The Gary Harvey Band are a blues rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand.
The band has become known for its strong blues roots, steeped in the sounds emanating along Highway 61 andinspired musically by both American and British blues rock music. In an interview, they cited some of the bands that had the biggest influence on them, which included Free, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tom Petty, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Joe Bonamassa,The Foo Fighters, Allman Brothers, The Rolling Stones, ZZ Top and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Currently For What Its Worth remains the group’s most commercially successful album to date. The band has always had a strong presence in the live music scene, with numerous festivals, tours and TV appearances, remaining active recording and producing new material. Their latest release Ghost Dance has been received well by the media and fans, and will be available soon on iTunes and Spotify.
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The band comprises Gary Harvey (Vocals/Bass), Tony Abbott (Vocals/Guitar), Adam ‘Strayfalcon’ Renata (Vocals/Guitar) & Mike Beck (Drums).