- Roy Rogers Thanksgiving Update
Hello Slide Zone Fans!
Good news! Roy is going in to the studio to create his first record with the band and special guests in 5 years. An exciting and demanding process - he's preparting for the sessions at Studio D in Sausalito for the first two weeks of December. Once the 'baby is in the bath water' - ha ha - we will let you know when the release is coming out in 2015. Wish him well on his Facebook page!
Wishing You and Yours a very Happy Thanksgiving - travel safe! Gobble Gobble :)
- Roy Rogers November Update
This week - end don't miss RR & DRK with our special guest Carlos Reyes at the Red, White and Blues Festival at the Feather Falls Casino in Oroville.
Later this month see RR & DRK with Carlos as well at The Mystic in Petaluma on November 29th - a rare once a year occasion!
This week-end Roy will be shooting some new footage with director/producer Billy Smith who is making a long form documentary on Roy and Ray Manzarek's artistic collaborations - that film should be out next year.
More news and links to the launch of the www.MusicGonePublic.com public yelevision music series for 2015 - (you can see the sizzle reels there!) - directed and produced by our good friend Peter Berkow and some new recording news coming soon!
Bring your dancing shoes!! :)
- Back from Australia - Off to Arkansas!
Talk about a turn-around!!
Roy and DRK just returned from Australia today and they have a two day break before turning around and jumping over to Helena, Arkansas for the King Biscuit Blues Festival where they will surely sizzle with Sonny Landreth as their very special guest headlining at the festival on Thursday October 9th.
Don't miss the King Biscuit Festival if you are anywhere near that part of the country!!
Fall is in the air!
- With Charlie and Henri Musselwhite
At the Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival. Nice photo-good friends!
- Mid-July Newsletter from the Slide Zone
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SUMMER TOUR SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT THE SLIDE ZONE NEWSLETTER: July 17th, 2014
Photo by Bob Hakins~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ July 18, 2014 The Triple Door Seattle, WA July 19, 2014 Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival Blues Ranch on the Methow River Winthrop, WA July 20, 2014 Uncle Sam's Bar and Grill Spanaway, WA See more on Roy's website! Facebook Downloads Merch Fan Sites Electronic Press Kit ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hello Fans, Friends and Family Across the Globe! Roy Rogers and DRK gave a rip-roaring performance at the Vancouver Island Musicfest last weekend, with an added surprise - Roy sitting in with Bonnie Raitt on their song 'G'Nawin on It'. This song, which they co-wrote, won a Grammy nomination for Ms. Raitt under Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 2003. Carlos Reyes also sat in with Bonnie on 'Angel From Montgomery' - sweet! Roy and DRK are now off to get down with fans around the Pacific Northwest, with stops in Seattle, Winthrop and Spanaway, Washington. Bring those dancing shoes people - it's summer! :) Please note some of our terrific partners' logos at the bottom of this email with live links-The Blues Foundation, The Center for the Arts Grass Valley, Zero Breast Cancer Watch, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and The Americana Music Association-all have been in our lives for many years and are well worth your support! Share this newsletter with fellow fans to make sure no one misses out on Slide Zone announcements and be sure to follow us on Facebook. Mr. Rogers has a birthday on July 28th! :) Our Best, The Slide Zone Family ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Throwback Thursday Historic Photo from the Slide Zone Archives Stevie Ray Vaughan and Roy Rogers on tour, Everett, Washington.
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- Roy Rogers July News 2014
Hello Fans, Friends and Family Across the Globe!Roy Rogers & DRK's summer performances continue including stops at the Vancouver Island Music Festival, Edmonton Music Festival, The Triple Door in Seattle, Winthrop Blues Festival and an unusual stop at Uncle Sam's in Spanway, all in Washington State - as well as hopping out to the Madison Indiana Ribberfest! You won't want to miss these electric performances. And of course don't forget to bring your dancin' shoes!Check out the Roy Rogers Slide Zone website often for news, You Tube videos and more.Also, don't be shy about stopping by the Facebook pages and weigh in! :)"Roy Rogers is't a blues purist, just a spirit sent here to define the ancient language of the Mississippi Delta and forge a modern link to rock and roll" - Houston ChronicleWe thank you for your continued support of live music and invite you to spread theword about the Slide Zone newsletter, which you can subscribe to here on the home page.
Happy July 4th and have a safe and wonderful holiday! Hope to see you soon!Best, The Slide Zone Family
- Roy Rogers June Update!
Thanks to all of our fans who made it to New Orleans Jazz Festival and Memphis in May - WOW!
Five standing ovations in the Blues Tent in New Orleans and packed to the gills. "(One fan says Who Cares about Bruce Springsteen when Roy Rogers is in town?")
Look at the summer dates, share with your friends and we will be updating the site as we go along.