National recording artist JEFF VITOLO (a nominee for the TAMPA BAY MUSIC HALL OF FAME) is known for being in some of the best bands from the Tampa Bay area, of which a few of them have reached national & international status. From 1986 to now JEFF VITOLO has toured the country from coast to coast and has performed at many famous music venues including CBGB in New York City, THE VIPER ROOM in Los Angeles, THE CONTINENTAL CLUB in Austin,TX. and many more in between. JEFF VITOLO has shared the stage as direct support for countless legendary national artists including CHEAP TRICK, BLUE OYSTER CULT, MOUNTAIN, FOGHAT, MOLLY HATCHET, STEPPENWOLF, DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES, NAZARETH, SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES, PAT TRAVERS, ROBIN TROWER, THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS, HEAD EAST, VAN ZANT, JOHNNY LANG, TRAVIS TRITT, MARTINA McBRIDE, BLUES TRAVELER, RATT, CINDERELLA, BUCK CHERRY, TYPE-O-NEGATIVE, SAVATAGE, SAIGON KICK, CRIMSON GLORY, SPREAD EAGLE, LILLIAN AXE, BABYLON A.D., THE THROBS, BATON ROUGE, TYKETTO, XYZ, DANGEROUS TOYS, THE SCREAM, THE RED ELVISES, THE ROCKETZ, THE BASTARD SONS OF JOHNNY CASH, THE CHOP TOPS and many other national artists over the years. From 1989-2013 JEFF VITOLO has released 13 great albums with independent and major label distribution that are also sold worldwide on iTunes, Amazon.com, Rhapsody & other digital media outlets. JEFF VITOLO has also worked with top notch producers including Jack Douglas (John Lennon, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, New York Dolls, Alice Cooper) and Tom Morris (Beyonce, Seven Mary Three, Steve Morse, Iced Earth). With alot of great musical accomplishments and a wide range of music over the years from rockabilly, blues, rock and metal, JEFF VITOLO has a special crossover appeal that attracts a wide range of fans. January 2013 "JEFF VITOLO- Best Of...The Dive Bar Days" album is released with distribution through iTunes, Muve Music, VerveLife, MySpace Music, Rhapsody, MediaNet, Xbox Music, Rdio, Amazon MP3, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Google Play, simfy, Nokia, eMusic, and Deezer. That same month JEFF VITOLO gets one of his songs ("Hit It On The Highway") in the horror movie "ROCKABILLY ZOMBIE WEEKEND" also making it onto the movie's soundtrack album. April 20th 2013 JEFF VITOLO was recognized with a nomination to the TAMPA BAY MUSIC HALL OF FAME for his contributions and accomplishments to and in the Tampa Bay music scene and community. JEFF VITOLO has played for bands including THE DIVE BAR STALKERS, THE MOJO GURUS, ROXX GANG, TYGER TYGER, HEADSHOCK, INTICE, and continuing now with his new band JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS.
In his new band (sometimes performing as a power trio or full band) Jeff went out and found more great musician's to back him up. GARRISON COLLINS-Stand-Up Bass/Vocals (HIGHWAY TO HELL, CARNIVAL OF CRUE, PSYCHOTIC MATINEE), JARED WARRICK-Drums (NAKED SCHOOL GIRLS, BLINDING DARKNESS), DEAN GERMAIN-B3 Organ/Piano (THE ALLMAN BROTHERS, ELVIN BISHOP, SARASOTA SLIM, THE DIVE BAR STALKERS) and finishing up the line-up "Sexy Pin-Up Model Back-Up Vocalists" JANA VITOLO & JESSICA COLON (both we're also in THE DIVE BAR STALKERS)...JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS mix rockabilly, blues and the roots of rock with plenty of swagger, attitude and alot of fun to make for a great & exciting stage show. JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS also put their own high octane spin on songs by classic rockabilly, blues, and classic rock icons like ELVIS PRESLEY, JOHNNY CASH, JERRY LEE LEWIS, CARL PERKINS, GENE VINCENT, CHUCK BERRY, MUDDY WATERS, THE ROLLING STONES, THE DOORS, THE STRAY CATS and more giving the feel of their live shows as more of a "Rock N Roll Revival". Jan.30th 2013 JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS opened for rock legends SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES. March 2013 JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS released (with raved reviews) their first single "Keep On Movin'" with distribution through iTunes, Muve Music, VerveLife, MySpace Music, Rhapsody, MediaNet, Xbox Music, Rdio, Amazon MP3, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Google Play, simfy, Nokia, eMusic, and Deezer. April 19th 2013 they opened for Surf Guitar Legend DICK DALE AND HIS DEL-TONES and on Oct.19th 2013 they also opened for Southern Rock Legends MOLLY HATCHET during Daytona Beach Biketoberfest 2013 proving every show they can rock with the best of them.
2014 JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS continue to record new music and perform at the biggest motorcycle events, classic car shows, city events, corporate events and nightclubs as well as headlining concerts or opening up for other national acts.
JEFF VITOLO & THE QUARTER MILE REBELS are out to entertain and have fun with the crowds they perform to! Bringing their special brand of high octane rockabilly/roots rock with a mix of great original and classic cover songs, and don't be surprised if you see a few special guests joining them on stage from time to time!