None the Wiser started somewhere around 1998, out of what we think was a dare. Hughie Purcell, a native of Dublin Ireland, has performed internationally as a solo artist and in group situations. Hughie is the main frontman of None the Wiser, and he is competent on virtually any instrument with strings.
Jon Serbst provides the band with smooth bass lines and harmony vocals. Jon has been involved with several local choral, theater and music groups through the years, and is currently singer and guitarist for Vista Cruiser.
Ted Kochan is the bands' drummer/percussionist. He doesn't sing, nor play anything with strings (he claims he never figured out how to hit them). Ted has been involved with several drum & bugle corps over the years, both as a marching member and instructor. Aside from his work with the band, Ted also gives private drum lessons at a prominent New England music shop.
The music of None the Wiser varies from original tunes written by Hughie, to familiar cover tunes, to additional songs that the band takes some "embellishment" on. We also play a number of traditional Irish tunes, giving them our own "kick in the pants".
Come and enjoy one of our shows. If you don't have a good time, it's ya' own fault!