The Back40 Band

From left to right - frank Valenti, Ed Legenbauer, Kenny Stronach, Mark Pierre, Doug Doyle.

From left to right - frank Valenti, Ed Legenbauer, Kenny Stronach, Mark Pierre, Doug Doyle.

Formed In 1998 The Back40 Band has proven to be one of the top country groups in the Northeast. 2 time Northeast Country Music Association Entertainers of the Year. Best Of the Capital Region 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010. Best Of Metroland 2006,2007,2008,2009.
The group has served as opening act for over 50 National Country Acts.
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It all started when…

In 1998, Frank, Eddie and Kenny decided to put together a Country Music Band and start sharing their love of Country Music with their friends in the Capital District of Upstate NY. 20 Years later, and after receiving a multitude of awards and accolades for their music, The Back40 Band is still playing and excited to be celebrating "The 20th Anniversary Tour" after adding Mark Pierre and Doug Doyle to the line-up!


We are The Back40 Band


Based in Wynantskill, NY, 

Vocals / Mark Pierre
Lead Guitar / Ed Legenbauer
Bass, Vocals / Frank Valenti

Acoustic,Electric, Mandolin / Doug Doyle
Drums / Kenny Stronach



The Back40 Band


Oct 14, 1-5PM Hank Hudson Brewery at The Fairways of Halfmoon

Nov 2, 8PM Sharpshooters (Amsterdam)

Nov 4, 2:00pm                  Foodstock, Rustic Barn

Nov 9, 8pm Governers Tap House (Exit 11)

Nov 16, 5:00pm                Jammin' for JP Fundraiser

Dec 1, 7pm Private Party

Dec 6, 7PM Holiday Dance Party with Kevin Richards and The Back40 Band!

Dec 7, 8:30pm The Rustic barn

Jan 11, 8pm Sharpshooters, Amsterdam

Jan 25, 8pm Wicked, Clifton Park

Feb 23, 8pm Sharpshooters, Amsterdam

March 9, 8pm Wicked, Clifton Park

april 5, 8pm Sharpshooters, Amsterdam

may 3, 8pm wicked, Clifton Park

May 17, 8pm Sharpshooters, Amsterdam

may 26, 7:30pm                 Adirondack Gateway Campground

June 8, 7:30PM                   Wicked, Clifton Park

July 19, 7:30PM    Wicked, Clifton Park W/ Kevin Richards

July 20, 7:30PM                Adirondack Gateway Campground

Sept 1, 7:30 Adirondack Gateway Campground

Sept 20, 7:30PM    Wicked, Clifton Park, W/ Kevin Richards



Summer was amazing, and now we are getting ready to hit the Fall running with a bunch of great shows!

Hope to see all of you out there dancing and singing along with your favorite Country tunes!




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