By Mick Dalla-Vee on Monday, March 2nd, 2015.
This actually became the impetus to forming ‘The Shoes’ for EXPO ’86 3 years later. ‘The Shoes’ ended up becoming ‘Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band’ Rocket Norton (drums), and John Hall (keyboards *both from the band Prism*) along with Skip Prest (guitar and vocals from the band Sweeney Todd) landed a gig as…
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Thursday, February 26th, 2015.
Probably one of the more memorable times in my life thus far. We were to shoot a live DVD in the infamous Roseland Ballroom in NYC (since torn down sadly). I LOVE NYC – always have from my first time there in 2007 (***). I had played there earlier with Randy Bachman’s Band in 2008…
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Monday, March 17th, 2014.
After opening our ‘Vinyl Tap Live 2014’ season with a show in Oshawa the previous evening, we played Massey Hall the next night. I had played there once before as part of Randy’s JazzThing tour several years ago with the late Jeff Healey and Duke Robillard which was a thrill for sure. Massey Hall originally…
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Monday, July 1st, 2013.
As usual, the Doobie Brothers put on a stellar performance. Truly a great time sharing the same stage with them.
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013.
This interesting tidbit of information was recently found. It is a schedule that shows the first time that Cease and Desist played on the same stage with Randy Bachman. This was back on May 6, 1993. Twenty years ago.
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013.
I don’t think it hits YouTube or Shaw On Demand for a while. I don’t have shaw so I didn’t see it air yesterday. The producer just sent me the pic.
By Mick Dalla-Vee on Friday, February 8th, 2013.
Back From New Zealand Well, here I am, back from a tour in New Zealand. Randy, Fred, Marc, Brent and myself were on stage performing all the memorable Bachman and Turner numbers to a very appreciative set of audiences. On the tour with us were America, and Pat Benatar They put on stellar performances…