The Hombres – Biography
The Hombres is the brainchild of 4 of the Byron Bays’ best known and most successful musicians. Singer Kurt Rettenmaier has been performing locally and nationally with his namesake outfit “Kurtis” for close to ten years, during which time he has received critical acclaim and widespread radio airplay. Currently he is touring as the singer for JJJ favorites “Flight facilities”. With a reputation for electric live performances, Kurtis brings to The Hombres an exciting and polished performance. On guitar is Pat Davern, best known for his work as lead guitarist in legendary oz rockers “grinspoon”. Pat has recently returned to the Byron Bay, and has taken the opportunity to play some different music, with some old friends.
On drums is Johnny , all the way from Ireland and now living here in The Bay , Johnny has played all over Europe and brings a real character to the band. Putting the “Bottom End” in The Hombres, is bass player Mike “Chilli” Mills. Mike is a locally born musician recently returned from musical duties with Alex Lloyd and brings a solid foundation to The Hombres, with his driving, rock solid playing. The Hombres have a set of entertaining, upbeat classics and hits from the last 40 years, delivered with their own flavor, by 4 exceptional musicians. The best thing for a night of fun, dancing and entertainment….