5:30 PM in the Amphitheater
KardaZ is a six member pop/rock band styled from the Look and Sound of the 1960s and 1970s. The collective talents of the members add a wide variety of vocal and musical sounds. They replicate flawlessly the harmonic vocals and visual perspectives of the American and British pop/rock scene of the era. They have performed at many festivals, fairs, and concert venues thru out the western Pennsylvania area as well as many clubs and private parties. The band has received a standing ovation from the audience at the Chevrolet Ampitheatre at the opening of the Beach Boys show and have appeared at Heinz Field with The Monkees.
KardaZ has incorporated flute, saxophone, recorder, a 12-string guitar, harmonica, and numerous percussion instruments, into the performance. The band has also recorded sports theme songs heard on local radio and television: “The Mighty ‘Guins” Penguins theme, “Go Steelers” and “The Washington Wild Things Theme”. Plus two CD releases: KardaZ Collections Volume I and II.
The band consists of: Chris Kardasz-lead vocals, guitar Robert Kardasz-vocals, lead guitar, 12-string and acoustic guitar, keyboards, and harmonica. Mark Hoffman-vocals, saxophone, flute, recorder, keyboards, and percussion. Jeff Hoffman-vocals, bass guitar. Art Myers-vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards. Virginia Kardasz-vocals, percussion.
Chris and Bob Kardasz are brothers from Economy, Beaver County. Mark and Jeff Hoffman are brothers from Crafton, Pittsburgh. Art Myers is from Scottdale, Westmoreland County. Virginia Kardasz is the wife of Chris Kardasz.