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The Toreadors featuring Miss Chilibilly – Real Gone Party
Change in The Toreadors Lineup
The band welcomes Drummer Mika Ylipekka to join The Toreadors Lineup. Read Mika’s Bio on the Band Page.
The Toreadors wishes Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021! The Toreadors featuring Miss Chilibilly – Real Gone Christmas Party.
21 May 2022 – Rockabilly Rebels Tour
ShamRock, Vantaa, Finland
★ The Toreadors ★ The Brandy Rockers★ MATCHBOX★
Tickets coming soon.
The Toreadors was founded in the fall of 2008 and made few gigs. The band got properly started in the fall of 2009 when they started to rehearsal for backing up Mick Lewis of Whirlwind in January 2010 in Helsinki. After that gig we played few years as a Rockabilly Trio and backed up Nick Dadd and Mick Lewis of Whirlwind on their Finland gig.
The Toreadors has played back up for Original 50’s artists Joe Clay and Hayden Thompson, Rhythm ’n’ Blues artist Little Gizzelle and Revival Rockabilly artists Jimmie Lee Maslon and Mick Lewis and Nick Dadd of Whirlwind.
After few years the band increased with a Saxophone player and three years ago with a Piano player, so the current line up is a quintet including Mika Ylipekka on Drums and Vocals, Timo Tarkela Saxophone and Vocals, Tomi Valasvuo Double Bass and Vocals, Hessu Pirhonen Piano and Tommy Dahlström Guitar and Vocals.
The Toreadors are active playing gigs and recording and sounding better than ever.
The Toreadors: Johnny Can’t Dance, Major Bill Records, 2012
The Toreadors: Wild and Furious, 2014
The Toreadors: Let ’em Buzz, 2016
The Toreadors: Where Can She Be?, Goofin’ Records, 2019
Here are the Sound Samples of the Album. Enjoy!
MUSIC AND VIDEO
The Toreadors – ”WHERE CAN SHE BE?” GOOFIN’ RECORDS GRCD6196
Orders Goofin’ Records – info (at) goofinrecords.fi
Goofin’ Records, Record Shop – Hämeentie 46, Helsinki.
tommy.dahlstrom (at) gmail.com
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