Wild Boys are widely regarded as the best LIVE 80s Function band in the UK today. Having formed in the summer of 2009 Wild Boys have set very high standards with their vast performing experience and exciting shows, covering all the great artists from the best decade in music - The 80s!
The band have entertained at some of the most amazing venues throughout the UK performing for a variety of clients from Wedding Celebrations and Birthday Parties to Corporate events for Pret A Manger, The Body Shop, The National Trust, Secret Escapes, Hilton Hotels, Mars and many more making Wild Boys the ‘band to book’ for all your entertainment needs. Wild Boys glowing reputation speaks for itself and the band pride themselves upon providing their clients with an amazing and entertaining show - guaranteed to fill the dance floor and an event that will never be forgotten!
Rich Knight: Vocals
Rich worked for renowned music manager Tom Watkins (Pet Shop Boys, Bros and East 17 to name a few) for 2 years as lead singer and writer in the band QED. He has performed across the UK/Europe and also gained valuable performing experience on a 34 date arena tour covering the UK and Ireland. Including Wembley (5 Times!). Rich recently performed at MilkFest 2013 in front of 23,000 people at Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium with his originals band Skylight.
Steve Slator- Guitarist /Backing vocals
Steve has been performing live and recording with a wealth of musicians of diverse styles, he has recorded and produced several albums with sales around the globe through the online digital-giants such as iTunes and amazon. Prior to joining the Wild Boys, his previous band shared a busy decade supporting bands such as Deacon Blue, Heather Small and Go west, to name a few.
Rob Fidler: Bass
Rob has played in a wide variety of bands over the years covering many styles. Aside from The Look, Rob is currently actively gigging with Blondied and No Strings. Rob has gained extensive live and studio experience having gigged all over the world and recorded several albums worth of original material. In 2002 Rob recorded a single with pop punk outfit The Stiffs which was released in Japan and a tour of Japan followed to coincide, together with dates in Eastern Europe.
Sam Chapman- Keyboards
Sam was a keyboard player in the 90s TV boy-band North & South, who were a modern day equivalent of the 1960s chart toppers The Monkees and formed a central role in the BBC childrens TV comedy show No Sweat. The band scored four top 40 hits within just 12 month including an impressive number 7 debut hit single I'm A Man Not A Boy in May 1997. The band also headlined the own UK tour and supported Mark Owen of Take That on his European Tour.
Tom Waite- Drums/Percussion
Tom first picked up the sticks at the age of 11 and was playing live by the age of 13. He is lucky enough to have had guidance in his early days from the legendary Gilson Lavis (ex-squeeze member, Jools Holland) and has covered a diversity of styles over the years. Tom has been a regular to touring the UK and Europe accumulating some admirable credits for his musical CV. Tom currently drums for the Wild Boys, The Look and Bullettooth as well as teaching.
1 x 60 mins
2 x 45 mins