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BLAKE / Bio

Band Profile
Over 40 years ago, BLAKE began playing classic album rock favorites in the spirit of the great bands of the vinyl era. Today, BLAKE performs with its original lineup at select club venues, charitable events and outdoor festivals locations throughout the U.S. If you have seen them, you know that a BLAKE show features a road-tested program of upbeat tunes with an entertaining performance style and a contemporary twist that connects with audience of all ages.

Classic Album Rock and More…
BLAKE's eclectic repertoire features songs by artists such as the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Oyster Cult, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Bob Seger and many others. Not limited to the vinyl era, BLAKE’s take on FM classics from the 80s and 90s as well as current rock radio favorites are guaranteed to entertain. A BLAKE show frequently features musical guests and a few recognizable deep album tracks by artists such as Jeff Beck, Cactus and James Gang and others.

Recent Shows
Last year, BLAKE was the headline act at Rapid City Summer Nights performing for a festival crowd of over 8,000 in Rapid City, SD. Other recent BLAKE shows have included 2014 Oswego Harborfest, an appearance on the Main Stage of the 2012 Taste of Syracuse and upstate NY area clubs such as Mac's Bad Art Bar in Mattydale and Jake's Grub and Grog in Brewerton. BLAKE has been part of the "Corning Classic Rockers Reunion" series of semi-annual outdoor rock concerts in Corning, New York area since 2007. BLAKE was also featured as the headline act for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Block Party on Main Street in Hill City, South Dakota for three years from 2009 through 2014.

General Info

Band Members
Bill Bennett (bass), Bryan Jacobson (guitar), Mike Madigan (guitar), Jeff Petrie (drums)
Artist Name
BLAKE
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/blakerocks
Active Since
02/73
Genres
Rock / Classic Rock / Vinyl Era

Contact Info

Location
Brewerton, NY

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