Meet The Band

"Barracuda - The Ultimate Tribute to Heart" has earned the reputation of the absolute BEST tribute to the music of Heart. This seven member band recreates all of the greatest hits through the decades with absolute mind-blowing accuracy. The artists take exceptional care and precision to duplicate the original studio recordings, all totally live on stage! No computers, no backing tracks, just incredible musicianship paying a powerful and authentic tribute to the spirit and music of Heart. As many have said who have experienced their performance; you will swear you just attended a Heart concert!

Jennifer Schafer:

Jennifer is a critically acclaimed Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) nominee many times over for best female singer and best music teacher. She has been a key player in the Wisconsin music scene for many years, & involved in many projects. In Barracuda, Jennifer Schafer IS Ann Wilson of Heart. She captures the vocal style, passion, and feeling of Ann Wilson in every one of her amazing performances.

Chrissy Dzioba-Clobes:

Chrissy is a well known and respected musician in the Wisconsin music community as well as a Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) nominee many times over for best female vocalist. Her performances as Nancy Wilson in Barracuda is second to none, and has to be seen to be believed!

Harry Ipsarides:

Harry is a top veteran of the Wisconsin area music scene, playing lead guitar and vocals in several successful, WAMI nominated cover and tribute bands throughout the years. Harry is classically trained and started on acoustic guitar at 9 years old and then moved into electric for both rhythm and lead guitar work. This is an explosive combination, perfect for covering Nancy Wilson's intricate acoustic guitar work, and the other classic rock guitar work of Heart.

Dan Doering:

Dan is an experienced & accomplished Wisconsin area musician who's earned a well-deserved reputation as an exceptional rock guitarist. Dan also works his creative muscle with several original scores. Dan's careful attention to detail and amazing dexterity serves him well when recreating many of the flavorful, intricate guitar works of Heart's music through the decades.

Scott Kozlik:

Scott is an amazing musician who's roots have grown deep in a diverse set of musical backgrounds. Detailed and precise, his experience in several Wisconsin bands & tributes result in an immense toolbox of bass styles and licks. Scott is the perfect bass player to pay precise tribute to Heart's music.

Bill Russo:

Bill is an experienced artist honing his craft for many years in the Wisconsin area with several bands, tribute projects and original music. Bill's amazingly musical and precise style is the perfect match with the Barracuda line-up that results in a powerful overall Heart concert experience.

Dan Palmisano:

Dan is has many years of experience as a keyboard musician nationwide. His technical adeptness allows him to get exactly the right flavors of sounds - from classic 70's Heart, all the way to modern Heart. It is his attention to detail and his exceptional talent on both keyboards and vocals that makes him the best possible compliment to Barracuda.