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Tinley Park loves it’s classic rock, which may be a bit of an understatement. From the amphitheater on the southern edge of town, to the village’s taverns, breweries and restaurants, to the stage of the Music in the Plaza series, it could easily be considered the backbone of our continually evolving and increasingly diverse music scene. If that flavor of music suits you, Five Guys Named Moe is not to be missed.
Chicagoland’s Hardest Working Band
THE MOES are the ultimate party band! Five Guys Named Moe is a 100% all-natural classic rock-n-roll band that delivers pure energy, heart and a lot of soul! No additives, no preservatives, not from concentrate, just real music performed live before your eyes. Five Guys Named Moe have shared the stage with many national touring acts as well as headlining concerts, festivals, clubs, corporate events and private parties through the Midwest. The group features four outstanding lead vocalist, magnificent harmonies, horns, percussion, and some of Chicago’s finest musicians. Prepare for a night to remember, the Moe show is a nonstop party! Five Guys Named Moe have a diverse repertoire and each show is different from the last. The Moes, one of Chicago’s top entertainment acts, have a reputation for being on time and easy to work with. The guys love to perform and it shows!
Experience “MOE-OLOGY” for yourself and have Five Guys Named Moe at your next event!
Jose’ Rivera (BIG-MOE)
The founder / leader of the MOES. Jose’ serves as lead vocalist for the MOES, doubling on trumpet, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet, flute, bongos, congas, timbales and vibra-slap. Jose’s strong upper register horn playing dates back to his early days as Section Leader and Soloist for the United States Marine Corps, where he performed before Presidents and head of state between the years of 1972-1977. He traveled over 100,000 air miles a year touring the country and performing in 300 events per year. Along with sharing the stage with Trumpet greats Doc Severinsen at the Michigan State Fair and Al Hirt at the grand opening of the Superdome in New Orleans. Since coming back to Chicago, Jose’ has appeared with many local bands, from jazz bands to big bands as well as rock bands, marching bands even drum & bugle corps until he founded and formed the group Five Guys Named Moe. His natural talent on vocals, multiple trumpets, flute and percussion stems from his strong Latin Origin with a wee bit of Irish. Jose’s influences on trumpet include Arturo Sandoval, Rafael Mendez, Maynard Ferguson, Bill Chase, Al Hirt, Doc Severinsen, and Herb Alpert. On percussion his influences have been Raul Rekow, Karl Perazzo, Armando Peraza and Joe Mesello.
Bob Muraida (SLOW-MOE)
Bass & Vocals
Bob provides the band with a strong bottom end bass sound as well as strong lead and background vocals. He has performed with various bands since 1973, first as a lead singer then doubling on bass and vocals after 1976. Some of the bands Bob has appeared in include Badge, Union and In-Sync. Bob has been with Five Guys Named Moe since the beginning. Bob’s playing styles cover pop, rock to swing and heavy funk. The main influences on Bob’s musical style are George Cassas, Tiran Porter and the always electrifying Jose’ Rivera!
Frank Capek, (FRANKEN-MOE)
Guitars & Vocals
He’s a Monster on guitar! As an accomplished guitarist, Frank is experienced in all types of music. Frank’s most notable contributions have been in the fields of Blues and Rock. Frank was with a group called The Kind in the 80’s. They had two albums which produced several hits as well as they went on tour to promote their albums. Frank has toured with the following bands: The Kind, Lovecraft, Lonesome City Kings and Backstreet. Frank also has a discography consisting of six albums. Frank has performed, toured and/or recorded with the following artists: Freddy King, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Jimmy Rogers, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Paul Butterfield, Sam Lay, Johnny Young, Eddie Campbell, Big John Horton and of course the always inspiring Jose’ Rivera!
