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South Florida and Key Largo's
favorite classic rock cover band
for bars, parties, festivals and more!


Upcoming Shows


About Us

Founded in 2008, Bootleg has proven itself to be one of the most popular and versatile rock and roll bands on the South Florida circuit. Bootleg's eclectic blend of classics and today's rock, blues, funk and country features the music of the Beatles, Stones, Petty, Janis Joplin, Lit, Jimmy Eat World, Doobies, Allmans, Heart, Zepplin, Eagles, Alanis Morissette, Skynyrd, Sublime, Raitt, Clapton, Chesney, Bryan, Van Halen and much more.

Bootleg is an extraordinary show band with a fat sound, sensational vocals and great stage presence--they have a ball performing and they captivate their audiences with their antics. Maria, Jack and JW spend most of their time mixing it up with the audience. Patrick shares vocal duties and along with Jerry provide the backbeats that drive Bootleg's powerful sound. Dave, Bootleg’s newest member, provides extraordinary color with chops that sweeten the mix and keep fellow musicians grinning!

Once Bootleg has the crowd on the dance floor, they keep them there with rapid fire classics and spectacular musicianship. Check out the rest of our site and catch a show.

You are guaranteed to love this band!

Meet The Band

vocals + percussion

By the time Patrick first saw the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show he had already worn out the the lone snare drum and cymbal his folks bought for him. In high school he played with a rock band called BLACK SHIP. He dreamed of playing with the likes of Led Zep, Rolling Stones, CCR, Clapton, and The Who, but the sea and a family with 3 lovely girls kept him from running away from home. Finally, he got with Jerry and Jack and helped form Bootleg. He still sings, wails and beats on things with all the gusto he's had from the start, and he may not jump as high as he used to, but he still makes it on and off stage without help!

vocals + percussion

Hailing originally from L.A., Bootleg's featured vocalist is Maria Doty, who splits time with her and husband Chuck's band, The Double Standard. Maria has performed in bands throughout the South Florida area for more than 30 years, most notably with Jerry and Jack in Rumblefish during the 90's.  Her vocal range is superb and her contribution to Bootleg's harmonies complement Pat, Jack and JW’s vocals.  From Janis Joplin and Led Zeppelin covers to Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Melissa Ethridge and Alanis Morrisette, Maria adds a new dimension to Bootleg's vast and popular classic rock/blues/funk/country repertoire!

drums + bitchin'

At 6 years old, Jerry learned to play the drums just by ear. Somewhere between absorbing styles from the mid 60's to now, he discovered the band Little Feat, and to this day is inspired by their drummer Richie Hayward. "I'm a fool for that rockin', rollin', rhythm and blusin' foot stompin', shuffling music." After playing in the Long Island music scene for many years he moved to South Florida and connected with guitar player Jack Kardys in 1990. Rock bands Uncle Buck and Rumblefish were rocking and rolling the music scene until 1999, and after a brief hiatus, he reunited with Jack and formed Bootleg.

bass + vocals

Bootleg's bass player Jack, or JW as we call him, hails from Hollywood, Florida and became a card carrying member of Bootleg in 2021. JW’s long and storied musical pedigree includes his work with Jackknife, Storyteller, Payback,Thunderhead, along with stints in Surfbandits, Electric Storm and Mach V.  As a lifelong bassist and sound engineer, JW mixes all of Bootleg's shows, balancing sound and talent to create musical performances that audiences everywhere jump out of their seats for to hit the dance floor!

guitars + vocals

A Miami native now living in Key Largo, Jack cut his teeth on an old Gibson Marauder through a Fender Twin, playing the Dicky Betts leads behind his buddy Perry's slide guitar on old Allman Brothers’ Classics. In the mid 80's, he moved from Les Paul's to Strats and never looked back, developing a clean fat chunk through Mesa Boogie and Vox amps. In 1990, Jack found Jerry and in a Rag Magazine ad and together they have built 3 bands --Uncle Buck, Rumblefish and Bootleg-- and continue to rock the South Florida music scene. Jack sets the pace and maintains Bootleg's discipline as one of the area’s most prolific rock and roll bands!


