Pepper Street Band Schedule


March 16

Bloomsburg American Legion 7:00 - 10:00

March 23

Montoursville American Legion 8:00 - 11:00

March 24

Shamokin Moose Club

March 30

Post 617 S Wmspt. 9:00 - 12:00


Pepper Street Band's schedule is filling up quickly so don't wait!  Contact Dr Dave Houseknect or Don Bastian, on Facebook and get Pepper Street Band for your club, establishment or event.



Welcome to TPSB (The Pepper Street Band) v. 2018

As of the first of the year Don Bastian will be stepping down off the throne and devoting more time to his personal life, family and new dog, Libby. He will still be filling in occasionally just to keep his chops up. We want to wish him the best.

Now for the big news.... (drum roll please LOL), Rich Cummings will be the new Pepper Street Band drummer. Rich has been a drumming force in the area for many years, playing with a number of local bands including Black and Blues, The Lynn and Farley Five just to name a few. His style is as eclectic as the the Pepper Street song list. We're looking forward to his percussionistic stylings and know you won't be disappointed either. Sandy's been working on her bar chords, so you may see her playing some acoustic guitar on some songs as well as her ever increasing songlist. Pete, Dave and Bob will be trying to keep up. Might break out some acoustic songs between sets in the near future just as a sidenote. We've added 4 new songs in the last month with many more on the board for consideration.

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With great sadness we say goodbye to one of Pepper Streets' biggest groupies, Marlayne Swartz. She was the younger sister of Melissa Swartz, Dave's girlfriend. Marlayne was always smiling, dancing and loved our version of White Wedding and getting hugs from Pete. Too soon gone, but will always be remembered. R.I.P.




Had a SUPER turnout in Bloomsburg last Friday and they danced their butts off there. This Friday we'll be at the Montoursville Legion from 8:00 - 11:00. Been a while since we played there and it will be the first time with Sandy and Rich. Lots of new songs for these folks. Hope they're ready to have a good time. Saturday we'll be road tripping down into Shamokin, to play at the Shamokin Moose club for the first time. We've heard that they party hard in Shamokin, so we're bringing our best. Looking forward to seeing and meeting many new friends.

This summer we will be at Torrey Ridge Winery in NY, just above Watkins Glen 7, yes, 7 times. This is a not to miss stop with a beautiful view of Seneca Lake. Great wine, ciders, and meads. Can't go wrong, great food, great drink, great dancing music, and Dr Dave Houseknecht hairless legs! Whooooooo!

Who is Pepper Street Band

Pepper Street Band plays an eclectic mix of 50s, 60s, 70s and some 80s classic rock and a bit of country.  All danceable, toe tapping music you know and love.  Pepper Street Band is currently made up of Dr. Dave Houseknecht, (guitar, bass, keyboard and vocals),Pete Codispoti, (keyboard, percussion, bass, vocals), Rich Cummings, (drums, vocals) and Bob Yoas, (bass, guitar, keyboard, vocals). NEW addition, Sandy Barrett (vocal, acoustic guitar)! Sandy has been singing around the area for quite a while. Noteably in a duo with Danny Kimble. Look for more info on Sandra coming soon. Each of these musicians have years of musical experience.  Check out more about them on the WHO ARE WE page of the website

Ladies and Gentlemen, after months of options, we finally have a winner for Sandy's band nickname and here it is:












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From the Warped Minds of Pepper Street

A monthly article(s) on a wide variety of musically based questions, thoughts, lists, jokes, comedy, etc. from the questionably sound minds of the guys in the band.  You'll never know what to expect from this page.  Check out the WARPED MINDS page of this website.


The Pepper Street Juke Box Page

A complete list of all the songs that Pepper Street Band currently plays as well as songs we're thinking about adding.  There's even an email address for you to send us songs you'd like us to learn.  Check it out on THE JUKE BOX PAGE of this website.