About

Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies are a Rockabilly act that plays blazing original roots music. Pete’s songs combine witty lyrics, theatrical delivery, pyrotechnic guitar playing and a heavy dose of rockabilly stomp.

Past Live Appearances: Kah Bang! music festival, Hard Rock Cafe Boston, Venue, The Empire Dine and Dance, Bayside Bowl, Midway Cafe, The Beachcomber (Wellfleet), Fryeburg Fair, Brian Boru, Harvest on The Harbor, The Frog and Turtle

TV Appearances: 207 (WCSH 6), Private Stage (WPXT-TV), Good Morning Maine (FOX 23), Poets’ Cafe (CTN Chann

Radio Appearances: Stay Tuned (WSCA 106.1 FM Portsmouth, NH), Local Motives, Get Hot or Go Home, and Ed’s Grindhouse (WMPG Portland, Ma

Pete toured for two years as lead guitarist with national recording act Spookie Daly Pride, opening for musicians such as Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, Arrested Development, Bob Dylan, and other major bands. He returned to Portland and began playing original rockabilly and roots music.

Since playing his original music, Pete has performed with local rockabilly greats like: Sean Mencher and King Memphis, as well as national recording acts such as Sonny Burgess and The Pacemakers, Nick Curran, and Los Lobos.

With veteran musicians, Haakon Kallweit(Deisel Doug and The Long Haul Truckers), Steve Dunphy(For Pete’s Sake, Kate’s Dream) and Dave Ragsdale (King Memphis, The Lomax) onboard, the band blends their unique take on a familiar style, entertaining tunes, the fire of an up and coming original act, and a solid foundation of americana rock and roll.

The band puts on a high energy performance that makes for an unforgettable show.

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