New England's #1 '80s Band!
"The Future Heavies" cover the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s.
"The Future Heavies" cover tunes by A Flock of Seagulls, Blondie, Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Eurythmics, The Go-Go's, Hall and Oates, Heart, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Journey, Loverboy, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Michael Sembello, Nena, The Outfield, Pat Benatar, Paul Simon, Prince, Queen, Shannon, Stevie Nicks, Survivor, and Tom Petty.
"The Future Heavies" are perfect for a summer evening concert. Since July 2015, "The Future Heavies" have performed as part of the summer concert series in Bloomfield, Bristol, Canton, Farmington, Haddam-Killingworth, Hamden, Killingly, Monroe, Morris, Prospect, Thompson, Westbrook, Weston, Woodbury, and Willington.
"The Future Heavies" are fun, professional, danceable, and affordable for festivals, outdoor events, fairs, reunions, special occasions, and audiences of all ages. The band features two lead vocalists, keyboards, guitar, bass, and drums, with members from Cheshire, Hamden, Harwinton, Middletown, and Monroe:
Alice-Anne - lead vocals
Wendy Buttner-Berry - lead vocals
Greg Marshall - keyboards
Ron LaRosa - guitar, backup vocals
Mark Crino - bass
Andy Chatfield - drums
Three of the six members of "The Future Heavies" also cover the best in alternative/indie, grunge, folk rock, jamband, pop, and rock from the 1990s as part of The Usual Lebowskis.
In May 2017, "The Future Heavies" and special guests performed 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. Watch the entire performance on YouTube.
In 2016, "The Future Heavies" were finalists in the "Locals Live" competition held in the Wolf Den, and were the featured band at the "TerrifiCon" Afterparty on the Rooftop, at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.
Past events have included:
--three "Second Chance '80s Prom Party" events for 100.9 K-Hits FM, which were held at the Port ‘N’ Starboard at Ocean Beach Park in New London, CT (2019, 2018) and at the Montville Polish Club in Uncasville, CT (2017).
--a private 80th anniversary celebration in 2017 for the employees of LEGO in Enfield, CT.
--a "Back to the '80s" 30th anniversary party in 2018 for The Shops at Somerset Square in Glasonbury, CT.
--a special performance for "Back to the Future" Day in 2015 at Stella Blues in New Haven, CT (featured on WTNH's "Connecticut Style").
--the "Library After Hours: '80s Night" in 2019 at the Cheshire Public Library in Cheshire, CT.
--the annual "Barbecue and Rock" held in 2019 at the Weston Field Club in Weston, CT.
--a "Back to the '80s" adult dance in 2016 to benefit the Spring Glen PTA at the High Lane Club in North Haven, CT.
--the Cheshire High School Choir's "Choral Rock Rhapsody" concert in 2017 in Cheshire, CT.
--the 47th Van Nationals at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in 2019 in Greenfield, MA.
--a private 50th birthday party in 2018 at the Elks Lodge in Manchester, CT.
Other appearances by "The Future Heavies" have included the following venues:
--Bleachers Sports Bar and Restaurant, Bristol, CT.
--Chicago Sam's Sports Bar and Grille, Cromwell, CT (for CT Nightlife Events and Entertainment's 2018 "Battle of the Bands")
--Legends Sports Bar and Grill, Bristol, CT.
--The Main Pub, Manchester, CT.
--The Maple Tree Cafe, Simsbury, CT.
--Parrott Delaney Tavern, New Hartford, CT.
--Pitt Stop Sports Bar, West Palmer, MA.
--Rumbleseat Bar and Grille, Chicopee, MA.
--Sully's Pub, Hartford, CT.