Billy & the Showmen
are the
for hard-driving
R&B, Soul, and Funk



Billy and the Showmen
Promo Video




May 19,Sat 

Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club   Cos Cob, CT

7 - 10



















June 1, Fri

North Street Tavern  Harrison, NY

 9PM Start




July 17, Tues

 Oakland Beach  Rye, NY
Outdoors & FREE


July 18, Wed

 New Rochelle Hudson Park Bandshell  New Rochelle, NY
Outdoors & FREE

 7:30 - 9

July 19, Thurs

    Wilton Library    Wilton, CT

5 - 6:30

 July 26, Thurs

 Leonard Park  Mount Kisco, NY
Outdoors & FREE

7 - 9




August 4, Sat

 Greenwich High School 50th Reunion
Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club, PRIVATE

 7 - 11

 August 14, Tues

 Norwalk Calf Pasture     Norwalk, CT

  7 - 9

August 22, Wed

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Greenwich, CT
Outdoors & FREE

  7:15 - 8:45





Billy and the Showmen - Kelly's Party - Dramatic Hall - December 2017

Billy and the Showmen - In front - Billy Frenz, Mensah Robinson, Brian Curley - Dramatic Hall - December 2017

Bobby Carlson, Bill Losier, John Serio, Bill Harris, Billy Frenz, Mensah Robinson, John Caminiti, Brian Curley, Tommy 'behind the curtain' Marotta (in for Rocco Fidelibus)

Billy and the Showmen - Front Line - Mensah Robinson, Billy Frenz, Nadina, Billy Foster - Levitt Pavilion July 2017

Billy and the Showmen - Brass:  Bobby Carlson, Don Harris (in for Billy Losier), John Serio, Bill Harris  -  Brubeck Room at the Wilton Library July 2017

Billy and the Showmen -  Calf Pasture Beach - Norwalk, CT  August 13, 2017

Billy and the Showmen - Roger Sherman Baldwin Park - Greenwich, CT - August 30, 2017

Bobby Carlson, Bill Losier, John Serio, Bill Harris, Mensah Robinson, Billy Frenz, John Caminiti, Billy Foster,
John Caminiti, Tommy Marotta
(in for Rocco Fidelibus), Brian Curley


Billy and the Showmen





 Billy and the Showmen
CD recorded at
Saint Roch's Feast

14 songs

email Billy Frenz

Billy and the Showmen
Through the Years Collage 

Calf Pasture Photos August 13, 2017

Established more than fifty years ago by band leader Billy Frenz, Billy and the Showmen has earned their reputation as one of Connecticut's most enduring Rhythm & Blues bands.

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Longtime veterans of the Connecticut / New York club scene, the Showmen are genuine R&B and not a band that plays just some R&B.
If you want a high-energy band that can rock the house, call us !

The Billy and the Showmen R & B Revue always feature the best R&B singers in the Northeast.  
Billy and the Showmen R & B Revue also feature strong horns and s tight rhythm section.

The band  has thrilled audiences for over 50 years performing throughout the Northeast Region and New York City.

Billy and the Showmen specialize in hard-driving R&B, Soul, and Funk from the '60's and '70's.
The band's repertoire includes the best of
James Brown, Rick James, Percy Sledge, the Ohio Players, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Marvin Gaye, Wilson Pickett,
Junior Welles, King Floyd,  Average White Band, Tower of Power, Buddy Miles, Kool & the Gang, Otis Redding and classic Motown artists such as the Temptations and Sam & Dave.

During the 70's and 80's BATS worked "double-duty".  They had their BATS 'day-gig' and often performed as the band for THE CHIFFONS.

Click here to read up on the CHIFFONS

Today t

hey are Billy Vera's "East Coast Beaters" and back BV on all his east coast appearances including the "Alive at Five" concert series in Stamford , CT,
seen on VH-1. 

Billy and the Showmen are based in Greenwich, CT.

For information, or if you'd like to be included on the Showmen mailing list, contact Billy Frenz

Billy and the Showmen deliver high impact entertainment playing the best Rhythm and Blues, Motown, Funk, and Soul.

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Listen to the live BATS MP3s





Greenwich Town Party


The Photos

 Greenwich Town Party 2013

B.A.T.S. Live MP3s


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