Southern California's finest tribute to The Cars!

Covering all of The Carsí radio hits (including such gems as Just What I Needed, Best Friendís Girl, You Might Think, Drive) as well as some popular album cuts, CANDY-O captures the terminal cool of The Carsí live performance in all aspects. Bringing back the sound and total vibe of the 80s, the band consistently amazes and entertains crowds whenever and wherever they hit the stage. So catch a ride to the era that was all about fun and enjoy the sound and vision of the 80s created by CANDY-O!

Darryl Battaglia - vocals, guitar
Don E Sachs - lead guitar
Brenton Worthy - vocals, bass
McCrea Adams - keyboards
Edward Concialdi - drums

For Bookings Contact: Diana DeVille
Phone: 213-300-6311

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EB's Bar
Los Angeles, CA
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Video - Candy-O Live Demo

09.05.17We hope you had a relaxing Labor Day weekend! The O is back in Los Angeles with a show at EB's Bar in the Los Angeles Farmer's Market on Friday, September 22! Check the shows page for more details!
07.31.17Thanks to everyone who came out to Shoreline Village for the show last night. Candy-O truly appreciates the support of our friends and fans at our live events.
06.09.17After a hiatus, Candy-O is back in the saddle! The band comes to Shoreline Village in Long Beach on Sunday, July 30 2-5pm! Check the shows page for more details!
01.18.17Happy New Year! The O is taking a break to regroup, but in the meantime, Darryl and Mac from the band have a new side project called Mac Fontana and Big D. Check out their website here!
06.26.16We just added a show at the Lodge in Santa Monica on Saturday, July 23 with special guest Number 9 (a tribute to The Beatles) and Serious Moonlight (a tribute to David Bowie). Check the shows page for more details!
06.13.16A huge thanks to all who came out to Shoreline Village this week. What a blast! Funnel cakes, ocean breeze and The Cars - what a kick!
06.04.16Just a reminder that we are playing Shoreline Village in Long Beach this coming Saturday! Come spend an evening on the marina listening to all your favorite Cars tunes!
05.18.16What a fun couple of shows we just had! Thanks to all who came out to see us at Saint Rocke and the Slide Bar. Long Beach, we're coming your way on June 11! The good times keep rolling!
04.11.16Show just added: Shoreline Village, Saturday, June 11, 2016, 6pm. Come enjoy 3 hours of Cars music while shopping, dining and all the activities Shoreline Village has to offer! For more information, please visit their website.
03.29.16It is indeed time to let the good times roll, and the dice too! Candy-O heads to the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twenty-nine Palms Friday, April 22. The concert is free, so make plans to come join us for an Earth Day celebration!
03.25.16Happy Birthday to our guitarist extraordinaire Mr. Don E. Sachs! Also it's Good Friday so let's go ahead and wish you all a safe and happy Easter! Don't eat too many eggs!
03.17.16Happy St. Paddy's Day from the O! We hope you have a safe and happy day with all the luck o' the Irish!
03.08.16We've just booked a new show....can't post the details yet, but we promise to get them out there as soon as we get the O-kay!
02.14.16Won't you be our Valentine? Candy-O loves our friends and fans, and we hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day.
02.09.16Happy Mardi Gras! Did you know that the popular Mardi Gras slogan "Laissez les bon temps roulez" translates to "Let the Good Times Roll"?
01.26.16Candy-O is excited to be coming back to Saint Rocke May 7 to play with our friend David Brighton's Space Oddity tribute.If you're coming to the show, please make sure to mention at the door that you are there to see Candy-O, as it helps us out. Thank you and see you there!
01.13.162016 is turning out to be a great year for the O! We are putting together some great shows which will be announced soon, so stay tuned for more details! If you're interested in booking Candy-O for your next event, please visit the contact page and send us the specs.
01.10.16We've just heard the awful news about David Bowie's passing. Our hearts go out to Iman and David's family. Another legend gone way too soon.
01.01.16Happy New Year from the O! We're looking forward to making more great Cars music in 2016!
12.15.15Happy Holidays from Candy-O! We want to wish you a very merry and safe Christmas and New Year's. See you next year!
10.21.15Just a quick check-in to say hello and let you know we are working on some more great shows.
07.10.15If you didn't catch our show with the David Bowie tribute, we're doing a reboot, Saturday August 1 at Saint Rocke!
06.25.15We're back! Candy-O returns to Saint Rocke with the David Bowie tribute Space Oddity. We look forward to seeing you there!
04.15.15Get ready South Bay-ers! Candy-O rocks Saint Rocke Saturday, May 2! Come join us with Space Oddity, a tribute to David Bowie
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