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 both 2022 and 2023, 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 May 2022 performance 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



All-Campus Tent Party with "The Future Heavies"

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Andrus Field, 55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut

Celebrate with classmates, graduating seniors, and families as part of Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend - all are welcome! Hear the best pop, rock, and soul music from the ‘70s, '80s, and '90s in one night under the tent on Andrus Field with a ten-piece all-star band featuring members from both "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis.” The group is led by drummer Andrew Chatfield MALS '19 and includes lead vocalists Alice-Anne, Wendy Berry, and Sarah LeMieux, saxophonist and guitarist Dustin Kreidler, bassist Derek Monahan, lead guitarist Aaron Read, keyboard player David Lovelace, percussionist Brendan LeMieux, and Chris Barrett on trumpet and percussion.

The performance will be followed by a DJ set by Mario Torres. A cash bar will be available (cash or Venmo). Bring a photo ID. No outside alcohol permitted.

For more information about Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend please visit

In both 2022 and 2023, an all-star band featuring members from both "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis" headlined the All-Campus Tent Party. Watch videos from the 2022 performance featuring a seven-piece band on YouTube:

Since 2007, the All-Campus Tent Party has featured performances by Kinky Spigot and the Welders, The Famous, mamarazzi, The Rooks, and Illegalize; as well as sets by DJ Smokey, DJ Russian Bear, DJ Van Vader, and Mario Torres.

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