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About Us

The musicians

Amy Gruber Philips - Vocals, Keyboards

Lou Vito - Guitar, Vocals  

Joe Rowley - Bass, Vocals

Steve Buzbee - Drums, Vocals

Our history

Bitter Crush is made up of four old friends.

As a result of crossing paths on the New York/New Jersey music scene over the years, Amy Gruber Phillips, Lou Vito, Steve Buzbee and Joe Rowley have known each other for decades. Since forming in 2016 the band has released a CD and a single, Appeared at The Cutting Room in NYC, The Stone Pony, House of Independents and The Saint in Asbury Park, NJ as well as other venues in NY/NJ area. The band is currently in the studio working on new material which will be released in early 2018.


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