Artist: Lita Ford
Venue: B.B. King Blues (New York, NY)
Opener: Psychic Drive
Label: Independant Artist
The original billing for this event was listed as “Kiss Me Deadly” a Tribute to Lita Ford, and while such a thing is not impossible in terms of existing, one definitely had to wonder how a tribute act to such an artist would be headlining the famous venue as opposed to a major label act. The listing also noted that the gig would feature a very special, but unnamed guest and while it didn’t take a rocket scientist to guess that it was going to be a Lita Ford gig, it remained a secret until several media outlets announced that it was actually her that would be performing. Apparently the 80’s Rock Goddess was set to perform at the 2008 Rocktober Festival and was listed there as her only scheduled North American appearance. Tonight’s show would essentially be one of those live practice gigs to warm Lita up for the festival appearance and to work out any kinks that might be present in the set list and it would be where most gigs of note seem to happen, Times Square’s own B.B. King Blues Club. Opening up the gig would be a band called Psychic Drive.
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