Ginger + Bandits plays classic rock, pop hits and originals. Lead vocalist and former Portola Valley resident Ginger Pistilli is joined by Portola Valley native Paul Skrabo (guitar), Joey Fabian (bass), Stuart Horton (guitar), and Dennis Dove (drums).
Krim Band plays high-energy rock and roll, featuring Woodside residents Chris Skarakis (guitar), Jennifer Skarakis (bass, guitar), Marina Dellaporta Marguet (vocals), and Ted Sprague (guitar, vocals) with PJ Weston (vocals, guitar), David Hollis (drums), and Eddie Gates (bass, vocals, guitar).
Alec Lytle & Them Rounders are a nationally touring indie-folk band from Woodside. They perform original music often inspired by the redwood forest where Alec lives and writes. The song ‘The Mountain’ from their most recent record spent 2 weeks at #1 on the US folk music chart.
Midnight Rounds is the unofficial cover band of Stanford Children's Health, featuring Woodside resident James Wall (bass), joined by Matias Bruzoni (Guitar, Keys, Vocals), Drew Allen (Guitar), Raji Koppolu (Vocals), and Yasser El-Sayed (Drums).
Bundy Browne and Guitar Gypsy play a jammy mix of original music, influenced by Americana and R&B. PV native Bundy Browne (guitar & vocals) is joined by long time mates Rick Sigman (guitar & vocals), Dennis Harper (bass & vocals), Casey Smiley (drums) and Guitar Gypsy.
Salty Licks plays a unique blend of Americana covers. The band features Portola Valley resident Todd Johnson (guitar, vocals) with Alex Kidd (guitar, keys) and Mary Zarucchi (vocals).
Los Trancolizers plays classic rock covers, featuring Portola Valley residents Steve Dunne (rhythm guitar), Rob Kalman (lead guitar, vocals), Laure Woods (vocals) and Scott Tandy (bass, vocals), joined by local Carla Wray (drums, vocals).
Squirrels of Wisdom plays original rock and covers. Woodside resident Wesley Barrow (bass) is joined by Mel Worthy (violin), Lisa Edberg-Thompson (vocals, guitar), Jen Bruno (drums), Jenny Bennet (vocals, keys) and Michelle Spahn (vocals, lead guitar)
Pathetic Honey released “Again At Last" in 2021 and plays a range of genres from rock and funk to country, bluegrass & Americana, all laced with improv jams. Portola Valley native David Barrow joins musicians from Woodside, Kings Mountain, and La Honda.
Whiskey Hill Billies bring a unique blend of wit and personality to their collection of acoustic Americana and Country music. Band members include Woodside residents Steve Dussé (Bass, vocals), PJ Weston (guitar, vocals), and Andy McKaige (banjo, vocals), with Dan Lucas on drums.
Woodside native Samantha McKaige studies songwriting at Berklee College of Music. She plays an eclectic blend of alt-folk and Americana. Joining her are Wyatt Moran (pedal steel guitar), Stav McCallister (banjo), Max Morton (bass) and Steve Kurz (drums)
Grace Harriet is Portola Valley native Grace Beriker's stage name. A songwriting major at Berklee College of Music, her band's music is a relatable fusion of folk and rock. Joining her are Wyatt Moran (pedal steel guitar), Stav McCallister (banjo), Max Morton (bass) and Steve Kurz (drums).
Up and to the Right is an oldies, classic rock and country cover band featuring PV resident Ray Rothrock (bass, tenor sax) and his son Nathaniel (vocals, keys) Michele Huertas (vocals), with Peter Sawyer (lead guitar) and George Huertas (rhythm guitar).
The Bubbles band plays twenty-first century modern rock covers. Portola Valley resident Jeff Morgan (lead vocals), is joined by Brian Fox (bass), Ryan Aldama (guitar), James Garcia (keys/sax) and Anthony Galli (drums).
Kids Bands! Kids interested in performing in PV Palooza should contact Steve Dunne, who is coordinating the kids performances during PV Palooza.