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The Defending Champions

The Defending Champions

Rock / ska / Soul Verona, NJ  US
Raise My Glass
Raise My Glass
Lucky Man
Lucky Man
Anymore
Anymore
Beatstreet
Beatstreet
Relax a little
Relax a little

Shows

  • Sat

    Feb 28

    Hoboken, NJ, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Dec 12

    Montclair, NJ, US | 8:30pm

    Christina Alessi and The Toll Collectors, Garden State Line, and The Defending Champions... Enough said

  • 2014

    Nov 29

    Caldwell, NJ, US | 10:00pm

    The Champs will be playing all night long starting at 10pm, only $5 at the door!

  • 2014

    Nov 1

    Montclair, NJ, US | 8:30pm

    The Porchistas are releasing their 5th CD in five years -"Shoot it at The Sun" is 13 songs about outer space. And Bone & Marrow is opening and The Defending Champions are bringing the party like they always do. And its a outer space-themed Halloween Party. You can be a meteor. You can be a space-zombie. You can be Spock. Whatever. And there's a costume & dance contest. Lotsa more info in the months to come, but we wanted to be the first Halloween party announced. Remember last Halloween at Tierney's Tavern? This one's gonna rock even harder! $10 - 21 & 0ver

  • 2014

    Sep 20

    Jersey City, NJ, US | 11:00am

    We'll be playing the All about Downtown Street Fair in Jersey City on 9/20. For more details visit, http://www.jcdowntown.org/

Videos

The Defending Champions - "Relax a Little" - Jacketweather fest 2012 at Tierney's Tavern

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  • BackUpSun (Artist)
    BackUpSun
    Awesome groove on Lucky Man guys! Congrats
  • The Defending Champions (Artist)
    The Defending Champions
    THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS ARE NOW ON ITUNES.....PLEASE GO CHECK OUT THE ALBUM AND PLEASE REVIEW AND RATE IT......MUCH RESPECT!

Photos

  • The Defending Champions (HomeFront Porch)

Members

Matt Ryan

Vocals

Dean Nevolis

Guitar

Shawn Fichtner

Drums

Eric Swiontkowski

Bass

Matt Schoenebaum

Saxophone

Jovan Alvarez

Horns

Dave Deriso

Percussion

About

Sounds Like: Gogel Bordello, RX Bandits, Firewater, Old Wives, The Slackers - New York Ska

Label: HomeFront Records

Bio: It’s hard to pinpoint just when the seven musical titans that now form The Defending Champions became a band. If you’ve ever listened to their music, you might think that they are telepathic septuplets, born to play each note you are hearing, chosen to lead a legendary convention of life-loving c...See Full Bio

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Status

The Defending Champions has a show on 02/28/2015 at 08:00 PM @ Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5mgm24 #concert

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  • Total Fans 2,325
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