New England's #1 '80s Band!  

"The Future Heavies" cover the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s, from Blondie and Madonna to Pat Benatar and Stevie Nicks. 

"The Future Heavies" are perfect for a summer evening concert. Since July 2015, "The Future Heavies" have performed summer concerts in Bloomfield, Bristol, Canton, Farmington, Haddam-Killingworth, Hamden, Killingly, Monroe, Morris, Prospect, Thompson, Westbrook, Weston, Woodbury, and Willington. 

"The Future Heavies" cover tunes by A Flock of Seagulls, The Bangles, Blondie, Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Eurythmics, The Go-Go's, Hall and Oates, Heart, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Journey, Katrina and the Waves, Loverboy, Madonna, Michael Sembello, Nena, The Outfield, Pat Benatar, Paul Simon, Prince, Shannon, Stevie Nicks, Survivor, and Tom Petty. 

"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 female lead vocalists, keyboards, guitar, saxophone, bass, and drums, with members from Cheshire, Hamden, Harwinton, Middletown, and Monroe:

The Future Heavies

New England's #1 '80s Band!

Alice-Anne - lead vocals 
Wendy Berry - lead vocals
Dustin Kreidler - saxophone
Greg Marshall - keyboards
Ron LaRosa - guitar, backup vocals  
Mark Crino - bass 
Andy Chatfield - drums

Three 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.

Shows

Aug24

The Future Heavies debut in Cromwell

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Riverport Park at Frisbee Landings, 1 River Road, Cromwell, CT 06416

New England's #1 '80s Band, "The Future Heavies" will perform for the first time as part of the Cromwell Summer Concert Series at Riverport Park at Frisbee Landings, located at 1 River Road in Cromwell.

"The Future Heavies" will play from 6:30pm to 8pm featuring the best in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s, from Blondie and Madonna to Pat Benatar and Stevie Nicks.

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or chairs, sit back, and enjoy the show. Food and ice cream trucks will be on site, with Relish This selling hamburgers and hot dogs, and Blue Chip Creamery selling ice cream.

The rain date for this concert is Thursday, August 25, 2022.

This concert is made possible by the Cromwell Recreation Department.

 

In May 2022, an all-star band featuring members of "The Future Heavies" and The Usual Lebowskis performed the best pop and rock music from both the '80s and '90s at the All-Campus Tent Party on Andrus Field in Middletown, Connecticut as part of Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend.  The celebration with classmates, graduating seniors, families, and alumni took place the night before Wesleyan's 190th Commencement Ceremony. Watch videos from the performance on YouTube.

 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 private party for Mountainside Treatment Center employees and their families, held at South Farms in Morris, CT (2021).
--a "Back to the '80s" 30th anniversary party in 2018 for The Shops at Somerset Square in Glastonbury, 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.

 

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