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Class of '82 - Official CASI Race After-Party

Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00 AM
Redstone Room
Free Admission

Doors: 10:00am Show: 10:30am
Opening Act: None
Age Restriction: All Ages
Genre: Synth-Pop

If you're a fan of music from the 1980s, get ready to celebrate and dance to some of the great synth-pop music from the Quad Cities brand new music group, CLASS OF '82. The group formed in 2016, and have been rehearsing and preparing music from the bands that have influenced their taste in music from the 80s.

Victor Leon is the lead vocalist of the band, drawing his influences from Dave Gahan from Depeche Mode, and Bono from U2 . Bryce Swanson (from Soul Storm) is on guitar and backing vocals, laying down the rhythmic and solo lines, while Devin Alexander (from The Post Mortems) is on bass guitar and backing vocals. This band features not one, but two synthesizer musicians to give it a true 80s synth-pop sound. Zack Johnson (from Soul Storm) and Zach Metzger (formerly of Remedy) provide the synth sounds that will open the nostalgic memories for all the iconic and influential songs from the era. Josh Duffee, who is known for performing Bix-era jazz music from the 1920s-40s, is the drummer for this band. Instead of a vintage drumset, he will be performing on a unique electronic kit to give the band a true retro sound, as well as an acoustic kit.

CLASS OF '82 focus heavily on the synth-pop era bands of the 1980s. The songs being covered range from one-hit wonders to the more obscure songs that not too many people have ever heard before. In addition to all the songs they are covering, they are also writing their own originals in the same style to slowly add to their list of songs being performed at each show.. The band will perform songs made popular by bands like Depeche Mode, Tears for Fears, Duran Duran, Alphaville, Erasure, China Crisis, Men Without Hats, Flock of Seagulls, Naked Eyes, Kajagoogoo, Wang Chung, Talking Heads, and many more!


*Seating Disclaimer*

The Redstone Room at River Music Experience is a standing room only concert venue. All tickets are General Admission unless otherwise stated. For the comfort of our guests, a limited amount of seating is available on a first come first serve basis:
  • Reserved Tables: a limited number of tables are for sale in advance, sold through our ticketing service. You will need to add both your General Admission tickets AND your Reserved Tables to the cart for purchase. Reserve Tables come with 4 seats to a table. 
  • General Admission Tables: A number of tables are available when doors open. First come first serve.  
  • Disability: If you require handicap accessible seating, you will need to purchase your General Admission ticket first, and then call the box office to reserve up to 2 seats. Tables must be purchased separately.
*Ticket Disclaimer*

All tickets for RME events are sold via Eventbrite and all carry applicable transaction fees. Tickets can be purchased the day of event online, at the RME Box office during business hours, and at the door (subject to availability). All tickets purchased with credit cards and/or cash will be subject to all applicable service fees whether the purchase takes place online, over the phone, or at the RME box office. Ticket fees also still apply for admission at the door.


River Music Experience
129. N. Main Street
Davenport, IA 52801
Mon: Closed
Tues: 12pm - 6pm
Wed: 12pm - 6pm
Thurs: 12pm - 6pm
Fri: 12pm - 6pm
Sat: 12pm - 6pm
Sun: Closed

*Box Office hours may vary due to event schedules

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Most shows in the Redstone Room are 19+, unless otherwise noted, but minors may attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
RME & The Redstone Room are in the heart of downtown Davenport, and accessible by public transportation or cabs & ride-share apps (Uber, Lyft). There is a paid parking garage right next to the RME that only costs a couple of dollars for an evening. When using the ramp, make sure that you prepay at the pay stations in the garage stairwell or on the Parkmobile app. Free street parking is available, but sometimes hard to find on concert nights.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You may call the RME's box office at (563)326-1333 or email
What's the refund policy?
Purchased tickets are nonrefundable.