Guitarist Dave Rubinstein has been involved in the South Florida music scene for many years, playing and touring in numerous cover and original bands. He has done extensive session work for various artists including music industry luminaries such as drummer Jerry Marotta and recording artist Eddie Cornelius, with whom he recorded three albums. Dave is also a songwriter and has released his own albums as well as albums with other original bands.


Songs We Play

  • All I Wanna Do (Heart)

  • All Summer Long

  • American Girl

  • Back in the U.S.S.R.

  • Bad case of Loving You

  • Ballad of John and Yoko

  • Beer in Mexico

  • Birthday (Beatles)

  • Black Velvet

  • Blue Sky

  • Blue Suede Shoes

  • Bobby McGee

  • Brick House medley

  • Bring It On Home

  • Brown Eyed Girl

  • Brown Sugar

  • Can’t You See

  • Can't Get Enough of Your Love

  • Come to My Window

  • Come Together

  • Counting Blue Cars

  • Country Girl

  • Down on the Corner

  • Foot Loose

  • Foreigner---Double Vision

  • Gimme 3 Steps

  • Gimme One Reason

  • Give ‘em Something to Talk About

  • Giving It Up For Your Love

  • Good Times Bad Times

  • Green River

  • Hate to Lose Loving

  • Her Strut

  • Hollywood Swingers medley 

  • Honky Tonk Woman

  • Hotel California

  • Hurt So Good

  • I Saw Her Standing there

  • I Shot the Sherriff

  • I’m the Only One

  • Ice Cream Man

  • It’s All about Tonight

  • James Dean

  • Jesus Just Left Chicago

  • Jet Airliner

  • Just Got Paid

  • Kasey Jones

  • K.C. - Boogie Shoes

  • Keep on Smiling

  • La Grange

  • Last Dance For Mary Jane

  • Lay Down Sally

  • Learn To Fly

  • Life in the Fast Lane

  • Lights

  • Listen to the Music

  • Long Tall Woman

  • Long Train Running

  • Love Hurts

  • Love Is Alive

  • Magic Carpet Ride

  • Mamasita

  • Margaritaville

  • Mustang Sally

  • My Own Worst Enemy

  • Favorite Damn Disease

  • No Matter What

  • Oh Darling

  • Oh La La 

  • Old Time Rock n Roll

  • One Way Out

  • Oye Como Va

  • Oye Mamasita

  • Piece of My Heart

  • Pink Cadillac

  • Play That Funky Music (funk medley)

  • Pride n Joy 

  • Ramble On—Zepplin

  • Rambling Gambling Man

  • Real Emotion (Los Lonely Boys)

  • Rock N Roll Music

  • Rocky Mountain Way

  • Rolling In The Deep

  • Roll with The Changes

  • Runaway

  • Santeria

  • When the Sun goes Down

  • Shaky Ground

  • Shooting Star

  • Some Kind Of Wonderful

  • Statesboro Blues

  • Stop Dragging My Heart Around

  • Stormy Monday

  • Susie Q

  • Take It Back

  • Tennessee Whiskey

  • The Breeze

  • The Middle

  • The Ocean

  • The Weight

  • Ticket To Ride

  • Tie Your Mother Down

  • Tight Rope

  • Toes

  • Too Hard to Handle

  • Torn

  • Tush

  • Twist-n-Shout

  • Two Tickets to Paradise

  • Volcano

  • Waiting on a Bus

  • What I Like About You

  • What's Up

  • When the Sun Goes Down

  • Why Haven't I Heard From You

  • Won't Get Fooled Again

  • You May be Right

  • You Ought To Know

  • You Shook Me All Night Long

  • Young Blood


Contact Us

BOOKING & INFO / Pat,, (305) 710-9063

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