George Thorogood & The Destroyers – Bad All Over The World Tour: 50 Years Of Rock
with Special Guest : Joe Rock & The All Stars
Friday, Sep 08 2023
SHOW AT 8pm | DOORS AT 7pm
On the evening of December 1st, 1973 at The University of Delaware’s Lane Hall, a guitarist, a drummer, and their rhythm guitarist set up their gear – including a borrowed PA – on the small bandstand. Though the three-piece band had only rehearsed once or twice, guitarist George Thorogood and drummer Jeff Simon had been bashing out covers of songs they loved – including ‘No Particular Place To Go’, ‘Madison Blues’ and ‘One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer’ – in suburban Wilmington basements since they were teens. “George once said he wanted to start a band, and that was good enough for me,” says Simon. “Besides, the gig paid $150.” A week earlier, Thorogood hadn’t even owned an electric guitar. “I’d been traveling around the country as an acoustic street musician,” George explains. “I was back home for my sister’s wedding, and Jeff booked the gig without telling me. I....
with Special Guest :
Joe Rock & The All Stars
Joe Rock and The All Stars are a high energy rock band. The band is built around the “Core Four” players of Joe Rock, Lou Carrollo, Gene Linefsky and Mark “The Animal” Mendoza. The band is most commonly a quartet but they are available from Joe solo acoustic up to a 10 piece band with a horn section, female singer and more. The All Stars show is high energy with lots of audience participation. Joe and the band do both covers and originals. They can do a show of all covers, all originals or a combination depending on your needs. Here are some of the venues and festivals Joe Rock and The All Stars have played: The Paramount in Huntington NY, NYCB Theater at Westbury (Westbury Music Fair), The Space at Westbury, The YMCA Boulton Center for The Performing Arts, The Oyster Fest in Oyster Bay NY, The Huntington Lighthouse….