Rock n’ roll is a family tradition…
“Vee sings Vee” is a tip of the hat to the Vee family musical heritage.Join us for an evening of electricity and music hosted by the Prince of Twang and Canadian Rockabilly Hall of Famer ROBBY VEE.
Robby with the Strings and Things Rock n’ Roll Orchestra take you on a journey
through the 60’s with stories, video and music from his father Bobby Vee’s career, a career spanning over 6 decades. Vee is one of the longest lasting teen idols and at one time Billboard Magazine considered him one of the most consistent chart makers ever with 38 Hot 100 chart hits, 10 of which hit the top 20. Classic songs including Take Good Care of My Baby, the Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Rubber Ball, Devil or Angel, Run To Him, Come Back When You Grow-up Girl, Love You More Then I Can Say and many more! Vee sings Vee picks up where the Buddy Holly Story leaves off, “The Day The Music Died”, Feb 3 Bobby Vee fills in for Holly at the Moorhead Armory and the rest is rock n’ roll history.
Robby Vee, born Robert Velline is named after his father. With six studio albums to his credit he is steeped in rock’s timeless tradition of pop, swing, rockabilly and bop. Robby’s talent, creativity and perseverance as a singer/ guitarist/ songwriter and entertainer has captured the attention of audiences and respected industry professionals world wide for more than a decade. He has learned from, and shared credits and stages with the architects and legends of Rock ‘N’ Roll, such as Little Richard, the Everly Brothers, Carl Perkins, Sir Paul McCartney,
Eric Clapton, Dion, The Righteous Brothers, Buddy Holly’s Crickets, Dick
Clark and his ‘Caravan of Stars Rock ‘N’ Roll Show’ and many more. Robby is currently touring Fairs, Festivals, Casinos and Theaters with his Strings and Things Rock n’ Roll Orchestra including a live string section and a tribute to the golden era of rock-n-roll featuring a video and music tip of the hat to Twang music.
Robby Vee is an American and Canadian Rockabilly Hall Of Fame Artist and “The Prince Of Twang” will certainly be in the forefront in the resurgence of Rockabilly and Americana music. Robby has been performing this music his whole career. Having been on tour with Buddy Holly’s Crickets as well as performing his own shows with tributes to his Father Pop Icon Bobby Vee as well as Buddy Holly. Robby Vee also combines elements of his vast repertoire telling stories that bridge the generation gap from the roots of Rockabilly to the Americana music of today. Robby has performed his shows both Nationally and Internationally. Robby Vee has performance kudos from the top performers both in his genre and those that were inspired by this music.
Here’s a few quotes from his peers.
“Writings confident and inspired.”
“These guys rock…A wickedly good band, Robby’s a true guitar slinger!”
–Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones
“These guys could play on any stage.”
-Sir Paul McCartney
“This is the same stuff I used to make my records with… Straight from the hip.”
“Great Band, Great show.”
–Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin
Robby Vee’s “Rockabilly and Roll Show” brings back the nostalgia from the beginnings of rock through to his new recordings. Along the way his engaging style of performance along with multi-media presentation to evoke old memories and create new ones. The show is constantly changing and during the coming year Robby Vee will be in collaboration with other Artists who will guest in to keep this special brand of music alive and rockin’!
Visit Robby Vee at his Official Website