// vocals


Actress, Playwright, Singer, Songwriter, Swing Dancer-  Colette's natural home is the stage and her vocal style blends the gritty soul of Amy Winehouse with the penetrating clarity of tone of Dinah Washington. Her exuberant stage personality lends impact to each RUNAWAY RETROS show.


// double/electric basses/BV


Much travelled  musician with a background in Roots and Pop music, now based in Cork - Dave is a highly respected bassist with a driving rhythmic style. Also a Mandolin player,  Dave handles management of the band and - together with Colette and John - is a founding member of RUNAWAY RETROS


// guitar/BV


Versatile lead guitarist and creative soloist, John has huge experience in Stage Shows /Recording/live performance and writes many of the musical arrangements for the band. His Blues/Jazz style guitarwork adds much to the signature sound of the band. 


// drums


In 4/5-piece mode, Top Pro Percussionist Karl, equally at home in Jazz and Rock  swings like crazy, testifying to that Retro Groove 


// tenor/alto sax


In quintet lineup, Master sessionist and jazz sax supremo, Dan delivers  searing solos, firing up the band with that New Orleans mojo.

Management & Booking

Dave Barry  

Cork, Ireland  

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