Rhythm Guitar, Drums, Keyboard.


I am a singer/songwriter..... we also do interpretive covers.... I really don't know how to describe my music except to say it comes from the heart and is in different styles.

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Member since:
Apr 30 2015
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
70 years


Everyone from the '60s, '70's, some '80s.....and from my own mind and heart.......

Members Of Band

Papa Joe DeMaio (leader) acoustic guitar/vocals ..Chris Tavares - bass... looking for musicians who can replicate our album, THROUGH LOVE & WAR, so we can bring the music to the people... we need; lead guitar, keyboards, and a fill in drummer (may turn to full time).


Everyone has equipment of excellent quality.... I own the mixing board and 1000watt speakers.....



Past Events

A RISA event at AS220.... Empire St. Providence, R.I.
Four songwriters in rotation singing original acoustic songs....three rounds and THEN..... a song written from a theme provided by the last audience !!! ( the songs may be in different orders, I don't remember, lol)
$5 entrance..... starts at 7pm and goes until a bit after 8pm...

An acoustic show down .... Papa Joe will be solo for this acoustic show at The Sahara Club and Restaurant in MA

TWO BANDS for $5.... show starts 8pm (doors at 7pm)..... The Papa Joe Show will start ROCKIN' around 10pm !!!!
9Grove St. Putnam, CT (just over the R.I. and MA lines)

Our FIRST show at this venue... lights, music, laughs, more MUSIC ...
Dancing, singing, laughs, MUSIC !!!
Come see the PREMIER band playing "NEW CLASSIC ROCK" at
2692 Victory Highway
Harrisville, R.I.

A radio show (on line too) with host Ashley Bottoms
Talk, music, laughs... and IT'S Ashley's Birthday anniversary celebration !!!
We will have her play songs from THROUGH LOVE and WAR ( our upcoming CD)...
AND THEN... an acoustic version of "LUCKY?" .... a song I collaborating on with METAL god, IRA BLACK
( Westfield Massacre'.... Attika7..... Lizzy Borden... etc.).
So.... TUNE IN and have the time of your life, without leaving the comfort of HOME !

This is a Pig Roast (FEAST) with several bands performing through out the day.
The Papa Joe Show will be bringing their "New Classic Rock" to the event !
Come hear KEEP ROLLIN' 'LONG and other NEW Classic Rock songs we have written.
We will also do ALL YOUR FAVORITE interpretive covers from the '50's through the '80's !
This event is being held at Charlee Bravos in Putnam. CT from 2pm until ????

I will host the open mike at Greenwich Hotel in E. Greenwich, R.I. August 8th at 8pm
Come hear my new songs.....

Russ Mineau's open mike at Athens Pizza School St. Putnam, Ct.
The Papa Joe Show (one form or another) is the featured performer this month... starts at 7pm

Three day event... I'm kicking it off May 22nd at 7pm....
1150 Oak Bar and Grill
1150 Oaklawn Ave,
Cranston, R.I.

Songwriters in the Round at AS220 Empire St.
Providence, R.I. four performers....theme for new song, "Accidental Intoxication"