Hoi Polloi (The Many, The Masses, The Common People - "Ho-e Puhlo-e")
Described as a reggae rock band with funk and soul influence, Hoi Polloi brings you global beats from exotic locations including Maui, Milan and Cali. Experience covers with unique mixes from some of the music industry's most astounding artists including Bob Marley, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sublime, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and Tom Petty. Hoi Polloi also indulges you with music from a variety of their own albums that have flown through the airwaves on X92.5 Maui and 88NINE Radio Milwaukee.
Two of the many talented Carroll brothers, Sean and Andy met up with old friends, Don Wiggins and Matt Ray make up the core of the band, while periodic guest appearances spontaneously join Hoi Polloi on stage giving you a never repeat performance.
Hoi Polloi has performed at some of Milwaukee's top venues such as Summerfest, Miller Park and The Riverside Theater. These band mates have also appeared on NBC's "The Morning Blend" and toured the West Coast and Hawaii. The band and their fans, "The Polloians" have created quite the buzz, spreading it from local to national. Hoi Polloi's massive foot print extends to other nationally recognized locations including Belly Up in San Diego, the Fiesta Del Sol in Solana Beach, and the Hard Rock Café, Maui. Hoi Polloi has a blast every time they take the stage. It not only shows... It's contagious! Check out their new EP, The Spirit of Rollo which was released this year and see what all the buzz is about.
Sean Carroll - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Ukulele
Andy Carroll - Vocals, Rhythm & Lead Guitar
Don Wiggins - Vocals, Lead Guitar
Matt Ray - Bass, Guitar
Brett Fauster - Toaster