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Let’s face it, the 1980’s were responsible for some truly horrific crimes against fashion: shoulder-pads, leg-warmers, the unforgivable mullet !

What’s evident though, now more than ever, is that the 80’s provided us with some of the best music ever made. It doesn’t seem to matter if you were alive in the 80’s or not, those songs still resonate with people and trigger a joyous reaction for anyone that hears them.

Auckland band 80sX take the greatest new wave, new romantic and synth pop hits and recreate the magic and sounds of the 80’s with brilliant musicianship and high energy vocals.

Adam Jackson on lead vocals has been in the music industry since he was 11 years old. An accomplished vocalist, Adam has been active in the music scene for early 30 years. Playing in original bands ( Milk, Six Stitches ) with a varied range of styles including pop, RnB and hard rock, Adam has also had cameos with the Hauraki Show Band, a multitude of top-notch covers acts. With his incomparable stage presence and infectious energy, Adam brings the party that rocks the party!

Drummer and programmer Andrew Maclaren was founding member of multi-platinum selling band stellar* and co-wrote mega hits Violent, All it Takes, and Taken, amongst others. In the process, he teamed up with Tom Bailey from iconic international 80’s band The Thompson Twins to produce three albums, win 11 NZ music awards, sell over one hundred thousand albums and tour the World. Andrew brings the grit and determination needed to be successful in the music industry to make 80sX a truly authentic 80’s experience.

Jarrad Lee’s (Guitar/vocals) professional musical journey began on the vibrant hotel circuit of Asia, where he honed his skills and developed a passion for performance. Upon his return, he joined the esteemed cover band Catch22, embarking on a successful career that would see him share the stage with many local legends and perform the Auckland live music circuit extensively, plus contract for countless high-level corporate functions, private parties and celebrity weddings alike. In addition to his work as a seasoned musician, Jarrad holds the esteemed position of Senior Guitar Product Manager for New Zealand's premier music retailer, the NZ Rockshop, further solidifying his influence and expertise within the industry.

Brett Wells (bass/vocals) has been a performing musician since his teenage years and has played with most of the top covers bands in his hometown of Christchurch. Brett is also heavily involved at a director and executive management level with Webb Group (incorporating the Rockshop; KBB Music; wholesale; service and logistics). Brett has also sat on the Board of Starjam, a not for profit, which empowers young people with disabilities through music and performance opportunities.

Vocalist Stacey Wah is no stranger to the music industry, spending her younger years trailing around studios and live gigs with her musician Father. Not surprisingly she later became a vocalist for many well known Auckland covers bands such as; The Switch, Kiss Kiss, The Scanners, and The Lush Puppies to name a few. Over this time she also became an in demand session singer and voice over artist. She later went on to co-own Soundtrax Recording Studio with jingle legend Jim Hall, producing many award winning soundtracks for film, TV and advertising.