Lisa Barone is an accomplished musician widely known for her musical versatility. A self-taught drummer, guitarist and vocalist, Lisa has been performing for audiences since 1985.
As a young musician, Lisa was a founding member of Kin, an all-girl band original rock band. As the band’s drummer, Lisa was instrumental in the band’s success. During her time with Kin, Lisa and her fellow band members opened for Warrant, Firehouse, Cinderella, Joan Jett, Ace Frehley, Peter Criss of Kiss and Ann Wilson of Heart. Lisa is greatly influenced by Fleetwood Mac and Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart.
After Kin disbanded, Lisa formed an all-female cover band - Broad Banned - playing throughout the east coast. During this time, Lisa also drummed for Neil and the Diamonds (a tribute band) with national recognition. Lisa also played in many cover bands throughout New Jersey.
In 2008, Lisa formed an acoustic duo with band mate Wendy Horn. Lisa plays the guitar and sings vocals. Lisa and Wendy played many corporate events including: Trump National Golf Club, the American Cancer Society, cocktail parties, wine tastings and book signings and all local area venues and still do so today.
In 2013 Lisa shared the stage with Heart and Jason Bonham as a member of the choir for their performance of Stairway to Heaven at Bethel Woods in NY, the PNC Arts Center in NJ, and Molson Amphitheater in Toronto, Canada,
In 2017, Lisa attended the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp featuring Nancy Wilson of Heart. Lisa played drums with Nancy Wilson and also with Steven Adler of Guns N Roses. She also performed at the legendary club Whisky a Go Go and Lucky Strike in Los Angeles, CA.
In 2018, Lisa was asked to return to the fantasy camp to play again with Nancy Wilson of Heart and also performed with Buddy Guy at his venue, Legends in Chicago, IL.
Lisa is now rockin Route 80's fans as our percussionist extraordinaire, keeping the beat as well as providing strong vocal support throughout the show.