Who are the psychedelicats?

Steve Goodman


Self-taught on transistor organs, Steve Goodman had access to every Beatle album at birth, which he wore out on his Fisher Price turntable.  Steve fancies himself an expert on vintage keyboard sounds and 60s rock, believing everything in the musical universe sounds better with Mellotron flutes.  He plays in 60s tribute bands  The Truants and Beatles solo years  tribute Fabforward and 60s party band Mod Squad . He describes his world view as a mashup of John Lennon, the book of Ecclesiastes and Ben Franklin, and lives the philosophy   "have a good time, all the time."   When faced with a musical conundrum he asks himself, WWMSD-- Would would Mark Stein Do?  [as we all know Mark Stein is the organist for NY psych legends VANILLA FUDGE). Far Out!

Tom "El Guapo" Groppe


 Tito el Guapo has let his fingers do the rocking around New York and the universe at large since last century. Tito has played guitar & bass with the Men of Cheese, Steve Cainero and the Cowards, The Barry White Boys and many other bands you should have heard of by now. Tito‘s chunkawailout riffs have reverberated everywhere, from CBGB to Madison Square Garden, where the BWB opened for Gravedigger at a Monster Truck Rally. A native of the great borough of Queens, Tito has shared a slice with Joey Ramone, a bathroom with Al Pacino and his rocking awesomeness and awesome rockingness with adoring fans everywhere.

Joe Keenan


A Native New Yowka with extensive performance experience throughout the Tri-State area, Izzy aka Joe Keenan is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.  Bands such as the legendary Groove Hogs, the party funkmeisters The Barry White Boys and Daytona have relied on his creative, thunderous style and pulse. He has performed at Madison Square Garden, Alice Tully Hall and in countless bars, clubs and theaters from off Broadway to Boston and beyond.

Kerri Freda


Bassist Kerri Parrot's collection of go go boots, Hofner basses and Beatles lunchboxes is the envy of all go-go boot wearing bass players everywhere.  She was the founder  and member of one of the most popular all female club bands on the East Coast, Good Girl's Don't, which performed at major clubs on the east coast along with appearing  at the PNC Arts Center, the Roseland Ballroom and Palladium in NYC, and on MTV.  As An alumnus of the all-girl Beatles tribute The Sheatles, she performed at Citifield in 2005 to commemorate The Beatles 1965 Shea Stadium appearance at the request of legendary Beatles promoter Sid Bernstein. Kerri lays down the groove and punch on a Rickenbacker and Fender Jazz bass as McCartney did.  Known semi-affectionately by her bandmates as the "She-Wolf of Sussex" Kerri leads the pack and is a fierce musical, business and personal force to be reckoned with.