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Key West's Ericson Holt to Release '99 Degrees' Photo Key West's Ericson Holt to Release '99 Degrees'
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2021

He added guitar to his repertoire with a bit of help from his cousin, a gifted Chet Atkins style player, who taught him the Nashville number system of writing out chord charts. 

Guitar Stylist Mario Monterosso to Perform at Theatre Memphis Photo Guitar Stylist Mario Monterosso to Perform at Theatre Memphis
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 8, 2021

TM Thursdays on the Plaza has scheduled Italian-born Mario Monterosso for this Thursday night, June 10, 2021. A unique path led him to Memphis to explore, create and perform in the Blues, Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Rockabilly and Country styles.

The Imaginaries' Set to Release Debut Album March 26 Photo The Imaginaries' Set to Release Debut Album March 26
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 26, 2021

Formed on the open plains of their home state of Oklahoma, husband and wife duo The Imaginaries’ Maggie McClure (piano, keyboard, vocals) and Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) are finally set to release their long-awaited self-titled debut album, The Imaginaries on March 26, 2021 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, November Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, November 16, 2020
by TV Scoop - Nov 10, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Monday, November 16, 2020!

Video: The Imaginaries 'Walking On A Wire' Video Premiere Today | Filmed In The Dunes Photo Video: The Imaginaries 'Walking On A Wire' Video Premiere Today | Filmed In The Dunes Of Little Sahara State Park
by Robert Diamond - Aug 18, 2020

Oklahoma Americana husband / wife duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), are exclusively premiering their stunning video for their third single ‚ÄúWalking On A Wire‚ÄĚ today with Cowboys & Indians Magazine ‚Äď watch it HERE.

The Imaginaries Premiere 'Thinking 'Bout You' Video Photo The Imaginaries Premiere 'Thinking 'Bout You' Video
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 18, 2019

Oklahoma husband / wife Americana duo,¬†The Imaginaries,¬†Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), release the music video for their first single,¬†‚ÄúThinking 'Bout You‚Ä̬†today exclusively with¬†DittyTV,¬†the Americana and Roots Music Network.¬†

Eccles Center Announces Cancellation Of Brian Setzer Orchestra Photo Eccles Center Announces Cancellation Of Brian Setzer Orchestra
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2019

Brian Setzer and Live at the Eccles announced November 11th that BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR will not play at the Eccles Theater on December 10th.

Brian Setzer Cancels Minneapolis Concert Date Due To Tinnitus Photo Brian Setzer Cancels Minneapolis Concert Date Due To Tinnitus
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 11, 2019

Under doctor's orders, iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER has been forced to cancel his 16th annual a?oeChristmas Rocks! Toura?? by THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA due to a severe case of tinnitus. The tour was set to launch in Minneapolis at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Friday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m.

The Imaginaries Announce Holiday Album 'Hometown Christmas' Photo The Imaginaries Announce Holiday Album 'Hometown Christmas'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 5, 2019

Oklahoma husband / wife duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), announce holiday album Hometown Christmas just in time for their 25-date tour with The Brian Setzer Orchestra's ‚ÄúChristmas Rocks! Tour,‚ÄĚ which begins November 15 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. The album features 13 tracks (track listing below) of originals, including the title track ‚ÄúHometown Christmas‚ÄĚ which they debuted on FOX'sLiving Oklahoma yesterday, and holiday favorites, and will be out November 15th. ‚ÄúIn honor of the amazing opportunity to open for the Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! Tour,‚ÄĚ says Maggie and Shane, ‚Äúwe decided to release a holiday album this year, which is a combination of our past Holiday releases plus new songs as well.‚ÄĚ

Lee Rocker Releases Self-Written and Produced Single 'Dog House Shuffle' Photo Lee Rocker Releases Self-Written and Produced Single 'Dog House Shuffle'
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 30, 2019

LEE ROCKER of The Stray Cats fame today (October 30) has released a new self-written-and produced single and video, 'Dog House Shuffle,' via his label Upright Records (distributed through Orchard). The single and video premiered yesterday via Billboard.

Eisemann Center Presents Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Photo Eisemann Center Presents Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2019

Eisemann Center Presents LEE ROCKER of The Stray Cats at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Hill Performance Hall. LEE ROCKER made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass as a founding member (along with Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom), of the Grammy nominated music group The Stray Cats, who sold over 10 million albums, garnered 23 gold and platinum certified records, and were music video pioneers of the MTV. The Stray Cat's worldwide mega hits a?oeStray Cat Struta??, a?oeSexy and Seventeena?? and a?oeRock this Towna?? have become a part of the fabric of rock and roll. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has included a?oeRock this Towna?? as one of the 500 most important songs in rock.

