This legendary underground institutio deliver a dynamic, soulful well of emotion and playful abandon in collective improvisation over classic blues, soul and originals.
From deep within the veins of Melbourne’s music scene, Checkerboard are an underground institution. The brainchild of renowned singer and drummer Carl Pannuzzo, the band has evolved over thirty years; breathing fire, virtuosity and improvisation into classic soul and blues originals.
Master guitarist Shannon Bourne, Hammond virtuoso Tim Neal, and groove bassist Amos Sheehan bring world-class musicianship, unbridled passion and a telepathic ability to create to the act; a powerhouse to be reckoned with. From standing ovations at Festivals to crammed inner Melbourne pubs, no two shows are the same. Checkerboard are the very essence of the live music experience.