The news about this special appearance broke yesterday afternoon and apparently the great Steven Tyler will be doing a special acoustic performance at a venue in Long Island City called The Melrose Ballroom. Check out the poster and details that will follow.
Front and Center & CMA Songwriters Series present STEVEN TYLER; A special acoustic performance with the Loving Mary Band featuring Nuno Bettencourt and songwriters of “Love Is Your Name”, Eric Paslay and Lindsey Lee. This performance will be taped for the FRONT AND CENTER/CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES Television Program at the Melrose Ballroom.
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Venue: The Fillmore NY (New York, NY)
Opener: King’s X, Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp
Label: Open E Records
It had been well documented about 2008 being pretty much the year of the comeback but the interesting thing about the title was that many of the bands had not really gone anywhere and had instead merely fallen off of many music fans musical radar. That made tonight’s show with Extreme such an amazing event because this was a band that was truly coming back in terms of their reunion and choosing to record new and exciting material for those who had missed them. They would set up some area shows and the one we would find ourselves at would be The Fillmore NY and the guys would bring King’s X along for direct support. That’s a lot of high class Rock and Roll for anyone if you asked me. Of course I had not realized that also for tonight’s festivities would be another gala that was set up for the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp. Should you not have any idea about this, it is a little bit of a music seminar and a lot of Rock and Roll jamming. It gives the average Joe the chance to perform on a notable stage with some true Rock Stars and like many things this comes with a relatively high price tag. Anyways, the night was set up to showcase this event first and it was set to run some two hours before the main acts even came on. Even though this particular show would feature guys like Kip Winger and Dave Ellefson, I opted to pass because I wanted my energies available for King’s X and Extreme. When I made my way inside a little later I heard mixed opinions on it as some people told me it was a terrible waste of time while others felt that it was the best thing they ever experienced. Clearly I had managed to talk to fans of the main bands performing and the relative or friend of someone who had jammed with the camp. It was only moments after I got into place that King’s X hit the stage.
Continue reading Extreme @ Fillmore at Irving Plaza (8/4/2008)