Paul Townsend, (MIGHTY-MOE)
Drums & Vocals
A graduate of Berklee College of Music 94′ in performance. Paul brings over 20 years of experience in various styles of playing drums. Including Jazz, Latin, Fusion, Progressive Metal, Death Metal, R&B, Grunge, Pop rock, Hard rock and Blues. Paul has played with JP and the Cats, (pre-Berklee) for 6 months filling in for Jimmy Chamberlain of Smashing Pumpkins. He has played with Deep Blue Dream, Blues Victim, The Masses, Stawhouse, Lickity Split, Nova Soul, Joel Moore Quartet, Shawn Maxwell Quartet, Agnieszka Iwanska Group and most recently Five Guys Named Moe. Paul is influenced by the music of Frank Zappa, Led Zeppelin, The Who, XTC, David Berne, James Brown, John Zorn, Naked City, Masada, Bill Frisell, Yes, Rush, AC/DC, early Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Rammstein Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Tito Puente, Opeth, Meshuggah, Porcupine Tree, Miles Davis, Tony Williams, Pat Metheny, They Might Be Giants, Steve Coleman, John Coltrane, J.S. Bach and don’t forget about the amazing Jose’ Rivera!
Jim Lundsford, (GIMMIE-MOE)
Keyboards & Vocals
Jim started playing music when he was 9 years old in Arizona and has been performing throughout Chicago for the past 25 years. Jim has a BA in Music Theory and Composition and an MM in Conducting. Jim has been teaching High School and College Music for the past 25 years. Jim also works as a studio and album keyboardist and has performed throughout the US, Europe, New Zealand and Mexico. Jim is currently an Instructor / Director at the award-winning School of Rock in Oak Park, IL. Jim’s styles of music are Rock, Blues, Latin, Swing and R&B. Jim has shared the stage with Bonnie Raitt, The Four Tops, Bo Diddley, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Delbert McClinton, Clarence “Gatormouth” Brown, Bill Champlin and Luther Allison. Jim has also opened for John Mayall, Maria Muldaur, The Cars and Vince Neal. Jim’s influences are The Beatles, Los Lobos, Bonnie Raitt, Stax / Volt (Memphis), Chuck Leavell, Bruce Hornsby, Dr. John and the always entertaining Jose’ Rivera!
10 – THIRSTY BEAVER CRESTWOOD
5599 127th Street, Crestwood, IL 708-239-1108
17 – LOCKPORT MOOSE LODGE 1557
118 E 10th St, Lockport, IL, 815-838-9856 8:30PM Showtime
25 – LAKESHORE CAMP RESORT
CHRISTMAS IN JULY CELEBRATION
5300 Old Porter Rd Portage, IN 219-762-7757
8:00PM Showtime ALL AGES SHOW!
26 – OAK LAWN CONCERT ON THE GREEN
OAK LAWN LIBRARY
5300 W. 95TH St. Oak Lawn, IL
IN THE GAZEBO 7:00PM Showtime
“ALL AGES SHOW”.
31st – TASTE OF GRUNDY
Jennifer’s Garden Banquet and Convention Center
555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 815-941-2868
7:00PM Showtime. All ages show!!!
1 – SIDE STREET AMERICAN TAVERN
18401 North Creek Dr., Tinley Park, IL 708-928-8080
8:30PM Showtime NO COVER CHARGE!!!
4 – BUFFALO GROVE CONCERT IN THE PARK
Willow Stream Park
651 Old Checker Road Buffalo Grove, IL,
847-850-2146 7:30PM Showtime
ALL AGES SHOW
15 – BRICK TAVERN
6030 W. 111th St, Chicago Ridge, IL
708-424-7555 9:00PM Showtime
16th – BOLINGBROOK JUBILEE
Opening up for Infinity
375 W. Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 630-226-8400
6:00PM Showtime ALL AGES SHOW!
21 – JAMO’S LIVE
10160 W.191st St., Mokena, IL
708-681-1400. 9:00PM Showtime
30 – GLEN MAKER AMERICAN LEGION PICNIC
10739 s. Ridgeland Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL
708-422-5675 1:00PM Showtime
ALL AGES SHOW
11 – CD & ME
A Rock & Soul Concert to Salute All First Responders
23320 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, IL 815-469-7315
Doors open at 6:00PM and Showtime 7:00PM
Call CD&ME for advance Tickets sales.
Seating is limited and social distancing will be practiced
12 – LEROY’S HOT STUFF
333 W. U.S. HWY 20, Porter, IN 219-926-6211
9:00PM Showtime Must be 21
26 – CUZINS PUB
17704 S. Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 708-633-1144
9:00PM Showtime “NO COVER CHARGE”
• MOE MUSIC
Sunshine of Your Love
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
PERFORMING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
It’s My Life
Oye Como Va
Roll With The Changes