Corkscrew has been turning heads since the fall of 2003 with their unique blend of songwriting and extended instrumental jams. Each member bringing a distinct musical style to the amalgom that is CORKSCREW. In the few short years that the band has been playing they have had the honor of playing one of the NorthEasts largest fesitivals -- The Gathering of The Vibes and have supported many national touring acts inlcuding Dickie Betts & Great Southern, Ratdog, Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Live, Mickey Hart Band, The Radiators, Rose Hill Drive, Les Claypool, George Clinton & P-Funk, Los Lobos, Blue Floyd, Dark Star Orchestra and many others. Corkscrew has honed their live act for the bigger stages to a fine tuned performance. Frank has even had the honor of performing with Robert Randolph and the Family Band! Breaking out of the common Jam band formulas, they are part of the sub genre moving towards progressive musical jams with emphasis on songwriting and arrangements. Their covers are re-interpretations of the originals, rearranged for Corkscrew's groove and used as platforms for their innovative improvisational expeditions. What is Corkscrew's style, who do they sound like? Each member brings a distinct musical style to the amalgam that is Corkscrew. Let's list some of their influences then. The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, The Allman Brothers, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh and Friends, Frank Zappa, Gov't Mule, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nirvana, Sublime, etc.