Monday, March 22, 2010
Blues Hall of Famer, Roxy Perry to perform in Grand Bahama, May 29th
The event is sponsored by The Bahamas Weekly, Pelican Bay Hotel and Thayers.com Stay tuned for ticket information. Pelican Bay Hotel is offering special rates for persons traveling in for this concert.
Roxy Perry started her professional singing career at age 9. By her teens, she was fronting Rock and Soul bands that appeared in legendary NYC major venues such as The Peppermint Lounge. In her late teens and early 20s, she toured with a chart-topping Rock group Dawn, which appeared in major arenas throughout North America and Canada, and shared the concert bill with Kenny Rogers, The Carpenters, Rare Earth, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Iron Butterfly, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mike Nesmith, Mark Lindsay and many others.
Throughout her early recording career, Roxy had record deals in several genres which landed on Billboard charts.
Roxy launched her Blues career in the 80s, when she quickly became known for her exciting live performances at clubs, concert halls and festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad. These performances secured her reputation as “the real deal” and “NEW YORK BLUES QUEEN.''
In recent years Roxy has appeared on the concert bill with Rod Piazza, Shamekia Copeland, Leon Russell, Marcia Ball, John Mayall, Saphire, Hubert Sumlin, Gatemouth Brown, Koko Taylor, The Black Crowes, and a host of others.
In 2007, Roxy and her band performed at the renowned Montreux Jazz Festival, where they headlined two stages, including the Lake Geneva Blues Cruise.
As a recording artist, Roxy has performed, produced and written the material for her four highly acclaimed CDs: HI HEEL BLUES (Monad Records), ROXY PERRY, NEW YORK BLUES QUEEN (BluePerry Hill Records), BACK IN BLUESVILLE (BluePerry Hill Records), and her most recent CD, IN MY SWEET TIME (BluePerry Hill Records) (2008). Music from these CDs has been added to classic female Blues artist lists on radio stations throughout the world.
2009 Roxy inducted into the BLUES HALL OF FAME as AMBASSADOR TO NY and GREAT BLUES MUSICIAN.
Roxy's music continues to be heard regularly on MUSIC CHOICE, DIRECT TV, CLEAR CHANNEL, XM RADIO and hundreds of radio stations, web and podcasts worldwide.
You can hear ROXY'S RADIO SHOWS 6 TIMES A WEEK on AM1670.NET
Learn more at www.RoxyPerry.com