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Summary
  • AKA: Prosecutors
  • Type: Band
  • Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
  • Active: 1980 - 1983
  • Number of gigs played: 6
  • Number of other acts played with: 6
Sceneroller, The Prosecutors, Kevn Kinney, Doug LaValliere, James Tessier
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From Drivin’ N Cryin’ site:

Milwaukee's three-chord heroes, The Prosecutors were Kevn Kinney of drivin' n' cryin's first band. From 1980-1983, Kevn cut his songwriting and performing teeth in the band with bassist Doug LaValliere (brother of the Haskels/Oil Tasters' Richard LaValliere and Haskels/Dominoes' Gerard LaValliere) and drummer James “Tess” Tessier. They played the now iconic Starship nightclub and other Milwaukee punk/postpunk era clubs along with other legendary MidWest haunts until the band ran out of steam in1983. At that point Kevn decided to seek out warmer climates and a more receptive audience in Atlanta. Almost 30 years later drivin' n' cryin' still perform some of the Prosecutors' classics including “Acceleration”, “Brute Force” and “Moon Shot”.

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