Regional and national touring artist Gary Backstrom, front man and founder of New England-based jam band Jiggle the Handle, has performed for more than 30 years. Gary’s stellar 4-piece line-up of amazing musicians for The Gary Backstrom Band performs a tribute concert to Peter Frampton, featuring Gary on vocals and guitar, Chris Nemitz on keys, guitars and voice, Everett Pendleton on bass and voice, and Peter Koeplin on drums. Backstrom has played with Liberty Devito, the drummer for Billy Joel’s band, while touring with the symphonic rock group Piano Men performing rock concerts with various orchestras around the country. About Gary Backstrom and Band… GARY BACKSTROM, the front man and founder of New England based jam band JIGGLE THE HANDLE, has played regionally as well as toured the country many times over the past 30 years. Gary has played at High Sierra Fest and headlined Berkshire Mountain Music Fest, Strange Creek and Wormtown Music Fest. He has shared the stage with local favorites such as Max Creek, Assembly of Dust, Strange Folk, and Ryan Montbleau as well as opening for THE ALLMAN BROS, DEREK TRUCKS, LOS LOBOS, SPIN DOCTORS, THE SAMPLES, LITTLE FEAT, RAT DOG and WIDESPREAD PANIC. Backstrom has played with Liberty Devito, the drummer for Billy Joel’s Band, while touring with the symphonic rock group PIANO MEN playing rock concerts with various 60 piece orchestras around the country. Gary has put together a stellar 4-piece line-up of amazing musicians to form THE GARY BACKSTROM BAND. The lineup, including Gary on voice and guitars has Chris Nemitz on keys, guitars and voice, Everett Pendleton on bass and voice, and Peter Koeplin on drums.