STRAY CATS Unveil Video for 'Desperado' Photo STRAY CATS Unveil Video for 'Desperado'
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 24, 2019

The STRAY CATS--Brian Setzer (guitar, vocals), Lee Rocker (bass, vocals) and Slim Jim Phantom (drums, vocals)--came back strong this year with red-hot shows and the critically acclaimed 40. It's their first new album in 26 years and one celebrating the iconic American rock and roll trio's 40th anniversary. Issued by Surfdog Records and distributed by BMG (CD, vinyl, digital), the album spun off four singles: 'Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me),' 'Rock It Off,' 'Cry Danger' and the latest, 'Desperado,' described by the Washington Post as an 'instrumental that could have been plucked from one of Clint Eastwood's spaghetti westerns' (5/21/19).

Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Announce First-Ever Tour Together Photo Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Announce First-Ever Tour Together
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 3, 2019

Los Angeles-based, female rock icons, Cherie Currie and Brie Darling have announced the initial dates for their first-ever tour together.  The tour, in support of their recently released new album The Motivator is set to kick off in Las Vegas on November 8.  The month long trek will weave through major markets including Chicago, Philadelphia and New York as well as some Canadian dates.   All dates will go on sale Friday, September 6  at 8 AM PST/11 AM EST. 

THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA'S 16TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR On Sale At Hennepin Th Photo THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA'S 16TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR On Sale At Hennepin This Friday
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 24, 2019

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece ORCHESTRA will tour the country on their 16th annual a?oeChristmas Rocks! Tour,a?? presented for the fifth consecutive year by SiriusXM and Hennepin Theatre Trust. The annual and critically acclaimed holiday extravaganza will launch at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Friday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. and visit over 20 cities nationwide.

SiriusXM Presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra's CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR At Eccles Cente Photo SiriusXM Presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra's CHRISTMAS ROCKS! TOUR At Eccles Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2019

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece ORCHESTRA will tour the country on their 16th annual a?oeChristmas Rocks! Tour,a?? presented for the fifth consecutive year by SiriusXM. The over 20-city annual and critically acclaimed holiday extravaganza will launch November 15 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN.

BergenPAC to Present Brian Setzer & SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Photo BergenPAC to Present Brian Setzer & SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 22, 2019

New shows on sale at bergenPAC

The Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 16th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Photo The Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 16th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 22, 2019

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winnerBRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece ORCHESTRA will tour the country on their 16thannual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,' presented for the fifth consecutive year bySiriusXM. The over 20-city annual and critically acclaimed holiday extravaganza will launch November 15 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN (full itinerary below). Tickets in participating markets will go sale Friday, July 26 at 10:00 AM(local time), pre-sales are as follows:

Cherie Currie & Brie Darling Release Kinks Cover DO IT AGAIN Photo Cherie Currie & Brie Darling Release Kinks Cover DO IT AGAIN
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 19, 2019

Los Angeles-based, female rock icons,¬†Cherie Currie¬†and¬†Brie Darling¬†have released their new single,¬†The Kinks¬†classic ‚ÄúDo It Again‚ÄĚ today.¬† You can stream ‚ÄúDo It Again‚Ä̬†on your favorite streaming service here.¬†

Stray Cats Announce RUNAWAY BOYS, Deluxe 40th Anniversary Vinyl Boxset Photo Stray Cats Announce RUNAWAY BOYS, Deluxe 40th Anniversary Vinyl Boxset
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 2, 2019

Hot on the heels of the release of '40', their first album of new material in 26 years, Rockabilly legends the¬†Stray Cats¬†are set to release 'Runaway Boys'¬†‚Äď a deluxe vinyl limited edition boxset set for release through¬†BMG¬†this coming September 27th.

SiriusXM Presents A Hometown Concert With The Stray Cats Photo SiriusXM Presents A Hometown Concert With The Stray Cats
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 1, 2019

SiriusXM announced today that the iconic and acclaimed American rock and roll trio, The Stray Cats, will perform an intimate invitation-only show for SiriusXM subscribers on Friday, August 2 near the band's hometown of Massapequa, New York on Long Island, where they first formed in 1979. This performance--which will kick-start their much-anticipated 40th anniversary U.S. tour--marks the first time the trio will take the stage at Revolution Bar & Grill for a show after unsuccessfully auditioning at the venue 40 years ago.

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