About Us

Biography

One of Buffalo's hardest working Blues/Funk/Classic Rock cover bands! Song list includes covers by artists such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Van Morison, and many more. Formed in 2011, the band has an energy and connection that can soothe the crowd and chase their blues away, or fill them with excitement to get out on that dance floor! The Black and Blues Band can adapt to any musical setting and is available for hire in 3 different groups.  Each group is a perfect fit for any venue or private party.

The 4 piece band features:
Bandleader, Don Petrino -  guitar/Lead Vocals
Joe Frontera - Drums
Grace Lougen* - Lead Guitar/Vocals (When available)
Paul Yates* - Bass

The 5 piece band features:
Bandleader, Don Petrino -  guitar/Lead Vocals
Joe Frontera - Drums
Grace Lougen* - Lead Guitar/Vocals (When available)
Paul Yates* - Bass
Tom Scime* - Keyboards or Toni Grisanti - Saxophone

The Band also plays smaller venues as The Black & Blues Acoustic Trio
Don Petrino - acoustic guitar/vocals
Grace Lougen* - Electric Guitar
Paul Yates* -Bass


*NOTE* - Due to a high volume of scheduling conflicts, Instrumentation may vary at each show. Don't worry tho! Only the highest level of musicians will be performing at your venue!