Billy and the Showmen - Front Line: :Mensa Robinson, Billy Frenz, Nadina & Billy Foster - Levitt Pavilion July 2017
Billy and the Showmen - Brass: Bobby Carlson, Don Harris (in for Billy Losier), John Serio, Bill Harris - Brubeck Room at the Wilton Library July 2017
Billy and the Showmen - Calf Pasture Beach - Norwalk, CT August 13, 2017
The SHOWMEN do the BALL !
The SHOWMEN were invited back to Hartford for Gov. Malloy's second inuargural gala ball on January 7, 2015.
Greenwich Town Party 2013
Established more than fifty years ago by band leader Billy Frenz, Billy and the Showmen has earned their reputation as one of Connecticut's most enduring Rhythm & Blues bands.
Billy and the Showmen specialize in hard-driving R&B, Soul, and Funk from the '60's and '70's.
The band's repertoire includes the best of James Brown, Rick James, Percy Sledge, the Ohio Players, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Marvin Gaye, Wilson Pickett,
Junior Welles, King Floyd, Average White Band, Tower of Power, Buddy Miles, Kool & the Gang, Otis Redding and classic Motown artists such as the Temptations and Sam & Dave.
During the 70's and 80's BATS worked "double-duty". They had their BATS 'day-gig' and often performed as the band for THE CHIFFONS.
Today they are Billy Vera's "East Coast Beaters" and back BV on all his east coast appearances including the "Alive at Five" concert series in
Billy and the Showmen are based in Greenwich, CT.
Email: Billy and the Showmen
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