From 70's progressive rock, to 80's pop, to multi-platinum solo careers

Paying tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the 20th century

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Band News

Throughout 2019, we will continue our complete performance of A Trick of the Tail and will debut the Duke Suite in 2020!

2019 Performances:

->January 18: Visulite Theatre - Charlotte, NC

->March 2: Sylvia Theatre - York, SC

->March 30: Open Chord - Knoxville, TN

->April 5: Madlife - Woodstock, GA (ATL Metro)

->June 1: DJ’s Skylounge - Salisbury, NC

->June 21: Southern Roots - McDonough , GA

->June 29: Visulite Theatre - Charlotte, NC

->August 29: Langtree Live - Mooresville, NC

->December 6: Open Chord - Knoxville, TN

->December 7: Madlife - Woodstock, GA (ATL Metro)

->February 28, 2020: Visulite Theatre - Charlotte, NC

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Here is a sneak peek of highlights from our recent performance near Atlanta. A full concert video production will be released later this summer.
...nuggets such as “Firth Of Fifth,” “Dance On A Volcano” and “Los Endos” were practically identical to the original concert collection.
Abacab blaze through the band’s 70s catalogue. Note for note they are able to duplicate songs, even though the don’t attempt the theatrics of Peter Gabriel
— Prog Magazine, these guys knocked it out of the park. The set totally exceeded my expectations and they really did a nice job with the whole thing. The vocalist nailed it the whole set. They also had twin drums and everyone was on the mark...

Live Dates


Live Performance

All music featured in this video is the property of the respective copyright holders. Abacab - The Music of Genesis does not own any of the music contained within.



Formed by five well-seasoned musicians in the Charlotte NC metro area, Abacab is comprised of:

  • Vocalist/Drummer/Multi-instrumentalist: Pete Lents

  • Bassist/Rhythm Guitarist: Cliff Stankiewicz

  • Keyboardist: Patrick Raymaker

  • Lead Guitarist: James Nelson

  • Drummer: Matthew Hedrick


Photos: Kimberly Austin, Tom McDonald, Joel Barrios, John Adams



We Can't Dance

  • No Son Of Mine

  • Jesus He Knows Me

  • I Can't Dance

Invisible Touch

  • Invisible Touch

  • Land of Confusion

  • Throwing It All Away


  • Mama

  • That's All

  • Home by the Sea

  • Just A Job To Do

3x3/Three Sides Live (US Edition) 

  • Paperlate


  • Abacab

  • No Reply At All

  • Man On The Corner


  • Behind the Lines

  • Duchess

  • Guide Vocal

  • Misunderstanding

  • Turn It On Again

...And Then There Were Three...

  • Burning Rope

  • Follow You Follow Me

Wind & Wuthering

  • Eleventh Earl of Mar

  • Afterglow

A Trick of the Tail (complete album)

  • Dance on a Volcano

  • Entangled

  • Squonk

  • Mad Man Moon

  • Robbery, Assault and Battery

  • Ripples

  • A Trick of The Tail

  • Los Endos

The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

  • The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

  • Fly On A Windsheild

  • Broadway Melody of 1974

  • In the Cage

  • The Carpet Crawlers

Selling England by the Pound

  • I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)

  • Firth of Fifth

  • The Cinema Show


  • Watcher of the Skies

  • Supper’s Ready

Nursery Cryme

  • The Musical Box (closing section)

  • The Return of the Giant Hogweed


  • Stagnation (closing section)

  • The Knife

From Genesis To Revelation

  • In the Beginning

Solo Work:

Peter Gabriel

  • Sledgehammer

Phil Collins

  • In The Air Tonight

  • Easy Lover

  • One More Night

Mike + The Mechanics

  • All I Need Is A Miracle

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