Kinda Fonda Wanda

High-octane   Rock ‘n’ Roll   Honky-Tonk
Inspired by the queen of rockabilly, Wanda Jackson!

The Band

left to right: Amanda White - vocals · Drew Miller - bass
Renée Bracchi - drums · Al Subola - guitar

Setlist includes Wanda hits and deep tracks, such as Let's Have a Party, Funnel of Love, Stupid Cupid, Hot Dog! That Made Him Mad, Rock Your Baby, Hard Headed Woman, Fujiyama Mama, Shakin' All Over, plus a few from icons such as Patsy Cline and Barbara Mandrell.

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Upcoming Shows

Sat August 17th

Ki-Chi-Saga Days at Moberg Park in Chisago City MN, 10am to 12 noon

Sat July 27th

Pregame Show with the Saint Paul Saints, CHS Field 5:30pm
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June & July

Thursday May 30th

Party outdoors by Minnehaha Falls, presented by Minneapolis Music In The Parks. Starts 7pm, absolutely free.
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Friday April 20th

Rescheduled from our snowed-out March show.

Friday March 22nd

Get your dancing shoes on for a full evening of High-octane, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Honky-Tonk! Shannon and Bill Butler have graciously agreed to join us, starting the night off at 7pm with dance lessons.
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Saturday March 16th

KFW open a 3-band night at Lee's with Speedbilly and Supermodified. Doors at 8pm, KFW play one rockin' set around 9pm.
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Saturday March 9th

CANCELLED due to the storm. Rescheduled for April 20th!
Rockabilly returns to the WBL VFW with a high-octane honky-tonk evening of music by Wanda Jackson, Patsy Cline, and other classic artists.
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Friday March 1st

The Kinda Fonda Wanda Trio (Amanda, Al, & Drew) return to the Tavern for a low-volume high-octane evening of acoustic rock'n'roll!
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Wednesday February 13

Dance party at Lee's Liquor Lounge • Doors open at 7 with dance instruction from Bill & Shannon Butler, then KFW play 3 rockin' sets from 8 to 11 pm.
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Friday January 18

KFW play "louder & later" at Carbone's Pizzeria in South Minneapolis • 9pm
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Friday January 11

KFW with The Busted Down at Eagles 34 in South Minneapolis • 8pm
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Saturday October 6

Miss Shannon's Sock Hop for a Cause @ Lee’s Liquor Lounge • 8pm
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Saturday September 8

Party at Harry's Place! 3pm start. Info on Facebook.

Wednesday September 5

Drinkin' n' Dancin' at the Driftwood

Friday August 10

Put on your dancing shoes for a swinging evening at the Eagles with Kinda Fonda Wanda and the Vic Volare Quintet. KFW play first, followed by VV.

Tuesday July 31

KFW at The Schooner Tavern in South Minneapolis. KFW return to the Schooner with a LOTTA Wanda Jackson hits plus some boppin' classics and a few cool original numbers. Music starts early and we have a full night of rockabilly, rock &CLASSIC honky tonk. It's a danceable, drink-able good time, so come on down to South Minneapolis & dig the low-key, relaxed vibe at the Schooner.

Friday July 27

Palmfest 2018 at Palmer's Bar on the West Bank in Minneapolis. KFW play outdoors at 8pm. Other bands include:

  • Outdoors: The Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs, The Gated Community, Black Widows
  • Indoors: Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band, Eleganza, Maudlin, Palmer's Allstars

Monday July 16

KFW Return to swing Night at Famous Dave's in Uptown Minneapolis. 7-10pm, no cover. with special guest Bill Quinn on pedal steel. More info on Facebook.

Monday June 25

Swing Night at Famous Dave's in Uptown Minneapolis. 7-10pm, no cover. with special guest Bill Quinn on pedal steel. More info on Facebook.

Tuesday May 22
Wednesday May 23

Double-shot of Wanda: Tuesday 7pm to 10pm at The Schooner in South Minneapolis and on Wednesday we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Neo-Swing Movement with DJ Miss Shannon at Lee's Liquor Lounge.

Saturday April 21

Celebrating Record Store Day at HiFi Hair & Records in downtown Minneapolis. KFW at 4pm.

Friday April 20

Trio show at the Tavern in Northfield MN. More info on Facebook.

Friday March 9

KFW take the stage at Palmer's on the West Bank, in a double-bill with Doug Collins. Show starts after the Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs, with Doug playing first and KFW closing out the night. Be there by 11pm for KFW.

Valentine's Day 2018

Dance Party at Lee's Liquor Lounge! Lessons at 8pm, music starts at 9.

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Email info (at) / call 612-202-6746 (Alan) or 612-481-2320 (Drew)

KFW photo May 2018 by Nazara Matos, with thanks to the Riverview Theater.