The High Noon Band

Who are these guys?

HIGH NOON New York's Rockin 'Steel Country, Feel Good Band.

The band is in their 12th year. This 5 piece modern country band is based in Johnson City, NY. They perform country cover tunes, originals, blues, and classic rock favorites. The High Noon Band has opened, warmed up the crowd for Nashville Superstars such as Tracy Byrd, Martina McBride, Terri Clark, Clay Walker, Jo Dee Messina, Blake Shelton, Big and Rich, Diamond Rio 4 times, Collin Raye 3 times, and Toby Keith twice, plus Grand Ol' Opry Star Bill Anderson.

JOEY CAMPO is the founder of The High Noon Band in June of 1995. Soon after returning home to NY in 1994 from LA & Hollywood California, he had a brief run with The "Midnight Star" Band where he met and peformed with Todd Kapeghian of the current High Noon line up. Joey, formed, manages, and is the male lead vocalist, Bassist and fronts this ten year multiple award winning NY Country Band, bringing with him over thirty years of experience, performing live shows from Hollywood, Nashville to New York & in the studio including two High Noon CD's " Cowote" and "Eclipse" His ideas of west coast showmanship and fun combined with the best repetire of Original tunes, top 40 Country and Classic Rock. Joey's motto: 9 Lives & still ALIVE!!

RICK MATURANI is the Keyboardist & High Noon's utility infielder at Live Performances and a master in the studio. He also has over 30 years of experience in Musical Theory, training & teaching."Matty" is Joey's left hand man, both southpaws, they've been bandmates performing together on & off for about 25 years with The "Motels" "Hotels" "Lido" "Masterpiece" & of course The "High Noon" Band's whole 10 year stretch. He's an original member, 1995-2005. Hangin' Tough Rick!!

TODD KAPEGHIAN The position of Lead Guitar, Steel Guitar, Keys & vocals once again belong to Todd. After a two year absence from High Noon, he's back in the Saddle as the Musical Director of the Band. From N.Y. to California & through Nashville, Todd is one of the most respected Multi-talented Musicians on the East Coast. With over 25 years of experience, Todd's creative energy culminates new & sometimes unusual renditions of standard Country, Classic Rock & much more! Todd is also reunited with long time bandmate & best buddy Drummer Johhny "Cazz" Castner, whom he's performed with on & off again for over 20 years. ("Straight from the Heart" & The "Hit & Run" Band). Welcome back Todd!)

MANDI PHILLIPS A.K.A "Mandana" is the female lead vocalist of High Noon and harmonizes perfectly with the band on back-ups too.She also plays acoustic guitar as well as some percussion. This young'n practically grew up watching & Dreaming to one day be singing with Joey, Rick and the boys in the band. Who ever said dreams don't come true obviously never met Mandi! She began her musical journey performing as a solo act and singing Karaoke for her friends and family until she became partners in a duo with Doug Mosher, an extremely talented D.J. Guitarist, Vocalist and well known Radio personality on "The Hawk" WHWK. B-107.5 Country and "The Bear" Classic Rock Station. Mandi has now climbed her way up the Proverbial "Musical Ladder" once again to actually fulfill her Dream of being one of the singers and full time member of High Noon. "Mandana" is surely a diamond in the rough and she shines through at every performance.

JOHNNY "Cazz" CASTNER is the new High Noon band Drummer/Voclaist. Patroling the beat and always on time, He has that excellent meter needed and is all so very important to couples and Line Dancers everywhere. (not to mention freestyle too)! "Cazz" joined The High Noon Band on April fools Day last year, (no pun intended) allthough he was initially offered the bands drum seat way back in Early "1997", but stayed loyal to his prior commitments with the "Little Joe" band just weeks before and at exactly the same time that High Noon's orignal Drummer "Paul" had to return to his homeland in the UK. Johnnys' commitment to the High Noon Band was immanent in the long run after he helped the group hook back up with his long time partner, lead and steel guitarist Todd Kapeghian who had left High Noon in 2003. Todd rejoined in February after a two year absance from High Noon and "Cazz" shortly followed suit. Glad to have Mr. Castner finally aboard 9 Years & 9 Lives later!


High Noon was voted the best band in the area by the Press and Sun-Bulletin Readers' Choice Awards along with having radio airplay in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They have played along with artists such as Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd, Clay Walker, Collin Raye, Diamond Rio, Jo Dee Messina, Daryle Singletary, Terri Clark, Buffalo Club, Mila Mason, David Kersh, Doug Stone, The Kinleys, Blake Shelton, Grand Ole Opry Star Bill Anderson and others.

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