The hottest, hardworking, energetic band in the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida and Texas area headlines the Grouse Room on Saturday, May 13.
KROSSFYRE was formed by drummer Matt Noel in July of 1984, whose dream was to one day, be a top-notch band to cover the different spectrums in taste for it’s musical audience. This talented and colorful band caters to any taste in music for concerts, whether it be Funk, Pop, Rock , Rap, Zydeco or any top 40, R&B sounds.
KROSSFYRE has recorded four of their original songs on three different labels: “Leading Lady” and “ Simcoe Strip” on Fuse I Records, and the ever popular “Who Dat” on Megan Records, written and recorded to honor the Saints Football Team in their winning season. “Who Dat” won an award in the TIMES OF ACADIANA 1988 ANNUAL MUSIC POLL. Their most recent release on Skyla Record entitled “Cheating” won Best Record of the year award in the R&B, Soul Division in the TIMES OF ACADIANA 1989 and 2010 ANNUAL MUSIC POLL.
Krossfrye has performed at varies festivals in Louisiana such as: Crawfish Fest. Breaux Bridge, La. Sawmill Fest. Patteson La.Shrimp and Petroleum Fest. Morgan City, La. Firemans Fest Thibodeaux, La.Mardi Gras Fest, Lafayette, La.Cajun Heartland State Fair Lafayette,La.RaggaeFest Lafayette,La.Cajun Hot Sauce Fest. New Iberia La.Mardi Gras Fest,Crowley La. International Rice Fest. Crowley, Louisiana, Strawberry Fest. Ponchatoula, La. Sugarcane Fest. New Iberia, La. Duck Fest. Geydun, La. Yambliee Fest. Opelousas, La. Spice Fest Opelousas, LaCatfish Fest Washington La.Cracklin Fest Port Barre La. Rabbit Fest. Iowa, La.Washington Parish, Fest. Franklinton, La. Orange Fest. Harvey, La. And Rayne Frog Fest.Rayne La. Mardi Gras New in Orleans, La. Balloon Fest. Natchez, Ms.
KROSSFYRE has opened for acts at major concerts such as Eugene Wilde, The SoS Band, Robert Palmer, Irma Thomas, Stevie -B., Kyper, Bobby Bland, Tyrone Davis, Latimore, Clay D, Marvin Cease, Will To Power, Wayne Toups, Percy Sledge, The Guest Who, Morrisday and The Time, Ennie K-doe, Cover Girls, Mel Waiters, Otisday and The Nites, Edgar Winter,The Gap Band, Cameo, War, Chubby Checker, Clearance Carter, and Midnight Star, Robin Thick and was offered to open major acts in Japan and in the Far East.
Proudly introducing the SEVEN (7) members of the KROSSFYRE BAND to you, they are: Matt Noel, & Felton “ lite” Bernette drums and background vocalist; Tony Thomas and Norman Hammer,lead, guitar and background vocalists; Mike Lockett, keyboard and background vocalist; Treshena Celestine female lead vocalist; Dwight Rochon, bass player,backgroud vocalist and Emmette “Stone” Wiltz, male lead vocalist.
KROSSFYRE ----- An experience in entertainment you can’t afford to MISS!!!!