The Halftones are a very experienced classic rock/blues cover band from the Dallas/Ft Worth area that plays from a list of the best rockers and blues legends of all time. We can tailor a set list to meet your needs and are available to play bars/clubs/restaurants, corporate functions, weddings and private parties. We are highly unique because our set list is very broad and covers the classic rock/blues hits from the 60's through 90's. We also have incorporated alternative rock into the fold to broaden our sound and appeal to any music lover. In short, we have something for everybody!
We are highly professional, experienced musicians and conduct ourselves as such. We play because we love music and love to entertain a lively crowd! If it's got heart and soul, we want to play it!
Dave grew up in Connecticut and has been a vocalist for the past 20 years. After playing in a couple of different bands in the area he decided to start The Halftones in 2014 to focus on the music he grew up with, rock and blues. He began singing in the early 1990s with the good fortune of performing in Japan, Australia, The Bahamas and in the US in New Jersey and Las Vegas before settling down in Texas in 1999.
// Lead guitar, vocals
Steven moved to Texas from Hawaii 7 years ago. He has been playing in bands for 20 years and is an extraordinary guitarist. He can play just about anything with a unique ability to cover both leads and fills as the bands only guitarist. His strongest influences are the blues greats and he also carries lead vocals on a number of songs in addition to providing excellent harmonies.
Wade started in music over 30 years ago as a guitarist before discovering his true calling as a bassist 10 years ago. Since that time, he has explored musical styles as diverse as jazz, progressive rock, funk and soul, but sees blues based rock as his musical foundation. Wade has been providing rock solid rhythm and keeps the band focused on bringing music with Texas roots.
Robert started in music 20 years ago as a classically trained tuba player before finding the drums at age 15. Hailing from Northeast Tennessee, Robert has beat the skins in a variety of bands including rock, blues, metal, and even a 40-piece jazz ensemble. He draws inspiration from swing and New Orleans style jazz with roots in classic rock and alternative rock.
// Lead Vocals