Winfried (Winnie) Wohlbold is quite possibly Germany's most sought after pedal steel guitarist. Based in Böblingen, he has been playing pedal steel for over 30 years and has performed with some of the finest artists in country music, including Burrito Deluxe, Paul Overstreet, Walter Egan (Flying Burrito Brothers), Brent Mason and a whole lot more! His pedal steel skills are frequently requested on many an album recording as well as on stage for American bands touring Europe. As well as being a performer, Winnie's skills also take him on tour as the backliner for one of Germany‘s most popular entertainers Dieter Thomas Kuhn.
Michael Deak is based in Berlin and graduated on electric bass in 2000 from the Frankfurter Musikwertstatt in Frankfurt/Main. His double bass talents have seen him perform as the principal player in a wide range of musical, theatre and comedy productions in Europe and world wide.
He has performed on a number of German TV and radio shows including NDR Talkshow with Gayle Tufts and Top of the Pops with J-Luv. Other projects Michael has worked with include bands such as GOMO PARK, Sputnik 27, and Front 242.
Michael's bass playing covers a range of musical genres including jazz, hip hop, electronic, bluesrock, country, Bossa Nova and world music!
Harry Alt is based in Augsburg and studied drums with Werner Schmitt (Jazz/Pop) and Arnold F. Riedhammer (Classical) at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich. He has toured throughout Europe and his enormous versatility as a drummer is proven by being a member of many different musical ensembles and their various musical styles. Harry has also played with the Symphony Orchestra of Baden Baden and given concerts with international jazz stars such as Claudio Roditi and Charito. He has worked for various theatres and is a musician at the Faks Theater in Augsburg. Harry has performed on numerous radio performances such as Bavarian Broadcasting with Michael Kamm "ME," and with the Augsburg Jazz Quartet live on BR, and his television appearances include Christoph Süß, Abendschau and SWR.
Also hailing from Augsburg is singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist Benjamin Rademann! As a guitarist Benjamin has an extensive CV having toured throughout Europe with a number of pop and indie rock bands. He also works as a studio guitarist recording for different German pop acts and in 2014 he played guitar and sang backing vocals for James Blunt on Germany's hugely popular TV show 'Wetten Das...?' In 2012 Benjamin started his solo folk project under the artist name 'Benni Benson' and toured thoughtout Germany, Switzerland and Austria. He is currently recording and producing his next solo album and all instruments on the album will be played by the man himself! Líosa is delighted to have Benjamin's talents on board for her Irish tour in August!