The Costellos at the Towne Crier Cafe in Beacon, NY. June 16th 2023. Lynn Johansen met Bob Costello late in 1991. Lynn began her career playing in a variety of bands on the Jersey Shore. Bobby C honed his skills throughout the Hudson Valley, NY. They formed a band called The Bandits. A few years ago they re-branded themselves as The Costellos. Based in Beacon, NY, their current lineup is Mark Pisanelli on drums, Producer Art Labriola on keyboard and dobro, and Jeff Carrano on bass. The Costellos have produced five records: “Sygtagma Square,” “Roman Times,” “Outside of Paris,” “Darktime,” and “This Night,” which are all presently offered on iTunes, Amazon, and cdbaby. They are currently putting the finishing touches on their newest project “Hold On,” recorded and engineered by Scott Hull at his studio Masterdisk. It was co-produced by Art Labriola. On the stage Bobby C and Lynn have performed with a number of major acts including Jon Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, The Crash Test Dummies, NRBQ, Reverend Horton Heat, Danny Kalb (former member of the Blues Project) America, Pure Prarie League, Belinda Carlilse, and Jim Lauderdale. They were also a featured act at Woodstock ’94 in Saugerties, NY. The Costellos have made several TV appearances including a spot on CNBC’s show ‘America’s Talking.’ Radio wise, The Costellos have had major rotation on Triple A stations including: WDST- Wood Stock, NY, WKZE- Sharon, CT and WVKR, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.