Bad Sneakers Duo

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Bad Sneakers are a lively and fun duo, playing all of the classic hits from the ‘50s to current, across a variety of genres. Everyone aged between 18 and 80, will be sure to hear their favourite songs, and enjoy the antics of the two seasoned musicians. Bad Sneakers strive to ensure that everyone in the audience has a great time – every time.

Rick Hofma:  Lead Vocals / Guitar
Rick has been a front man for many popular Sydney bands from the 70’s to current. Bands such as Navaho, Fragile, The Kick, Knight Brothers, Bad Sneakers, Tuckitinya, Rock’s Up Doc, Lone Strangers, Pink Chevys and recent local Coffs Harbour band Magneto, “The Drive In’s” and Duo with Doug Savage (Squeaky Sneakers).Rick’s on stage vocal performances range from heartfelt ballads to high powered contemporary rock and country covering many genre. With over 30 years’ experience singing all the great hits Rick will move any audience to dance and enjoy themselves. One would have to experience a performance to really appreciate Rick’s ability and versatility.

Cory Blight: Lead Guitar / Vocals
Cory is a multi-instrumentalist from Melbourne. He spent years touring nationally as drummer for rock bands Dukes of Windsor and Over-reactor. He received an ARIA nomination, and performed live at the MTV Awards, Rove Live (Channel 10), Channel V, the NRL Footy Show (Channel 9) and Recovery (ABC). Cory has collaborated on recordings with Chris Cheney (The Living End), Jesse Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal) and Tex Perkins (The Cruel Sea). After holidaying on the mid north coast Cory decided to make Coffs Harbour his home early in 2018.

Rick & Corey are also members of – Live 50’s Band “The Drive-Ins”based in Coffs Harbour. With their vast experience playing in Bands & Duo’s in Sydney, Melbourne Rick & Corey “joined forces” to form an awesome local duo playing a variety of genres to cater for all audiences and tastes up and down the coast.


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Phone:02 6653 8377 | Fax: 02 6653 8389
Postal Address: PO Box 723 Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

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