Elmira, New York, USA

Stereopticon is a 4 man rock based jam band from upstate NY. Blending styles of several genre's to create a unique original sound with tight grooves and solid jams. In the age of digital sounds Stereopticon brings the jam genre back to it's roots with raw sounds and tight musicianship.


Stereopticon is a 4 man rock/funk based jam band from Elmira New York that specializes in improvisation and original songwriting. The band has been together for over 10 years. Touring throughout the Northeast, and having progressed from playing local bars and clubs to headlining regional music halls and earning festival spots.... Stereopticon keeps it fresh show after show.
Recently releasing their debut album "Circles" they are on the rise in the northeast. Stereopticon also recently took first place in "jambands 250" online poll on March 31st 2011. Thanks to winning that poll they were featured on as a "new groove" on the websites features section (see press).
  Musicians Jonny Peris (Guitar, Vocals), Kevin Fitch (Bass, Vocals), Dan Swartz (Keyboards, Vocals), and Jesse Douglass (Drums) have been writing and performing music together for many years.  Since their beginnings they have written hours worth of upbeat original songs, and have performed countless, electrifying live shows gaining them new fans and dedicated listeners everywhere they go.  Expect tight grooves, and solid improvisation at every live Stereopticon show.
2012 Proved to be Stereopticon's biggest year yet playing nearly 100 shows..having performed everywhere from Phish show parking lots to VIP Hospitality at Nascar events, to clubs throughout NY, PA, and NJ. Currently in the studio writing new songs and working to tighten up and fine tune.. Stereopticon is getting ready up to head back to out on the road in winter/spring 2013.  Stop by the official website at
and be sure to listen to some live audio by following this link to our page


Stereopticon: "Circles" Debut album featuring 10 original songs. Released in April 2010.

Over the last 4 years Stereopticon has made several recordings and distributed countless copies to fans and listeners to spread their music around.

Set List

Typical show consists of two 1.5hr Sets. Our original song catalog has over 35 songs, and is growing all of the time.
While we tend to keep our focus on our Original music, every so often we toss in a cover tune. Example music would be Phish, Sublime, Styx, Stevie Wonder, James Gang, classic disco/funk/rock...ect..