About Bearin' Peace
Bearin' Peace is straight out of North Jersey and is quickly building a name for them selves by blending together a clever mix of rock n' roll and reggae music. With the current music scene slowly dying from an over saturation of emo, pop, punk, and one hit wonder bands; it is hard for many musicians to break the mold. Bearin' Peace doesn’t take what is on MTV and remake it; they re-work the way music is thought of from the ground up. In there relatively short career they have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with a variety legendary acts including reggae legends Bob Marley's Original Wailers, Funk pioneer George Clinton and the parliament funkadelics, reggae legend Bankie Banx and more. With tons of live music and festival experience B.P. thrives on large crowds and has a reputation for an energetic live show that has been known to please audiences of all kinds. They can open a set by rocking the crowd with 'Drop Out', and just as quickly have everyone taping their feet to 'Graveyard Swing' without ever losing that soul and North Jersey vibe that all of their work embraces. Growing up in Bergenfield, New Jersey has no doubt helped to further enhance their style. Bearin' Peace encompasses all of the soul of the East Side. Members Anthony “Bear” Restifo, Pete Stolba, and Nick Paull all reside in Bergenfield; and each member brings forth their own personal style of play and musical taste into the mix. With classic lead guitar riffs laid down by Pete, funky and smooth bass lines put down by Nick, and smooth reggae vocals and guitar rhythms arranged by Bear; much is brought together to form their unique sound. Not to mention J.5's hard hitting drum style, which adds to the authenticity of the group. There are not many shows you can go to and groove to a smooth reggae tune and rock yourself content all in one set, yet Bearin' Peace never manages to disappoint.
Venues played include: The Starland Ballroom, The Stone Pony, B.B. Kings NYC, Alive @ 5 Concert Series, The Knitting Factory, Mexicali Live, Meadowlands State Fair, Six Flags Great Adventure, Crash Mansion, Maxwell's, The Cutting Room, Savannah's, Fontana's, Whiskey Bar etc...