MAGfest 2020

The start of 2020 brings The Dave Wise Five all the way over to Magfest from the United Kingdom

With popular tunes from Battletoads, Starfox Adventures, Snake-Pass, Yooka-Laylee and of course: The Donley Kong Country series we plan to bring some Retro Gaming Nostalgia to the event.

Rumble in the Jungle

We’re joining the incredibly talented Mariachi Entertainment System along with the fantastic DJ Cutman for the Thursday Night Party featuring some seriously funky, intoxicatingly rocky renditions of some of Video Games finest covers.

We’re looking forward to seeing you there

The Dave Wise Five

David Wise, Kevin Bayliss, Nigel Atkins and Philip Jordan

will be playing live at


Featuring music from their own SALAMANDOS project, along with Donkey Kong Country, Starfox Adventures, Snake Pass and Yooka-Laylee


The Team

Live at Retrospillmessen


Salamandos: The new collectable Album, Art, eBook and more.

New Music, New Art, New Stories based on our new IP: Salamandos
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Philip Jordan

If you’ve heard Tropical Freeze or Battletoads – you’ve already heard Phil’s guitar. Now see him in action: LIVE!!

Kev Bayliss

3D model designer for Donkey Kong, Battletoads and Killer Instinct AND – A Fabulous singer too. Come and meet Kev and see him live.

Nigel Atkins

The heavy artillery that keeps the beat pumping .

MAGfest 2020

The Dave Wise Five will be appearing at MAGfest 2020, playing many familiar video game tunes from the last 3 decades.