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Without George is a New York City based band formed by singer/guitarist Mark Spellman and guitarist Johnny Holleran in their native West of Ireland.
Having released their debut LP “Without George” featuring 11 original tracks in 2008 the band toured extensively in Ireland & Europe, including support slots with Blondie, Irish acts The Stunning, The Sawdoctors and BellX1 before relocating to NYC in 2011.
Without George’s new release the EP “What Was On My Mind At The Time”, recorded last year in Brooklyn NY, is the 1st to feature the latest incarnation of the band’s line-up featuring NYC based musicians Steve Kortyka, Tristan McCoppin & Steven Spellman supplementing the Irish duo with their talents on Saxophone, Bass & Drums respectively.
Without George present their latest record, the EP “What Was On My Mind At The Time”.
Recorded last year in Brooklyn NY, founding members/Irish duo Mark Spellman & Johnny Holleran entrusted frequent collaborators and regular band members Steven Spellman, Tristan McCoppin and saxophonist Steve Kortyka to help lay down 5 original compositions.
Vocalists and guitarists, Mark Spellman & Johnny Holleran, billed as Without George, perform both in an acoustic duo setting and in any variety of electric line-ups, throughout the North East US. The group are based between NYC and the PA Lehigh Valley region, performing weekly in both markets and have recently appeared at Bonaroo festival, Tennessee, in addition to a few select dates in San Francisco and Seatlle.
WITHOUT GEORGE IN THE USA
2012 and Without George are alive and well in New York City. Mark & Johnny are currently gigging throughout NYC with new members Michael Vitali on drums, Steve Kortyka on saxophone & occassionly Steven Spellman on drums & Percussion. Performing songs from all the band’s past recordings as well as some newly written numbers the new sound is still distinctly Without George.
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