The Xpress

Kenny Hoye

Steve Pagano

Michael Maxim

Steve is a 35 year veteran of the music industry spending 20 years with national recording artists "The Knobs" and performing original material through-out the mid-west based out of Pittsburgh. Steve also has been a freelance studio musician and performer lending his versatile skills to many recording artists. As an acclaimed accomplished a bass player Steve has mastered multiple music styles and genres bringing a melodic, tasteful yet thunderous bottom end to the Xpress. Additionally Steve acts as co-host on stage assisting Alex with the demanding performances.

Michael is a seasoned professional having performed with touring bands in different genre's through out his storied career. Originally from the Northeast, Max as he is nicknamed, is an expert in all styles from blues, to rock to funk. His powerful yet dynamic drum style help create the cool grooves that act as a heartbeat for the band...

​​The Band that makes the music happen!

 Kenny, originally from Cleveland Ohio, moved to Tampa Florida to continue his illiustrious career in the music business. As a long-time performing and studio musician, Kenny was a previous member of Locals 257 Nashville, Local 802 NYC, and now 427-721 Tampa/Saint Petersburg. Kenny was also formerly signed and recorded on Atlantic Records and has performed with countless great musicians over the years. Kenny is affectionately known by the Xpress members as "The Professor" for the depth of his musical knowledge and is now bringing iconic Hammond B3 sound along with Piano,Brass,Strings and Synth to Alex Lopez and the Xpress.  


Kenny Hoye - Keyboards

Steve Pagano - Bass

 Michael Maxim - Drums

Alex's touring band, The Xpress, blends original blues and driving rock with a strong groove to create a unique identifiable sound/style all it's own. Each member of the band is an accomplished and gifted musician contributing their talent and showmanship to every performance. This band combines great musicianship with Alex's memorable songs to put on an energetic entertaining show you need to hear and see..

Meet The Xpress