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The Band

Electro Retro is a dance and party band from Chicago, Illinois that plays classic dance, pop, and rock hits from the 70's, 80's, 90's, 2000's, 2010's, and today!

The Members


Name: 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

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.

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Name: Tim 

Role: Keep em' Dancin'

Favorite Saying: "We need more Cowbell"

Favorite Drummers: Keith Moon, Ringo Star, Animal from the Muppets

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!


Name: Tommy 

Role: Lord of the Strings 

Favorite Saying: "Fool me once shame on you, fool me ....won't get fooled again"

Favorite Singers: Eddie Van Halen, Prince, David Gilmore, Niles Rodgers

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.


Name: Q

Role: Thumbin' and Bumpin' 

Favorite Saying: "I like cake"

Favorite Bassists: Pino Palladino, Tommy Simms, Justin Chancellor, Victor Wooten 

Favorite Food: Avocado Tacos 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


Name: Ed

Role: Tickling the ivory's and other silly sounds

Favorite Saying: "This song is in D minor the saddest of all keys"

Favorite Bassists: Billy Joel, Elton John, Steve Walsh and Jon Lord

Favorite Food: Ron of Japan, Browns Chicken, Burgers and fries,Long John Silvers

Like his food tastes, Ed likes a variety of musical styles.  Rock, pop, country, techno, disco, ballads, big band, etc.  He likes to mix music with comedy.  Before going on stage, he puts a baloney sandwich beneath each arm.  That way, he feels funny.

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