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Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats
September 26, 2019
Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass as a founding member (along with Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom), of the Grammy-nominated music group The Stray Cats.
Rocker has appeared on the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine. Also, appeared on Saturday Night Live and headlined the US Festival. Even more, toured with the Rolling Stones. In addition, with George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Willie Nelson, Leon Russell, and John Fogerty. Lee has also appeared on Broadway in the hit musical “Million Dollar Quartet”
Numerous honors include:
Bass Player Hall of Fame inductee
Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee
Long Island Music Hall of Fame
Recipient of the Visionary Artist Award by the City of Laguna Beach California
He is known for making his upright double bass appear as if it were a lightweight instrument. While, he spins, throws it in the air, catches and plays it on stages throughout the world.
Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.