PLAYING BILLETPROOF FEST FLORIDA MARCH 23

We are BACK to Ocala on March 23rd,  HOT ROD lovers don't miss this event ! We play at 10 am,  and will hang all day with food, bands, vendors,  and acres of cars!

http://www.billetproof.com

 

FEB 9th ROCKABILLY RUCKUS 7pm we PLAY

Here is the lineup for the 10th Annual WMNF ROCKABILLY RUCKUS held at Skippers SMokehouse Tampa....

3pm Car show and doors open

4-430 Nine Volt Rodeo,  445-515 Sarge and the Aeromen,

530-6 Downshifters,  614-645 Slip and the Spinouts

7-730  TED STEVENS AND THE DOO-SHOTS

745-845 Sara Rose,  830-9 Rocket 88,  915-1030 Nikki Hill, 1045-1145 Blair Carmen

DJ Scallywag for the rest of the night!

 

DONT MISS THIS EVENT !  www.wmnf.org

PERFORMING at 88.5 WMNF ROCKABILLY RUCKUS FEB 9th

We are excited to announce we have been invited to play at the ROCKABILLY RUCKUS at Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa on Feb. 9th Saturday.  Other acts on bill and time to be announced.

EVENT starts about 2 and runs till 11pm ! LAST YEARS CONCERT was INCREDIBLE ! 

DONT Miss this one !

FRIDAY FEB 8th TUNE IN to 88.5 WMNF live or online where we will perform on the LIVE MUSIC SHOWCASE from 1 till 2pm !

 

PLAYING the LIVE MUSIC SHOWCASE on 88.5 WMNF FRIDAY FEB 8th 1pm

Tune in with several hundred thousand to the the LIVE MUSIC SHOWCASE ON 88.5 WMNF Tampa on FEB 8th at 1pm,  we will be playing original cuts and chatting about the music live on air....

 

www.wmnf.org

 

THAT NIGHT see us at the EMERALD BAR St. Pete at 10 pm and the next day at the ROCKABILLY RUCKUS at Skippers Smokehouse (time to be announced)

PLAYING SARASOTAS NEWEST AND COOLEST VENUE BLUE ROOSTER

Folks we are at the Blue Rooster Thursday JANUARY 24th at 8pm.  Reviews have been great,  old school soul food,  authentic rootsy feel,  nice little stage,  right in Downtown on 1525 Fourth Street in Sarasota.

Come out to a new place and support the local economy!

www.blueroostersrq.com

 

Sarasota Parrot-heads party with a purpose!

http://www.thisweekinsarasota.com/sarasota-parrot-heads-come-through-for-local-kids/

 

We played for over 200 wild Parrot Heads at Sun n Fun,  click to read about the bash!

"Booze and Doom" Selected for NOISE ORDINANCE 3 Compilation CD

http://ticketsarasota.com/2012-08-21/section/nightlife/music-blog-noise-ordinance-3-band-announcement/

Sarasota Noise Ordinance 3 features 36 bands,  there will be a concert on November 10th at Cock n Bull,  stay tuned for our set time!

ARTIST OF THE WEEK...JERSEY JOE's Pick to click

Folks check out Jersey Joe's website http://www.picktoclick.net/ 

He finds indie bands and tells the world about them,  podcasters especially...

We made it on his song of the week list with "Twice as Far" !

Thanks Joe!

WAMI Anna Maria INTERVIEW...WRITEUPS IN ISLANDER and HERALD TRIBUNE!

Leading up to our CD release this weekend,  the word is out on the streets of Southwest Florida!

Tim "THE HAMMER" from 1700 AMI radio gave me a nice interview this morning on the air.  Folks of Anna Maria Island have a GEM of a radio station and studio that harkens the SUN studio years.  A great little studio on Bridge Street with state of the art gear and a great sense of community!

TUNE in online http://www.wamiradio.com and listen!  They are supporting all things local on the island and are building up a great base of listeners! 

Dawn Scire at the Sarasota Herald Tribune was nice enough to write about our CD release also this week,  check out  http://www.heraldtribune.com  and check the TICKET section.

And the folks at the ISLANDER newspaper were kind enough to write us up!  http://www.islander.org to get all the news on Anna Maria Island !

LOTS of press,  we can use every bit we get,  thanks much for reading and writing about us!

ONLINE CD RELEASE PARTY !!!

THRU FRIDAY THE 13th of JULY purchase "Dead End Dragstrip" for 10 bucks and I will include a backstage pass download card and an "Exit Zero" CD download for FREE !!!! $30 VALUE for our friends that can't make it to our Florida shows!!!

PRESS THE STORE BUTTON on the website menu to get the deal!!!!!

CD RELEASE PARTYS JULY 6 and 13th

 

JULY 6 Bridge Street Bistro Island Time Bradenton Beach and JULY 13 Gilligans Island Bar

in Siesta Key Village !  CD's , SHIRTS, WORKSHIRTS, SHOPRAGS ALL at amazing prices!

No one leaves empty! 

 

4th of JULY VIP PARTY SIESTA KEY BEACH

Folks,  we are happy to announce we will be playing the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce 4th of July VIP Party on Siesta Key Beach!  See the FIREWORKS up close with no HASSLE !

Packages include reserved beachside parking!  Gourmet picnic dinner! Beer, wine and soft drinks!

50/50 raffle and raffle to be the person who starts the fireworks!

