22nd March, 2012

DR. HOOK FEATURING RAY SAWYER

Upstairs Cabaret
15 Bastion Square
Victora, BC
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DOORS
8:00 PM
SHOW
9:00 PM


PRESS RELEASE

HOOK IT UP AND ROPE IT IN!

DR. HOOK featuring RAY SAWYER
with guest THE ROPER SHOW
Thursday, March 22 at Upstairs Cabaret, 15 Bastion Square, Victoria (250-385-5483)
Tickets $49.50 (plus Service Charges) at www.ticketweb.ca,
Lyles Place and Ditch Records

Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents DR. HOOK featuring RAY SAWYER with guest THE ROPER SHOW, Thursday, March 22 at Upstairs Cabaret in Victoria, located at 15 Bastion Square. Tickets are available for $49.50 (plus Service Charges) at www.ticketweb.ca, Lyles Place and Ditch Records.

The spirited, eye-patched front man of the group DR. HOOK, RAY SAWYER lays down the soulful vocals that launched the band to international superstar status, landing them on “The Cover Of The Rolling Stone”. Unforgettable hits “Sylvia’s Mother”, “You Make My Pants Want To Get Up And Dance”, “Only Sixteen”, “Walk Right In”, “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”, “Sexy Eyes” and “Sharing The Night Together” led to 60 Gold & Platinum Records.

Born and raised in Alabama, Ray made his bones blending the black and white Southern music that kept Alabama dance halls and clubs hopping. He developed a style that extracted honesty and emotion with an intensity and sense of conviction that truly moves an audience. In recognition of his contribution, RAY SAWYER was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame (2005).

With a new band and a new twist on his familiar sound Ray Sawyer has been touring Canada, the U.S. and overseas with great success. His current style is harder edged and more soulful, while remaining a little tongue-in-cheek. Ray’s new CD Captain shows he hasn’t lost a lick. With songs “Rooster Blues”, “Hey Willie”, “The Big Easy” and “Bo Diddly’s Autograph” RAY SAWYER is energetic, prankish and unmistakable, a unique reflection of good times in good music.

For more information about DR. HOOK featuring RAY SAWYER please visit www.raysawyer.com.

The ROPER SHOW – Jesse Roper, Jeremy Appleton and Steve Ling – rocks it to blues, funk and reggae – anything that grooves. Their new EP The Roper Show (2011) is dripping with honesty, freshness and hip blues. Check out their songs “Bill Payin’ Blues”, “London Gin”, “Empty Pillow”, “Rockin’ Chair” and “Grow Up”. Then, get yourself to the show!

For more information on the ROPER SHOW please visit www.theropershow.com.

Rock.It Boy Entertainment is pleased to present DR. HOOK featuring RAY SAWYER with guest THE ROPER SHOW, Thursday, March 22 at Upstairs Cabaret in Victoria, located at 15 Bastion Square. Tickets are available for $49.50 (plus Service Charges) at www.ticketweb.ca, Lyles Place and Ditch Records. Doors at 8:00 pm. Show at 9:00 pm.

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