Fire Brigade:
January 31, 2009
at Village Tavern

Fire Brigade, “…a Rock & Roll party band consisting entirely of Miami-Dade County Fire Fighters.” Ana summed it up with, “Very polished. Not bad at all for a bunch of heroes. These guys save lives and come to our rescue when we need them the most, and check it out—they can rock the house too! I guess you can say they are hot…” Go to Fire Brigade‘s website at to check their calendar, playlist, bios, photos and more. Above, at Kendall’s Village Tavern, we see Eddy Alarcon on lead guitar and vocals, Jorge Martinez on drums, Adrian Ballard on lead vocals, and Troy Manes on guitar and keyboards. There but not visible is Ryan Townsend on bass.

Bassist Ryan Townsend on the top right corner, adjusting the sound system.

Adrian “the front man” Ballard on lead vocals.

“Phat” Eddy Alarcon on lead guitar and vocals. Flames belched from his Gibson Les Paul but no one dialed 911.

Newest member Troy Manes on guitar and keyboards.

Ryan “Rownsend” Townsend on bass guitar and vocals.

Jorge “The Animal” Martinez on drums.

Special guest Bianca Alarcon sang Pat Benatar’s “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” and “Heartbreaker.” She rocked at 14 years old.

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One Crown XTi 1000 and two XTi 4000 amps.

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