Summer Concert Series
Lee Rocker - Friday, August 24th
Friday, August 24th at Wiens Family Cellars. Doors at 6:00pm, show starts at 7:00pm.
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.
2011 saw the release of “The Cover Sessions” EP. The Cover Sessions is a side project that Rocker has been worked on for 18 months, this record includes banjo’s, harmonica’s, dobro, mandolin, washboards and all types of folk american instruments. Lee put his americana twist on classic 1970′s radio hits such as the Lennon/Mc Cartney song “Come together”, Elton John’s, “Honkey Cat” and the Allman Brothers song “Ramblin Man”.
2012 kicks into high gear with the release of “Night Train to Memphis” a disc of classic rockabilly done like only Lee Rocker can. – from leerocker.com
Casey Abrams was born in Austin, Texas and spent his early years in Chicago, then later moved to California to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy. An extraordinary musician, Abrams studied classical bass, piano, improvisation, music history and participated in numerous jazz ensembles. Abrams was a standout finalist on American Idol season 10 thanks to his distinctively original voice and musical ability. The 21-year-old can play a staggering 11 musical instruments by ear and was classically trained on the stand up bass.
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