Rockabilly is in his blood
Second-generation rocker Robby Vee, son of Bobby Vee, brings his three-piece band and their pop, swing, rockabilly and bop to Crossings at 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 30.
Robby is touring his latest release, "Caravan of Saints & Sinners," with his Rock-N-Roll Caravan, a tribute to the golden era of rock 'n' roll featuring a video and musical tip of the hat to Buddy Holly and "The Day the Music Died."
Band members include lead singer and guitarist Robby Vee; standup bassist King Creole; and drummer Jeff "Crash Boom Bang It Out" Bjork both the original rhythm section for Minneapolis Rockabilly favorites Jack Knife and the Sharps. Rounding out the band on saxophone is Jumpin' Jimmy Greenwell, an original member of the American blues band Lamont Cranston.
Vee has learned from — and shared credits and stages with — the architects and legends of rock 'n' roll. These include Little Richard, the Everly Brothers, Carl Perkins, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Dion, the Righteous Brothers, Buddy Holly's Crickets, Dick Clark and his Caravan of Stars Rock 'N' Roll Show and more.
Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 day of show. To reserve tickets, stop in to Crossings at 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, or call 507-732-7616. For more information, visit our website at www.crossingsatcarnegie.com.
If you go ...
What: Robby Vee
When: 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 30
Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota
Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door
More info: 507-732-7616 or www.crossingsatcarnegie.com