(San Francisco Bay Area Tribute Band)


 OAKLAND STROKE is the Pioneer Valley's own Seventies Funky San Francisco Bay Area styled band, featuring vocalist Donna-Lee De Prille and the Bump City Horns!!!!! OAKLAND STROKE performs a vast repertoire of Tower of Power and Santana!!!!! They also present music from other Bay Area greats such as Boz Scaggs, Cold Blood, Janis Joplin, Buddy Miles, Sly Stone and more!!!!!! OAKLAND STROKE with the Bump City Horns started in 2014 as a Tower of Power Tribute band at the Arts Block in Greenfield in 2014.   This 13 piece band has captured the essence of the 70s East Bay Grease sound with singing horns, Latin Percussion, and soulful vocalists.

 You can check out Oakland Stroke at these Western Mass locations:

Hitchcock Brewing in Bernardston, Hawkes and Reed in Greenfield,

and Easthampton's Marigold Theatre.  


Donna-Lee De Prille-Vocals

Christian Dancy-Guitar

Diane Choquette-Piano, & Vocal

Pat Garland-Organ

Andy Lawson-Bass

Dave Choquette-Drums

Jeff Hinrichs-Congas, & Vocals

The Bump City Horns

Ted Wirt-Saxophones, & Vocals

Peter Carne-Tenor Sax

Jeff Gavioli-Baritone Sax

Mike Spencer-Trumpets

Peter DiRocco-Trumpets

Ken Longstreeth-Trombone

 OAKLAND STROKE in 2014 at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield, MA.