Funknasty is a raunchy feel good rock band out of the heart of Patchogue. The band started in the summer of 2012 and has been frequenting Long Island and New York city venues such as The Brick House Brewery, 89 North, The Bitter End, Fontana's, The Cake Shop, DROM, The Velvet Lounge, Amityville Music Hall, Revolutions, Great South Bay Music Festival and many more.
The band consists of Anthony "Werpleman" Cavuoto on guitar and vocals, Joe Abdat on vocals and percussion, Justin "Skizzy" Clark on guitar and vocals, Josh "JPS" Smith on drums and background vocals, Ed Nevin on bass guitar, Mikey Vitale on alto sax and flute, and Kevin Itwaru on keys and trumpet.
Funknasty has a very unique sound with strong influences from bands such as Umphrey's McGee, Lettuce, Soulive, Snarky Puppy and many more. Funknasty has songs that start out as raunchy rock riffs that transform into an atmospheric jam that takes the listener on a journey yet also blend more pop oriented songs with catchy hooks and gut busting solos into their set list providing a technical yet danceable concoction for everyone listening.