New England's #1 '90s Band!

"The Usual Lebowskis" cover the best in alternative/indie, grunge, folk rock, jamband, pop, and rock from the 1990s.

"The Usual Lebowskis" cover tunes by 4 Non Blondes, 10,000 Maniacs, Alanis Morissette, Alannah Myles, Ani DiFranco, The Beastie Boys, Beck, The Breeders, Cake, C+C Music Factory, The Cranberries, Dave Matthews Band, Depeche Mode, Green Day, James, Lenny Kravitz, Nirvana, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Phish, The Proclaimers, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., The Smashing Pumpkins, Spin Doctors, Stone Temple Pilots, and U2.

"The Usual Lebowskis" are perfect for a summer evening concert. Since June 2020, "The Usual Lebowskis" have performed for over 4,000 people as part of the summer concert series in Groton, Farmington, Killingly, Monroe, Morris, and Newington. 

Four of the members of "The Usual Lebowskis" also cover the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s as part of The Future Heavies. In 2024, 2023, and 2022, an all-star band featuring members of both The Future Heavies and The Usual Lebowskis performed the best pop, rock, and soul music from the '70s, '80s, and '90s as they headlined the All-Campus Tent Party on Andrus Field in Middletown, Connecticut as part of Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend.  The celebration with classmates, graduating seniors, families, and alumni takes place the night before Wesleyan's Commencement Ceremony. Watch videos from the Wesleyan performances on YouTube.

In August 2023, "The Usual Lebowskis" performed all of U2's seventh studio album "Achtung Baby" in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Zoo TV Tour as part of the Newington Parks and Recreation Department's Edythe and Harry Mandell Concert Series. Special guest vocalist  Sarah LeMieux sang lead vocals on the “Achtung Baby” tunes, and the group was also joined for the performance by percussionist Brendan LeMieux. 

"The Usual Lebowskis" are fun, professional, danceable, and affordable for festivals, outdoor events, fairs, reunions, special occasions, and audiences of all ages. The band features two lead vocalists, guitars, saxophone, trumpet, keyboards, bass, drums, and percussion, with members from Hamden,  Middletown, Monroe, Plantsville, Portland, and Wallingford: 

Alice-Anne - lead vocals 
Chris Barrett - lead vocals, keyboards, percussion, trumpet
Jim Hoebel - lead guitar  
Dustin Kreidler - saxophone, percussion, guitar
Ron LaRosa - rhythm guitar, backup vocals  
Debra Mason - bass  
Andy Chatfield - drums

Shows

The Usual Lebowskis at Manchester Public Library Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

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Manchester Public Library, 586 Main Street, Manchester, CT

New England's #1 '90s Band "The Usual Lebowskis" will debut in Manchester as they perform as part of an epic free kick-off party to start the Manchester Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program.

"The Usual Lebowskis" cover the best in alternative/indie, grunge, folk rock, jamband, pop, and rock from the 1990s. The band will serenade the audience with tunes by Alanis Morissette, The Breeders, Cake, The Cranberries, Green Day, James, Nirvana, Oasis, Pearl Jam, The Proclaimers, Radiohead, R.E.M., and Stone Temple Pilots.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on if the weather is nice outside. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved indoors.

Create '90s-inspired resin earrings and beaded safety pins, play '90s trivia, and enjoy some '90s themed snacks.

The trivia prize will be a $50 gift card to Retro Junk Nostalgia Shop, located at 757 Main Street in Manchester, Connecticut: https://www.facebook.com/RetroJunkNostalgiaShop

"Talk to the hand," because this party is going to be "as if."

Learn more: https://www.manchesterct.gov/Government/Departments/Library/Program-Calendar/Adult-Summer-Reading-Kick-Off-Party-2024

Join this event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/267122796461578/

I so appreciate you pulling the band together. You came through for us big time and we all really appreciate it. You all really saved the day and the feedback has been amazing! You all were wonderful. Thank you so very much!!!” - Dana (client)

— Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend All-Campus Tent Party with "The Future Heavies," May 2022

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