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Liz Berg

"SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF LIZ!"

Liz Berg founded the Jolly Ringwalds after noticing a shocking lack of female presence in 80s bands. Berg is one of the most decorated and sought after female musicians in Chicago because of her versatility of playing more than 7 instruments. Berg is a trained musician who studied jazz and classical guitar at Roosevelt University. She is a Grammy voter and has had multiple original compositions licensed for television shows such as HGTV's House Hunters. Her original music has also garnered her coverage from The Chicago Sun-Times and The Chicago Tribune newspapers.

Berg's favorite 80s movie is The Breakfast Club!

 

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Bree Gordon

"HELLO, IS IT BREE YOU'RE LOOKING FOR?"

In addition to doing illustrious 80s nail art that is perfect for the Jolly Ringwalds, Bree Gordon is a classically trained vocalist best known for her work in Hush Train, Swing Assembly and The Matt Stedman Band. She sings lead on the majority of the Jolly Ringwalds songs and will also be seen playing some guitars and keyboards with the band.

Bree's favorite 80s movie is Midnight Madness!

 

 

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Bill Fornari

"BILLY, DON'T YOU LOSE MY NUMBER!

Bill Fornari sings lead vocals and plays sax and keys with the Jolly Ringwalds. You may also know him from his work in the Billy Martin Band.

Bill's favorite 80s movie is Raging Bull!

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Chris Bernhardt

"CHRIS IS ON MY LIST!"

Chris Bernhardt plays bass and adds some vocal depth to the Jolly Ringwalds. You may also know him from Ring of Music Orchestra, The Phil Balsano Duo and the Linda Solotaire Trio.

Chris's favorite 80s movie is Blade Runner!

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Greg Campbell

"REACH OUT AND TOUCH GREG!"

Greg "Smokey" Campbell plays drums for the Jolly Ringwalds. He was eager to share his 80s enthusiasm after the popular 80s band, 80s Enough, disbanded. You may know Greg from his work with Mondo Cortez, Jimmy Johnson and the Matt Stedman Band.

Greg's favorite 80s movie is St. Elmo's Fire!

BRIAN BURKE

“WHO’S BRIAN NOW?” 

Brian Burke is a bonus RIngwald who you will see onstage with a bass or guitar. He also performs regularly with the Local Group and Live Band Karaoke.

His favorite 80s movie is the Princess Bride.

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