Keith's Bands: Past & Present

Scroll down the page to check out just a few of the

many bands that I have played with in the past

What (yes, What was the name of the band) April 19, 1975 pictured at Orange High School;

my first paid gig.  L-R: Bill Rieger, Rob Sternfeld, Clarence Chavers III, Keith Chelm


















Northstar Kent, Ohio 1977-1978; Jazz fusion, funk, rock band.


Stryder 1981 Back Row L-R: Billy Osborne, Tom Todd, Keith Chelm Front Row: Jeanie O'Dell


Rapture: 1983 At one time, music was how I earned my full time

living. Yes, I confess; in the 80's I played in some lounge bands. L-R: Vince Broncaccio,

Joe Russo, Vickie Turpin, Brad Ettling & Keith Chelm.

The BackUp Band has been around for over 35 years. I was a member from 1999 - 2006. 

Top Row L-R: Tom Shaper, Keith Chelm, Front Row L-R: Neon Don Buchanan,

Joe Alessandro, Reverend Lawrence J., Craig Clasen

Last Call 2006 - 2014- L-R: Rob Lash, Keith Chelm, Bill Saltzman, Irit, Steve Daniels




The Recyclers 2010-2020 - L-R: Steve Daniels, Keith Chelm, Joe Russo, Dave Yost



Jump the Gun 2015-2023 - L-R: Scott Emerson, Keith Chelm, Maria Brown, Jay Millward, Jake Schneider

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