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LL Cool J, Dee Snider, and Taylor Dayne Set To Appear In Long Island Music Hall Of Fa Photo LL Cool J, Dee Snider, and Taylor Dayne Set To Appear In Long Island Music Hall Of Fame's Concert Supporting Health Care Heroes
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2020

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame(LIMHOF) has announced that LL Cool J, Dee Snider, and Taylor Dayne are set to appear in the upcoming News 12 Concert Series Supporting Health Care Heroes Concert Presented by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces Concert Supporting Health Care Heroes Photo Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces Concert Supporting Health Care Heroes
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) is excited to announce the upcoming News 12 Concert Series Supporting Health Care Heroes Concert Presented by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. This event is a fundraiser for United Way of Long Island's United Together for Health Care Heroes, which will help support health care workers at this vital time. 

Lee Rocker Releases Self-Written and Produced Single 'Dog House Shuffle' Photo Lee Rocker Releases Self-Written and Produced Single 'Dog House Shuffle'
by TV News Desk - 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.

Lee Rocker Announces 2020 U.K. Tour Dates Photo Lee Rocker Announces 2020 U.K. Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

LEE ROCKER of The Stray Cats fame has announced 2020 U.K. dates following his previously announced 2019/2020 U.S. and Canada tour. Coming off this year's Stray Cats 40th anniversary tour with red-hot shows and their critically acclaimed album 40 (Surfdog Records), the bassist/vocalist and his band will perform Stray Cats hits including 'Rock This Town,' 'Stray Cat Strut' and 'Sexy and 17' as well as slamming renditions of songs from his many solo albums. See his full touring itinerary below.

Eisemann Center Presents Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Photo Eisemann Center Presents Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats
by BWW News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - 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).

Stray Cats Announce RUNAWAY BOYS, Deluxe 40th Anniversary Vinyl Boxset Photo Stray Cats Announce RUNAWAY BOYS, Deluxe 40th Anniversary Vinyl Boxset
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.

The Stray Cats to Release First New Album In 26 Years Photo The Stray Cats to Release First New Album In 26 Years
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2019

The STRAY CATS will release 40--their first new album in 26 years--this Friday, May 24 on the heels of three singles they've recently issued from the album: 'Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me),' 'Rock It Off' and 'Cry Danger,' the latter of which was premiered this past Friday at Guitar World. 

Charles W. Eisemann Center For Performing Arts Announces 'Eisemann Center Presents' L Photo Charles W. Eisemann Center For Performing Arts Announces 'Eisemann Center Presents' Lineup For 2019-2020 Season - Mandy Patinkin and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The Eisemann Center and the City of Richardson announced the 2019-2020 Season of Eisemann Center Presents (ECP) at the Annual Season Preview Party on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The season includes our two full subscription series: Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations with a total of four concerts; and the Family Theatre Series with four productions and the accompanying immersive children's program Eisemann Extras. In addition we have 16 diverse productions ranging from superstar Mandy Patinkin to Asleep At The Wheel on their 50th Anniversary Tour and America's Got Talent favorite, deaf singer Mandy Harvey all returning to the Eisemann Center this season.

The STRAY CATS Celebrate 40th Anniversary With New Album and Tour Photo The STRAY CATS Celebrate 40th Anniversary With New Album and Tour
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

All revved up and red hot, The STRAY CATS are back.

New Blues Festival Nominated In Charity Award Category At Fest Forums Photo New Blues Festival Nominated In Charity Award Category At Fest Forums
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

The New Blues Festival is nominated in the Charity Category at Fest Forums, taking place Wednesday, November 14 through Friday, November 16 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront (formerly the Fess Parker Resort) in Santa Barbara. Winners will be chosen at a ceremony on Friday, November 16 by an esteemed Board of Advisors that includes names such as Michael Lang, Co-Creator of Woodstock Musical Concert/Promoter, Producer, and Artistic Manager; Maureen Ford, President, National & Festival Sales at Live Nation; and Steve Knopper, Contributing Editor at Rolling Stone Magazine. 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Tickets/Info: http://www.festforums.com/2018-home.

Stray Cats Bassist Lee Rocker Comes To The Gracie To Rock This Town Photo Stray Cats Bassist Lee Rocker Comes To The Gracie To Rock This Town
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Rockabilly music legend, Lee Rocker and his band, will be performing for one night only at Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Saturday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. This Grammy-nominated member of the legendary music group Stray Cats will perform some of the band's signature hits like 'Sexy and Seventeen', 'Stray Cat Strut' and 'Rock This Town.' Original songs, and hits by Elvis and Carl Perkins will also be included in the concert performance.

