The Weisstronauts

May 30, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
The Weisstronauts

The Weisstronauts are a rock band formed in 1999 in Boston, Massachusetts by producer/musician Pete Weiss. The group initially played a combination of vocal-driven power pop, alternative country, and garage rock, with lead vocals shared by three singers. By 2001, however, the band was concentrating on writing and performing eclectic instrumental rock, eventually employing three lead guitarists.

They list their influences as The Ventures, Clarence White, XTC, The Lovin’ Spoonful, Frank Zappa, Leonardo Fibonacci, John Zorn, Nick Lowe, NRBQ, The Who, Red Sovine, Gerry Rafferty, Ennio Morricone, The Beatles, The Kingsmen, The Kinks, Les Paul, Booker T & the MG’s.