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With catchy hooks, infectious energy, and a dynamic stage presence, Radio 45 has been generating a buzz in Pittsburgh and greater Pennsylvania. Their sound is reminiscent of classic power pop bands like Cheap Trick and The Raspberries, but with a modern twist that sets them apart.

Gary Bickerstaff’s powerful vocals and Aaron Greer’s high-energy guitar riffs are the driving force behind Radio 45’s live show. Rhythm section bassist/keyboardist C. Scott Gilbert and drummer Mark “Msexy” Wesesky add a cohesive and dynamic audio foundation to the mix — rich, nostalgic and fresh — a perfect launch pad for Bickerstaff and Greer.

Radio 45’s latest record “Transcendence” has been receiving solid reviews from critics and fans. The project features a an upbeat anthem, heartfelt ballads, and infectious pop songs that showcase the band’s versatility and songwriting prowess — and exposes their 1980’s rock and progressive rock influences.

Whether playing to a packed club or a festival crowd, Radio 45 always delivers a memorable and high-energy performance that leaves audiences wanting more — by design. With their stellar musicianship, catchy tunes, and undeniable chemistry, Radio 45 is a promising newcomer in the world of Power Pop.

Radio 45 has original songs that’ll wow you — and will cover classics that show an undeniable passion for the rock music of the ’80s and ’90s.

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In 2023, the Perfect Opening Act for Your Event

Radio 45 makes rare live appearances because of their focus on studio work. The band appears live at select showcase events or mini-tours almost exclusively. The band does frequent the stage at Pittsburgh’s Hard Rock Cafephotos and videos from the band’s most recent appearances at the Hard Rock can be found here.

At a live venue Radio 45 delivers a power set designed to knock-the-socks off of almost any audience. Ranging in length from 30 to 60 minutes, Radio 45 presents audience favorites from the rock staples like Journey, Bon Jovi, and Van Halen — with ultra-high quality, ultra-radio friendly original material designed to engage on a first listen.

Hosting a high-profile event and need a professional show opener? Consider Radio 45.

More Studio than Stage, By Design

Radio 45 focuses on studio work — recording new music and breathing new life into some of the best songs ever written. The band regularly releases new songs and music videos.

Radio 45 is on a mission to record more than 50 songs for their streaming catalog between now and 2030. You can stream Radio 45 music today on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and 150 other major streaming services.

Radio 45 Producer and Bass Guitarist C. Scott Gilbert in the band’s Oakwood Studio near Pittsburgh.

Target Audience

Radio 45 is often compared to rock acts like Journey, Bon Jovi, The Knack, Cheap Trick, Everclear, and Smash Mouth — making the band a sweet favorite of American moms with teenage children — and women everywhere enjoying their 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond.

Radio 45 is an engaging act — a fun band to watch live. The skill level of the band makes Radio 45 a favorite of rock aficionado’s of all ages. Here’s a peek at Radio 45 live.

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Audio Samples | Videos

Cover Song Re-Imaginations*

I Can’t Take It
I Will Follow
Born to Be Wild
Some Kind of Wonderful
Gimmie Gimme Good Lovin’

*Cover songs re-imaginations are officially licensed and re-recorded by Radio 45 — available on all streaming platforms.

Original Works

Happily Ever Over
Feels Like Summer
Come Alive
Slow Motion

Promotional Art and Posters

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Vintage Radio 45 Logo

Stage Plot