Peter Wolf Has Still Got It

Veteran rocker Peter Wolf, formerly the lead singer with the J. Geils Band. (Jay Malonson/AP File)Peter Wolf, Anthony Brooks, Marty Ballou, Duke Levine and Kevin BarryPeter Wolf visits Radio Boston Thursday December 27, 2012. (Amory Sivertson/WBUR)Peter Wolf and his band perform live in studio Thursday, December 27, 2012. (Amory Sivertson/WBUR)Peter Wolf plays harmonica. (Amory Sivertson/WBUR)

To those of us who followed the rock scene in Boston in the 1980’s, the name Peter Wolf has an almost familial ring to it. He’s most well-known as the front man of the J. Geils Band, but he joins us now in-studio with a new band comprised of some of the best jazz, bluegrass and R&B musicians in the region.

Peter Wolf will be performing at the Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, Maine, on New Year’s Eve.


  • Peter Wolf, singer/songwriter and former front man of the J. Geils Band
  • Marty Ballou, upright bass
  • Duke Levine, guitar and mandola
  • Kevin Barry, guitar and pedal steel

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