-arranged New Orleans classics. The HooDoo's perform a high energy and highly entertaining show that will please young and old alike.