Ted Stevens and The Doo Shots: Fun with a Capital “F” - The Sarasota Post (blog)
The Sarasota Post (blog)Ted Stevens and The Doo Shots: Fun with a Capital “F”The Sarasota Post (blog)You'll certainly be transported back to this happy time listening to the Doo Shots. Ted Stevens, lead man, guitarist and vocalist for the band is only 49 but somehow looks the part of a 50's guy naturally. Of course the slicked-back hair helps. He's ... [Read More...]
A Tribute to Sun Records Rockabilly Ruckus
Donning suits, classic guitar, and a stand up bass, Ted Stevens and the Doo-Shots looked exactly how they sounded – Rocked-out rockabilly. Frontman and guitarist Ted Stevens’ enthralling performance, his guitar playing mean and smooth at the same time and his vocals on point with the classic rockers of yesteryear. And the word “style” should always be next to bassist Butch Alan’s name as he played with enough style for everyone and their mother. And to top it all off his shirt collar matched the leopard print designs on his bass..like I said style! And drummer Smokin’ Joe Hendricks looked like he was having the most fun of all. Playing behind your prototypical drumset for half of the evening, he was beckoned by Ted to come down from his full ensemble drumfort and play with only a single snare drum. There he stood alongside Ted and Butch rapping on that snare with the exuberance of a young child that just got his first drumset for Christmas. At one point he even started playing on an old sand filled drum that was being used as an ashtray. The joy of not taking yourself too seriously was evident and it created such a cool atmosphere. [Read More...]
Ted Stevens and the Doo-Shots
"The first time I saw Ted Stevens was at the Drift-In , where every local musician ends up playing, but I instantly recognized the polish, with which Ted stood out from the crowd" Mike Sales 2014 [Read More...]
Report from the Florida Zone: Ted Stevens and the Doo-Shots
Last week I was walking down the street on Siesta Key and heard some amazing reverby surf instrumental music coming from one of the joints. Aa I got closer, I realized it was Gilligan's and the band was Ted Stevens & the ...
Bridge Street merchants shed light on shopping local on Small Business Saturday - Bradenton Herald
Bradenton HeraldBridge Street merchants shed light on shopping local on Small Business SaturdayBradenton HeraldThe night's festivities included music from the band Ted Stevens and The Doo Shots. Vendors were bustling with the holiday shoppers, all in an effort to promote shopping local for Small Business Saturday. Lisa Seaboyer with Great Finds 4 You said it ...and more »
Heatstroke Hot Rod Hoedown celebrates 10 years with rockabilly, wrestling in ... - Bradenton Herald
Bradenton HeraldHeatstroke Hot Rod Hoedown celebrates 10 years with rockabilly, wrestling in ...Bradenton HeraldThe entertainment starts at 2 p.m., with a new band taking the stage every hour or so. Here's the lineup: 2 p.m. -- Ober Rivers and His DUI's; 3 p.m. -- The Hamiltones; 4 p.m. -- El Domeano; 5 p.m. -- Slow races presented by Haps Honda; 6 p.m ...
NEW MUSIC
"Rockabilly revivalist Ted Stevens and the Doo-Shots released their latest "Dead End Dragstrip" online in early April..." [Read More...]
2011 Bridge Street Market
Ted Stevens Band plays the Bridge Street Market [Read More...]
PHOTO's from HEATSTROKE HOTROD HOEDOWN 2011
Here are a couple of pic's of my guitar getting a fresh pinstripe job from David Lee at the 2011 96.5 WSLR Heatstroke Hotrod Hoedown.
Photo's published on the Sarasota Herald Tribune TICKET section online. [Read More...]
Front Page photo from the WSLR BEACH BASH
Ted Stevens performing at the WSLR Beach Bash Siesta Key Beach Sarasota Fl on Oct 2nd 2010 [Read More...]