Waiting Room (band)

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Not to be confused with Waiting Room, an Australian band from Brisbane.
Waiting Room
Origin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Rock
Alternative Rock
Years active 2004–
Website www.waitingroomband.com
Members Alan Fletcher
Tommy Rando
Chris Hawker
Jeff Consi

Waiting Room is an Australian band consisting of lead vocalist and actor Alan Fletcher, guitarist Chris Hawker, singer-songwriter Tommy Rando and drummer Jeff Consi. The band play at a public house called The Elephant and Wheelbarrow in Victoria, Australia.[1] for Neighbours Night to meet fans.[2] The band often tour the UK, where Fletcher is well-known because of his role in the Australian soap opera Neighbours.[3][4]

The band released their debut album In the Waiting Room in 2005.

With Fletcher's link to Neighbours, a couple of their songs have been about Neighbours characters including Sleeping Alongside Susan which was a remix of Smokie's Living Next Door to Alice.[5] This was in reference to his characters relationship with Izzy Hoyland.

Fletcher toured the UK in September and October 2009 with band The X-Rays featuring Johnny Lucas, Chris Hanby and Martin Stewart.[6]


  1. ^ "Neighbours Night". Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "About The Nights". Retrieved 9 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Interview at Perfectblend.net. Accessed 14 February 2008.
  4. ^ Dr. Karl's Band. BBC. Accessed 14 February 2008.
  5. ^ Medlicott, Phil. "Doncaster News and Features: Interview with Neighbours' Alan Fletcher, on Donny Online". Donny Online Network. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  6. ^ Manning, Stuart (2009-09-15). "News Headlines (Sep 2009)". News Archive. PerfectBlend.net. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2013-06-17. Dates have been announced for Alan Fletcher's (Karl Kennedy) upcoming UK tour, supported by UK band The X-Rays. The tour will kick off in Liverpool on October 2nd. 

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