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The Wayback Whens

Classic Rock Band from Minneapolis, MN - Will travel up to 75 miles
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$700 - $2400 per event
The Wayback Whens is the top choice for many when it's time to select a premiere dance band for special occasions. Perfect for private, public and corporate events, The Wayback Whens perform classic hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. With songs by The Beatles, Elvis, Rolling Stones, CCR, Aerosmith, ZZ Top, John Mellencamp, and many others, our proven song selections gets people dancing and keeps them on the dance floor song after song. We have performed hundreds of shows throughout the Twin Cities area, and have the experience and professionalism to make your event special and memorable. We are fully self-contained with our own sound system and light show, and we also provide break music to keep the party going. No need to look further--We are here and ready to work with you to solve all of your entertainment needs.

Band-member biographies:

Wade has performed warm up spots for Blue Oyster Cult and Badfinger. He has played in bands with a former member of Sha Na Na and with Paul Westerberg of The Replacements. He has worked with Mitch Ryder, Chuck Negron, The Coasters, The Tokens, Otis Day, Bobby Day, Tiny Tim, Pat Upton, The Bay City Rollers, Al Wilson, Donnie Brooks, Mike Pinera, Cannibal and the Head Hunters and more, as a crew person and has appeared in a video with Spencer Davis. He has played shows with local bands: The Suburbs, Lamont Cranston, The Replacements, The Hypsters and many other artists.

Rob, "a seasoned veteran, taught all styles of guitar for over 20 years, amassing thousands of students, and has been performing in bands steadily for over 40 years. He has played guitar with Steppenwolf and shared the stage with major national acts such as Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Blue Oyster Cult, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Badfinger, Foghat, Head East, Marshall Tucker Band, Jordis, and Ted Nugent.

Pete has performed warm up spots for Black Oak Arkansas, Marshall Tucker Band, and Badfinger. He has studied with renowned Minnesota professional, Elliot Fine. Contributed local stagehand work for The Rolling Stones, The Police, Meatloaf, The Allman Brothers Band, Rossington-Collins Band, Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead, Blondie, Duran Duran, Tommy Tutone and more. He has played in the rhythm section of several well-known local bands with renowned guitarist, Rob Goff.

Todd has played bass in bands with Rob, Wade, and Pete going back to the '70's. He has opened shows for National artists Jim Dandy, Black Oak Arkansas, and Badfinger along with numerous shows with well known local artists.
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Birthday Party (Adult)

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The Wayback Whens were amazing!!! They played a large variety and sounded perfect. Very friendly and very accompanying. I had all my family tell me that they loved the band! Would highly recommend to anyone for any type of party.

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Community Event

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Loved their music. They are talented musicians and singers. Very dance-able music. This was for a charity event and they were very professional and helpful in helping us promote before the event and also coordinating with our emceeing during the event. I would definitely use them again.

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Act Naturally
Beatles
All Day and All of the Night
Kinks
All My Lovin'
Beatles
All Shook Up
Elvis Presley
And I Love Her
Beatles
Already Gone
The Eagles
Authority Song
John Mellencamp
Ballad of John and Yoko
Beatles
Blue Suede Shoes
Elvis Presley
Born to be Wild
Steppenwolf
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Bat Mitzvahs
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Bachelor Parties
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Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
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First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note The Wayback Whens will also travel to Saint Paul, Arden Hills, Hopkins, Mendota, Plymouth, Bloomington, Mendota Heights, Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Osseo, South Saint Paul, Wayzata, Circle Pines, Inver Grove Heights, Champlin, Burnsville, Chanhassen, Crystal Bay, Long Lake, Newport, Savage, Willernie, Excelsior, Hamel, Saint Paul Park, Dayton, Hugo.
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