“An onstage if unseen percussionist, Austin Birdy, ramps up the pugilistic sequences, while guitarist Max Kennedy provides more lyrical underlay. And the deeply embedded kids’ songs provide the reminiscing prods as well as, in the end, the emotional payoff.”
- WBUR Boston's NPR News Station
“The music direction, arrangements and incidental music are all by Michael McElroy, with the music skillfully performed by guitarist Max Kennedy and percussionist Austin Birdy.”
- On Boston Stages
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"To know this band is to see them live, and to experience Alessandro Maione’s honest and visceral performance tackling both emotions and instrumental equipment, supported by a band (Peter Landry, Austin Birdy, Bill Cunningham) that performs with equally as much skill and gusto."
- Cole Haden (Model/Actriz) Boston Hassle