Patrick has been singing almost since he could talk. He has sung the National Anthem at a Twins game and has recorded his first solo CD.
Among his other accomplishments he has.....
Won 1st place in KDWBs Center stage sining Competition.
Opened for Ashanti and bowling for soup at the Last chance Summer dance.
Won First Place in Minnesotas got talent competition hosted byKQRS and Louie Anderson. He won 5000.00 and opened for Louis at the Excalibur Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas.
Former member of the Minnesotas Boys Choir
Frequently sang with Betty Rydell
Second place winner at WE fest and opened for Eric Church
Recorded first Single........Cry Like Memphis
Patrick Villella / Lead Vocals - Ryth Guitar
Vince Little / Lead Guitar - Vocals
Bob Norman / Bass Guitar - Vocals
Larry Baker / Drums - Vocals
Bob Norman is a self taught musician and has been making music for as long as he can remember. Bob has been in various bands for over 30 years and counting. His primary instrument is guitar. Bob also plays drums and for the past 5 years been pursuing bass guitar. He has been playing other artists music for years but finally decided to build his own recording studio. It was then he decided to write and produce his own music as well as do the same for others. Bob's influences are mainly local musicians but also artists such as AC DC, Molly Hatchet, Crosby Stills and Nash, Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd, John Mellancamp and many others. Bob is also a motorcycle enthusiast and has taken 10 trips out west.
Char Sipola is the newest member of our musical family. Originally from Fridley Mn. Currently lives in the Tower area. Has sung locally and has wowed patrons at local karoke bars.
Vince Little is from Aurora, MN, and is employed at Eveleth Health Services Park as the Director of Maintenance. He is a self taught musician who enjoys challanging himself in various styles of music and has been playing guitar for years. He has been in different bands including Country Express, Backroads and now Forty Below. Vince also plays in a 4-piece acoustic group called GC/DC.
Larry Baker attended the Military School of Music while in the Marine Corps. He also performed in a variety show (Kar Ron Ltd) in the Twin Cities area. Larry was a Principal percussionist for the Minnesota National Guard band from 1984 to 1998. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education. Larry Is Currently the Director of bands at the North Woods High School Near Cook and Orr Minnesota He has played in various local bands and was most recently the drummer for Sweet Freedom. He enjoys composing Band and percussion compositions. In his spare time he likes horse back ridding and driving harness horses.Fishing and Hunting as well