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Do you like fun, danceable live music?
Are you one of the many trying to find something top shelf, different, interactive and fun in a cover band in Chicago?
Are you sick of seeing mediocre cover bands playing the same song lists night after night, standing on stage dressed T-Shirts and jeans?
Are you looking to experience that brings you back to the best days of your life through interacting with fun people and a band that plays instruments and sings well without backing tracks?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions join the fast growing Electro Retro super fan group on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/electroretroband. You receive special super fan entitlements including advance notice of upcoming appearances, live clips of song of the month, trivia,  how to suggest and request new songs,  and surprises.

Our Band Members:Divider-deep-pink

TimName: Tim
Role: Keep ’em dancin’
Favorite Saying: We Need More Cowbell!

Favorite Drummer: Animal Muppets, Keith Moon
Favorite Bands: The Police, U2, Squeeze, REM, Talking Heads, The Cars
Favorite Food: Pizza

Tim was raised by a pack of wolves in the Arctic. They helped him to hone his skin slamming skills through teaching him songs like Werewolves of London, Hungry Like The Wolf, Bang the Drums All Day, and in the evenings Walking ON The Moon, Man On The Moon, Moon is Up, and Moon Shadow enabling him to eventually emulate Keith Moon drummer from the Who Oh yes, when the sun goes down, Tim kicks it up!

EdName: Frankie
Role: a sprinkle of this, and a dash of that
Favorite Saying: All my life, I thought air was free, until I bought a bag of chips

Favorite Singers: Delores O’Riordan, Jeff Buckley, Heather Nova, Julieta Venegas, Kostas Xatzis
Favorite Bands: Cranberries, Radiohead, alkaline Trio, 10,000 maniacs, Sundays, toad the wet sprocket…
Favorite Food: Ethnic foods

Frankie migrated from Greece on the back of a singing llama. The llama granted her three wishes and she used them all on her golden voice. From emulating P!nk, to channelling Amy Winehouse and Ella Fitzgerald, this woman belongs on stage. She also likes coffee and long walks on a skateboard.

TommyName: Tommy
Role: Guitars, vocals
Favorite Saying: Fool me once…shame on you..fool me…., won’t get fooled again.

Favorite Guitar Player: Eddie Van Halen, Neil Schon, David Gilmore, Prince
Favorite bands: Van Halen, Prince, Iron Maiden, Pink Floyd, Def Leppard, The Beatles
Favorite Food: Pizza in a cup

Tommy was born a seventh son of a seventh son and decided to play 6 strings, 7 days a week 365 days a year. In his off time he enjoys finger puppets and a warm cookie.

QName: Q
Role: Thumpin & Bumpin
Favorite Saying: I like cake.

Favorite Bassists: Pino Palladino, Boyang Matsapola, Tommy Simms, Justin Chancellor, Anthony Sallee, Victor Wooten
Favorite bands: Quentin Funkatino, Synchronous Orbit, Drunk Magnets
Favorite Food: Avocado Tacos on Warm Handmade Corn Tortillas alongside Don Julio Añejo Tequila

Born in the stardust of a million dreams in a banshee’s scream, Q was raised on the fifth new moon and lives forever in the sound of a moment in the pocket of a groove.

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