High Camp
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ABOUT

HighCamp: high-fidelity party band for fun gigs; we can really drive a dance floor! We have three sets of continuous music, are constantly seeking new tunes -- 80's/new wave, funk, modern pop, and reggae.

Screen name:
HighCamp
Member since:
Jan 03 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years together:
6
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Age:
62 years

Influences

80's/new-wave/funk/modern club: Bowie, B-52's, Black Keys, Blondie, The Bangles, The Cure, The Clash, Devo, Dead or Alive, Divinyls, Talking Heads, Pretenders, Elvis Costello, Eurythmics, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Gaga, Peter Gabriel, Tommy Castro, Marley, No Doubt, Billy Idol, Scandal, Simple Minds

Members Of Band

1) JJJohn -- versatile keyboard/synth player and lead/rhythm guitarist; vocal lead+harmonies; principal arranger. Enthusiastic club rat
2) Stu -- gritty R+B/funk/reggae lead/rhythm guitarist; vocal lead+harmonies; voracious guitar enthusiast, high humor
3) Caroline -- in-your-face lead/backup singer, talented keyboardist/guitarist, versatile percussionist, more than slightly mad
4) Mina -- highly-trained lead/backup singer, keen ear, mellifluous voice, up and coming percussionist,
5) Al -- veteran bassist, skilled musician, versatile instrumentalist, cover-tune professional
6) Jon -- tasteful and highly skilled drummer/bassist/sound man, devoted to the HighCamp repertoire, crazy as a loon

EQUIPMENT

Too many guitars/amps to mention, home rehearsal space, PA (Mackie & Behringer mixers and monitoring, Lexicon stereo FX units/FBX feedback suppressor), Kurzweil keyboard, guitar synth, Roland Octapad and TR707, whatever we need to deliver 80's/new-wave/funk/reggae "sound"

CALENDAR

Past Events

HighCamp returns to West Acton Villageworks, Saturday evening, October 28th, for our annual Halloween dance bash and costume night ! For details, see http://www.westactonvillageworks.com/events/