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RACER X

80s Band from Portland, ME - Will travel up to 100 miles
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RACER-X is Maine's original live 80's retro-tribute act, playing with the same talented lineup since 2002. RACER-X features a four piece pop/rock band with a long song list and pro lighting/sound. Front man Vin Shende is Chair of the Bowdoin College music department, and is regularly commissioned to compose classical music pieces for performance throughout the world. With RACER-X, however, he is music director and vocalist/lead guiarist extraordinairre for one unique and very energetic live music tribute act!

RACER-X has played at Sugarloaf, Bowdoin, Fenway Park, Casco Bay Lines, Sunday River, Colby College, and many other venues since 2002, including at many nightclubs, weddings, and events in New England. The band's take on favorites from the 80's is to reproduce them similar to the original rendering, with the occasional original flair to keep people on their toes. All instruments - guitar, keys, bass and drums are capable of synth sounds to mirror the original artist's version. The band provides its own sound and lights technician for all shows, and surprises with retro costume wear certain to get people's attention. The result is a dance party like none other since, well....the 80's!!!

Here are just some of the artists you can expect to hear played during their performances: Wang Chung, Talking Heads, Police, Devo, Prince, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Toto, Journey, Flock of Seagulls, U2, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Bon Jovi, David Bowie, Clash, .38 Special, Bananarama, B-52's, Beastie Boys, Cameo, Billie Idol, Duran Duran, Cheap Trick, Falco, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Eurythmics, Go-Go's, Guns n Roses, Survivor, Michael Jackson, Human League, Queen, Terence Trent D'Arby, Van Halen, Paula Abdul, Peter Gabriel, Buggles, INXS, and more.

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Cover Band
80s Band
Dance Band
Pop Band
Rock Band
Classic Rock Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note RACER X will also travel to Ocean Park, South Windham, South Freeport, Bar Mills, Freeport, Biddeford Pool, Cape Porpoise, Cape Elizabeth, Old Orchard Beach, Pejepscot, West Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Scarborough, Biddeford, Newfield, Saco, South Portland, Emery Mills, Peaks Island, Kennebunk, South Hiram, Cliff Island, Long Island, Wells, Westbrook, York Beach, Chebeague Island, Bailey Island, Falmouth, Milton.
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