Our Story

Chad Hollister Band hails from Vermont.  They have been evolving and touring the country for over 20 years.  Anthony J. Resta (Collective Soul, Elton John, Shawn Mullins) says "Hollisters music is pure sonic alchemy" which means it's damn good in Vermont terms!
Chad has opened for Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Tom Petty and has shared the stage w/ every PHISH member, Billy Gibbons, Merl Saunders, Warren Haynes and Blues Traveller. His music is a voice for the Positive and reminds you that life is truly a gift as is the ability to share it through music.
Chad has just signed a record deal with Pacific Records out of SanDiego, CA and released "Stop the World" featuring the 10 piece band. Here they are:  
The BAND:
Jeff "Primo" Poremski--Lead Guitar, vocals. Jeff has been with Chad for over 18 years on and off stage. Their duo shows are true ear candy!!

Rudy Dauth-bass. Rudy is our newest family member. Rudy has toured with Gordon Stone as well as with The Woe Doggies. A great addition!

Tommy Diehl--drums. Tommy, an Ohio native now resides in CT and has been with us for four years now. He was with Acoustic Junction and Spooky Daly Pride. 

Steve Benson--Mandolin /pedal steel--Steve has been with us for over 14 years and hails from Salem, MA. Steve has also played w/ Ryan Montbleau among many others.

Yahuba Garcia--percussion. Yahuba has been with us for 2 years and brings amazing textures to the band. He has also played w/ Ryan Montbleau and Martin Sexton.

Chris Peterman--saxaphones--Chris is our horn leader and has been with us for 2 years. He hails from OH but lives in VT and plays w/ his own band 802 and everyone else in the state!

Luke Laplant--baritone sax--Luke resides down in CT now with his wife. He plays with many artists and we're lucky to have him and his sweet tone and beard too!!

Alex Lee Clark--A Boston hep cat who wails on that trumpet. He also has many of his own projects including a large brass band with trombone legend Brian Thomas (BT).

Brian Thomas--trombone--Brian aka "BT" hails from Boston where he teaches music and a co founder of The Alex Lee Clark Brian Thomas Big Band.