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Hobo Graffiti / Bio

"Hobo Graffiti proves that plenty of energy can be found in a stew of blues, folk, rockabilly and more." - Mark Bialczak - former entertainment editor of The Syracuse Post Standard newspaper - http://markbialczak.com

The current members of Brand New Sin formed an alliance with Heather Jones (The Cheetah Whores) and decided to exchange the hard rock for something sexier...

Exit toms, crash cymbals and heavy metal guitar rigs...Enter acoustics & upright bass, male & female vocals and harmonies: Dirty, bluesy, alternative indie rock from Syracuse, NY

In addition to our original music we also play cover songs by Stray Cats, Johnny Cash, Janis Joplin, Misfits, Danzig, Sex Pistols, Tom Petty, Imelda May, Hank III, ZZ Top, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Queens Of The Stone Age, Live, Guess Who, Pearl Jam, Pretenders, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Social Distortion, CCR, John Cougar, GnR, The Doors, & Brand New Sin (of course) and much more...

Members -
Kris Wiechmann – Guitar / Vocals
Tommy Matkowski – Lead Guitar
Chuck Kahl – Upright Bass
Kevin Dean – Bass, snare, cowbell, tambourine, ride cymbal
Heather Jones - Vocals/Guitar


[Side note: Four of the members of Hobo Graffiti are also members of national recording artists Brand New Sin; over 10 years of US and UK touring, 5 full length albums, 3 MTV videos, endorsements, several record labels, and over 70 songs published with ASCAP and BMI.

General Info

Band Members
Kris Wiechmann - guitar/vocals - Heather Jones - guitar/vocals - Tommy Matkowski - lead guitar - Chuck Kahl - bass - Kevin Dean - drums
Artist Name
Hobo Graffiti
Home Page
Active Since
Rock / Acoustic/Electric / Dirty Rock

Contact Info

Syracuse, NY