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Event Archive - Bette Rageous - The Music of Bette Midler: Raven Blackwell, Russell Marsland, Kerry Galloway, Chris Gestrin, Kyle Radomsky

Fri. March 9th 2018 Blue Frog Studios White Rock BC (No Minors)
9:15 pm doors at 8:45 pm
Tickets at: Blue Frog Studios
Presented by: Blue Frog Studios
Since 1970, Bette Midler has released 14 studio albums as a solo artist. Throughout her career, many of her songs became hits on the record charts, including her renditions of “The Rose”, “Wind Beneath My Wings” (from her movie “Beaches”), “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “From a Distance”and many more. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmys, and two Tony Awards.

Blue Frog is honoured to host Raven Blackwell (formerly Suzanne Gitzi) as she honours the music of Bette Midler in a stage show featuring the music and theatrics of this music icon. She is a veteran of the Canadian music scene including her #1 Hit, “The Runaround”. Ravens’ powerful voice coupled with her dynamic live show made audiences and critics turn up their radios from coast to coast. Raven’s voice transcends all styles of music. From Pop to Soul & Blues and Beyond! She has been welcomed with standing ovations everywhere she has appeared.

Her band includes a who’s who of the music world including Joanie Bye and Linda Kidder on vocals, Russell Earl Marsland on guitar, Kerry Galloway on bass, Chris Gestrin on keys, Kyle Radomsky on drums and a horn section including Vince Mai and Bill Abbott.

Raven has the Look, the Voice and the Personality...Totally Bette Rageous!


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Kerry Galloway (jazz, latin, funk, R&B, urban, pop, folk)

I've performed at all levels of the industry, with career highlights including kd lang, Bob Hope, the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, the Canadian Tenors, and 14 tours of Europe as a featured soloist on 6 string bass with the New Noakes Quartet, as well as tours to Australia, the Yukon, the Carribean and a 4 1/2 month residency in Seville, Spain. ... more info