This band of seasoned musicians recreates the sounds of the 1980's; a day when Ronald Reagan was President, M-TV first aired, CDs emerged, Acid Washed jeans were "cool" and alternative music was called "New Wave". This period has resurfaced in today's entertainment industry. VH-1 has multiple segments echoing the 80's Video Generation, radio stations across the U.S. feature artists from the 1980's in daily "flashback" programs while 2012 is the year of the '80s remake at the multiplex.
The Atari Age members have achieved "headline status" in both nightclubs and concert venues throughout the Midwest. The founding members, after a brief hiatus, have reunited in the winter of 2009 to wave the 80's flag.
In the corporate setting, the band is experienced in private gatherings, wedding receptions and holiday parties.
The Atari Age's stage show creates a party atmosphere filled with fun college and high school memories. Throughout a performance, the band changes lead vocalists and plays special requests from the 80's. Musical selections although diverse in style, all share the "common thread" of success during the 80's decade.
The Atari Age: no Space Invaders, just the best music of the 80's!
OMG! The 80's are back! Come on, you know it! Neon is sneaking it's way back onto T-Shirts, icy synthesizers are making their way back to the radio airwaves, and Wall Street is in turmoil.
The Atari Age has played: The HOUSE OF BLUES, SUSAN G KOMEN Breast Cancer Walk, and many private corporate events.
Let The Atari Age take you back to the future with the best of the 80's! From New Wave classics from The Go's Go's "We Got The Beat" and Cyndi Lauper "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun", to Mullet Rock classics from Van Halen "Jump" , Journey "Don't Stop Believin'," The Atari Age brings the memories back from the 80's in a big rock show! Our high energy performance is guaranteed to get you on your feet!
The Atari Age is a group of top-notch performing professionals with many years in the music industry and demonstrate a high degree of talent, skill, reliability, and professionalism. The Atari Age is available for clubs, corporate and private parties, weddings, casinos, and special events. We have the experience and professionalism to handle large events, including audiences up to 2,000+. We can also provide turnkey audio equipment, lights, and staging as needed for your event. We primarily cover the greater Chicagoland but are available for travel.
Just a sample of our 80's Classics!:
"99 Red Balloons" - Nena
"Would I Lie To You?" – Eurythmics
"Don't' Stop Believin'" Journey
"Hit Me With Your Best Shot" Pat Benatar
"Livin' On A Prayer" Bon Jovi
"Like A Virgin" Madonna
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" Cyndi Lauper
and a lot more………..
In addition to Algonquin, The Atari Age will also travel to No Suburban Facility, Carpentersville, Cary, Crystal Lake, Dundee, Fox River Grove, Gilberts, Huntley, Elgin, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, Island Lake, Plato Center, Schaumburg, Union, Wauconda, Mc Henry, Hampshire, Lake Zurich, Palatine, South Elgin, Streamwood, Woodstock, Burlington, Long Grove, Bartlett, Marengo, Saint Charles, Wayne, Wonder Lake
and many other locations in and around the Algonquin area.
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