Gary Wright

After completing his studies at the Frei University in Berlin in 1966, Gary Wright actively began pursuing music. Already fluent in German, he spent the next year touring throughout Germany doing live performances and beginning his career as a songwriter. Gary met Island Records founder Chris Blackwell the following year and moved to London where

Gloria Gaynor

For those who weren’t there, it’s hard to imagine the impact of the arrival of Disco. For a decade, it made New York City the center of the universe, the decadent, dazzling and glamorous palace of all the night life in the world. Disco created a whole new heaven of stars, and the biggest of

The Grass Roots

The Grass Roots Are: DUSTY HANVEY: (Lead Guitar , Vocals)- For more than 27 years this Cherry Valley, California native has been an integral part of one of the most iconic bands of it’s time. Along with his skills as a lead guitarist and vocalist, Dusty also takes on the title of The Grass Roots’ Road

The Greg Kihn Band

Greg Kihn left his hometown of Baltimore in 1971, where he learned how to play guitar.  On the streets of Berkeley, California, he had dreams of making his fortune in the Golden Street. While playing for spare change on Telegraph Avenue, he started a band with his life-long musical partner Steve Wright. Soon they joined

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Joan Jett is an originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, she’s had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics “Bad Reputation,” “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” “I Hate Myself For Loving You,” and “Crimson and Clover.” She sits at the head of

Joey Molland

Joey Molland is a survivor and, when he looks back on how what started out as a rock and roll fantasy and then turned into a bona fide nightmare, he tries to remain upbeat. He concedes that the story was tragic but prefers to focus on the good times: “I had a great time. I

John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band

An award-winning songwriter and recording artist with multi platinum albums, John Cafferty could simply be known as “The Man Who Made Eddie Cruise”. Indeed, after playing together for more than 25 years, from the beachside haunts of their native Rhode Island to concert venues nationwide, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band bring both passion

John Waite

One thing John Waite has come to understand during his illustrious career in music, is that you live and learn best the hard way. Accept that there can be no highs without lows, no gain without loss, and certainly no love without pain. Take nothing for granted, maintain your integrity. Then, at least, you give

Juice Newton

With her string of pop and country hits, her distinctive voice and performance skills, Juice Newton continues to captivate audiences from teens to grandparents, from the city to the country. Juice grew up in Virginia Beach, where her Navy upbringing exposed her to a variety of musical influences. She could be found singing in area

KC and the Sunshine Band

KC and The Sunshine Band is one of the most recognizable names from the disco craze of the ’70s. KC, otherwise known as Harry Wayne Casey garnered a total of nine Grammy nominations, winning three of them, including two for his work on the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, and an American Music Award as well.

Klymaxx

Klymaxx featuring Cheryl Cooley is a very strong female funk band and dynamic vocal group, with the purpose and intent to deliver uncompromising grooves with style, class and taste. Klymaxx smash Billboard hits from the 80s remain popular on radio stations all over the world.  “Meeting In The Ladies’ Room”, a high spirited number you just

Little River Band

Little River Band was the first Australian band to successfully conquer foreign markets from an Australian base. Within eight months of their birth, LRB had already scored three Australian Top 20 singles and two Top Ten albums. In 1976, after their self-titled debut album was released in the USA, the long grind of 13 US

Lou Gramm, the voice of Foreigner

Powerhouse vocalist and songwriter Lou Gramm can be heard each and every day, all over the world, on Radio, iPods, CD players, television commercials, music videos, and of course… jukeboxes. He has become the voice of a generation. Among the most distinctive and powerful voices to emerge from Rock and Top 40 radio, Gramm –

Loverboy

In 1980, Loverboy introduced themselves to the world with their self-titled debut album. They quickly became one of America’s and MTV’s most popular rock bands. From 1980 through 1987 Loverboy garnered 4 multi-Platinum albums and numerous international Gold albums. Their tours sold out arenas and stadiums nationwide. Their hit singles came one after another, and

The Manhattans

Taking their name from the popular mixed drink, the Manhattans began their legendary musical journey after being spotted at Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater. They placed third in the competition, but their undeniable musical star power earned them their first recording contract. Joe Evans, a former Motown musician, had just started Carnival Records and

Martha Wash

The artist is Martha Wash (the voice of C&C Music Factory, Blackbox, Seduction, and The Weather Girls). She sang lead on the hits “Everybody Dance Now (Gonna Make You Sweat)”, “Everybody, Everybody”, “It’s Raining Men”, “You’re My One and Only True Love”, “Strike It Up”. She is known in the nightclub scene as the “Queen of The

Michael Stanley

Born  in Cleveland, Ohio, Michael Stanley Gee’s early musical inclinations, as a Rocky River High School student, were typical of most teen boys in a ‘garage band’: “It was just something that was fun to do,” Michael Stanley recalled, in a 1981 ‘TEEN Magazine interview, “It was a good way to pick up some quick

Mike Pinera

In the late sixties, Mike Pinera and his group BLUES IMAGE were co-founders and house band at THEE IMAGE, a Miami Beach concert venue they opened and co-headlined on weekends. There Mike performed, met and jammed with such artists as JERRY GARCIA & GRATEFUL DEAD, THE CREAM with ERIC CLAPTON, THE YARDBIRDS with JIMMY PAGE,

The O’Jays

It was in 1957 when Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles began as a quintet called the Triumphs of McKinley High School in Canton, OH. In 1960, they became the Mascots but were renamed The O’Jays in 1963 after legendary radio D.J. Eddie O’Jay. Things began to take off for

Patty Smyth & Scandal

Patty Smyth, both with her hit band Scandal and as a solo artist, has always been, at heart, a rock and roll chick, and that’s no truer today for the mother of six, now back on the road and raring to play for fans new and old. If Smyth did nothing but marry New York

Ratt

Signed to Atlantic Records in 1984, RATT’s debut album “Out of the Cellar” went over 3x Platinum in 1984 behind the hit single “Round & Round”, “Back for More” and “Wanted Man”. RATT toured with Billy Squire and Ozzy Osbourne before going on to headline their own arena tours around the globe. World infestation had