About Boffo Band
Boffo: Press Release Toledo, OH., Aug. 1, 2008 – A Toledo, Ohio area based band that mixes the genres of classic rock, funk, jazz and a few surprises thrown in just to keep you guessing. They play songs everyone knows they just never heard a live band play them before. This band lives up to the meaning of the word: Boffo: Resoundingly successful and popular; a great success; a hit; very good or successful. Boffo is made up of 4 highly-skilled musicians that have been playing all over the midwest since the mid 70’s. Tom Lawson(guitar) former member of Stacked Ham; Up For Grabs; and Opera Coup. Tom is also the owner of Tumbleweed Trading Post and Tumbleweed Guitars on Airport Highway. Doug Empie(keyboards) former member of Stacked Ham; Detour; Marques; and Brush Fire. Dave Fogle(drums) former member of Stacked Ham; Glass City All Stars; Mighty Meaty Swing Kings; Rick Hall and the Blues healers just to name a few. He was also the former owner of Dave?s Drum Depot in Toledo Bernie Greenberg(bass) former member of Glass City All Stars and is also currently playing with Exit 17. Bernie is also a member of the band “All 4 It” playing in the Toledo area. Bernie is owner of Professional Technical Services located in Toledo Ohio. Due to the complexity of the some what eclectic song list the musicianship is very high and everyone in the band sings. Boffo can be heard as a regular performer at the Break Room in Maumee, Thirsty’s and The Walnut in Dundee, Mi, The Blarney and at other locations in the Toledo / Ann Arbor area. In the future Boffo will be performing at Festivals and special events throughout the states of Michigan and Ohio. Boffo would like to remind everyone to always support local and live music wherever and whenever possible!!