“Zangaro~ Reluctant Saints ~Downside
Rocked 120 Tavern and Music Hall
with Original MUSIC”

3 Original Bands each rich with Strong Seasoned Musicians. Stories of pain and happiness, Song of love and friendship, Lyrics full of power and life each fresh and modern. It was FABULOSO on so many levels the talent that took that stage captivated me and at times left me breathless!!!

Zangaro is an Amazingly Talented Wordsmith taking on Real life issues. Songs of struggles that that are often hidden”Addict of my Dreams” Drug addiction,”Brittle Little Bones” Cancer and “Broken Sorta Life” about his own struggle as caregiver for his Father that suffers from Alzheimer’s.┬áHe pulled together a group of Super Talent to bring MUSIC to his Powerful words.
In an Effort to bring Awareness to these issues he has teamed with Jason Salzman of Blue Blanket Studios to release his MUSIC Free.


Vince Zangaro~Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Jason ‘Lefty’ Williams~Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals
Matthew Trautwein ~Violin, Mandolin, Banjo, Backing Vocals
Mario Peterson~Bass
Pat Strawser~Keys
Guy Strauss~ Drums

Zangaro set list:
Broken Sorta Life
Addict of my Dreams
Marching Forward
Can you Leave
Better Man
Dos i-Do
Brittle Little Bones
The Farm

I love bands that have multi-vocalist it add such diversity! Reluctant Saints is just that…Diverse! Take the best of Country,Rock throw in some Blues and you have a Great Band.Wicked Harmonies ,Killer Riffs and Awesome Rhythm! Mark Wilson has a stage presence that is Rarely found in Bass players,he is on my list for “Wicked Bassmen”! Brian Cameron call him the “Slide Master”, Nathan Morgan “Vocals full of Soul”,Gary Chumney is a”WILDMAN!!!


Brian Cameron~Vocals, Guitars, Bare Feet
Nathan Morgan~Vocals, Guitar, Long Hair
Mark Wilson~Vocals, Bass, Cowboy Boots
Gary Chumney~Vocals, Drums, Important Sounding Shoes

Reluctant Saints set list:
What I Gotta Do
Song to Remember
Black Texas Highway
Southern Lady
A Song is All You Need (The NaNa Song)
You Wear Nuthin Well
Revival (Allman Bros)
Long Drive
Blue Ridge Baby


Downside is Intense Hard Hitting Energy!! Jonathan Pruitt’s passion for his craft comes through loud and clear in his performance! Aggressive Lyrics that will Rip at your Soul with MUSIC that will Melt your Mind!!

Jonathan Pruitt~Vocals,Guitar
Mike White~Guitar
Tyler Remaly~Bass
Mitch Kiley~Drums

Downside set list:
Breath Again
Coming Home
Edens Cry
Do You Remember
Beautiful Letdown
Break My Fall
Here Waiting
You Lied


image_1360289942574666Terri Breeding Schlag had this to say about the nite:
“Downside, Reluctant Saints and Zangaro wowed the crowd and rocked the stage at 120 Tavern on Friday! They all brought their talent and weren’t afraid to share it with us! I can’t wait to see all of these guys again!!! Love this venue too! It is big stage sound with an intimate feel!!!”


dressedupphotogjoePhotos by Joe Williams