Wildest Dreams- Global Pop Band
Our history
 

Wildest Dreams was founded by keyboardist Andy Holiner and vocalist Alice Johnson in the summer of 1989. They auditioned many fine musicians, seeking soulful accomplished players with a joyful spirt. The present members of this multicultural ensemble, hail from, South America, Japan and the U.S. The group has created an exciting style of world-beat-soul style featuring powerful vocals, irresistible rhythms and a message of harmony that blends elements of Afro-pop, reggae, calypso, Rhythm & Blues.

Wildest Dreams' 1991 debut release "One Voice!" helped establish the band's reputation throughout New England. Since that time they have performed for diverse audiences in venues of all sizes including a concert tour of Aruba. Other highlights have included not only concerts and festivals but special events such as the World Cup USA '94 at Giants Stadium, NY; 1995 Boston Globe Jazz Festival; Reebok International Human Rights Awards; Oxfam Worldfest; Reggae-by-the-Sea at Castle Hill; Decordova Museum Annual 'Art in the Park' Festival; Bread & Roses Festival; Accion International; Words Not Weapons and performances at universities such as Harvard, Tufts, many others.
Check out our complete list of appearances.

Their latest independently produced CD is a musical journey entitled "Peace Planet." Featuring soaring harmonies, compelling rhythms and imaginative arrangements, it continues their passion for blending music from different cultures with current American pop styles.

For more then two decades of performing (something like 800 shows!), Wildest Dreams has earned their reputation for extremely dynamic performances and an undeniable spirit that easily cuts across generational and cultural divides.

New England club appearances include, The Regattabar, Scullers, Pearl Street, The Ironhorse Cafe, The Roxy, Johnny D's and Club Visage in Aruba. The band has appeared in theaters such as the Wang Center, Sanders Theater, Somerville Theater, Regis Center for the Performing Arts, Merrimack Theater, Newburyport Firehouse Center and at schools such as Milton Academy, Choate Rosemary Hall, Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Westminster School, Phillips Academy as well as a host of public schools from the primary to high school level.

Wildest Dreams has also appeared on numerous live radio and television shows including feature performances on the WERS Gyroscope Show, WXKS Kiss 108, WABU TV-68, and Aruba Channel 13 TV.

Wildest Dreams was also featured in an an interview on public radio and then picked up by the AP radio network and played on hundreds of affiliated stations. Soon after that, it was picked up by the US Armed Forces Radio Network and aired around the world.