Fast Times is your ticket to a wild ride through the decade of good times, when you would flip on the radio and hear the latest tunes from Madonna, Billy Squier, Prince, Journey and much, much more! No Milli Vanilli karaoke tracks happening with Fast Times. Like, gag me with a spoon y'know? Fast Times is LIVE, dudes. Toooootally!
Price Range: Contact For Rates
Gig Length: 120 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
You will have the pleasure of working with a group of highly experienced and professional musicians. Fast Times has the respect of dozens of private party clients, talent agencies, festival coordinators, corporate party planners, and local night clubs. Your guests will have the best entertainment experience in the area. The Fast Times show is very high energy, and we are 100% committed to making sure your guests have a night to remember! We provide the perfect centerpiece for a “Totally 80’s Party”, around which you can build contests, specials, and higher attendance. With a great focus on social media, Fast Times will participate in helping to promote our show and your venue. ALL our fans and followers are 100% real, and we have NEVER paid for clicks. That means real engagement from people who will make it to shows. After all, bots don't dig dance parties... but it sure would cool if they did!
The full show is what you deserve, and your party shall ROCK! Totally... like, fer sure! Five talented musicians come together for the most genuine 80's sound around! If you're looking for a LIVE band, then you've got your fix with Fast Times.
Gin Dorsey is the face and voice of 80's entertainment in the Mid-West! As the lone Kansan and only chick in Fast Times, she proves “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by making sure party-goers feel like part of the show. Singing lead vocals wirelessly gives a girl a lot of freedom – like fer sure. Whether she’s dressed like Madonna or Joan Jett, she’ll party with the crowd like it’s 1999!
James Wood has come all the way from California to party preppie style in KC! After a life of shredding tasty waves and lead guitar in the L.A. music scene he’s ready to shake up our region of the country! You won’t believe your ears when you hear the wicked hot solos we all know and love; played live! He will have you wearing “Sunglasses At Night” with white hot 80’s guitar solos from songs like “Beat It”, “Don’t Stop Believin’”, and anything EVH!
Kent Allen hails from St. Joseph, MO and having played piano as a kid, Kent found the way cool sounds of 80’s synthesizers to be totally awesome. Keyboards to the max!! He has been playing the Kansas City area since the late 90’s and even once opened for 80’s icon John Waite!!.. What? Don’t like gnarly synth leads and righteous strings that even a spazzed out wastoid would dub ‘bitchin’??.. Take off, eh!
Scot Eldridge is the conductor of this “Crazy Train”, has energy that never dies! He will spike his hair, don the checkerboard, and rock his Max Headroom shades; like no other! Scot is a proud Missourian, who also spent a few years rockin’ the Rockies; in Colorado. When it’s time for him to throw down some totally gnarly beat, your body won’t let you leave the dance floor. With this bitchin’ drummer driving us down the tracks, the party could go all night!
Chad Nichol will tooootally have you “Workin’ For The Weekend” and staying for the whole show! Chad is a super talented singer that also gives Fast Times what every 80’s band needs – flawless bass! This homegrown ‘Show-Me-State’ dude has been rockin’ the Metro for years. How serious is he about your 80’s experience? Ask him how long he’s had his Karate Kid bandanna and how long he searched for red parachute pants!
Additional Booking Notes
Fast Times can provide the sound rig, lighting, technicians, extended social media marketing, and even a customized set list for your event. All you have to do is ask, and we'll be sure to include your needs in our quote.
Bad Reputation - Joan Jett
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Call Me - Blondie
Dance the Night Away - Van Halen
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Don't Tell Me You Love Me - Night Ranger
Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
Everybody Wants You - Billy Squier
Fight for Your Right - Beastie Boys
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
Hold On Loosely - 38 Special
Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
I Hate Myself for Lovin' You - Joan Jett
I Ran - A Flock of Seagulls
I Want Candy - Bow Wow Wow
Into the Groove - Madonna
Jenny ((phone number hidden)) - Tommy Tutone
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Juke Box Hero - Foreigner
Kiss - Prince
Let's Go - Cass
Let's Go Crazy - Prince
Like a Virgin - Madonna
Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love Shack - The B-52's
Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' - Journey
Material Girl - Madonna
Melt with You - Modern English
Mickey - Toni Basil
Need You Tonight - INXS
Nothin' But a Good Time - Posion
One Way or Another - Blondie
Only the Lonely - Motels
Our Lips Are Sealed - The Go-Go's
Panama - Van Halen
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Power of Love - Huey Lewis & the News
Purple Rain - Prince
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Runaway - Bon Jovi
Separate Ways - Journey
Should I Stay - The Clash
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns n' Roses
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
The Look - Roxette
The Warrior - Patty Smyth
Walk Like an Egyptian - Bangles
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
We Got the Beat - The Go-Go's
What I Like About You - The Romantics
Whip It - Devo
White Wedding - Billy Idol
You Shook Me - AC/DC
Your Love - The Outfield
... and SO much more, dudes. Like... fer sure.
Influences & Inspiration
Our influences come from the decade, and not just one 80's sound. What our fans love most, is the mix of new wave, pop, rock, and even hair metal! You will hear covers of artists such as...
Joan Jett * Michael Jackson * Blondie * Van Halen * Journey * Pat Benatar * 38 Special * A Flock of Seagulls * Rick Springfield * Foreigner * Prince * Cars * Madonna * The B-52's * Modern English * INXS * Poison * Motels * The Go-Go's * Def Leppard * Billy Idol * Scorpions * Roxette * Bangles * The Romantics * AC/DC * The Outfield... and SO MANY MORE!
Five Monitor Mixes
Minimum of One 20 AMP Circuit Dedicated to Band
One Channel for Bass Guitar
Two Channels for Electric Guitar
Two Channels for Keyboards
Six Channels for Drums
Five Channels for Vocals
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