Stray Cats Mark Their 40th Anniversary With New Album and Tour in 2019 Photo Stray Cats Mark Their 40th Anniversary With New Album and Tour in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

STRAY CATS will mark their 40th anniversary in 2019 with a new album and tour. Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom--original founding members of the acclaimed American rock and roll trio--are heading into a studio in Nashville to record their first new album in 25 years.

Long Beach Legends Lowrider Band, Grammy Nominee Janiva Magness, Highlight New Blues  Photo Long Beach Legends Lowrider Band, Grammy Nominee Janiva Magness, Highlight New Blues Festival V
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

On Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, the New Blues Festival V returns to El Dorado Regional Park for its fifth big consecutive year, featuring two full days of the best in Blues, R&B and Soul music from some of today's biggest acts.7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach. Gates open 9am and music starts at 10am both days. Tickets: $45. (General Admission/Single Day Pass); $75. (Weekend Pass (Saturday/Sunday); Gold Ticket/Single Day Pass, $75; Gold Ticket, Weekend Pass (Saturday/Sunday), $150.; VIP Single Day Pass, $140. VIP/Weekend Pass (Saturday/Sunday), $250. Children 12 and under free with paid adult. Info: (707) 572-5837 orhttp://www.newbluesfestival.com. Direct link for purchasing tickets:http://www.newbluesfestival.com/tickets/. 

Rockabilly King, Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Comes to Spencer Theater, Today Photo Rockabilly King, Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Comes to Spencer Theater, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Today, August 10 at 8 p.m. The Grammy winning Lee Rocker put Rockabilly back on top of music charts in the 80s with their "Stray Cat Strut" and other colorful mega-hits. Recognized the world-over for his hefty upright double bass and blazing Rockabilly band, his nonstop strut, striking pompadour and 50s-style plaids, Lee Rocker is the master of the funky retro style. An amazing showman through and through! Excellent seats $39 - $69. www.spencertheater.com . Sponsored in-part by Scott Northam, CPA, PC. Crispy Fried Catfish Buffet ($20) at 6 p.m.        

The Gracie Theatre At Husson University Announces Seventh Season Photo The Gracie Theatre At Husson University Announces Seventh Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

The upcoming seventh season of show at Husson University's Gracie Theatre is shaping up to be its most exciting yet. Together with founding sponsor Bangor Savings Bank, The Gracie kicks off its season on October 4 with Ed Asner starring A Man and His Prostate. Asner is best known for his work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, its spin-off series Lou Grant, and his role as Santa Claus in the comedy film Elf.

Rockabilly King, Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Comes to Spencer Theater, 8/10 Photo Rockabilly King, Lee Rocker Of The Stray Cats Comes to Spencer Theater, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Friday, August 10 at 8 p.m. The Grammy winning Lee Rocker put Rockabilly back on top of music charts in the 80s with their "Stray Cat Strut" and other colorful mega-hits. Recognized the world-over for his hefty upright double bass and blazing Rockabilly band, his nonstop strut, striking pompadour and 50s-style plaids, Lee Rocker is the master of the funky retro style. An amazing showman through and through! Excellent seats $39 - $69. www.spencertheater.com . Sponsored in-part by Scott Northam, CPA, PC. Crispy Fried Catfish Buffet ($20) at 6 p.m.        

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Come to Spencer Theater Saturday, 7/28 Photo Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Come to Spencer Theater Saturday, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Famously crowned as 'The New Queen of Bluegrass' by the Wall Street Journal, Rhonda Vincent is the most decorated artist in the roots-music genre with 8-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year award, a 2018 Best Bluegrass Grammy Award, and so much more! Vincent's music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with a flawless band that can execute break-neck instrumentals to heart-wrenching ballads.

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Star Davis Gaines Performs At Annual Gala Benefiting Laguna Play Photo PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Star Davis Gaines Performs At Annual Gala Benefiting Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Laguna Playhouse raised $1.7 Million at their annual gala held on May 12, 2018 at Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. Attended by 400 playhouse patrons, the sold-out event featured a VIP Sponsors Reception, an elegant dinner, live and silent auction, entertainment and a special performance by 'Phantom of the Opera' star Davis Gaines. Honored at the event were the Moulton Family and South Coast Plaza.

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