The Future Heavies








The Future Heavies are a Connecticut-based six piece band covering the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s.

The Future Heavies
Andy Chatfield - drums
Mark Crino - bass
Alice-Anne Harwood Sherrill - lead vocals
Matthew James - lead vocals
Ron LaRosa - guitar and backing vocals
David Lovelace - keyboards

Click here to open a playlist of videos of The Future Heavies on YouTube, or watch below:

These videos feature former member Shawn Persinger on guitar and vocals.

The Future Heavies

The Future Heavies
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 9:30 PM
The Future Heavies play The Beastie Boys "Licensed to Ill"
The Main Pub
306 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
Price: $7
"The Future Heavies" will cover all of The Beastie Boys "Licensed to Ill" album in celebration of the 30th anniversary of its release in November 1986, and in memory of MCA who passed away in May 2012.

"The Future Heavies" will be joined by David M. Johnson Jr. (as "Mike D"), drummer Jacob Graham, Dustin Kreidler on saxophone, John Dotson on percussion, and Nancy Brown on trumpet to perform "Licensed to Ill." Matthew James will perform as "MCA," and Andy Chatfield will perform as "King Ad-Rock."

In addition to "Licensed to Ill," The Future Heavies will perform two one hour sets of best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s. Sarah LeMieux will be subbing for vocalist Alice-Anne Harwood Sherrill.
Friday, June 9th, 2017 8:00 PM
Parrott Delaney Tavern
37 Greenwoods Road
New Hartford, CT 06057
(860) 379-0188
Price: $5
"The Future Heavies" make their debut at the Parrott Delaney Tavern, a rustic and charming American restaurant and craft beer bar located in the historic Hurley Building in New Hartford, Connecticut. The band will be playing three sets of the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s.
Friday, July 7th, 2017 9:30 PM
Bleachers Sports Bar & Restaurant
300 Middle Street
Bristol, CT 06010
Price: $5
"The Future Heavies" return to Bleachers Sports Bar & Restaurant for the third time.

Located on the same road as ESPN, Bleachers has 22 beers on tap, the best burgers in town, wings, salads, sandwiches, and more. "The Future Heavies" will be playing three one hour sets of the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s.
Thursday, July 20th, 2017 6:00 PM
Davis Park
42 Reynolds Street
Danielson, CT 06239
Price: FREE!
"The Future Heavies" will perform for the second time as part of the Killingly Summer Concert Series. The concert will take place from 6pm to 8pm.

The Davis Park gazebo is located on Main Street across from the Killingly Public Library.

Presented by Killingly Parks and Recreation.

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The Future Heavies made their New Haven debut at Stella Blues for "Back to the Future" Day on October 21, 2015. That morning, drummer Andy Chatfield appeared on WTNH's "CT Style" during the What's Brewing segment with hosts Teresa Dufour and Ryan Kristafer in costume as Marty McFly (segment starts at 2:10):

Click here to read more media coverage of The Future Heavies on "Back to the Future" Day in the Daily Nutmeg, CTNow, and the Hartford Courant. Their performance on October 21, 2015 also celebrated the birthday of founding keyboardist, saxophonist, and backup vocalist Shona Kerr.

The Future Heavies have previously performed as part of the following concert series, special events, and venues (click on dates to view photo albums on Facebook):
  • Bleachers Sports Bar & Restaurant, Bristol, CT (1/29/16, 5/6/16)
  • Bloomfield Town Green, Bloomfield, CT - Bloomfield Leisure Services Summer Concert Series (6/23/16)
  • Davis Park, Danielson, CT - Killingly Parks and Recreation Department "Killingly Loves the '80s" (8/11/16)
  • East Hartford Community Cultural Center, East Hartford, CT - Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association, Inc. Entertainment Showcase (2/18/16)
  • Higganum Green, Higganum, CT - Haddam-Killingworth Recreation Department Outdoor Family Concert Series (7/15/16)
  • High Lane Club, North Haven, CT - "Back to the '80s" Adult Dance (5/21/16)
  • The Main Pub, Manchester, CT (7/18/15, 10/3/15, 2/13/16 - "I Love the '80s" Valentine's Concert, 5/20/16)
  • Mills Pond Park, Canton, CT - Canton Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series (7/28/16)
  • Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT (8/20/16 - Official TerrifiCon Afterparty on Riverview Garage Rooftop; 11/16/16 - First round of "Locals Live" competition in Wolf Den; 11/30/16 - Final round of "Locals Live" competition in Wolf Den)
  • Prospect Town Green, Prospect, CT - Prospect Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series (8/24/16)
  • Rockwell Park, Bristol, CT - Bristol Parks and Recreation "Rockin' Out at Rockwell" Summer Concert Series (7/26/16)
  • Stella Blues, New Haven, CT - "Back to the Future" Day (10/21/15)
  • Sully's Pub at Lena's, Hartford, CT (12/17/16)
The Future Heavies are fun, professional, danceable, and very affordable. The band is available to provide live music for a wide variety of functions for audiences of all ages, including class reunions, private parties, birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions, colleges, corporate events, weddings, clubs, bars, festivals and outdoor events, fairs, and opening/sharing a show with touring artists. Please contact us via e-mail or phone (860-916-6448) to discuss booking a date for The Future Heavies to perform. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
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