PO BOYZ ORGAN GROUP

 
PO BOYZ are the best party in town and they’re coming to a venue near you. A soulful gumbo of sounds, fearless souls and spirits their sure-fire high energy songs, with tinges of gospel, rock, country and Latin influence, assert themselves with a positive feeling that has become their signature vibe and sound.  PO BOYZ release Country Funk (Positive Records, 2010) hit #4 on Jambands.Com radio charts in early 2011 earning several nods from critics and buzz among the jam and funk community.  PO BOYZ songs and live performances have gained them the attention of national promoters who have put them on the stage with many of the top associated acts. If the name doesn’t ring a bell it’s time to get up to speed, PO BOYZ, dressed with extra hot sauce, are coming to your local venue soon - get ready to get down.

PO BOYZ have been described as "dirty, deliciously gritty Southern funk" as well as “Boston’s funkiest organ trio” by 88.9 WERS FM Radio. PO BOYZ have performed many festivals and shows since their inception in 2005 and have been blessed enough to share the stage with Karl Denson, George Porter, Melvin Sparks, Tab Benoit, Big Sam, Eric Lindell, and Trombone Short and Orleans Avenue.

KEITH HOLLIS - Leader

Boston and Los Angeles based keyboardist, vocalist and composer worked as keyboardist and Hammond Organist for Grammy Award winning and Rock and Roll Hall of fame singer Solomon Burke until his passing in October 2010.  Keith has also performed with Joss Stone, Candy Dulfer and members of  the Blind Boys of Alabama. Keith has been blessed enough to shared the stage with Santana, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Maceo Parker, Buddy Guy, Joan Baez and Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.

Keith has also been lucky enough to perform live at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,  Bonaroo, Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Nontrodden Jazz Festival, Glastonbury Music Festival, Roskilde Music Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, The Hollywood Bowl and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 2004. 

Keith attended U.C.L.A. and New England Conservatory where he studied jazz piano performance with Panamanian composer and pianist Danilo Perez. 

For more info on Keith Hollis please visit his WEBSITE

DANE ANDERSON

Guitarist and singer Dane Anderson joined up with the PO BOYZ in the Fall of 2012.  Dane's deep and soulful playing brings another dimension to the PO BOYZ organ trio funk/rock/soul format.   A native of New Hampshire, and Berklee School of music alum, Dane keeps busy up in the Granite State playing acoustic solo shows or gigs with his original acoustic guitar duo, The Whiskey Geese.     Dane also teaches guitar lessons in the Plymouth, NH area.  

SIMON LOTT