5pm,  and you get to listen to us!

www.siestakeychamber.com for tickets or go to Gilligans Island Bar for tix

Sarasota Herald Tribune article about local acts with NEW RELEASES

http://ticketsarasota.com/2012-05-15/section/nightlife/local-beats-new-music-new-groups/

 

 

NEW CD " Dead End Dragstrip" AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW!

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 DOWNLOAD our latest CD featuring 11 NEW ORIGINAL CUTS ! ROCKABILLY ! ROOTS !

PLAYING the American Pin-Up Burlesque Fest in Ybor City MARCH 24th

http://www.americanpinupburlesquefest.com/index.html

 

We play at the Cuban Club at 12:30 Saturday 24th,  this is gonna be fun,  check their very cool website for details and events that weekend!

OUR PRODUCER RAY GENNARI inducted into the RI MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Congrats to our producer Ray Gennari for getting inducted into the RI Music Hall of Fame.  Ray is a guitarist, bassist, trombonist, and even dabbles with the keys....NEVER MIND he has the Rocktorium of Love Recording Studio and works with some of the finest acts you will ever hear!

Yup,  musician, recording engineer, producer, all things music...He is THAT guy.

I cant begin to give you his credits,  Roomful of Blues, Badfish, Ravers, and my band are just a few of the acts he has and does play with!

www.raygennari.com

Check him out,  the real deal,  no one more talented or more humble.

TUNE IN HERE to our 96.5 WSLR Valentines Day interview

Tune in to our interview on 96.5 WSLR on Valentines Day on HOT ROD ROCK with Sven and Stella! 

 

 

WMNF Band of the week...Win our CD by listening!

88.5 WMNF Tampa Community Radio is giving away a copy of "Exit Zero" ALL WEEK LONG,  tune in at 3pm and answer some trivia !  www.wmnf.org

  Seeya at 6pm SATURDAY,  tell em you came to see us!

TED STEVENS interview on Valentines Day 96.5 WSLR Sarasota Hot Rod Rock

We are gearing up to release our next full length CD  "Dead End Dragstrip" and will be playing some of the cuts TUESDAY VALENTINES DAY with Sven and Stella ! 

Hot Rod Rock is one of the Country's premier rockabilly, roots, surf radio shows and airs EVERY Tuesday at 3-5pm. 

www.wslr.org and stream it if your not within earshot!  Pic below of the 2010 Siesta Key BEACH BASH with the legend Sven....

 

TED STEVENS interview on 88.5 WMNF Saturday Feb18th 3pm

We will be on 88.5 wmnf tampa Saturday February 18th at 3pm for a quick chat with the Rebel and Commuter from Hell on the Bumpy Ride Show which airs EVERY Saturday afternoon!

Then off to the ROCKABILLY RUCKUS!  We play at 6pm !

88.5 WMNF ROCKABILLY RUCKUS LINEUP FEB 18th

FEBRUARY 18th,  Skippers Smokehouse,  ROCKABILLY RUCKUS !!! 20 gets you in,  10 bands starting at 4pm!  WE GOT ON AT 6-6:30 !!!

STRAY CAT LEE ROCKER and Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys are headliners!

One of the countrys premier rockabilly events!

www.wmnf.org

Tune in to 88.5 on Saturdays at listen to the BUMPY RIDE Radio Show with the Rebel and Commuter from Hell for all things roots rock and roll!

4-430 Morgan bernad

445-5 Rockabilly chicks

515-545 Hot Rod Hornets

6-630 Ted Stevens and the Doo-Shots

645-715  Twisty Chris and the Puddin Packs

730-8 Rocket 88

815-915 Amy Lavere

930-1030 Big Sandy

1034-1145 Lee Rocker

BAND TO PLAY THE 2012 88.5 WMNF ROCKABILLY RUCKUS !!!

A GREAT way to start to the Year !  FEB 18th Skippers Smokehouse Tampa FL.  We are gonna be playing the Rockabilly Ruckus !  Featuring old school rat rod car show,  all day and night rockabilly capped off with headliner Big Sandy and his Flyrite Boys !

I will give you the time slot and ticket info as soon as it's released,  we will be early in the day and will hang all night....

I went 2 years ago and it was totally fun,  great outside venue,  a total experience on every level !

www.wmnf.org

 

WE ACCEPT ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS

My retail roots shine thru,  we accept all credit cards now for merch at shows!   Great time to buy our NEW Roots Rock edition Tees and Workshirts....

NEW CD RECORDED DURING HURRICANE "IRENE"

Our New England tour was wild,  first a mild earthquake and a week later "Irene" blew in and wreaked havoc.  Except for us...!

The Rocktorium of Love studio in the middle of the woods in RI never lost power and the session continued!  We will have a new 11 song release available around the 1st of the year.

www.raygennari.com  Check out the studio....

CD has yet to be titled but here are some of the cuts....

Twice as far,  Rollerderby Girl, Thats my Girl, 4 in the morning, Dead end dragstrip, cracked dash, Suncoast, Booze and Doom, Big Kahuna, Die Hard and a bonus track thrown in also....

 

 

 

 

 

NEW ENGLAND ROAD TRIP IN AUGUST ! NEW CD COMING !

We are heading to RI in August,  to record my next CD at the Rocktorium of Love Studio.

CD will feature "Roller Derby Girl, Twice as Far, That's my girl" and lots of other new original material that we have been honing out on the road!

While we are in RI we will play a few select dates in RI ! 

www.raygennari.com  Check out Ray Gennari online,  he the Rocktorium of Loves's man in charge!  He did a great job on "Exit Zero" and will kick ass again !