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Whiskey River Skynyrd Tribute Band / Blog

Happy Birthday Artimus Pyle

Wishing Artimus Pyle a Happy Birthday!

Cancelled Show

Our show at The Anchor Bar has been cancelled.

Remembering Duane Roland-Molly Hatchet-

Remembering on this day in 1953 the birth of Duane Roland (December 3, 1953 - June 19, 2006) was an American guitarist for the Southern hard rock band Molly Hatchet. He was a member of the band from its founding in the mid-1970s until his departure in 1990.

During that time he recorded seven albums with the band. He is credited with co-writing some of the band's biggest hits, including "Bloody Reunion" and "Boogie No More". After leaving the band he played with the Southern Rock Allstars and Gator Country, which included many of the founding members of Molly Hatchet.

Roland died at his home in St. Augustine, Florida of natural causes at the age of 53. Drummer Bruce Crump said Roland was the anchor of Molly Hatchet during the 1980s, a time when the band's lineup was constantly changing. "During all that time, Duane was the constant," said Crump. "I can't imagine playing Molly Hatchet music without Duane Roland. It just wouldn't be the same.

Whiskey River

We would like to say thank ya friends for all ya support and we hope to see ya in the near future.

Whiskey River @ Muckleshoot Casino

Thank ya friends for joining us for our show on Saturday.Ya packed the house and we had a great time with ya friends!

Remembering The Legend of Ronnie Van Zant

October 15 at 12:00am until October 22 at 12:00am

https://www.facebook.com/whiskeyriv... Please join us on our Facebook Page in remembering the legacy that Ronnie Van Zant left us with his music.This year marks the 35th year of the crash that took Ronnie,Steve,and Cassie and changed the face of Skynyrd forever.We ask that you join us in celebrating the music of Ronnie Van Zant and share your thoughts,pictures,and music of The Ronnie Van Zant Era of Skynyrd.We will be posting a contest question each day and we will be giving away prizes.Thank you for keeping the music alive and in your hearts.God Bless

.38 Special Show with Whiskey River

Friday, September 21, 2012 7:00pm until 7:45pm

Mill Bay Casino Deep Water Amphitheater With 38 Special

455 Wapato Lake Road. Manson, WA

This is an all ages event

http://www.showclix.com/events/deepwater/tag/

Please post ya pictures and videos to our Facebook Page.

Leon Russell Wilkeson-Skynyrd's Bassist

Leon Russell Wilkeson (2 April 1952 - 27 July 2001) was the bassist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 until his death in 2001.

Skynyrd had just landed a recording deal with MCA, which should have signaled smooth sailing for the group. But this didn't prove to be the case, as Wilkeson began to get cold feet just prior to recording sessions getting underway for their debut album, as he felt that he was still too young and not ready for a 'life on the road.' The bassist surprised his bandmates by bowing out, and taking a job stocking ice cream at 'Farm Best Dairy Products.' Former Strawberry Alarm Clock member Ed King subbed for Wilkeson during the recording of Skynyrd's 1973 debut, Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd, but just as sessions wrapped up, Wilkeson began having second thoughts about leaving the group. After discussing the matter with Van Zant, Wilkeson was welcomed back into Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Whiskey River @ Cyndy's Broiler

Cyndy's Broiler 27021 102nd Ave NW Stanwood, WA 360-629-4800

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