New Wave Allstars

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The New Wave Allstars bring together a stellar lineup of musicians who have played with some of the biggest names in music, delivering high-energy performances that capture the essence of the New Wave era.NWA’s setlist includes iconic songs from genre luminaries such as Depeche Mode, David Bowie, Tears For Fears, The Cure, New Order, INXS, and Duran Duran, ensuring a nostalgic and electrifying experience.

Christopher Olivas (Drums, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming) has played with Berlin and Real Life and has toured with Tears For Fears, OMD, and B-52s. Known for his dynamic presence, he is also the Emcee/DJ for The 80s Cruise and The Star Trek Cruise.

Brent Meyer (Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards) is the founder of internationally touring Depeche Mode tribute act Strangelove and has produced music for members of The Cure, David Bowie, Billy Idol, and Rod Stewart. Behind the scenes, Brent has also worked in Artist Management for several multi-platinum 80s acts and was co-founder of Folio, whose music was featured on many MTV shows and in several video game titles.

Leo Luganskiy (Vocals, Keyboards, Bass) is the frontman of Depeche Mode tribute act Strangelove and also brings his versatile talents from 5imulator (with DJ Skeletor from Limp Bizkit) and Foirmoda. He recently performed a duet with Eastern Bloc megastars Bi-2.

Julian Shah-Tayler (Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Programming) has worked with legendary producers and artists like Robert Margouleff and Johnny Marr. He’s also contributed vocals for Johnny Marr, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr. His solo work was on the ballot for Best Alternative Album Grammy in 2023, and he has won multiple international awards for his songwriting and arrangement work for Disney with Lana Del Rey. He has been featured in major publications like LA Weekly and NME.

Ash Ross (Vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Violin) is known for her fiery performances with Hollywood hard-rock band Blytz and glam/emo powerhouse Scarlet Bandit. Her multi-instrumental talents and youthful exuberance add a unique flair to the band.