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The A-DEEZ

80s Halloween party - featuring the best 80s music of the decade

Friday, October 26 2018

$59 - includes 3 course dinner, show fee & dancing

*price does not include applicable tax & gratuity

*this will be a prepaid event


We are pleased to welcome back The A-Deez for our 6th annual 80s Halloween Party! 

Performing exclusively at Federico's and representing some of Vancouver's most talented musicians, The A-DEEZ deliver in talent and energy unlike any other 80s tribute band, transporting you to a time and place which produced the most iconic music and artists of the 1980's decade.  Led by Mark Olexson, who has shared the staged with such 80s icons as The Human League, The B-52s and Spandau Ballet, The A-DEEZ  will have you on the floor dancing and singing to some of the best songs of the era, including favourites by A-ha, Prince, George Michael, Bon Jovi, INXS, Madonna, and Blondie; as well as 2nd British invasion 80s hits representing artists such as Duran Duran, Simple Minds, Flock of Seagulls, Soft Cell, The Police, Depeche Mode, The Pretenders and much more!!

There will be a prize for best costume so be creative - whether 80s inspired or your favourite Halloween character! 

Band Members

Mark Olexson (lead vocals & guitar)
Troy Cross (keyboard & vocals)
Kim Olexson (vocals)
Brendan McLean (drums & vocals)
Goby Catt (bass & vocals)

Mark Olexson Bio - lead and co-founder of THE A-DEEZ

Mark Olexson is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and vocalist: guitar, keyboards, drums, and bass are all in his repertoire. He was a founding member of the well-known Vancouver based 80's tribute band 'Tainted Lovers' as well as the jazz quartet Continental Clyde, and local favourites The Neurotics and Jet Fox Magic. Currently, Mark is frequently on tour as bassist and on vocals in support of legendary Canadian singer/songwriter, Buffy Sainte-Marie. 

Marks love for 80's music and highly respected musicianship within the industry has also gained him opportunities as keyboardist and musical director for multi-platinum recording artists Men Without Hats, as well as sharing the stage with 80's icons The B-52s, Spandau Ballet, The Romantics, The Human League, Big Country and DEVO. In addition, over the past decade Mark's music versatility has seen him tour with Tal Bachman, 54-40, Bjorn Again, Bobby Bruce (Nearly Neil), Jully Black, Alan Frew (Glass Tiger), Patricia Conroy and Matthew Good. He has played on stage with Rik Emmett, Randy Bachman, The Barenaked Ladies, Billy Duffy (The Cult), Todd Kerns, Barney Bentall, and comedian Shaun Majumder; and also performed for Richard Branson, Matt Damon, Johnny Depp, Prime Minister Jean Cretien and the Malaysian Royal family. 

Besides Mark's achievements as a multi-instrumentalist, he has also produced and engineered for a number of artists: Sabrina Korva, Prairie Pride, and Continental Clyde; scored for films The Hound of London, Virtuality, Deluxe Combo Platter, and Sharp As Marbles, as well as contributed sound design and scoring for the St. Roch installation at the BC Maritime Museum.


An A-Deez Flavour...

*taken using a suspended camera at one of our 80's Halloween events. Short on time --> fast forward to 1:10 minute mark on video below.


Mark Olexson & The A-Deez: Purple Rain (by Prince)...

click this link to view video on Facebook (must be a Facebook user to access)


More 80's favourites the A-Deez look to share!





There are so many commercial drive restaurants

but only one that will bring back good memories from the 80's!




604 251 3473
Federico's Supper Club
1728 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4A3