Tony Starlight and the Nu Wavers 80s Experience

Tony Starlight’s ‘80s Experience

Featuring Tony Starlight and The Nu Wavers

Tony joins forces with The Nu Wavers to take on the ’80s. During the first set Tony will take you through his personal love/hate relationship with the fashion, style and music of the most ridiculous decade in memory.


Through music and monologues Tony will:

  1. Justify buying The Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me”
  2. Try to make sense of the video for “In A Big Country”
  3. Stop the world and melt with you
  4. Reveal the worst song ever, yes, even worse than “Sweet Caroline”
  5. Explain what a boom box was
  6. Share why he briefly dressed like Bono
  7. What exactly is a “keytar” and should I be scared?
  8. Try to talk the Nu Wavers into learning at least one Judas Priest song
  9. Work through long buried issues from his teenage years
  10. Decide if it really is a nice day for a white wedding

and more…

The second set will be an ’80s dance party with Tony and The Nu Wavers, featuring ABC, The Cure, Animotion, The Pretenders, Talk Talk, INXS, Devo and more… In fact, you can help select the songs we play by voting in the poll on this page!


The Nu Wavers are Blake Sakamoto, Willow Bacon, Steve Adams, Kenny Davis and Steve Hale. They are accomplished musicians who really know how to entertain. Check out their Facebook page:

Sean Chiles: Lighting director
Aaron Berryman: Sound and video


Tickets to all shows sold in advance. Walk-ups day of show may be available. Call (503) 517-8584 for tickets after 4 pm on day of show.

Premier Dinner & Show $74 (private table close to stage)
Standard Dinner & Show $64
General Admission Show Only $30 (Bar height seating, limited small plate menu available, $10 minimum)

For parties of eight or more, please call (503) 517-8584 to make your reservation. There is a 5% discount for parties of 8 or more. There is a 10% discount for parties of 16 or more. Subject to availability.

Clicking “Purchase Tickets” directs you to the Arts People website, where you’ll select seats, choose entrees, and pay by credit card. A $2.50 order fee is added to each ticket. At the Showroom, a $4 per person dinner service charge is added to all guest checks. This does not apply to show-only guests.


Entree choices for this performance

You will be asked to make your selection upon purchase.

A) Grilled bavette steak topped with dill and caper chimichurri, served with marbled mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
B) Breaded chicken cutlet with white wine and sage sauce, topped with pancetta chip; served with marbled mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
C) Smoked tofu topped with vegan bourbon and molasses butter, served with southern red beans and rice and seasonal vegetables (vegan/gluten-free)

All entrées served with bread, house salad, and cheesecake.

Arrival Timeline

Dinner & Show Package
Seating begins no earlier than 6 PM
Dinner Service begins approx. 6:45 PM
Please call if delayed after 6:45 PM
Show begins at 8:00 PM

General Admission Show Only Seating
Seating begins no earlier than 7 PM
Arrive any time between 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Enjoy beverages from our wine and cocktail menus, and small plate menu



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