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The Blindside Band

Indianapolis, IN


  • Joe Phillips- vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Mark Pieper- vocals, percussion
  • Luciia O.Rapier III- keys
  • Arlen Friedline- vocals, lead guitar
  • Steve Chenowith- vocals, lead guitar
  • Dr. Kurt Kruger RhD.- drums,percussion
  • Byron Leo Thompson- vocals, bass
  • Tom Levesque- sound

Music Style:

Pop/Rock, Blues, Country, Rock


Phone: 3175780898/3178094568


Official Website: The Blindside Band

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More About the Band

Blind Side Band consists of musicians that have been playing in bands throughout Indiana for over twenty-five years. The ensemble is a hard driving double vocal, backed with four part harmony, double guitar mixture. Playing cover tunes to originals rock to country. A wide variety of artists are covered and a selection of their own originals make this one of the area’s premier acts. They have played in most of the Indianapolis area nightclubs, festivals, special events and hosted countless local school convocations for elementary and high schools as well as charity events to help those in need.

Blind Side Band is the combined energy of 8 individuals into one strong core. Centered around the vocals of Joe Phillips and Mark Pieper and the guitar work of Lee Freidline and Steve Chenowith. The band works its magic on stage and off. Backed by the rhythm section of Luciia O.Rapier III on keyboards, Dr. Kurt Kruger, RhD. on drums and Leo Thompson on bass this band can stand up to the test! The band travels with its own light and sound equipment operated by Tom Levesque.

The band has two self-produced CDs. The first, “Bring it On” was available December of 2004. It features song from a couple different movies. “Ghost of Yesterday” and “Ride Like the Wind” from “The Legend of Thunder Canyon” and “A Little Soft Rain” from “Beautiful Dreamer”. Both movies are currently still in production. Their second CD, “Another Year Gone By” is still in the final mixing stages. Please watch for its release soon.

And watch for Steve, Joe and Leo in the movie “Beautiful Dreamer” to be released in early 2006.

Catch Blind Side Band at a local establishment or book them into an event in your area soon!

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Profile Added: 8/3/2005
Last Updated: Jun 12 2007 9:10am
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