Concert for the Cogs featuring Damon Johnson

Addresse980 Park Ave
AtGenoa Kingston High School - GKHS COGS
CountyLincoln (CO1252)
980 Park Ave
Genoa Kingston High School - GKHS COGS
Lincoln (CO1252)
Tel 2018-01-20
Categoria Events
Concert for the Cogs featuring Damon Johnson

Damon Johnson (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper, and Brother Cane) is coming to Genoa-Kingston to help raise funds for Genoa-Kingston High School. Damon will be performing two shows in the same night. The first show will take place at GKHS Auditorium, and Damon will play a solo acoustic show. Also performing at this show will be the GKHS Jazz Ensemble, a student rock band, and a teacher rock band. Silent auction and other events will take place to help raise funds. Doors: 3:30- Showtime-4:00 The second show will take place just a few hours later at Five Points Pub in Kingston. Here, Damon and his electric band will be bring the ROCK. Tickets are $25 for General Admission and $75 for VIP. The events are separate events and require sperete tickets.

Contact for info or to purchase tickets. ----------------------------------------- Information about Damon Johnson Damon Johnson is an American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, best known for his work as frontman for Brother Cane, and as lead guitarist for Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy. Johnson's list of other writing and recording credits include John Waite, Stevie Nicks, Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar, Queensryche, Faith Hill, Skid Row, and The Temptations. Since 2013, Damon has acted as a principal songwriter for the new Thin Lizzy off-shoot band, Black Star Riders. Johnson first came to national prominence in the mid ‘90s as the lead vocalist and guitarist for Alabama based rock band, Brother Cane. The band released three albums on Virgin Records (selling a cumulative of over 500,000 records) that would yield three #1 singles on rock radio ("Got No Shame," "And Fools Shine On," and "I Lie in the Bed I Make").

Brother Cane toured extensively as a headliner and was also support act for rock legends Van Halen, Aerosmith, and Robert Plant. Johnson has also recorded two solo acoustic albums, the latest of which is titled, "Release". This beautiful collection of 14 songs is an honest reflection of Johnson’s life and reveals his struggles as well as triumphs. The disc features his daughter, Sarah, on two songs, as well as fantastic interpretations of Ray LaMontagne’s “Jolene” and Alice Cooper’s “Generation Landslide”. Currently, Damon is in the process of recording his first solo electronic album to be released in 2016.

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