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


may 3, 8pm wicked, Clifton Park

May 17, 8pm Sharpshooters, Amsterdam

may 26, 7:30pm                 Adirondack Gateway Campground

June 15, 8:00pm Rustic Barn

June 22 Private Party

July 14, 6:00 Town of North Greenbush Park

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

July 20, 7:30PM                Adirondack Gateway Campground

Aug 8, 7:00pm Schaghticoke Town Park

Aug 10, 5:00pm Adam Kline Memorail Party

Aug 24, 7:30pm Wicked, Clifton Park

Sept 1, 7:30pm Adirondack Gateway Campground

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



Ready for some summer fun! Shows at Wicked, Rustic Barn and some of the local parks!

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




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