New Video for Latest Disc


Thinking Of You

This one came about because I was getting a bit nostalgic for the past and for friends that I haven’t seen in years.

Some are dead and some are living (to borrow a lyric!), and the song kind of fell out of my old Sovereign guitar.

I was singing and playing very quietly, so the melody is in a low key. It seemed to work for this one. Low and melancholy.

You can listen to it on Youtube and buy just one song or the cd by clicking here.



New Live Disc

We are currently releasing a new Live Digital Disc Called "Live From The Cutting Room NYC" Featuring Frank Carillo and The Bandoleros.

Usually a live record is recorded over multiple gigs but this disc is recorded in one night. Recorded and mixed by our producer Paul Orofino.

This one goes out to all our fans and friends. Especially those in my hometown of New York City. We had alot of fun making this disc and will be looking forward to the hard copies in the future.

You can listen to it on Youtube and buy just one song or the cd by clicking here.


Appearances 2016


Augie Meyers with Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros Backing Up
Augie can be heard with the Sir Douglas Quintet, Texas Tornados, as well as on landmark albums by Bob Dylan (“Time Out of Mind” and “Love and Theft”) and John Hammond (“Wicked Grin”).
Friday July 22, 8:00, 2016
1348 Route 9W, Marlboro, New York 12542, 845-236-7970

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
with special guest Marc Lacob
Sunday, July 24, 2016
* Afternoon Show Starts @ 3:00pm *

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St. New York, NY


Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7:00PM
Shamrock Pub And Grill
210 Meadow Street, Waterbury, Ct 06702


Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Shamrock Pub And Grill
210 Meadow Street, Waterbury, Ct 06702

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Acoustic / Electric Show
The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St. New York, NY

Appearances 2015


Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
Saturday, October 3, 2015
The Hub 45 Main Street or PO Box 838 Torrington, CT 06790
860-689-5550    *  POSTPONED  *

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Private Event at BARFUNGUL
Millbrook, NY

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros with Special Guest Mark Lacob
Saturday, October 17, 2015
* The band will be recording a live album that night *
Doors: 6:30 PM Show: 7:30 PM $20 Advanced - $25 Day of Show
The Cutting Room 44 E. 32nd St. New York, NY


Frank Carillo and Simon Kirke of Bad Company

I'm really excited about the gig coming up next week at the Towne Crier as I'm sharing the bill with Simon Kirke.  We're playing an acoustic show with Eddie Seville opening. Two of my favorite people!!

Simon and I have known each other for over 35 years. We got to know each other when my band, Carillo, opened for Bad Company for the entire Desolation Angels tour in 1979. He is one of the GREATEST drummers in music and a wonderful songwriter with a great voice. Plays pretty damned good guitar, too.

Through the years we would see each other occasionally, here in the States or in England, and when he came to the States to live we got to spend more time together writing songs. Not only is he a great musician but he is just a standup guy. No big ego,  and believe me, he has the cred! I mean, founding member of both Free and Bad Company, and more rock 'n' roll credits than you can imagine. 

A few years ago, my producer, Paul Orofino had an idea to put together a bunch of us to record. His idea was to have us get in a room, write a song and record right then and there. Simon, myself, Eddie Seville and Danny Miranda. it was one of the best experiences because there wasn't an ego in the room and we came out with 7 tunes that I'm really proud of. Simon played some kick-ass piano on one of the tracks, as well as his brilliant drumming. Eddie and I sang the leads and we all did backing vocals. Simon brought the snare drum that he used on all the "Free and Bad Company Records." Legendary!! 

Hope you all will join us at the Towne Crier in Beacon, NY

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros

Frank Carillo and George Kooymans (Golden Earring) are releasing a new disc. The new CD, titled "On Location," will be released on the Universal label in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.  George and Frank have been writing together on and off since the mid-'90s and, in between Frank's work with the Bandoleros and George's work with Golden Earring, they decided it was time for the CD to see the light of day!  Live shows in Europe will start in April for a few weeks and resume again in May.

The first single, "Blind Love,"; is the only song on the CD not written by George and Frank. "Blind Love" was written by Bandoleros drummer, Eddie Seville.  A video for "Blind Love" was shot in Rotterdam at the beginning of February as well as a video for another track, "Maybe Roses Never Die."

Frank Carillo and The Bandoleros are planning to record a number of acoustic tracks in March.  The new songs will be recorded using Millbrook Sound Studios' mobile rig.  The recording will take place at Om House and will include some surprise guests.  The Bandoleros new studio CD, "Rails To Kingdom Come," is scheduled for early summer release.  Stay tuned for updates.

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