Above, is a direct link to the band's original website, designed and built by band ex-trombonist, Dan Elliot. Although largely a promotional site now, there is still an excellent amount of information about the band here.
It would be hard to put up a link page on our site without a direct link to the main page of the band, Chicago (to the left). Our band members have played their tunes since their band started in 1969. We’ve met the guys and taken our own Chicago Transit show -- a show given ‘thunbs up’ from the Chicago band, themselves -- as far west as Chicago, Illinois itself.
A good friend and still the best Ray Charles tribute artist around. We've worked with Frank may times over the last few years, on both sides of the Atlantic. The above link is to one of the many places that Frank can be found on the internet.
Above is a link to our multi-talented Rod Stewart Tribute artist, Doug Varty, and his three-piece rock band. his three-piece rock band.
We've worked with Suzanne (to the left, front centre) a number of tiimes when she's filled in with the band. She's both an excellent singer, keyboard player and floutist. The link to the left is to the site of her band Up Front, a high-energy local cover band.
Above, a link to the personal website of good friend and former band saxophonist, Glenn HIggins.
Link to local band, Lightspeed -- our drummer, John Persichini’s last major musical project.
Above, is a link to the personal website of former band drummer, Steve Negus.
Powerhouse has been supporting Hamilton Tiger Cat Football for years -- whether attending games, calling practice early because 'the Argos' are coming to town or the horn players playing the Canadian anthem before the annual Labour Day Hamilton/Toronto clash.
On November 2009, eight Juno Award winning Canadian musicians recorded a song for our Armed Forces, with all funds going to The Canadian Heroes Initiative, a charity formed to help and create awareness and support for our Canadian troops and their families.The Powerhouse Band's Carlo DiBattista (trumpet, backing vocals) and former member, Steve Negus (percussion), were pleased to be part of this recording.Video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoF6NKaThUACanadian Heroes website at: http://www.canadianheroes.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3oq9zr4lhQAbove link is to Ray Lyell and the Storm’s 1989 hit, ‘Carry Me’, with vintage vocal work from POWERHOUSE’s newest member, Paula Tessaro. Also on the YouTube video is band alumnus keyboardist, Vince Rinaldo, on accordian.
A link to our friends at Attic Digital. Debi has been a tremendous help to us with the design and maintainance of this website. If we've had a problem, it was Debi who got the first phonecall.
... and, of course, this page would hardly be complete without a link to Rod Stewart’s personal website.