About Us

Not often are Vermont bands compared to upper echelon Boston bands. The Phil Abair Band is the exception. Winners of the Burlington Free Press Reader's Choice Award for Best Band the PAB is a perennial favorite. The band features 4 lead vocalist and skilled, experienced, musicians that have been members of various Phish projects. With a repertoire that spans all styles of dance music, and a mission to keep everyone on the dance floor, the PAB is the perfect solution for a New England wedding.

Phil Abair - Keyboards, Guitar and Vocals
Phil has been on the New England music scene for many years playing keyboards, bass guitar, singing and songwriting with High Rollers, Shattered, The Showstoppers, Abair Brothers, Tammy Fletcher, Dude of Life, Jamie Lee Thurston , Grippo Funk Band to name a few. He released a critically acclaimed CD in 2001 titled The Century Turns. Phil is a founding member of Pork Tornado with drummer Jon Fishman of Phish, they released the Pork Tornado CD 2002 and still tour
recently opening for the Meters in Burlington Vt and playing the infamous JAM Cruise.
Phil has performed either on stage or recorded with notables Johnny Lang, Moe , Strange Folk ,Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell Ray Vega.
Phil Is going in the studio with Pork Tornado soon.

Kenny Gulfield - Bass Guitar and Vocals
Kenny is also a veteran of the music scene here in the Northeast (High Rollers, Little Wing, Abair Brothers, Dude of Life).A multi-talented solid rhythm man Kenny is just as comfortable playing bass or drums. Kenny plays drums with the very popular Grippo Funk Band.

Christine McConnell—Vocals
Christine has added a great element . She has a powerful voice and dynamic range that has taken the band to a new level.She can cover anything from Adele to Axl Rose. Here energy on stage can bring the party to the next level.

Mark Lurvey - Guitar and Vocals
Mark has toured the east coast playing guitar in The Law and Jamie Lee & The Rattlers. Mark has performed with many national groups to audiences as large as 10,000. As of now he performs with The Phil Abair Band and does some dates in “The Logger” shows, appearing recently on television in a documentary covering The Logger.

Todd Mulvey - Drums
Todd is the drummer who everyone in Burlington knows as a solid pro. When not playing with Phil Abair Todd plays with many other projects.
He's the newest member and adds a great new energy!