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From South Bend, IN, The 1985 is a five-member retro band, featuring the best of rock, pop, new wave, and metal from the 1980’s! Lights, video, costumes, all come together for an immersive, TOTALLY 80’s experience.

MIKEY “THE CAPTAIN” SCREES

Drums

Favorite 80’s Drummer: AC/DC’s Phill Rudd
Favorite 80’s TV Show: Cheers!
Favorite 80’s Movie Quote: “If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 MPH,  you’re gonna see some serious shit!” – Doc Brown from Back to the Future

ANDRE “DOCTOR DRE” RANDLES

Bass Guitar

Favorite 80’s Bassist: Bootsy Collins
Favorite 80’s Song Lyric: “More Bounce to the Ounce” – Zapp
Favorite 80’s Clothing: Spandex and Leather (a la Living Colour)

DAVE “DR. FEELGOOD” TAYLOR

Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals

Favorite 80’s Guitarist: Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
Favorite 80’s Song: Mr. Crowley (Ozzy Osbourne)
Favorite 80’s Celebrity: Hulk Hogan “Oh yeah!”

 

 

LISA VEE

Lead Vocals

Favorite 80’s Vocalist: Whitney Houston
Favorite 80’s Music Video: Thriller!
Favorite 80’s Movie Star: Rob Lowe

 

 

DANNY VEE

Keyboards, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals

Favorite 80’s Keyboardist: Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes
Favorite 80’s Movie Moment: End of Breakfast Club
Favorite 80’s Concert: Bon Jovi “Slippery When Wet” Tour

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