In 2010 singer and frontman Randy was tired of playing with cover bands and wanted to put together an act that would differentiate the live music scene and appeal to the mass group of audience who loved the sound and total vibe of the 70’s and 80s…he formed Candy-O, the ultimate tribute to The Cars.
Cars Tribute Band was formed in late 2010 to realize the vision of creating a worthy and mesmerizing tribute to The Cars. Lead singer and front man Randy ( formerly of IOU) reunited with his old band mate Rob, a skilled, experienced drummer. In 2014, guitarist Gary was added. Gary insightful combination of solid lead guitar is an amazing likeness to Elliot Easton. Gary has great energy and is always highly energetic. Peter was then added and his Talented keyboard skills and super theory has highlighted Candy-O’s uncanny likeness to that of The Cars. Filling out the line up, bassist Tom upped the ante and plays the Benjamin Orr role with trademark bass guitar rhythms. His look, Vocals and personality will spark excitement as you see him play.
Candy-O , Cars Tribute Band breathes tone and accuracy into every song, with spot on delivery of all The Cars’ radio hits as well as many other timeless album cuts. Candy-O is the complete experience of The Cars’ live performance in every way; the look, the sound, the energy and the vibe. Candy-O is from Portland Oregon.
Ballroom and Theater type Venues.
Wine and Beer festivals.
Fairs and Music Festivals
Corporate and Private Parties.
Charities and fund raising events.
Grand opening or business venture where live music entertainment is needed.