ANDY BOLLER -
Andy Boller was born in Springfield, Ohio on March 4. 1954.
He began playing piano at age 4. Puberty brought on a severe case of rock and roll fever, and he started the first of a long line of bands at age 12.
Boller first came to prominence in the Detroit area in the late 1970's, playing piano with Steve Newhouse and the Nuke-A-Billies a raucous honky-tonk country/rock band.
In 1980 Boller joined the Urbations in their formative stage, playing keyboards, and singing back up vocals.
After the departure of lead vocalist Dan Mullholland in 1983, Boller begane writing and arranging the bulk of the original material for the band and became lead singer and producer of all of their subsequent recordings.
In 1986, Celluloid Recerds released and internationaily distributed their "Hot Foot" 12" EP (written, arranged and co-produced by Boller).
The Urbations spent much of 1985 and 86 touring the US in support of this release extending their following to Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville, Lexington, St.Louls, Kansas City, New Orleans, St.Petersburg, Washington, DC, Boston, and New York City.
Boller left the Urbations in May, 1987 in 1988 he began performing with Madcat's "Pressure Cooker", a band which featured intenationally known harmonica wizard Peter Madcat Ruth. They released Live at the Pig, and thrilled audiences in the US and Clanada.
The Cooker simmered down in December, 1989.
Andy has continued to perform solo, mostly in Europe since.
This dynamic performer is now available for solo appearances.
His fiery piano and versatile vocals leave audiences clamoring for more.
Here some venues where Andy performed in Europe:
Kursaal- Casino Luzern, Switzerland
Park Hotel Vossevangen Voss, Norway
Qualitry Hotel Fagernes Fagernes, Norway
Hemsedal Resort Hotel, Hemsedal, Norway
Café des Arts Basel, Switzerland
Hotel S:t Jörgen Malmö, Sweden
MS Crown of Scandinavia Oslo / Copenhagen
Raden Mas of Amsterdam Amsterdam, Holland
Café des Arts Basel Switzerland
Widder Bar Hotel Widder Zürich, Switzerland
Quality Skaergarden Hotel and Badepark Langesund, Norway
MS Pearl of Scandinavia Oslo / Copenhagen
MS Jupiter Bergen/ Newcastle
Quality Hotel Leangkollen Asker , Norway
MS Birka Paradise Stockholm
Piano Bar Schlossmühle Frauenfeld , Switzerland
Posthotel Weggis Weggis, Switzerland a.m.o.