About Us:

 VOTED: " Best Classic Pop Band" in Buffalo for 2012 , 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017!!!!!!
     (Please feel free to sign our guest book! We would love to hear your thoughts!!)

" FLIPSIDE" has been a continuing staple in the Buffalo Music community
 for more then 2 decades! They have performed all across Western New York to audiences of all ages!

Including: 


Opening  For: "THE LOVIN SPOONFULL" and "BJ THOMAS"
         
Performing at:  
"
THURSDAY IN THE SQUARE", "M&T AT NOON", "Forth of July in HAMLIN PARK" , "THE TASTE OF BUFFALO", "THE ERIE COUNTY FAIR" and "CANAL FEST"  (not to mention all the bars and night clubs in the WNY area that cater to live music!)

Be it a WEDDING, PRIVATE PARTY or Night Club we have entertained ten's of tousands of people over the years! We hope to perform at one of your events to make it that Special Occasion!


MEMBERS:
 

 Mark Christy-  our newest member and lead vocalist joined Flipside in September of 2014! He has been in the Buffalo music scene for years. Before taking an extended hiatus, his longest project was the front man for the pop-rock band "Vision" and he also spent some time in Toronto fronting the metal band "Viper"....Mark plays acoustic and electric guitars, and keyboards, and his vocals are second to none! Singing REO, Styx, and Journey like no one else can! His knowledge, talent and love of all kinds of music allows FLIPSIDE  the ability to go from hard hitting Rock and Roll like Billy Idol and Ozzy Osborne to Pop Standards, and ballads. Throw in some of todays Top Country Acts like Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Darius Rucker, and he gives the band the versatility to cover any kind of event!
 John Lajoie - John Lajoie has tenure of recording & performing live in the Western New York area that exceeds twenty years. John comes from many successful groups such as Buffalo Music Award Winners, "Mae West" as well as nominees that include "Metropalis" and "Acoustic Forum". His visual showmanship enriches his guitar playing. John’s supporting vocals round out the full harmonies taking numerous lead vocals as well. John joined on as our "guitar wizard" with FLIPSIDE in 2007!
 Dan Schmidt - Dan has been playing in the Buffalo music scene for the past 30+ years. He started out in 1982 as the original drummer for "The Be Bops", a longtime Buffalo oldies band. In 1987 Dan met who was to become a life long friend "Mike Justinger" and  reformed  Mikes old band Hot Wax, adopting the name FLIPSIDE!  Dan has been the Drummer with FLIPSIDE ever since, playing in front of audiences that have ranged from 20 to 10,000 people.