THE #1 JOURNEY TRIBUTE BAND IN THE WORLD
HUGO VALENTI (Lead Vocals)
Hugo is an international recording artist/songwriter with a musical career spanning over three decades. He was the frontman for the band Valentine and Open Skyz. Hugo has recorded albums for Columbia (SONY), RCA, Warner Bros as well as various independent labels and movie sound tracks. In between original works, Hugo keeps busy paying tribute to his favorite band, Journey. To learn more about Hugo's career go here.
ROBBY HOFFMAN (Guitar)
Robby was the lead guitar player for Boston based hard rock/AOR band In The Pink (aka Sunshine Jive), who are best known for their hit song "Under Summer Skies." Robby is an alumni from the Berklee College of Music and has written and performed with many artists including Michael Bolton and Wilson Phillips. Robby is also the founder and president of a music management company where he represents many multi platinum recording artists and high profile personalities.
GREG SMITH (Bass)
Greg Smith is an internationally renowned bassist and vocalist. He is the current bassist/vocalist for Ted Nugent and has also been the bassist and backing vocalist for such artists as Alice Cooper, Billy Joel, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, Alan Parsons Project, Blue Oyster Cult, Dokken, Tommy James & the Shondells, Joe Lynn Turner, Vinnie Moore, Van Helsing's Curse, O2'L and Wendy O. Williams. Greg was the principal bassist and backing vocals for the Tony Award winning Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp musical Movin' Out; for it's entire 3 year run on Broadway and 1 year on the road.
Endorsements: Hartke Amplification, Ernie Ball Strings, EMG Pickups.
CHARLIE ZELENY (Drums)
Charlie Zeleny is a NYC Session Drummer, Music Director and Producer who has a duo with Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), played drum duets with Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa) and has played for Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), and Steve Augeri (Journey). He has toured/recorded with Outasight (Warner Bros Records), Euro Pop Star Gala, Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth and has played in Rock of Ages on Broadway. He is in the Sick Drummer Magazine "Hall of Fame" and is "One of the Best Metal Drummers of All Time" in Blender Magazine. His solo project is called DRMAGDN: Cyborg Drummer/DJ from The Future where he performs EDM originals and remixes using trigger pads and footpedals while simultaneously rocking the drums and hyping the crowd. Endorsements: Pearl drums, Paiste cymbals, Evans drumheads and Vic Firth sticks among many others.
LANCE MILLARD (Keys)
Having recorded and toured with the likes of 80's rock diva "Fiona" and metal act "Angel", Lance is a busy guy. As Leader of the Elton John Tribute ROCKETMAN, Lance has logged more hours in the tribute scene than some Elvis impersonators.
Originally an accomplished drummer, he took on the keyboards a few years ago and progressed at an unbelievable pace. Having studied piano and voice under the instruction of front man Dave DeFeis of metal band "Virgin Steel", Lance is also a lead singer in his own right, as can be heard on Journey staples, "Feelin' That Way", "Anytime" and "Just The Same Way".