Alcohol and Drug Free Event
FREE Concert- Rockers In Recovery Memorial Day Weekend Concert May 28, 2011 1:30PM – 6:30 PM EST Featuring: Ricky Byrd Guitarist of the NYC Hit Squad and formerly of Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, Ian Hunter, Roger Daltrey and Southside Johnny along with Kasim Sulton Bassist of Todd Rundgren and Utopia ,Mick Jagger, and Celine Dion. We also have 3 other great bands Johnny B. and the Road Dogs, Keep Coming Back Band, and Rhetoric. Come out and join us at the 1st Step Sober House Memorial Day Free Concert at 450 sw 2nd st. Pompano Beach, FL. Find out more by calling 877-799-8773
The following is our lineup for the Concert:
4:30-6:30 PM EST
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Ricky Byrd’s new CD which he describes as “one part acoustic soul, one part rock n roll” -marks quite a departure from his days with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Byrd is still rail-thin, still has the haystack of hair and a truckload of attitude, but maturity has served to deepen and expand his talent. Byrd says that the work on his latest project with producer Ray Kennedy “is a natural progression. I went back to the college of musical knowledge, listening to the songs that still, to this day, raise the hair on my arms. Digging deep, trying to find the secret ingredient, studying the craft of songwriting. Now I feel like I’ve got a pretty cool batch of my own songs and I’m ready to show them to the world.”
Billboard described Byrd’s last effort, a limited edition live CD called, with typical Byrd-esque humor, “Tough Room This World”: For many, Ricky Byrd needs no introduction. For others, a brief step back in time may be needed. After…Byrd parted ways with the Blackhearts (he) found himself collaborating with the likes of Roger Daltrey (and) Ian Hunter.
Apparently, others discovered what Jett had known all along: Byrd is one accomplished musician, singer and songwriter.” In fact, Jett and Daltrey (on his solo release “Rocks In The Head”) are among the many artists who have cut covers of Byrd’s material he’s had over 45 of his songs recorded by others — and his music has also been featured on television and in films.
Download Ricky Byrd’s new single “Broken Is A Place” to a CD and bring it with you to the The Memorial Day Weekend Free Concert Saturday May 28, 2011. Ricky will signing the downloaded CD’s at 6:30 PM EST.
Itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/broken-is-a-place/id396731396?i=396731883& ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Find out more information on Ricky Byrd by going to http://www.kayosproductions.com/artists.php?id=29
Singer/songwriter Kasim Sulton is recognized and respected the world over for his work with other artists, including Todd Rundgren and Utopia, Meat Loaf, Joan Jett, Hall and Oates, Patti Smith, Patty Smyth, Mick Jagger, and Celine Dion to name just a few. His level of involvement has ranged from playing bass, keyboards, and/or guitar, to adding vocal harmonies, singing lead, and contributing as a songwriter, to producing entire albums, as he did with the Meat Loaf VH-1 Storytellers CD, released in 1999. There isn’t much he hasn’t done in his 25 years in the music industry. Visit Kasim at his website at: http://www.kasimsulton.com/
Richie Supa is an American songwriter and guitarist best known for his work with Aerosmith and Richie Sambora.
Richard Supa released several albums under his own name, including “Supa’s Jamboree” (1971, Paramount 6009), “Homespun” (197?), “Lifelines” (1976, Epic PE34277) and “Tall Tales” (1978, Polydor PD-1-6155). Richard’s song “Stone County Wanted Man”, which appeared on the “Supa’s Jamboree” album, was recorded by Johnny Winter for his “Saints and Sinners” album.
A longtime friend of Aerosmith, he has made a number of musical contributions to the band and has offered moral support. He temporarily replaced Joe Perry when he left the band in 1979 until a replacement was found. Additionally, he helped co-write several songs, including the hits “Chip Away the Stone” (1978), “Lightning Strikes” (1982), “Amazing” (1993), and “Pink” (1997), among others.
Supa co-wrote most of the songs on Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora’s second solo album Undiscovered Soul. He also wrote the song “Misery” for the album Missundaztood by Pink, on which Aerosmith’s singer Steve Tyler and Richie Sambora collaborated and co-wrote the song “My Interpretation” from Mika‘s debut album Life in Cartoon Motion. He also co wrote Back on Earth for OZZY.
Find Out More Information On Richie Supa at http://www.richiesupa.com/
3:30PM EST: The Keep Coming Back Band
Keep Coming Back is a Hollywood, Florida, based acoustic duo consisting of Chris Waddell and Ed Walsh, both on guitar and vocals. Both Chris and Ed come out of the Jam Band scene, heavily influenced by improvisational bands like The Grateful Dead and Phish. They also share a love of American roots music ranging from folk to blues to rock, jazz, bluegrass and country.
Chris is a veteran of South Florida bands The Wheel, Campfire Nightmares and Sage and Spirit, while Ed plays in Sunflower Conspiracy, formerly known as Second Helping. They both have played all over South Florida for over ten years.
The two musicians stepped up to the plate when they were asked to be featured performers at The Friendship (12-Step) Club in Miami Lakes, which provided the spark to form the group Keep Coming Back.
2:30PM EST- Johnny B. and The Road Dogs
R&B , Classic Rock -N-Roll sound that brings you back 40 years. Johnny B. commands as a great front man to put a grip on the crowd that shows by the electricity in the air while him and the road dogs play their music. Johnny B. and The Road Dogs preform all over south Florida with a very large following coming out weekly to see their live shows.
1:30PM EST: Rhetoric
Rhetoric was formed originally on Jan. 25th 2008. Rhetoric is Currently being managed by Simone Management Christopher “Token” Simmons The band prides itself in it’s diversity of sound with influences ranging from Alice in Chains, BB King, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley and so many more. Rhetoric is currently focusing on South Florida, but has its sights on getting signed and bringing great music to the WORLD!.
The Venue: 1st Step Sober House:
The 1st Step Sober House
450 SW 2Nd st.
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060
Telephone: 954 942 7414
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