About Us

For over 20 years FUNGUS has served as Western Pennsylvania's premier jam band, featuring a tribute to the Grateful Dead and the everlasting legacy of Jerry Garcia.  Fungus specializes in recreating the festive atmosphere that followed the Dead to each of their concerts. In addition, Fungus shows highlight a host of strong originals as well as a full compliment of classic rock covers.

In June of 1991, Terry Callahan, former guitarist of MCA recording artists The Zippers, formed Fungus with guitarist Dave Gasbarro and drummer Matt Montgomery . 

Fungus is proud to have shared the stage with such notable artists as Jefferson Starship, JGB, The Band, Arlo Guthrie, David Grisman, Dark Star Orchestra, Dickey Betts and Great Southern, Vassar Clements, David Nelson Band, Peter Rowan, Tony Rice, Commander Cody, Donna Jean Godcheaux, Zen Tricksters, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Yonder Mountain String Band, David Gans, Jimiller band, Scott Blasey of The Clarks and many more.

Among the stages that Fungus has rocked include the Chevrolet Amphitheater at Station Square The Rex Theater, The Hard Rock Cafe, Nelson Ledges Quarry Park, Big Boulder Resorts at the Poconos, Pittsburgh's South Park Amphitheater, Riverplex at Sandcastle, Nick's Fat City, Graffitti Showcase, plus just about every local stage that Pittsburgh has to offer.

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