John Cafferty & Michael “Tunes” Antunes

Cafferty_antunes-2John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band is the name of an American roots rock’n’roll band from Rhode Island which began its career in 1972 and achieved mainstream success in the 1980s.

Originally known as simply Beaver Brown, the classic lineup of the group (consisting of John Cafferty on vocals and guitar, Gary Gramolini on lead guitar, Pat Lupo on bass, Kenny Jo Silva on drums, Bobby Cotoia on keyboards, and Michael “Tunes” Antunes on saxophone) started out as a New England bar band based out of Narragansett, Rhode Island and established a huge following up and down the Northeast corridor with strongholds in the beach resort towns of Narragansett and Misquamicut, Rhode Island; Cape Cod and Boston, Massachusetts, ; New Haven, Connecticut; New York City; Asbury Park, New Jersey and Washington, DC.

As of 2012, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band remains a top concert attraction touring nationally on an annual basis and they have placed new songs into the soundtracks of several major motion pictures including “Jersey Girl” and the smash hit “There’s Something About Mary.”