HOUSE BAND

...unleash their formidable party powers on Eid Day, combining forces with legendary industry nights and fantastic deals on F&B - reinforcing The Music Room's
award winning reputation as the best live music venue in Dubai aka the ultimate party destination!
Always up for a good time in the award winning 'Music Room', KaPOW! are ready to rock with you!
KaPOW!
Uniting six world class musicians from the four corners of the globe, "KaPOW!!" will stun you with their unique brand of entertainment, playing your favorite party hits and rock classics, infectious grooves, high octane performances and the power of fun!
 
Introducing KaPOW!

Amanda Jean Mountfound - Vocals
Born and raised in Trenton, Ontario Canada, vocalist Amanda Jean Mountford grew up in a musical environment via mother Tara Leavey (singer and songwriter). Mountford started singing at the age of 5 and since then has starred in local musical productions, performed on countless stages in Toronto and more currently has performed internationally with seven-piece Top 40 Band, ALL IN. Amanda’s presence on stage has been described as “real and compelling” and her vocal ability has allowed to her to experiment with many musical genres. Her easy-going personality and passion for music allows for a great show in which she is an asset to any musical team.
 
Fox Fäehrmann - Drums
Musician and drummer Fox Fäehrmann has been performing for major venues, clubs, pubs and studios since 1999. He is the drummer for Lady Strangelove who have a recording contract with Sylvia Massy’s Radiostar Studios in California, USA. Sylvia Massy is the producer of some of today’s biggest names in music – Tool, Johnny Cash, Björk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, the list goes on. As well as touring nationally/internationally and recording Fox performs his Solo Sets which are a mix of House, Soul, Latin and Jazz music backed by live rhythm on a small cocktail drum kit. Fox is currently working in Dubai, played with The Music Room house band "M.I.A."
 
Ben Harris - Bass
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Ben spent many years honing his skills on the thriving live music circuit there, playing at 5-star hotels, pubs, clubs, corporate functions and private parties. Gaining his formal music education as a singer, Ben made the switch to electric bass in his late teens and started working almost immediately. He has been entertaining audiences across the Middle East for the last six years, rstly as a member of international coverbands Shine and Jamm, with residencies at the Hard Rock Café, Dubai and the Safari Bar at the Grand Hyatt in Muscat. In 2010, Ben ocially joined Dubai-based prog rock/metal outt Absolace, who’s debut album "Resolve[d]" (2010) gained critical acclaim both internationally and locally; playing shows with UK proggers Anathema in Beirut , US rock giants 30 Seconds To Mars at Byblos International Festival (Lebanon), and the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. Ben was performing at The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Bur Dubai as bassist for the house band "M.I.A."

 
Ross Swanton - Guitar
He started learning the Guitar at the age of 14 and brings 21 years of live performance experience to the table. Ross has always pushed himself to improve his craft and has explored all genres of music from Country, Blues, Dance, Hip Hop, R & B, Latin, Reggae, Pop, Rock and Metal. Since 2010 Ross has been touring with various international bands like Cache Superstar, RadioStar and Smooth Criminals performing 6 nights per week in Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bangkok and Surabaya Indonesia. Whether he's using his skills as a rhythm or lead guitarist, his great ear for harmony as a backup vocalist, singing lead or even when taking the occasional rap, Ross is a truly gifted and experienced performer who brings his high energy stage show, as well as his focus, dedication, experience and commitment to the stage night in and night out. Ross has played in both Cover and Original bands, acoustic duo & trio projects as well as experience as a studio session musician while also achieving an education and certication in Sound engineering.
 
Alan J Roberts - Vocals
He joined and started his rst band in September 2008 in Muscat Oman performing with group called The Renegades. He stayed with them for 7 months and performed at Muscat's Rock Bottom and Dubai's Times Cafe. After he was referred to join the well known International Cover-band called Shine. He was such a success with this band he stayed with them for three years and grew as a musician and entertainer. Shine have played in Beirut, Lebanon, Bahrain, and all over United Arab Emirates at venues like Music Room, Club Vegas and performed at the grand opening for Hard Rock Cafe Dubai (Festival City).
 
Roberto Wilson - Keys
He is a multi-instrumentalist who hails from the bonnie city of Edinburgh, Scotland. His relationship with music began at the tender age of 12 when he took up singing lessons with an opera singer. Roberto plays piano, guitar, bass guitar, saxophone and harmonica. It's beginning to get to the point where you start asking yourself - what instrument doesn't he play? From 2007-2012 he was keyboardist/guitarist with The Boxtones Band, which toured from Macau (China), Bahrain and Dubai and played several USO shows. Roberto and the band also played in the award winning venue 'The Music Room', Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai in 2012. Late 2012 - July 2013, he has been playing keyboards at weddings, corporate events all over the UK and has completely immersed himself in the local music scene playing guitar as part of a duo.