Paul Rodgers & Matt O'Ree Band to Play bergenPAC, 4/29
Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey presents Grammy nominated Paul Rodgers with special guest Matt O'Ree Band on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8PM. Be sure to reserve tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com or call bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030.
Paul Rodgers is best known as the lead singer from Bad Company whose hits "Can't get Enough", "Rock and Roll Fantasy" "Shooting Star" and signature song "Bad Company" are staples of classic rock radio. He was prior to Bad Company the lead singer of the band FREE best known for the hit song "All right now". Paul also played with Jimmy Page in a band called THE FIRM and did a tour with rock icons - Queen.
Matt O'Ree has been cranking out the blues-rock since he was an early teen. With all the trappings of a genuine guitar hero, he plays with fire in his fingers and blues in his soul. Matt went on to study as a music major in college as well as start his own teachings with guitar students. While working as an intern at a recording studio, he began collaborating with various musicians trying to bring his idea to life. It was at this stage in his career that he found the right blend of people to create the band. In 1997, Matt began writing and recording material that evolved into his debut CD, 88 Miles. It was released in 1998 and gained national reviews and airplay, pushing the band to a higher level which included opening shows for national recording artists like Foreigner, Kansas, The Original Blues Brothers Band, Buddy Guy, Leslie West and Mountain, Blues Traveler, The Outlaws, Marshall Tucker, Gov't Mule, Robin Trower, Blue Oyster Cult, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter. Dickie Betts, Dick Dale, Gretchen Wilson, The Screamin Cheetah Wheelies, Bernard Allison, Chris Duarte, Indigenous, Robby Kreiger, Gary Hoey, Walter Trout, Labambas Big Band, and Smokin' Joe Kubek.