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Rocker, Vivino, Fig & Gordon at BB Kings in NY 9/7

Sat Apr 27, 2013 3:31 am

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RUMBLE & TWANG Featuring
"THE STRAY CAT" LEE ROCKER
& JIMMY VIVINO
Plus Sp. Guests
ANTON FIG, ROBERT GORDON
September 7, 2013

Showtime @ 8:00PM
Doors Open @ 6:00PM
Tickets $35.00 in advance, $40.00 day of show

http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004 ... ng_website

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VIDEO

SHAKIN ALL OVER - JIMMY VIVINO'S ROCKABILLY RUMBLE:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky0bFUZSpzU

LITTLE SISTER - JIMMY VIVINO'S ROCKABILLY RUMBLE :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiroRpWn_xw

BIO

LEE ROCKER made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass in the legendary music group The Stray Cats. Grammy-nominated, The Stray Cats have sold nearly 10 million albums and garnered an astounding 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide. Founded by Rocker, Brian Setzer, and Slim Jim Phantom, The Stray Cats remain a radio staple, were music video pioneers at the infancy of MTV, and repeatedly brought rockabilly music to the top of the charts.

JIMMY VIVINO, serves as the Music Director on the TBS late night show CONAN. Vivino has been a consistent element in O'Brien's late night career, starting with the first episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien in September 1993. In June of 2008 Vivino moved from New York to Los Angeles and worked as Music Director/guitarist/arranger on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien,The Legally Prohibited from Being on Television Tour and currently leads Jimmy Vivino and The Basic Cable Band on CONAN. In addition to his solo work, Vivino plays with the successful Beatles tribute band The Fab Faux. Vivino has also recorded and played live with such legends as Johnnie Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, Levon Helm and Al Kooper. Earlier in his career Jimmy got his start producing playing and arranging for such artists as Phoebe Snow, Laura Nyro, John Sebastian and Donald Fagen.

ANTON FIG known as "The Thunder from Down Under" is a session drummer, noted for his work in David Letterman's house band, the CBS Orchestra. Some of the many recordings Fig has made include selections with Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Gary Moore, Shanghai, Ace Frehley, Joan Armatrading, Rosanne Cash, Joe Cocker, John Phillips, Warren Zevon, Sebastian Bach, Oz Noy, Jed Davis, Joe Satriani, Paul Butterfield and Kiss.

ROBERT GORDON broke out with his hit "Red Hot" in 1977, knocking down disco queens, would-be punks, and new wave wannabes with his no-holds-barred take on hot-rodded rockabilly. Since then he has been like a turbo jet, and is often credited for lighting up the roots-rock revival and paving the way for real rock'n'rollers to find their niche among the overblown dance music and arena rock that dominated the airwaves.

Lee Rocker Website : www.leerocker.com
Lee Rocker Facebook : www.facebook.com/thestraycatleerocker
Jimmy Vivino : www.jimmyvivino.com
Jimmy Vivino Facebook : www.facebook.com/pages/Jimmy-Vivino/160522497338920
Anton Fig Website : www.antonfig.com
Robert Gordon Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Gor ... usician%29