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Fan Reviews

Diana
July 6th 2019
The Romantics always rock the house every time! Their hits are timeless classics!
Aurora, IL@
RiverEdge Park
Mickie
June 15th 2017
I've seen the band several times, though this is the first time I've seen them headline. Great show, and having them hang around and sign things after was a nice bonus. I hope to see them again soon.
Middletown, OH@
Smith Park
Dave
April 17th 2016
Started out a little rough but picked it up in the end. The drummer was entertaining and made up for the slow start...
Yucaipa, CA@
City of Yucaipa Summer Concerts
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About The Romantics

• Wally Palmar – vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, Original member
. Mike Skill – lead guitar, vocals, Original member (founding member)
• Rich Cole – bass guitar, vocals, Original member
. Brad Elvis – drums, percussion (2004–present)


The Romantics is a power pop and new wave band from Detroit, Michigan, United States, formed in 1976. The band's first show was on Valentine's Day at My Fair Lady Club, in Detroit, opening for the New MC5 in 1977. For three years the band was on the road, playing Boston's Rathskeller, CBGB in NYC's Bowery, Philadelphia, Pa., Hot Club, Cleveland's Agora... signed to Nat Weiss' Nemperor independent Epic/ Portrait record label. The Romantics achieved popularity in the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, parts of Asia, Australia, Europe, and Hispanic America on the strength of the band's well-crafted pop songs and high energy shows as well as noted for their look; black vinyl to red leather suits in their music videos. They were influenced by 1950s American rock and roll, Detroit's MC5, Stooges, early Bob Seger, Motown R&B, 1960s North American garage rock as well as the British Invasion rockers. music.[1]

NOW:
The Romantics are still touring with 3 original band members, front line Rich Cole, Wally Palmar and Mike Skill. Drummer Brad Elvis joined the band in 2004 and is considered the band’s 2nd original drummer. Rich Cole rejoined the band in 2010 bringing back the band’s 3-part harmony allowing The Romantics to performed songs from their first 2 albums.

The Romantics have been touring the last few years with a package that consist of The Smithereens, Berlin, Marshall Crenshaw, Tommy Tutone and The Romantics. Other shows consist of Joan Jett, The Motels, Cheap Trick, Eddie Money, Sweet, Naked Eyes, Def Leopard, Missing Persons and Blondie.
This past summer of touring was packed with an 80’s theme with Loverboy, Rick Springfield and The Romantics. With tour dates coming in 2016.

MUSIC:
The Romantics have been busy in the studio with new music.
A first time recording and release of a Holiday Song ‘Deck The Halls’ and a Original by The Romantics released Nov. 23rd, 2015,

Followed by two covers released 2016: 'Gotta Get Out of This Place' & 'DayDream Believer'.

2017: A new long awaited album with originals, rockin’ covers and re-recorded hits of The Romantics. These will be available on all digital downloads, Cds and Vinyl versions will also be available.

2016:
The Romantics will continue to tour and also be part of the concerts with Rick Springfield & Loverboy and with the ‘Rock Of The 80’s’ tour (www.rockofthe80stour.com)

2017:
TBA

Facebook: The Romantics
Twitter: @romanticsrock
Website: www.romanticsdetroit.com
Youtube: The Romantics
Also the New Rock Band 4 has announced 3 new songs one of them “What I Like About You”:
http://www.harmonixmusic.com/blog/dlc-week-of-425-lamb-of-god-the-romantics-and-weezer
http://www.idigitaltimes.com/rock-band-4-announces-online-multiplayer-and-upcoming-dlc-pax-east-529135

Lastly, the new CocaCola Summer campaign is using “What I Like About You” title on the cans/bottles and song advertising their products...on TV and stores:
http://www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/share-a-coke-and-a-song-summer-campaign-to-feature-music-lyrics-on-packaging

For more information:
The Romantics Official Website:
http://www.romanticsdetroit.com

The Romantics Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/romanticsdetroit

Twitter: The Romantics
https://twitter.com/romanticsrock

Bandsintown.com: The Romantics:
http://bandsintown.com/TheRomantics?came_from=234

Reverbnation: The Romantics: https://www.reverbnation.com/theromanticswhatilikeaboutyou
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Genres:
80s, 80s Music, New Wave Alternative, Pop, Rock, Alternative, Decades
Band Members:
Original Members: Mike Skill Wally Palmar, Rich Cole and longtime drummer Brad Elvis
Hometown:
Detroit, Michigan

No upcoming shows
Send a request to The Romantics to play in your city
Request a Show

