8 Ball

8Ball is a live Retro-Rock Covers Band consisting of guitar, bass & drums which formed in 2004 and is based on the South Coast of New South Wales.

Members include Dan Miranda, Andrew Hadfield & Sion Wessell. All previously connected with other acts such as The Spiral, Simply Bushed, Get Shorty, Chalkie White Band, Currency Lads, Rock Gecko and the like.

The bands strong reputation is built on its years performing on the NSW South Coast, the Southern Highlands, in Sydney and many country towns from Armidale in the north to Tuross Head in the south & as far west as Walgett.

The repertoire begins in the 1960’s & extends to today, yet focuses on the 70’s & 80’s & Australian Bands . The rig is a high capacity professional P.A. with stage & dance floor lighting suitable for small to large & outdoor venues.

8ballDan Miranda  (Randoes)  Lead Vocals & Bass
From a musical background, Randoes started guitar at 14 & has since racked up experience as a guitarist/singer playing at Tamworth Country Music Festival, Gympie Music Muster, Cruise Ships & Pubs & Clubs in Sydney & all over NSW with bands such as Simply Bushed, Currency Lads & popular South Coast band Get Shorty. He has been with the band since its origin in ’04 where he developed into a bass player. Randoes has worked as a solo act for 10 years & is also currently singer/guitarist for duo, The Spiral.

Sion Wessell   (Morph) Guitar & Vocals
Morph began learning guitar from his father Mel at the age of 6 & progressed to playing rock in his teens , influenced by Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani etc . In high school, he joined the elite arts group the South Coast Performing Ensemble . Professionally, Sion has played in several bands, most recently Chalkie White Band, Night Train Blues Band and the Elvis/Neil Diamond/JO’K Show Band. He joined 8Ball in July 2013 bringing his experience as an all-round  lead guitarist competent in Country, Rock & Blues.

Andrew Hadfield (Hadie) Drums & Vocals.
Hadie began drumming at 15 in successful covers band After Hours. Although Hadie spent 8 years piping in the Australian Army, it is his excellent feel for rock & funk drumming & his outrageous sense of humour that brought him to The Ball. After 2 years with cover band Rock Gecko, Andrew joined 8Ball at its inception in ’04.

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Songlist

3AM                            Matchbox 20
20 Good Reasons                    Thirsty Merc
500 Miles                        The Proclaimers
American Pie                        Don McLean
April Sun In Cuba                    Dragon
Beds Are Burning                    Midnight Oil
Better                            Screaming Jets
Better Be Home Soon                Crowded House
Billie Jean                        Michael Jackson
Black Fingernails, Red Wine            Eskimo Joe
Blister In The Sun                    Violent Femmes
Eight Ball BandBoys Light Up                        Australian Crawl
Brown Eyed Girl                    Van Morrison
Centrefold                        J. Giels Band
Cool World                        Mondo Rock
Copperhead Road                    Steve Earl
Creep                            Radiohead
Do You See What I See                Hunters & Collectors
Down Under                        Men At Work
Dumb Things                        Paul Kelly
Friends In Low Places                Garth Brooks
Funky Music                        Wild Cherry
It’s A Long Way To The Top                AC/DC
Jack ‘n Diane                        John Cougar
Jessie’s Girl                        Rick Springfield
Jumpin’ Jack Flash                    Rolling Stones
Khe Sahn                        Cold Chisel
Live It Up                        Mental As Anything
Living Next Door to Alice                Smokey
Mustang Sally                    The Commitments
Nips Are Getting Bigger                Mental As Anything
No Such Thing                    John Mayer
Overkill                        Men At Work
Proud Mary                        Creedance Clearwater
Rock ‘n Roll All Night                KISS
Run To Paradise                    Choir Boys
Sex On Fire                        Kings Of Leon
Solid Rock                        Goanna
Stuck In The Middle                    Steelers Wheel
Summer of ‘81                    Mondo Rock
Sweet Caroline                    Neil Diamond
The One I Love                    REM
To Her Door                        Paul Kelly
Underneath the Radar                Underworld
Unguarded Moment                    The Church
Whip It                        Devo
White Wedding                    Billy Idol

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