About the Band


Hard Promises is comprised of five veteran Central New York musicians featuring current and former members of Kane, Benny Mardones’ Hurricanes, The Shop, Zoid, Joe Bonamassa Band, Tickets, Custom Taylor, and Jake Fake and the Liars. Providing one of New York’s best live classic rock shows, the members of Hard Promises have shared the stage with Cheap Trick, John Waite, Gregg Allman, Starship, Eddie Money, Dickey Betts, Blues Traveler, Joan Jett, Blue Oyster Cult, Great White, Spin Doctors, and the legendary B.B. King.


Hard Promises offers two different shows to meet your needs:

  • A full classic rock show with a mix of great music from Led Zeppelin to Boston, Foreigner to Rush, The Cars to Aerosmith

  • A full show giving tribute to the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, featuring all of Tom Petty’s biggest hits including Refugee, Breakdown, Freefallin’, American Girl, The Waiting, Running Down a Dream, Here Comes My Girl, and many others.