New Wave Crave is the high-energy 80's tribute band that's more 80's than 1980! Bring the generations together to sweat the dance floor with popular songs by The Cure, U2, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, David Bowie + plenty more! Scalable lineup with up to six performers-- fill any size stage! Enough excellent live music to play up to a six hour engagement.
This band is punctual, funny and easy to work with. Specializing in igniting a crowd for an event they will talk about for years to come. Perfect for casinos, retro costume and holiday parties, reunions, weddings, corporate engagements, nightclubs and concerts.
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I enjoyed the show that New Wave Crave put on at Yuri's Night 2017 at the Bluebird in Reno, NV. They had the crowd hoppin' and full of smiles! Thank you for a great evening!
Don't you forget about the pasts future music, once creating a vision full of neon lettering, Duran Duran album covers, and curious fashion choices, as it has returned! At least in the live band form which is Northern Nevada's own New Wave Crave, a solid three-piece band that plays well-remembered songs (as well as some unjustly forgotten gems) from the wildly categorized new wave musical heyday that was the very late 1970's through the early 1980's, all the while with their focus intensely set on equaling the high entertainment value these songs provided upon initial release. New Wave Crave's plays this music so well live that you can't help but sing along while trying your best to master the knee-to-elbow new wave dance maneuvers you once, and shall again,compliment the dance floor with.
Having had the honor of hearing the band several times, I can say that New Wave Crave is as far as you need to look for all your 80s needs! This trio is talented, professional, and always keeps the dance floor jumping!
If you truly love New Wave music and want to be surprised that a band could or would venture to cover certain 80's New Wave tune, then New Wave Crave is the band to see and enjoy.
Price Range: $900 - $15,000
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, German, Spanish
What to Expect
The house lights go dim as glasses clink and a hush of excitement gives way to a burst of light, energy and sound and the band breaks right into "Let's Dance" by David Bowie. Guests immediately spring up and charge for the dance floor. Immediately after deft execution of the popular tune, the band breaks into "You Spin Me Right Round", then another, and another and more dancers join in. The party ramps up like a jet liner leaving the runway as rounds of drinks are ordered and the sensational band plays on. "How does a three-piece make such a big sound?" Asks a tall woman as she kicks off her heals and joins the fun. Now at cruising altitude, The band softly caresses "With Or Without You" by U2 as the crowd swoons with nostalgic bliss. "Where did you find these guys?" asks your oldest friend "Were they expensive?". You just smile back at him, knowing that hiring a smaller band has economic advantages too. Now what's this? The bass player getting everybody to buy shots of Irish whiskey to toast as they go into (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles by The Proclaimers. When the band breaks it is just long enough to satisfy their thirst and get ready for more. The end of the evening arrives fast, as the band swiftly strikes the stage so the staff can go home on time after one of the best nights they will remember working. Yay 80's! Yay New Wave Crave!
Clean-cut front man Justin just stepped out of a time machine At just 35 years old, his passion for 80's new wave music started when he raided his uncle's record collection-- and he's still at it. His appreciation for detail shines through as he recaptures vocal and guitar nuances resulting in passionate performances that leave audiences spellbound.
Damian plays a Steinberger bass. Yes, the one that looks like a black boat oar that's the equivalent to an 80's key-tar. He's thrilled to feel the songs of his boyhood emanating through his fingers as he leaps around the stage, taking breaks between songs to entertain the crowd with 80's voice impressions the likes of Ronald Regan, Jack Nicholson and Christopher Walken.
Silas the drummer is never too loud and never too soft. He's... just right! With a vocal range his band mates can't touch, he's steady as the romance plot in a John Hughes movie. Dancers that don't know why they love this band love Silas.
Additional Booking Notes
1. Recording, Reproduction or Transmission of Performance. Purchaser shall allow Artist or their designated agents to conduct photography, sound recording and/or video recording of the Performance for the purpose of present or future promotion by Purchaser or Artist. All rights reserved on such materials by Artist.
2. Security. Purchaser shall provide security for the backstage and stage areas before, during and after the Performance. Purchaser shall provide security personnel to protect Artist(s) and their property as deemed appropriate by Purchaser in its discretion.
5. Passes. Purchaser shall provide identification passes to the Artist for the backstage and stage where Performance is to be held.
5. Stage. At its sole expense, Purchaser shall furnish the stage, and stage lighting, PA sound, monitor sound and power for the Performance, and Purchaser shall provide all stagehands required to assist the setup for and conduct of the Performance and takedown after the Performance.
6. Indemnification for Copyright Infringement. Artist and Purchaser both represent and warrants that they are knowledgeable about the copyright laws of the United States as applicable to the Performance, and that Artist(s) may perform any copyrighted materials of others during. Purchaser hereby agrees to indemnify and holds harmless the Artists and its employees, guests and agents from and against all liability, loss, damages, claims, and expenses (including attorney's fees) arising out of any breach of copyright law.
Past Booked Events
|July 29, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||ArtTown Concert, The Saint|
|July 08, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||80's Dance Party - Whiskey Dick's, S. Lake Tahoe|
|July 03, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||80's Dance Party - MontBleu Casino, S. Lake Tahoe|
|July 01, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||Burning Girl|
|May 13, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||80's Costume Dance Party at Coaches 2, Reno|
|April 22, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||80's Dance Party, Lake Tahoe|
|April 15, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||New Wave 80's Block Party|
|April 08, 2017 • 10:15pm - 11:15pm||Yuri's Night: New Wave in Space|
Let's Dance David Bowie
Dancing With Myself Billy Idol
I Melt With You Modern English
Just Like Heaven The Cure
Save It For Later The English Beat
Dont you forget about me Simple Minds
SuedeHead The Smiths / Morrisey
Friday I'm In Love The Cure
Lips Like Sugar Echo & The Bunnymen
Under The Milky Way The Church
Space Age Love Song Flock Of Seaguls
Enjoy The Silence Depeche Mode
Message In A Bottle The Police
Pretty In Pink Psychedelic Furs
Major Tom Peter Schilling
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers
Regret New Order
She Sells Sancturary The Cult
MTV Station ID theme song
I Wanna Be Sedated Ramones
Stop me if you think that you The smiths
Boys Don't Cry The Cure
Ashes To Ashes David Bowie
Don't Change INXS
China Girl David Bowie
Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats
Love Song The Cure
WIth Or Without You U2
Smalltown boy bronski beat
In A Big Country Big Country
You Spin Me Right Round Dead Or Alive
Send Me An Angel Real LIfe
She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals
I will follow U2
Rio Duran Duran
Dance Hall Days Wang Chung
It's My Life Talk Talk
Never Tear Us Apart INXS
Rebel Yell Billy Idol
Peace, Love and Understanding Elvis Costello
Influences & Inspiration
David Bowie, Billy Idol, The Cure, The English Beat, Simple Minds, The Smiths / Morrisey, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Church, A Flock Of Seagulls, Depeche Mode, The Police, Psychedelic Furs, New Order, The Cult, The Ramones, INXS, Stray Cats, U2.
Stage, stage lighting, PA system including mains, monitors, mixer, mics, stands and cables. Equipment and sound engineer are available upon request for an additional deposit and fee.
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