About Us

Playin' with Fire Band is a vibrant and powerful Performance Act capturing seamless tributes to every song that audiences love. Led by an irresistible, energetic female vocalist and dynamic male singer/guitarist, the band handles music from Rock, Pop, Country and Blues with astonishing accuracy. Crowd pleasing originals, harmonies and engaging personalities make the Playin' with Fire Band a sure "fire" hit for any event. The 5 person band includes professional musicians (drums, bass, lead guitar) who have performed with major recording artists across the nation.

 

Lead singer Kim "Rocker" Wickham brings a passion and love of music to her vocals. A Syracuse University grad who majored in Musical Theatre, she brings high energy to the stage with a big smile that keeps you locked in on eve​ry word she sings. She also plays guitar and is a superior songwriter.

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Guitarist
Stevie Wright is a founding member of the band. Also a vocalist and songwriter. He is a left handed guitarist who loves to play his Larrivee acoustic/electric or Martin when he's not playing his custom built Carvin.

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Lead guitarist
Dan Wray is no stranger to the music industry. Dan's musical career has taken him to Gracie Mansion and many corporate events raising over $150,000 dollars for charities. He has a vast knowledge of session and studio work and has performed on Broadway.


Dan has performed with Travis Tritt, Richie Furay, recorded with members of Southside Johnny, Bryan Adams and Mark Knopfler and composed music featured on award winning HBO documentary 'Southern Comfort'. He was a studio player on over 20 CDs recorded in NYC, touring London for those recording artists and appeared on The Nashville Network, VH-1. Dan's band 'Grand Slam' was featured on Max's Kansas City album, opened for The Talking Heads performed at CBGBs, Max's and other NYC clubs.


He is one of our songwriters and brings with him a vast musical knowledge as a musician and producer. He keeps us all smiling onstage and is a driving force with Playin With Fire Band.

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Al Kash has been rocking, rolling and drumming with Playin’ With Fire Band for several years now: providing the backbeat for their highly acclaimed live performances, CDs and video projects. 

 

Al began playing drums at 16 when he moved from the US to Australia. In Oz, he played with Blackfeather (with Bon Scott of AC/DC), Matt Taylor and Chain, Dave Hole, Steve Tallis, Innocent Bystanders, and Fatty Lumpkin, who opened for The Rolling Stones in 1973. He also backed Bo Diddley. 

 

Back in the US, he was a founding member of Fear of Strangers, and toured with Savoy Brown, Commander Cody, and many others. Al played with Tiger Tiger, a Miccosukee Indian Band, as well as Fly to France, who became Blue Rodeo. He has also recorded two solo CDs.
 
Al also worked with Ernie Williams & the Wildcats, Ellen McIllwain, Billy C. Farlow, and other local and national acts, and continues to  pursue a variety of creative musical projects.

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Jeff Britton is a self-taught bassist who comes from a large family of musicians. The previous sound technician for Playin' WIth Fire, he is now the youngest member of the group. Catch him playing his candy apple red Fender Jazz Bass with Playin' With Fire or his Fender Kingman Acoustic/Electric Bass with Acoustic Fire. Jeff and Al always know how to keep the rhythm tight. 

 

                                                                    Kim

                                                                 STEVE

                                                                          Dan 

                                          AL

                                                                    JEFF

                                                      Kim

                                              Steve

                                                              Dan

                           Al

                                                                                                 Jeff

For booking inquiries please contact: 

Steve (518) 496-1188 or Kim (518) 364-1589

 

You may also email us at: 

info@playinwithfireband.net

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