"Meet The Band"

Shane Sameniego

Shane Sameniego

Shane has been playing drums in the Chicagoland area for decades and has toured with national tribute acts in the past making him one of the absolute best choices to bring the drum beats of Kenny Aronoff to life!! Shanes solos and infectious playing skills is a must see on stage!

Jen Cimbala

Jen Cimbala

Jen brings home the authentic sounds of Mellencamps music with her beautiful tones on the fiddle. You simply cannot take your eyes away from her as she meticulously plays her smooth and dynamic leads on stage!

Lou Sameniego

Lou Sameniego

Bringing you the smoothest, coolest dynamic deep bass tones, Lou is simply the coolest cat on stage! With over 30 years in the music scene, Lou's bass work and vocals brings the "thump" to life!!

Chris Sulcer

Chris Sulcer

Bringing his ripping solos and tones to life on stage! Chris plays every lick just as Mike Wanchic plays on stage w Mellencamp every show! With over 30 years of playing guitar, he gives new meaning to the song "Play Guitar"

Doug Clapp

Doug Clapp

With a seemingly endless amount of energy, Doug takes the Mellencamp Fans on a ride singing all of the top hits that everyone knows and loves!! Doug has been playing in the Chicago music scene for 20_+ years and his personality as a frontman is just as commanding as Mellencamp himself!

Jim Croke

Jim Croke

Jim has been playing guitar since the 80's & has had national success w several bands from that era!!! Jim's smooth tones & leads makes Jim a perfect compliment to the band. Jim also the mandolin & acoustic to make sure every tune sounds like the original! He's single ladies!

Bob Heckler

Bob Heckler

Bob is an essential ingredient to the Small Town success! Bringing his years of talent in the Chicago music scene to life on stage!! Bob will have you rockin the night away as he jumps into the crowd with his accordion while jammin out to "Cherry Bomb" !!