About The Show
Tobin Studio Sessions Presents RICK DERRINGER
Tickets on-sale Friday, February 10th at 10am
GA Ticket: $46.50
VIP GA Ticket: $75 (includes GA seating in the first two rows and meet/greet)
Re-inventing himself in an acoustic fashion, Rick Derringer presents his Storytelling: Alive & Well tour. Singing strings of hit anthems, Derringer will perform songs & stories about his solo hits (“Hang On Sloopy”, “Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo”, “Still Alive & Well”) and the many songs he has penned for other legendary acts (“Free Ride, ‘Frankenstein”). In addition, Rick will be performing in a unique trio setup with Charles Torres on bass (Buddy Miles, Edgar Winter Band) and Kenn Moutenot on drums (Deodato, Buddy Miles).
Young entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoys TM recorded the No.1 hit "Hang On Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, knocking "Yesterday" by The Beatles out of the top spot. The McCoys had enjoyed four years of successful touring, when Rick merged his talents with Johnny Winter in 1969 forming Johnny Winter And (And referring to the McCoys). Rick was the only producer of all gold and platinum Winter Brothers recordings. In '71 Rick was featured on three records, "Johnny Winter And", "Johnny Winter And-Live" and "Edgar Winter's White Trash". "And" featured the first version of Derringer's "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo" which was also released as a single, then selected again for "And - Live." Eventually, the busy Derringer joined Edgar Winter's White Trash full-time and produced the gold LP, "Roadwork." Derringer's solo album, All American Boy was released in '73 with the now already popular "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo" this time as a hit single.
Rick was writer/producer of the Still Alive And Well album and player/producer of the hit album, They Only Come Out At Night. The latter featured the No. 1, Grammy nominated monster hit, "Frankenstein" and "Free Ride." In 1976 Rick created the Derringer. He released four albums and in '83 returned to his solo career with the LP, Good Dirty Fun.
Throughout the '70s and '80s the popular Derringer appeared on numerous albums with artists Alice Cooper, Richie Havens, Todd Rundgren and Steely Dan. The list also includes Cyndi Lauper, Barbra Streisand, Kiss, Mason Ruffner and Madam X.