CONTRA

Classic Rock Since 2011

CONTRA Bio


Who We Are and Who We Cover

CONTRA was formed in 2011, and given the name by the late Chris Dermatis (best friend of band-leader Kristian Wyatt). CONTRA has been a big favourite at events and clubs in both the UK and Austria. CONTRA take you on a journey through the classic rock years.


CONTRA wurde 2011 gegründet und vom verstorbenen Chris Dermatis (bester Freund des Bandleaders Kristian Wyatt) benannt.. CONTRA war ein großer Favorit bei Veranstaltungen und Clubs in Großbritannien und Österreich. CONTRA nimmt Sie mit auf eine Reise durch die klassischen Rockjahre.


Music from the following:

**  ACDC  **  Allman Brothers  **  Bad Company  **  Beatles  **   Billy Idol  **  Black Crows  **  Black Sabbath  **  Bon Jovi  **  Bruce Springsteen  **  Bryan Adams  **  CCR  **  Chris Rea  **  Chuck Berry  **  Commitments  **  Cream  **  Cutting Crew  **  Deep Purple  **  Dire Straits  **  Doors  **  Eagles  **  Elvis  **  Eric Clapton  **  Foo Fighters  **  Free  **  Gary Moore  **  Golden Earing  **  Guns n Roses  **  Jeff Buckley  **  Jimi Hendrix  **  Joe Cocker  **  Kings of Leon  **  Led Zeppelin  **  Lennie Kravitz  **  Lynyrd Skynyrd  **  Metallica  **  Muse  **  Neil Young  **  Oasis  **  Pearl Jam  **  Phil Collins  **  Pink Floyd  **  Prince  **  Queen  **  Queens of the Stone Age  **  Radiohead  **  Rage Against The Machine  **  Red Hot Chilli Peppers  **  Rolling Stones  **  Status Quo  **  Steppenwolf  **  Stereophonics  **  Stevie Ray Vaughan  **  Stevie Wonder  **  Troggs  **  U2  **  Waterboys  **  ZZ Top  **

Gigs


CONTRA's upcoming and past gigs

  • 15.00
  •  19-12-2020 20:00
  •   Hinterleitenstraße 40, 8523 Laßnitz, Austria

Kristian Wyatt präsentiert sein erstes Studioalbum, welches 12 seiner eigenen Songs beinhaltet. Unterstützt durch die Band CONTRA werden diese Songs, sowie viele Rock-Klassiker ihrer Lieblingsbands wie Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, Bruce Springsteen uvm in der Bluegarage erstmals dargeboten - mit Hilfe einiger SPECIAL GUESTS!

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  • 18.00
  •  21-5-2021 18:00
  •   Weinberg an der Raab 8350, Fehring, Österreich

Einlass 16:30H / Beginn 18:00H / Live Stranger in the family / Melissa Naschenweng / 2KW / CONTRA / Speisen und Getränke auf dem Gelände

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  •  12-9-2020 15:00
  •   Liechtensteinstraße 4, 8530 Deutschlandsberg, Österreich

Rock im Sägewerk Deutschlandsberg SOLD OUT 15.00 Einlass 16.00 Second Street Brewery 17.20 Contra 18.40 Sonic Riot (Illuminata=Abgesagt!!!) 20.00 Adiant 21.30 Ebony Archways

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  •  19-8-2020 19:30
  •   Bruchmannkapelle 8350 Weinberg an der Raab

A Wednesday evening to enjoy good wine and good music at this free outdoor event.

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  •  10-12-2019 16:00
  •   Red Bull Arena, Salzburg

CONTRA are playing LIVE and "OPEN AIR" at the Red Bull Arena Fanpark, before the Salzburg verses Liverpool UEFA Champions League game. Free entry.

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  •  8-12-2019 20:00
  •   Hinterleitenstraße 40, 8523 Laßnitz, Austria

It's an honour to tread the stage-boards of the famous Bluegarage once again. www.Bluegarage.at

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  • 00
  •  6-12-2019 20:00
  •   Puchstraße 133, 8055 Graz, Austria

Free entry to this great Classic Rock venue. We love playing the Roadhouse.

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  •  10-8-2019 19:00
  •   Puchstraße 133, 8055 Graz, Austria

START 19:00h IF THE WEATHER IS GOOD (OUTSIDE) START 20:00 IF THE WEATHER IS BAD (INSIDE) Ready to rock the Roadhouse again. We love playing here. Joe's going to do a barbecue and we're going to play outside (weather permitting).

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  •  7-8-2019 20:00
  •   Weinberg an der Raab 41 A-8350 Fehring

A Wednesday evening to enjoy good wine and good music at this free outdoor event.

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  •  3-8-2019 20:00
  •   Hauptstraße 29, 8582 Rosental an der Kainach, Austria

This is a great venue with a famously great audience. This is a new venue for CONTRA to play their journey through the classic rock years.

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  •  14-4-2019 20:00
  •   Hinterleitenstraße 40, 8523 Laßnitz, Austria

It's an honour to tread the stage-boards of the famous Bluegarage once again. www.Bluegarage.at

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  •  12-4-2019 20:00
  •   Puchstraße 133, 8055 Graz, Austria

Free entry to this great Classic Rock venue. We love playing the Roadhouse.

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  • 6
  •  11-4-2019 21:00
  •   Keesgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria

** Support band - Travel to Paradise ** Great venue, stage and sound. Going to be a party as it's the night before Easter holidays

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  •  11-11-2018 20:00
  •   Hinterleitenstraße 40, 8523 Laßnitz, Austria

The famous Bluegarage

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  •  10-11-2018 20:00
  •   Unterer Markt 8, 8410 Wildon, Austria
  •  9-11-2018 20:00
  •   Puchstraße 133, 8055 Graz, Austria

A journey through the rock years 20:00h to 00:00h

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  •  12-5-2018 20:00
  •   Puchstraße 133, 8055 Graz, Austria
  •  10-5-2018 20:00
  •   Hinterleitenstraße 40, 8523 Laßnitz, Austria

The Band


The band members of CONTRA

Kris Wyatt

Vocals & Guitar

Martin Sackl

Drums

Mario Pichler

Keyboard & Vocals

Sasi Krampl

Bass Guitar and Vocals

Georg Crnko

Guitar

John Lazos

Guitar

Peter Bakaja

Bass Guitar

Originals


Some original songs by CONTRA members

Contact


Book CONTRA for your event in AUSTRIA (Or anywhere you want us to play)

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Modern Gladiators - Limited Edition CD