(Los Angeles, CA) On Friday June 15 Down Boys Records hosted the CD release party for Gretchen Bonaduces “Ankh” at Brixtons (100 W. Torrance Blvd) in Redondo Beach. Brixtons is a popular live entertainment venue with private V.I.P. sky lounge, newly expanded dance floor, full cocktail and bottle service available to guests 21 and over.
Gretchen may be known as the ex wife of child actor Danny Bonaduce, but this woman is more than just a name – she’s a Renaissance woman like no other! From their award-winning show, VH-1’s Breaking Bonaduce, to Gretchen’s other TV appearances including Fox’s Gimme My Own Reality Show, Re-Inventing Bonaduce, E! True Hollywood Story Hollywood Ex-Wives and Who Are You Wearing? Gretchen is no stranger to television, a show creator and producer, VH-1’s I Know My Kids a Star, she has recently signed a deal with Warner Bros/Wolper Productions to shop a new show. Wolper is best known for Welcome Back Kotter and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. A proud mother of two, she has successfully balanced being a soccer mom, a reality TV Star/Producer, a lead singer in a rock band, and a business entrepreneur, with her own line of jewelry, clothing, perfume, etc… Gretchen is represented by Noel Palm’s Element Talent Agency.
This is what you get when you combine a world-famous television personality with 5 talented and accomplished musicians from southern California… The band is called Ankhesenamen (“Ankh” for short) and this group is sure to please all fans of 80’s rock and new wave music.
More about the band:
Fronted by television celebrity and singer Gretchen Bonaduce, this high-energy band plays some of the best Top 40 hits of the 80’s with a punk influenced spin, executed with mind-blowing accuracy. They have played such venues as Mandalay Bay and Palms Casino, Las Vegas Nevada, Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, House of Blues, Key Club Hollywood, Universal City Walk Hollywood, 29 Palms Marine Base and Harrah’s Casino, Joliet IL just to name a few and have performed and shared the stage with Sophie Simmons (Gene Simmons’ daughter), Dilana (Rockstar Supernova), Missing Persons, Naked Eyes, The Tubes, Frank Infante (Blondie) and Cherie Currie (The Runaways).
-Gretchen Bonaduce – Lead Vocals
-Macy Malone – Guitar, Lead and Backing Vocals
-Kevin Starr – Drums
-Billy Blade – Bass and Backing Vocals
-Alyson Montez – Electric Violin
-Laura Saggers – Keyboards and Backing Vocals
Band website: http://www.ankhmusic.com.
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