Our Story

Hey ya'll! Hope this finds everyone doing well! Hope everyone is getting out safely, to hear favorite bands and support live music! The original song, I co-wrote called, "Must Read Well" was released September 15th! We had an amazing, sold out show at the Triad Theater in NYC. The song is streaming on all your favorite servers! I have the amazing Mark Bosch leaving his searing slide guitar on the track! Can't wait for ya'll to add it to your playlists! Welcome to my web page read on to learn a bit more about me and the amazing group of musicians I have worked with and continue to do so!


Cindy Thrall and Reckless Abandon, have been thrilling audience's and building an enthusiastic following in New York City, for more years than Ms. Thrall cares to mention! The show's are big and fun; intense and personal; raw and rockin'!  Cindy's musicians want to take you on a musical and emotional journey. Cindy knows how to hand pick her group and works hard to find artist's who aren't afraid to leave a bit of themselves on the stage with each performance. Cindy's band member's are seasoned, professional New York City musicians; stand alone artist's, each and every one! When Ms. Thrall brings powerful and thoughtful musicians together - it's always a night to remember!

Cindy has had a rich and diverse career with stints that include: back ground vocalist for MCA recording artist Meat Loaf and the Neverland Express. National and International tours and theatrical productions of Richard O'Brien's; The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, BeeHive the 60's Musical, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Will Roger's Follies, Grand Hotel, A Chorus Line and On The Town to name a few. Cindy was a long time member of Houston's favorite party band; Dr. Rockit and the Sister's of Mercy. The band received a Pick Hit from Billboard Magazine for their live album titled Great Big Fun! Cindy has shared the stage with the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn, Phoebe Snow, Bo Diddley, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Jack Mack and the Heart Attack, Roomful of Blues, Jeff Golub, TM Steven's, Godfrey Townsend, Jon Bon Jovi; as well as many legendary Texas and Louisiana musician's. Cindy's home is NYC, but her heart is Texas!

Cindy Thrall's band member's include and have included, the thrilling Mark Bosch on guitar (Ian Hunter and the Rant Band, Garland Jeffreys, Denis Leary); also on guitar John McCurry (John Waite, Julian Lennon, Cyndi Lauper); bass player extraordinaire, Brian Stanley (Garland Jeffrey's, Joe Taylor, Bryan Adams); bass player Paul Page (Ian Hunter and The Rant Band, John Cale); Steve Goulding on drums (Garland Jeffrey's, Elvis Costello, Graham Parker, Nick Lowe); drummer Dan Hickey (They Might Be Giants, Joe Cocker, B-52's, Sarah McLachlan). On backing vocals, Cindy has session singer and voice-over artist; Carolee Goodgold; Broadway veteran and vocal powerhouse, Jessie Janet Richards and folk/roots singer Esther Ready!  Cindy knows how to pull a band together; get the most out of each individual musician and then let the spark's fly and "magic", as they say, happens!

Thank you for visiting this site! Please feel free to contact me about booking! I can formulate a band to fit your event and will be more than happy to work with you on set list's and theme. As a seasoned professional I can accommodate your musical needs and am comfortable with all genres of music! Visit Cindy Thrall's Facebook page and Instagram account. Feel free to contact me with questions or inquires and I look forward to seeing ya'll out there!