Knappertime poses with their instruments.


Debbie Knapper is a renowned funk guitarist who, at the age of 19, landed her first paying gig with the gospel / R&B sensation, Marvin Sease. Since then, her talent has yielded her a recording deal with RCA Records and mega producer, MTUME, and world tours with the likes of IBIS, Kit McClure, Kelis, and Breaking Point. Debbie has played in various bands including Lady Got Chops, Ladies in the House, Girls Trip, Castleberry and Dupre, Toshie Regan, Cuba Gooding Sr., from the Main Ingredients and with various other talents. In the 80s and 90s, she was co-musical director for an all-female band, IBIS, and is currently leading her own band, Knappertime. For the last 17 years she has run a popping Open Mic every Sunday evening at Oasis, a venue located in Baldwin, NY.

$20 admission. For reservations call 914-737-1701.


24 Mar 2023


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm




BeanRunner Cafe
201 S. Division Street Peekskill, NY 10566