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Introducing Varsity Rejects:

The Ultimate “Party Rock” Experience

 

In the heart of the Twin Cities, MN live music scene, where nostalgia and high-energy performances collide, there's a band that's been making waves and setting stages on fire, figuratively of course – we proudly present the Varsity Rejects. If you're a decision maker in search of the perfect entertainment for your event, look no further. With four decades of radio hits and a genre-spanning repertoire that will ignite the dance floor, we are your ticket to an unforgettable “Party Rock” experience!

 

THE MUSICAL JOURNEY

Varsity Rejects is a 4-piece cover band that specializes in delivering danceable tunes spanning a vast spectrum of musical eras and genres. We bring the classics back to life and add a modern twist to contemporary hits. From rock anthems to 80's nostalgia, from country tunes to pop chart-toppers, we've got it all covered. Our extensive repertoire includes legendary artists such as Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Poison, and modern sensations like Lizzo, Dua Lipa, and Bruno Mars, with a touch of country and everything in-between. There's truly something for everyone in our playlist.

 

UNPARALLELED TALENT:

What sets Varsity Rejects apart is our extraordinary talent. Our band is a powerhouse of experienced musicians, each member bringing their unique flair and passion for music to the stage. With impressive instrumental skills and a knack for crafting seamless transitions between songs, our musicians are true masters of their craft.

But it doesn't stop there. Boasting precise vocal harmonies and magnetic stage presence, VR will have the audience hanging on every note, bringing each song to life, making the crowd feel like they're a part of the show.

 

UNSTOPPABLE ENERGY:

If there's one thing that defines Varsity Rejects, it's our relentless energy. When we hit the stage, it's like a musical explosion, and we're there to ensure that the dance floor is never empty. We understand that the heart of any great party is the music, and we take our responsibility to keep the energy high very seriously. Whether you're organizing a corporate event, a wedding, a festival, private party, or any other occasion, we will leave your audience in awe.

WHY CHOOSE VARSITY REJECTS:
 

  • Versatility:
    Our repertoire is extensive and versatile, making us suitable for a wide range of events and audiences. We build our playlist custom for each show making sure we fit YOUR audience best.
     

  • Professionalism:
    We are seasoned professionals, committed to punctuality, reliability, and delivering top-notch performances.
     

  • Memorable Experience:
    We provide an unforgettable Party Rock experience that will leave your guests raving about your event for years to come.
     

  • Engaging Stage Presence:
    We don't just play music; we entertain. Our stage presence is electrifying and captivating.

 

CONCLUSION:

Varsity Rejects is more than just a cover band; we are the masters of the party rock universe, an immersive musical journey through the decades, a celebration of fun, danceable music, and an unrivaled party rock entertainment experience. When you choose Varsity Rejects, you're choosing an unforgettable, high-energy party that your audience will talk about long after the music fades.

 

Don't miss your chance to bring the ultimate Party Rock experience to your event. Book Varsity Rejects and let us turn your gathering into a legendary night of music, dancing, and pure entertainment. We're ready to take your event to the next level!

FOR BOOKING INQUIRES:

Email: varsityrejects@gmail.com

Call / Text: 715-688-9640

Meet The Band...

Trent

Lead Vocals | Guitar | Hair Gel

He lettered in high school polka band. The lone cheesehead of the group resides in western Wisconsin. Life-long Packers fan, but don't hold it against him. Gifted a drum kit by his mother at age 12. Was a member of high school concert band, honors band, pep band, and polka band, but played music only sparsely in his 20's and founded Varsity Rejects in 2021.

  • Favorite VR Song: Shut Up and Dance

  • Buy him a drink: Jameson. Double. Neat.

  • First Band: "Chit" - 2004

  • Day Job: Squirrel Hearder

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Kevin

Bass | Vocals | Finger Cymbals

A true varsity reject, he never lettered in anything in high school. His parents were both musicians and he began playing drums at the age of 7. A former radio DJ and journeyman in the Twin Cities music scene, Kevin played guitar and/or bass in many different bands including Girls Night Out, the Full Throttle Band, Bill Litzau & Open Highway, Drop Tailgate, Roger Allen to name a few.  When asked what he likes most about Varsity Rejects he replied "I can wear a 'party naked' t-shirt and no questions are asked." In his spare time, he enjoys drone photography of strictly illegal things, short walks down steep, unstable hills and NHL trash talk videos.

  • Favorite VR Song: My Own Worst Enemy

  • Buy him a drink: Jameson -straight

  • First Band: "The Nunchucks" (2004 - 2004)

  • Day Job: Professional Ostrich Jockey

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Johnny

Lead Guitar | Vocals | Can Actually Read Music

Johnny, a VR member since June of 2022, is a graduate of MusicTech of Minneapolis, majoring in Guitar Performance. He is, no doubt, a "guitar geek" through and through, owns and services over 30 of his own.  His improvisational style and stage performance crosses multiple genres and decades. Simply put, the dude lives and breathes everything "guitar."  

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  • Band History: 

    • Generation Rock - 70s / 80s / Boston Tribute (Current)

    • Outlaw Saint (2018-2022)

  • Day Job: Truckin'... Big, big trucks.

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Danny

Drums | Vocals | The Brains

Originally hailing from Atlanta, GA, Danny is a highly skilled and versatile drummer known for his impeccable technique and infectious stage presence. With a knack for navigating complex rhythms and a natural sense of groove, Danny brings a dynamic energy to every performance. His ability to adapt to various genres makes him a sought-after musician, seamlessly moving from rock to country, jazz to pop, and funk to metal. With his passion for music and undeniable talent, he is a force to be reckoned with. 

  • Favorite VR Song: Crazy Bitch / The Anthem

  • Buy him a drink: Scotchy Scotch Scotch

  • Band History: 

    • Abhisha Uhl (Indie Rock)

    • Eleven Standing Still (Hard Rock)

    • Jordan Grassi (Country)

    • Blue Stone Society (Blues Rock)

    • Eliza Kelly (Pop Rock)

    • GoLucky (Modern Rock)

    • The Force (Glam Rock)

  • Day Job: Expensive consultant who tells you everything to fix that is inevitably ignored.

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