Rumble & Twang featuring Lee “The Stray Cat” Rocker & Jimmy Vivino w/ Special Guests Felix Cabrera and Buzz Campbell - 7/36:00 PM Doors / 8:00 PM Start
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.
BUZZ CAMPBELL: Founder of the San Diego based rockabilly group, Hot Rod Lincoln, he became a member of Shanana (2000-2004) and has been playing with the Stray Cat Lee Rocker (2004-present). Buzz’s guitar work is all over Lee’s last 10 years of CD releases including, Racin’ the Devil, and Black Cat Bone, both released on Alligator Records. Buzz even penned the track, “Crazy When She Drinks” for the Black Cat Bone album.Buzz Campbell completed his largest tour to date by opening for the Stray Cats European Farwell Tour in the summer of 2008. The band warmed up audiences in seven different countries and by the end of the tour, were seen by over 100,000 people.Buzz is a master of rockabilly, roots country, blues, and roots rock styles. Buzz is sponsored by Gretsch guitars.
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