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Rio and the Rockabilly Revival

Rio and the Rockabilly Revival

Alternative / Roots Rock / Early R&B/Soul Royal Oak, MI  US
Good Man
Good Man
Testify (Single)
Testify (Single)
On My Knees
On My Knees
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Tell It To The Moon
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That Man's So...

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"Save My Soul" performed LIVE by Rio and the Rockabilly Revival

Shows

  • Fri

    Apr 17

    Auburn Hills, MI, US | 8:00pm

    7 Stone presents: Rio + Striho, Double Bill and Album Release Concert April 17 at Callahan's Music Hall Rio and the Rockabilly Revival and Carolyn Striho Unite Again for A Night of Celebration Rio and the Rockabilly Revival's New Album Release "Testify" Detroit, MI (March 4, 2015) - Detroit's own Rio and the Rockabilly Revival and multi-Detroit Music Award winner Carolyn Striho are performing at Callahan's Music Hall in Auburn Hills. But wait, there's more! It's also a celebration of new music. Rio and the Rockabilly Revival will be releasing a new Roots Rock 'n' Soul album "Testify" as well. The celebration kicks off at 8pm on April 17, 2015. "I am thrilled to be presenting this double bill with two of the hardest working ladies in the Detroit music scene," said Janel Stone, 7 Stone Management. "This show is guaranteed to have all eyes fixed on the passionate stage performances." "Testify" resonates true Rio and the Rockabilly Revival sound with a retro flavor drawing heavily from early music genres (Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Gospel, Jump Blues, Country and Hillbilly Swing) that came together in the early 1950's to create what was first called Rockabilly and later Rock 'n' Roll. Their shows are inspired by the energy, sweat and fevered pitch of old school revival tents. Add in tight harmonies, a raw, contemporary rock beat, bombastic energy, plenty of sex appeal, a gospel choir and you have "Testify." "We're so excited to showcase our new album 'Testify.'" said Rio, front woman of Rio and the Rockabilly Revival. "We recorded some blazin' songs from our live shows and some surprises that will knock-out our fans." "Testify" features many of Detroit's brightest and best musicians including Brett Lucas, Johnny Rhoades, Jimmy Alter as well as the Jive Aces' Alex Douglas all the way from London, England on washboard. That gospel choir? They sing on three songs on the album and will be performing live at the concert release party as well. While perhaps best known for fronting the Detroit Energy Asylum and her work with Patti Smith, Detroit music icon Carolyn Striho continues to steadily evolve her craft and gain respect internationally. Winner of 12 Detroit Music Awards and over 50 nominations, Carolyn is a creative force whose deeply-felt lyrics, charismatic stage presence and evocative style translate into thrilling live sets. Touring Italy, England, Japan and the United States, Carolyn's trademark is her ability to mix genre: rock, pop, jazz, punk, classical, folk and cabaret. Backed by a great band, her live show and songs are both magnetic and memorable. "I'm a huge fan of Rio and the Rockabilly Revival and am delighted to share this night of celebration with them," said Carolyn Striho. "Later this year, I'll be releasing my 14th album featuring all-new originals." Tickets for the show can be purchased in advance for $10 via AtCallahans.com and $15 at the door. Doors open 6:30pm at Callahans. Tickets. $10 Advance for Ages 18+ $15 Door atcallahans.com Schedule. 6:30PM Doors Open 8:00PM Concert Begins Facebook Event. http://on.fb.me/1Fadg84 Location. Callahan's Music Hall 2105 South Boulevard Auburn Hills, MI 48326 atcallahans.com About Carolyn Striho. One of Detroit's most respected and award-winning singers/songwriters has returned home from another European tour. With her bad ass band in tow, Striho's shows continue to be hailed as moving and memorable. While battling breast cancer, Striho continues to put out music with her new CD "Word Attack" which won the 2014 Detroit Music Awards for Outstanding Acoustic / Folk (Americana) CD, and is releasing a brand new album of her new songs in 2015. carolynstriho.com About Rio and the Rockabilly Revival. Brett Callwood from Detroit Metro Times describes Rio and the Rockabilly Revival's shows as "nostalgic performance art, killer show band and a rock'n'roll wonder." Front woman Rio Scafone's on-stage performance is said to be a perfect pairing with the Revival's gritty, southern soul sound, that will satisfy any rock purist. They were featured in Detroit Hour Magazine's Reader's Poll as best original band for 2014, as well as listed in the iconic Music Connection Magazine's (Los Angeles, CA) Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists to watch. rioandtherockabillyrevival.com About Callahan's. Callahan's strives to present the best entertainment in metro-Detroit! Whether its local, regional, or national artists, there is always something happening at Callahan's. atcallahans.com # # # 7 Stone Management is a Detroit-based integrated publicity, public relations, branding, marketing and events firm focused on talent development and management. 7StoneManagement.com # # # For More Information about this event call Janel Stone at (734) 845-9950 or email DetroitJanel@gmail.com. # # #

  • 2014

    Dec 13

    Ferndale, MI, US | 8:00pm

    "Women Who Rock" showcase. Cd Release of Maggie Cocco's "Get Me"

  • 2014

    Jul 18

    Auburn Hills, MI, US | 7:00pm

    Rio & Striho ride again! This wildly successful double bill combo returns to the Callahans stage July 18, 2014! Last time they played together at Callahans it was SRO! Stay tuned for ticket info!

  • 2014

    Jul 18

    Auburn Hills, MI, US | 7:00pm

    Rio & the Rockabilly Revival and Carolyn Striho Group - full bands, big July show!

  • 2014

    Jun 28

    Trenton, MI, US | 7:00pm

    Rated one of the best Summer Music Festivals in Michigan! http://www.trentonmi.org/index-Page.asp?Page_ID=28&SubPage_ID=86

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Rio Scafone

Vocals

Junebug Harris

Bass

Charlie Bongo

Drums

Yana Levovna

Vocals

Renee Turner

Vocals

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Sounds Like: Little Richard, P!nk, Big Mama Thornton, Brian Setzer, James Brown

Manager: Marie Scott-Wagner, Marie Scott Management, LLC Tel: +1.248.658.8399 E: MarieScottMgmt@gmail.com

Bio: Spitfire Roots Rock N' Soul Music!

Rio and the Rockabilly Revival front woman Rio Scafone appears to be a living contradiction. She’s rock 'n' roll angel and brimstone incarnate; the preacher’s daughter meets sexy exotic raven-haired pin-up meets Bettie-Page-on-a-rampage. She takes the stage, a...See Full Bio

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