About

Project Mess is a rock ‘n’ roll band from Southern New Hampshire , since 1992.

The bands Name derives from the original drummer Chris Messier (MESS) who passed of a heart attack at a show in 2005. He lives on through us, his friends &  brothers in rock..

Our general performance area is Southern New Hampshire & Massachusetts.

The band consists 6 members (4 active)

  • Chris Messier Drums & Vocals (His beat goes on)
  • Dave Dillavou on Bass Guitar and Vocals
  • Greg Thomas on Guitar & Vocals (retired)
  • Phil Plant on Guitar & Lead Vocals
  • Jeff Rossignol on Guitar & Vocals
  • Seth Cedars on Drums
  • Road Crew
  • Dana Dillavou
  • Back-Up Musicians
  • Jean Grenier on Drums
  • Jim Turmel on Drums & Vocals
  • Ray Lavigne on Bass, Drums & Vocals
  • Phil Hardcastle on Guitar and Vocals

Most  band members each have over 35 years experience in music and live performance and we want to bring this to your stage!

 Our song selection varies from the late 60s-through the 21st century.

We try and play music that people know and love from any age group.

History

Project Mess Band Established 1992 , Line up, per year as follows.

  • 1992 Chris Messier-Jim & Dave Dillavou
  • 1993 Chris Messier-Jim & Dave Dillavou-John Dion
  • 1997 Chris Messier-Jim & Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas
  • 1999 Chris Messier-Jim & Dave Dillavou-Phil Plant
  • 2003 Chris Messier- Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant
  • 2003 Chris Messier- Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Al Gregory
  • 2004 Chris Messier- Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant
  • 2005 Chris Messier- Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant
  • 2005 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Jesse Carrier
  • 2006 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Jesse Carrier-Ivy
  • 2008 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-James Turmel-Ivy
  • 2009-2012 Mess- Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-James Turmel
  • 2012 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-James Turmel-Jeff Rossignol
  • 2013-2014 Back-up drummer added Dennis Griffen & guitar players Jim Dillavou & Dan Mckeon
  • 2014 Back-up Drummer Ray Lavigne added
  • 2015 Seth Cedars Drummer added to Band
  • 2015 Back-up Drummer Jim Turmel added
  • 2016 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Jeff Rossignol- Seth Cedars
  • 2017 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Jeff Rossignol-Seth Cedars
  • 2018 Back-up Guitar Player Phil Hardcastle added
  • 2018 Mess-Dave Dillavou-Greg Thomas-Phil Plant-Jeff Rossignol-Seth Cedars