WGNA’s Battle of the Bands – Back 40 Band
WGNA presents The Battle of the Bands at Vapor in Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Meet The Back 40 Band!
Your Name: Frank Valenti
Title: Band Leader
Q: Who are the members of your band and where are they from?
A: Frank Valenti/Wynantskill,NY
George Schacher/Ballston Spa, NY
Q: How and when did the group come together?
A: Formed in 1999 by Frank Valenti/Eddie Legenbauer/Kenny Stronach.
Q: What do you consider as your group’s career highlight?
A: One of our biggest highlights was opening up for our 1st national act Rascal Flatts in 2000 in Verona, NY. Since then we have opened for over 50 National Acts.
Q: How would you describe your bands sound and image?
A: A Kickin Country Sound / Performing Today’s Hits and Hits of the past 20 years.
Q: How did your group decide on it’s name?
A: When we were trying to decide on a name We were trying to find some country terms. Eddie talked about how he used to hang out on the back40 of his family farm.