Los Angeles based Best Shot - The Benatar Experience is the ultimate tribute to Pat Benatar.
With over 8+ years of experience singing and performing Pat Benatar's music, this band brings their talented rendition, paying homage to one of Rocks most popular female vocalists.
Best Shot - The Benatar Experience - Band, has developed an unmistakable replication of sound and performance. With note for note signature guitar leads and tones, to the backing vocals, drums, bass, and keyboards, the chemistry of these musicians give their audience a musical ride through a familiar and popular classic catalog of songs.
When this band hits the stage, it embodies the likeness in looks, wearing classic Benatar stage costumes, then singing with the amazing vocal tones and dynamic presence of Pat Benatar herself.
Best Shot’s two hour song list consists of all the early popular hits, including her chart topping songs of the 80’s like "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" , "Love Is A Battlefield" , "Heartbreaker" , "You Better Run" , and so many more.
This six piece band brings an authentic, energetic performance at every show. Fans of old and new experience the true essence that Pat Benatar is known for. These musicians bring a humble and gracious professionalism to all they meet along their journey, and have worked hard on presenting this top "A" List tribute to this iconic female rock legend.
Rick Hunter - Guitar
His experience from doing most all his own promotions, booking, and constant live performances from small clubs to large festivals and concert venues, has given the name Rick Hunter a well respected name amongst his peers within the music industry, as well as a large fan base that supports all of his endeavors, which brings a compliment to all the projects he’s involved with.
Since moving to Southern California in 1988, Rick has constantly been performing in several of his own original, and cover bands, as well as a multi versatile Tribute Band Guitarist for many projects, which can be found on many social media sites.
Clackers Kay - Bass
Clackers appeared on Rosanne Barr's syndicated talk show with Leif Garrett's Godspeed. He performed with Honkystomp on The Next Great American Band. Recorded with legendary producer, Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, etc) as well as A-List producer Ryan Greene (Jay-Z, Usher, Cheap Trick, Megadeth, Mr. Big, NOFX) and several other recording projects. He is currently endorsed by Dudacus Bass out of Cambridge, MA (www.dudacus.com) and continues to rock in multiple tribute cover and original bands.
Dave Polich - Keys
Scott Connor - Drums
Scott has recorded with members of Deep Purple, Foreigner, Yes, Rainbow, Mountain, Moody Blues, ELP and Dream theatre. In 2013, Scott was the live drummer for iconic actor and poet, William Shatner, performing his 2013 record Ponder The Mystery. He performed three full concerts and made an appearance with Shatner and group at the Hollywood Christmas Parade on the main stage.
Shannon Rae - Backing Vocals
Shannon is an original country rock artist with an original album available at all digital retailers. She is currently touring with her band and released her second album in June of 2018.