The Original Rock STARs


Rubberband is a rock and roll band comprised of STAR clients with developmental disabilities and musically-inclined staff members Mark Minnock and Nancy Armstrong, who lead the group. The band performs classic rock standards and has played at numerous venues including Black Bear in SoNo, Oyster Festival, SoNo Arts Celebration, local parties, clubs and band festivals such as the Rosendale Street Festival. For information about Rubberband or to have them perform at your event, contact Mark Minnock or Nancy Armstrong at (203) 846-9581. 

Rubberband is made up of:


Nancy Armstrong, vocals and guitar

Mark Minnock, vocals and lead guitar

Bill Tolles, vocals, harmonica and brass

Arunas Vaituzis, vocals, drums and percussion

Talisha Maxwell, vocals and percussion

Charlie Sherman, vocals, percussion and bongos

Denise Sapione, percussion

Tim Inwood, bass


Rubberband performs at Oyster Fest.