Friday, October 24, 2014

@RoxyRoca: CHRISTMAS VIDEO- See them live Wed Nov 19 @Zydecobham Sat Dec 6 @innisfreepub

ROXY ROCA is a 7-piece horn-driven southern soul band playing original music inspired by 60s artists like Joe Tex, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, James Brown, Al Green, Wilson Pickett, and many more.

A word from the press:

"[ROXY ROCA] is a nine-piece powerhouse of southern soul. Fronted by green-eyed soul shouter Taye Cannon and backed up by a crack team of veteran players, this band is the real deal." ‐The Vinyl District

Some recent highlights:
Main stage set at Alabama BayFest 2014 on a bill with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Ludacris.
New ROXY ROCA original song “Christmas Without You” featured as lead single on 2013 holiday album from Converse distributed on vinyl and via download cards in Converse retail stores.
Announced in first round of picks to perform at SXSW 2014.
Main stage set at Alabama BayFest 2013 on a bill with Anthony Hamilton, Tamia, and Tucka called a highlight of the festival by
Called the “Best of SXSW 2013” by BlackBook Magazine and ActiveListener music blog.
Official showcasing artist, SXSW 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Opening slots with a wide range of touring bands like B.B. King, Tom Jones, Mayer Hawthorne, Fitz and The Tantrums, Vintage Trouble, Mingo Fishtrap, JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Monophonics, Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, Robert Walter, Orgone,T-Bird and The Breaks, Brownout, Guy Forsyth, and others.

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