Welcome

The Stone Temple Posers are a STP Tribute band based out of Plaistow, New Hampshire, and this is our official website.  Please visit our Facebook page and "like" us and/or join our email list for monthly emails with updates and exclusive content.  We play 100% pure STP!  Although we have enough material to play a whole night, we often will share the night with one or more other great local tribute/original/cover bands.  For smaller and more intimate venues, we can perform a whole unplugged acoustic set of STP.  So if you are a venue in New England, contact us; if you are a fan, come see us.    If you are a venue looking for a demo video, please go to our EPK page; audio is on our Audio page.  We are also on ArtistBomb.com.  Our guitars/basses are expertly serviced by Chris from Black Cat Guitar (blackcatguitar.com).


Shows to be Rescheduled 

As the ‘15 days to stop the spread’ turns into 45, our hearts go out to all those impacted by this virus from China. God bless the doctors, nurses, and emergency response people on the front line. Live music may have been been put on hold to focus on flattening the curve for the moment, but these days of isolation too shall pass. We are rescheduling our April and May shows, and look forward to rockin with you later on this year. You can’t keep the Stone Temple Posers quiet forever.

Next Show: the Vault in New Bedford, MA April 11 

Another fine evening of grunge last Saturday night at Champions Sports Bar in Biddeford ME playing to a near-packed house. Big thanks to our friends from Yellow LedVedder for inviting us; Ben, Jason, Andy, Pete, and Ryan never disappoint with their Pearl Jam show - why go home? Gotta love the grunge-lovin fans of Maine! Thanks to the club for their northern hospitality and Craig for running sound/lights. New photos to be uploaded soon courtesy of Ben. Our next show will be April 11 at the The Vault Music Hall & Pub at Greasy Luck in New Bedford MA.

800 Facebook Likes! 

First, thanks Fall River for the opportunity to open up for Adrenaline Deftones Tribute and The Sickness Disturbed Tribute at Boneheads Live this past Friday night, those bands rocked and the venue was great! Secondly, thanks to all our new followers over the last few weeks, we are now over 800 likes on Facebook! Finally: Saturday 2/29 we will be at Champions Sports Bar in Biddeford ME with Yellow LedVedder.

Fall River February 21 

We have uploaded some photos and audio from last Friday night at the Breakaway in Danvers MA where we played with All that 90’s. Thanks to all the STP fans that rocked with us, Scott for running sound/lights, and the venue for having us. Thanks to all the new Facebook likes, All that 90’s for letting us use some of their equipment, and Cynthia for the photos. We show up next in Fall River February 21 at Boneheads Live with the Sickness (Disturbed tribute) and Adrenaline (Deftones tribute).

Back to the Breakaway this Weekend! 

A shout out to all the folks who traveled long and short distances to hang out with us last Friday night at Gusto's Bar in Barre, VT. Thanks to Gustos for having us and all of their warm hospitality, plus Gordo and Co. for running sound and lights. Our next show will be at the Breakaway in Danvers, MA with All that 90’s (90s cover band).

Smells Like the 90's and Gustos 

We have loaded up some photos from this past weekend’s ‘SMELLS LIKE THE 90s’ show at the Portland House of Music. This show had been postponed from the weekend before due to snow, but we think it was worth the wait! Thanks to all that came out to support live music and enjoy the night of 90s rock that we dedicated to John ‘Yash’ Busta. Our friends Priceless Advice and Yellow LedVedder once again knocked it out of the park. Thanks for all the new FB likes, of course the venue for having us, and Ryan for mixing sound. Our next show will be at Gusto's Bar in Barre VT this Friday.  New video and audio to be uploaded soon.

Portland House of Music Show 

Tonight the Stone Temple Posers will be at "SMELLS LIKE THE 90s" at the Portland House of Music.  This show was the one that was canceled last Friday due to snow.  Our performance tonight will be dedicated to John "Yash" Busta.  Note also that our March 14 date at the Stone Church got rescheduled to May 1, 2020. 

1/18/20 Show Postponed  

Our show tonight at the Portland House of Music has been cancelled and postponed until next Friday January 24th due the pending snow storm.  Tickets bought beforehand will be honored.

More dates being added 

We have booked some more dates including Friday February 7 at the Breakaway in Danvers, MA (with All that 90's cover band) and Friday February 21 at Boneheads Live in Fall River, MA (with the Sickness - Disturbed tribute), and Saturday March 14 at the Stone Church in Newmarket NH (with Yellow LedVedder - Pearl Jam tribute), and Saturday March 11 at the Vault in New Bedford, MA (with the Sickness and Opiate - Tool tribute).

Several New Dates Added 

First, the Stone Temple Posers want to thank Alan McIntyre for joining the boys for a Nerve reunion Saturday November 30 at the Crows Nest. It had been over 12 years since the Nerve played together, and time has shown that Alan can still bring it! ... maybe another reunion in 12 more years? Thanks also to Bill Mitchell and Dave Sword for their guest appearances. Bill was a founding member of the Nerve and will soon be out with his latest project “Plan B”. Bassman Dave has played with John and Paul in various bands and nailed Tool’s Sober. Thanks also to James for mixing sound, the venue for having us, and of course all of the great Nerve and Stone Temple Poser fans that enjoyed the show. Our next few appearances will include a recently added date on Thursday January 9 at Thunder Road in Somerville, MA with Five Against None (Pearl Jam tribute), followed by a date on Saturday January 18 at the Portland House of Music with Yellow LedVedder (Pearl Jam tribute) and Priceless Advice (Nirvana tribute). We will also be returning to Barre VT January 31 for an entire night of STP.  We also have booked some gigs at the Stone Church, the Vault, and Boneheads Live; check our calendar for dates.  Have a wonderful Christmas and New Years!

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Apr11

Disturbed // Tool // Stone Temple Pilots Tribute Night - POSTPONED

the Vault at Greasy Luck Brew Pub, 791 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

THIS SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19 - The Stone Temple Posers return to the Vault Music Hall & Pub at Greasy Luck in New Bedford in April 2020! We will be sharing the stage with the Sickness (Disturbed tribute) and Opiate (Tool tribute). $15 at the door - $10 advance tickets

May1

Grunge Tribute Night at The Stone Church - POSTPONED

The Stone Church Meeting House, 5 Granite Street, Newmarket, NH

THIS SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19 - The Stone Temple Posers will be returning to the Stone Church May 1, 2020 with Yellow LedVedder (Pearl Jam tribute). $10 cover charge ($8 advance tix - link coming soon). An electric/unplugged evening. This show was originally set for March 14, but got rescheduled.

Jul18

Snowbound Throwdown 5 - Outdoor Music Fest

Snow Bound Club, 130 Baldwinville Road, Winchendon, MA

If the virus gods are willing, the Stone Temple Posers will return to the fifth annual Snowbound Throwdown this July with Bullet Called Life (System of a Down tribute), Undertow (Tool tribute), Five Against None (Pearl Jam tribute), and Looks that Kill (Motley Crue tribute). All ages. $10 door ($5 kids under 13). Doors open at 4PM. Bands at 5PM. 21+ to drink alcohol.