Arena

Arena

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The best in classic 70's-80's arena rock! Soaring 4 part harmonies!! A must see!!!

Biography

A Brief history about the band....
In 1992, a trio of musicians formed to play their brand of intense, all original instrumental progressive rock, they were known as... "Ed's Garage." Original members Terry Geraci and Paul Bata decided to turn "Ed's Garage" into a more commercially successful band that could be enjoyed by the "average joe" as well as the musician's in the band, so original "Ed's Garage" members Terry Geraci, Paul Bata, and Jeff Willie decided to add a bassist and lead vocalist to the mix and model their sound after one of their favorite rock bands..."Kansas"...hence the name of their newly formed group..."MYSTERIES & MAYHEM." "M&M" as they were known, played some of the most listened to cover songs all over the Chicagoland area from "arena/stadium bands" such as Styx, Foreigner, Journey, Santana, and Boston as well as some of the most complex "B" side orchestrations from "supergroups" such as Kansas, Yes, Rush, Genesis, and ELP. M&M's goal was to not only get the people up dancin' and rockin' to many great cover songs, but to also show off some of our true ability as musical "technicians."
Today, almost 10 years later, founding member Terry Geraci has reformed from a quintet into a septet of outstanding and accomplished musicians that bring an even higher level of energy, intensity, and stage presence that is sure to satisfy the most discriminating listener.
NOTE: As of 1/1/2005 Mysteries and Mayhem has been renamed "Arena" retaining all current members. New name, same great music!

Discography

Original material currently in the works...

Set List

Depending on venue we play 3 60min sets of 70-80's classic arena rock...

Kansas

Carry on wayward son
Portrait
Point of know return
The wall

Styx

Grand illusion
Fooling yourself
Lady

Heart
Barracuda
Kick it out

Journey

Separate ways
Stone in love
Any way you want it

Rush

Red Barchetta
Closer to the Heart

Boston

Smokin'
Foreplay/Long time

ELP

Karn Evil #9
Hoedown

Edgar Winter Group

Free ride
Frankenstein

Led Zeppelin
Misty Mountain Hop
The Ocean

Elton John

Funeral for a friend/Love lies bleeding
Saturday night's all right for fighting

Wings
Band on the run
Maybe I'm amazed

Manfred Mann

Blinded by the light
For you

Pat Benetar
Hit me with your best shot
Heartbreaker

Yes

Roundabout

Queen

You're my best friend

Deep Purple

Highway Star

Foreigner

Feels like the first time

REO Speedwagon

Roll with the changes

Doobie Brothers

China Grove

Triumph

Magic power

Starshi