– Two-time Grammy Award winner Louie Ortega joins Wiley Ray and the Big O Band on Father’s Day weekend, as they pay tribute to Roy Orbison. The show, Roy Orbison Returns, is on Friday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Clark Center. Roy Orbison Returns is a fully-scripted musical theater re-creation of Orbison’s 1980s concert era with costumes, lighting, staging, and Orbison’s original setlist.
The Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield is providing entertainment for their Locals & Legends Series tonight. The Roy Orbison Tribute Band will play live music at the Opera House for the first time. This band will play Orbison’s rock songs from the 50s and 60s. The show will be...
Fans can sing along to classic hits like "Oh, Pretty Woman", "Crying" and "Only the Lonely" in Livermore when Running Scared Productions presents tribute show "Roy Orbison Returns" to the Bankhead Theater on March 25. Featuring Wiley Ray & The Big O Band, the concert will delve into the late...
Wiley Ray & The Big O Band will bring its musical-theater tribute to the late Roy Orbison to the Bankhead Theater in Livermore on Friday, March 25. “Roy Orbison Returns” will feature such iconic songs as “Crying,” “Oh, Pretty Woman,” and “Only the Lonely,” along with a look at the often-tragic life of the legendary 1960s country and western singer, who was 52 when he died of a heart attack in 1988.
Jackson Browne took time out to recall his most successful collaboration — the Eagles' 1971 signature tune “Take It Easy.” While chatting with Record Collector, he looked back at his days living under Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther in a basement apartment in L.A.'s Echo Park. Browne remembered when the stars aligned on a song he had left incomplete: “Glenn finished 'Take It Easy' for me because I’d got stuck and bored with it. He’d heard it countless times through the floorboards, and he said, 'Let me add something' so he came up with the line, 'There’s a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford, slowing down to take a look at me.'”
In 1981, heavy metal band Van Halen thought that the best way to stay popular without touring was to record a cover album to bridge the gap between albums. But the band’s cover became iconic, and they suddenly faced even more pressure to create new music than before. After...
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Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly never performed together while alive, but the two musicians will share a stage on Thursday, Feb. 10 at The Palace Theatre in Stamford. The cutting-edge show, "Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly: The Rock’n’Roll Dream Tour," marries holographic technology using remastered audio with a live band and backup singers.