Live Photos of The Romantics

View All Photos

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$19.99
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$37.42
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$26.56
Plus Size Disco Diva Dress Costume - 2X
$29.06
Julianna Rae Women's Il Cieli Spa Wra...
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Fan Reviews

Diana
July 6th 2019
The Romantics always rock the house every time! Their hits are timeless classics!
Aurora, IL@
RiverEdge Park
Mickie
June 15th 2017
I've seen the band several times, though this is the first time I've seen them headline. Great show, and having them hang around and sign things after was a nice bonus. I hope to see them again soon.
Middletown, OH@
Smith Park
Dave
April 17th 2016
Started out a little rough but picked it up in the end. The drummer was entertaining and made up for the slow start...
Yucaipa, CA@
City of Yucaipa Summer Concerts
View More Fan Reviews

About The Romantics

• Wally Palmar – vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, Original member
. Mike Skill – lead guitar, vocals, Original member (founding member)
• Rich Cole – bass guitar, vocals, Original member
. Brad Elvis – drums, percussion (2004–present)


The Romantics is a power pop and new wave band from Detroit, Michigan, United States, formed in 1976. The band's first show was on Valentine's Day at My Fair Lady Club, in Detroit, opening for the New MC5 in 1977. For three years the band was on the road, playing Boston's Rathskeller, CBGB in NYC's Bowery, Philadelphia, Pa., Hot Club, Cleveland's Agora... signed to Nat Weiss' Nemperor independent Epic/ Portrait record label. The Romantics achieved popularity in the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, parts of Asia, Australia, Europe, and Hispanic America on the strength of the band's well-crafted pop songs and high energy shows as well as noted for their look; black vinyl to red leather suits in their music videos. They were influenced by 1950s American rock and roll, Detroit's MC5, Stooges, early Bob Seger, Motown R&B, 1960s North American garage rock as well as the British Invasion rockers. music.[1]

NOW:
The Romantics are still touring with 3 original band members, front line Rich Cole, Wally Palmar and Mike Skill. Drummer Brad Elvis joined the band in 2004 and is considered the band’s 2nd original drummer. Rich Cole rejoined the band in 2010 bringing back the band’s 3-part harmony allowing The Romantics to performed songs from their first 2 albums.

The Romantics have been touring the last few years with a package that consist of The Smithereens, Berlin, Marshall Crenshaw, Tommy Tutone and The Romantics. Other shows consist of Joan Jett, The Motels, Cheap Trick, Eddie Money, Sweet, Naked Eyes, Def Leopard, Missing Persons and Blondie.
This past summer of touring was packed with an 80’s theme with Loverboy, Rick Springfield and The Romantics. With tour dates coming in 2016.

MUSIC:
The Romantics have been busy in the studio with new music.
A first time recording and release of a Holiday Song ‘Deck The Halls’ and a Original by The Romantics released Nov. 23rd, 2015,

Followed by two covers released 2016: 'Gotta Get Out of This Place' & 'DayDream Believer'.

2017: A new long awaited album with originals, rockin’ covers and re-recorded hits of The Romantics. These will be available on all digital downloads, Cds and Vinyl versions will also be available.

2016:
The Romantics will continue to tour and also be part of the concerts with Rick Springfield & Loverboy and with the ‘Rock Of The 80’s’ tour (www.rockofthe80stour.com)

2017:
TBA

Facebook: The Romantics
Twitter: @romanticsrock
Website: www.romanticsdetroit.com
Youtube: The Romantics
Also the New Rock Band 4 has announced 3 new songs one of them “What I Like About You”:
http://www.harmonixmusic.com/blog/dlc-week-of-425-lamb-of-god-the-romantics-and-weezer
http://www.idigitaltimes.com/rock-band-4-announces-online-multiplayer-and-upcoming-dlc-pax-east-529135

Lastly, the new CocaCola Summer campaign is using “What I Like About You” title on the cans/bottles and song advertising their products...on TV and stores:
http://www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/share-a-coke-and-a-song-summer-campaign-to-feature-music-lyrics-on-packaging

For more information:
The Romantics Official Website:
http://www.romanticsdetroit.com

The Romantics Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/romanticsdetroit

Twitter: The Romantics
https://twitter.com/romanticsrock

Bandsintown.com: The Romantics:
http://bandsintown.com/TheRomantics?came_from=234

Reverbnation: The Romantics: https://www.reverbnation.com/theromanticswhatilikeaboutyou
Show More
Genres:
80s, 80s Music, New Wave Alternative, Pop, Rock, Alternative, Decades
Band Members:
Original Members: Mike Skill Wally Palmar, Rich Cole and longtime drummer Brad Elvis
Hometown:
Detroit, Michigan

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