Kelly McIntyre (Vocalist) originally came from Minneapolis, MN where she sang for numerous bands (Blues, R&B and Indie). She moved to the Bay Area in 2006 and promptly started to front a band called Kelly’s Kitchen (Funk/Latin) and played with the original/cover band for over five years. In 2011 Kelly joined Spill The Wine band (STW) in 2011 and has been enjoying fronting the band ever since.
Daren McGavren (Guitar, Vocals) studied music in college and graduated from Hollywood’s prestigious Guitar Institute of Technology. He has performed at festivals, casinos, and night clubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and numerous other California cities. He has shared stages with Journey, Robben Ford, Randy Meisner of the Eagles. He was “Keith” in the Unauthorized Rolling Stones, a popular bay area tribute band.
Steve Middleton (drums) hails from Connecticut, where he started playing drums in high school. He has performed in a range of bands through college to today, preferring funk, pop, rock and tunes that get people up and moving. Often mistaken for Nicolas Cage, his favorite movie is Raising Arizona. Steve also serves as sales manager for the band.
David Sayen, (Bass, Vocals) is the tallest bass player in town. He comes from Philadelphia and has a broad musical background in jazz, theatre, worship and dance bands. He loves to play funky Philly style music the best, like the Isley Brothers and there Roots.
Eric Dannewitz (Saxophones, Flute) is a busy freelance musician and teacher who has played music in every genre imaginable. Hundreds of theater shows, award winning jazz ensembles (Mike Vax Big Band), and numbers other ensembles. Eric is a technical wizard and manages the sound and technology for the band.
Tony Contreras (Percussion, Vocals) was born and raised in El Salvador, Central America, and came to the US as a young teenager to the San Francisco Bay Area attended Mission High School in the late 70’s where he developed a passion for dancing and music. Among others, Tony has performed with Grupo Conciencia and the San Francisco Gold Band as well as STW.
Paul Young (keyboards, guitar, vocals) A native of Chicago, Paul began his music career playing funk and dance music in upstate New York. He is a founding member of the Blue Swamis, one of the best Bay Area bands and still performs with them in the area. Paul has shared the stage with Eric Lindell, Papa Mali, members of the Dead Kennedys and a long list of others. Paul also performs with Heroes’ Voices. Heroes’ Voices is a non-profit that provides music and poetry therapy to troubled US veterans of foreign wars.