Big Road is the premier classic rock and soul band in Northern, WI and brings energy, fun and the highest quality sound and musicianship to your venue--large or small. We WILL rock you!
Big Road is:
Michelle and Mark Zanoni have been ambassadors and mainstays in the live music scene of Northern Wisconsin for many years as founding members of Red, Hot and Blue (featuring Cadillac Pete Rahn), Soul to Soul (featuring Mike and Joe Fittante of Hip Pocket), Hip Pocket, Mama’s Little Hippies (featuring Bret and Frisk Miller) and others. This has allowed them to play shows in support of America, Charlie Daniels, Three Dog Night, Jefferson Starship, Devon Allman and Duane Betts, Los Lobos and more. Big Road has been their primary music vehicle for over 15 years and has allowed them to collaborate with some of the top musicians in Northern Wisconsin and beyond. Want the real deal music of the 70s to the 90s? Then this is your band. Bad Company and the Stones to Foo Fighters and Led Zep. Their original music is similarly a stew of funk, soul, rock and blues, dripping with the history and vibe of the best of American rock and soul. You can find some of it here. Information on Mark's solo shows can be found here.
Chris Wentworth is a highly respected and sought after session drummer having worked with tribute bands and professional acts across the country. He began working first with Mark and Michelle in Red, Hot and Blue, and later moved to Madison, WI and then to Austin, TX where her refined his craft working with some of the biggest names in the Austin music scene. These days he has returned to Northern, WI where he continues session work and side projects with musicians around the Midwest.
Mark, Michelle and Chris are also joined by the incomparable Jon Peck to form a blues review like no other: Dr. Z and Deeper Roots. Visit their website HERE for more information.
See you soon!