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The Blue Eyed Souls w/Mitch Ryder & Gary U.S. Bonds

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Big WECK Radio Anniversary Concert!

The BLUE EYED SOULS perform Soulful, Classic Hits of the 60’s & 70’s. The hits of Marvin Gaye, The Rascals, Joe Cocker, Stevie Wonder, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Spencer Davis Group, Sam Cooke, The Soul Survivors, The Righteous Brothers, Van Morrison, Rare Earth, Wilson Pickett…..and more!!!

The Classic, Rhythm & Blues of THE BLUE EYED SOULS is performed by a band of acclaimed music industry veterans, who have shared the stage with Grammy winners & Rock and Roll Hall of Famers!

High octane, turbo, high performance, super charged MITCH RYDER & The Detroit Wheels didn’t need to hail from the Motor City for those adjectives to be tossed their way, but it was certainly appropriate that they called Motown home. It was Mitch and The Wheels who served as the musical bridge between the Motown soul factory and the high energy, take-no-prisoners rock ‘n’ roll that would roar out of Detroit via Iggy & The Stooges, MC5, Ted Nugent and Bob Seger. With Ryder, it wasn’t attitude or public outrage or politics that generated the charge you could simply hear it in the music.

GARY U.S. BONDS: A rare distinction for Gary is that he managed to transcend the decades with hits. His inspiration for Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt, who had grown up on Bonds’ music led to a chance meeting in 1980. A friendship developed and, shortly after, a musical collaboration which resulted in Bonds’ “Dedication” and “On the Line” LPs, with singles: “This Little Girl Is Mine,” “Out of Work,” “Jolé Blon” and “Daddy’s Come Home”. Reviews noted “…His gritty, soulful and powerful vocals… even better than before…”. Gary received a Grammy nomination for Rock Male Vocalist in 1982 for “Dedication”. In 2004, Gary released his critically acclaimed CD, “Back in 20” teaming up with Springsteen once again along with Southside Johnny, Dickey Betts and Phoebe Snow. That album went on to win The Blues Foundation’s WC Handy Award for “Comeback Album of the Year”.



July 27
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm


West Herr Riviera Theatre


West Herr Riviera Theatre
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