THE BAND

JOE FROMME

   bass & vocals

 

Joe is not just a bass player, he is an entertainer.  He lends his vocal style to favorites like "Louie, Louie" and "Folsom Prison Blues".  He is a big fan of Do Wop and British Invasion music, especially The Beatles.  Listen closely and you might catch a little of his "British Accent" .   Joe is a veteran of outstanding local bands such as TYME PIECE, HOTT WAXX, T&M EXPRESS, and THE SHADOWS.

WAYNE FRISTOE 

   drums

 

Wayne is a self-taught musician who began playing drums at the age of 16.  His biggest early musical influence was The Beatles.  He was inspired by watching Ringo Starr play on the Ed Sullivan Show.  Wayne is a big fan of The Beatles and The Eagles as well as southern rock bands Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws and Molly Hatchet.  He is an accomplished rock, country, and blues drummer.  He is a veteran of outstanding local bands SPECIAL DELIVERY, THE SHADOWS, WILD NIGHT AND BULLSEYE.

MARK OPTHOF

   keyboards & vocals

 

Mark is widely known for his vocal and keyboard talents on songs like "Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Can't You See".  Originally from New Jersey, he played with the Top 40 dance band TRANSFUSION while studying music at Shenandoah College.  He has played with a number of local bands since that time, including HOTT WAXX, 45 RPM, THE SHADOWS AND COMEBACK.

MIKE OPTHOF

   lead guitar & vocals

 

Mike, the son of our keyboard player, Mark, was born and raised in Winchester, Va.  He was introduced to music at a young age by his father. After drawing inspiration from watching the family band, he learned how to play guitar.  He enjoys classic rock, 90's alternative, folk, pop, and even hip hop.  After years of playing in bands, recording, and DJing, he hopes to bring a new wave of music as the newest member of Turning Point.  Listen  for Mike's vocals on "Boogie Shoes" and "Call Me the Breeze".

BILL HUNT

   rhythm guitar, harps      & vocals

 

Bill was born in Waynesboro, VA, and now lives in Winchester.  In the 70's and 80's he lived in the Washington, DC area and became friends with Danny Gatton.  He is the absolute best harp player in our area and is also an awesome rhythm guitar player. He enjoys southern  rock, classic rock, country music and blues.  His favorite bands are Led Zeppelin, CCR, The Eagles and Lynyrd Skynyrd.   Bill has played in local bands Special Delivery, The Shadows, Wild Night and his own band, Bullseye.  Listen  for Bill's vocals on "Cocaine" and "Your Mama Don't Dance".

Management & Booking

Joe: bigdaddytjetracing@yahoo.com

 Phone: 540-539-1752 

Send us an email

Wayne: drummit58@yahoo.com

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