Top 40 rocker Mitch Ryder, whose hits included “Devil With A Blue Dress,” “Jenny Take A Ride (aka C.C. Ryder),” and “Sock It To Me Baby,” among others, will appear in concert on Sunday, May 15 at Bucked Up Super Saloon in Kernersville, NC. Ryder will have just completed a tour of Germany prior to the NC show.
Ryder, best known for his blues influenced vocals, along with his band “The Detroit Wheels’, was a mainstay of the late 60’s pop/rock charts. “Devil With a Blue Dress” alone sold millions of records in the late 60's and is listed among the top 100 songs of the 60‘s and one of the 500 greatest songs by Rolling Stone Magazine.
The show is the first in the “Relieve the Legends” concerts at the Kernersville venue. Other 60’s and 70’s era rockers, guitar heroes and pop stars are currently being considered for future dates in the series.
Regional favorite band DAM-FI-NO who have just been signed to record label “Fallin Records” and AURA3 who toured nationally with Peter Tork of The Monkees fame, will offer a blistering opening set of 60’s/70’s music along with a few original works from their CD’s.
The event kicks off with a classic car Cruise-In beginning at 6 PM. Food and beverages will be available for sale and the patio will be available for diners.
Doors open at 7 PM and will feature classic rock and pop hits from our DJ.
Bucked Up’s bartenders will have a “Blue Devil” drink special for the evening along with other bar favorites.
Retro Art Wear, will be present with an exhibit of clothing dyed in the shibori technique featuring ‘blue dresses” created especially for the event. Ladies arriving at the show in a blue dress will receive a special gift from event coordinators when visiting the Retro booth.
Vintage vinyl, pop culture and musical instrument dealers are being sought to participate in current and future concert dates in the series.
Tickets for the concert are available on line at Mitch Ryder Tickets A N D several ticket outlets including:
Retro Art Wear in the Winston-Salem arts district
Bucked Up Super Saloon in Kernersville
Music Stop in Clemmons, NC
General admission tickets and reserved tables are available..
For more information a visit BuckedUpSuperSaloon.com