High-octane Rock ‘n’ Roll Honky-Tonk
Inspired by the queen of rockabilly, Wanda Jackson!
left to right: Amanda White - vocals · Drew Miller - bass
Renée Bracchi - drums · Al Subola - guitar
Formed in 2018, the group has swiftly developed a full evening’s repertoire of Wanda Jackson hits and deep tracks including Let’s Have A Party, Stupid Cupid, Hard Headed Woman, Fujiyama Mama and more. They also put their own stamp on cool cuts by Patsy Cline, Barbara Mandrell and Loretta Lynn. In addition, this hard-working combo just finished recording swell original compositions for a 2020 vinyl release.
Thu Feb 27th
Opening set for the movie Hairspray, 7pm sharp.
Fri Feb 7th
Instant Party at Eagles 34, Minneapolis
Fri Dec 20th
Holiday Show at Eagles 34, Minneapolis with Lena and the Lovekills
Sun Dec 15th
Holiday Benefit for Mike Croswell at the Hook and Ladder, 1-4 pm, Minneapolis
Thu Dec 5th
7pm show at the Driftwood Char Bar, Minneapolis
Sat November 30th
The Katfish Kittens 6th Annual Rockin' for Kids Charity Show at Club Underground / Spring Street Tavern in NE Minneapolis. KFW play first around 8pm. More info on Facebook.
Sat August 17th
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. More info on Facebook
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. More info on Facebook
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. More info on Facebook
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. More info on Facebook
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!More info on Facebook
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.More info on Facebook
Friday January 18
KFW play "louder & later" at Carbone's Pizzeria in South Minneapolis • 9pmMore info on Facebook
Friday January 11
KFW with The Busted Down
at Eagles 34 in South Minneapolis • 8pmMore info on Facebook
Saturday October 6
Miss Shannon's Sock Hop for a Cause
@ Lee’s Liquor Lounge • 8pmMore info on Facebook
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) KindaFondaWanda.com / call 612-202-6746 (Alan) or 612-481-2320 (Drew)
KFW photo May 2018 by Nazara Matos, with thanks to the Riverview Theater.