Pat Travers plays to a packed house in Knoxville Tennessee.
The Legendary Canadian Guitarist Pat Travers and his band played The Open Chord All Things Music venue in Knoxville Tennessee recently to a packed house.
The Crowd started lining up early before doors opened. Eager fans waiting with vinyl albums in hand to see the one and only Pat Travers. Fans had come from all over to see this show as I spoke with some from North Carolina, Georgia and Nashville Tn.
Opening the show was Hardwired 2. They recently opened for The Amazing band Foghat. They Got The Crowd going from the start Playing Electric Eye (Judas Priest), Heavy Metal (Sammy Hagar), Some Led Zeppelin, Night Ranger and the Saraya song “Love has Taken Its Toll” and lots more packed into their 45 minute set. The crowd was cheering and singing along to every song. Cheri Spinazzola,( Vocals/Keys) Walter Moore (Vocals/Guitar), Dave Jackson,(Guitar ) Neal Foster,(Vocals/Bass) and Chris Potocik (Drums) Make up the Powerhouse band that is Hardwired 2 and They Brought The Rock!!
It was a short intermission to change out the stage set up and then the trio that is the Pat Travers Band took to the stage!
Pat Announced to the cheering crowd I’m Pat Travers and we’re here to kick your ass!
That Kickstarted the Awesome set by Pat And his band. Pat On Vocals and Guitar. Tommy Craig On Drums and David Pastorius on bass make up the phenomenal band that is The Pat Travers Band.
They wasted no time getting to the Rockin .
Playing a little bit of everything.
Starting off with “ Rock N Roll Susie” then breaking into “Life In London” “ Crash & Burn” Gettin Betta” “ Born Under a Bad Sign” “ Makes No Difference” “ Racing The Storm” “ The Art Of Time Travel” and of course a rousing rendition of the popular songs “ Snortin Whiskey” and a crowd sing along to “ Boom Boom” (out go the lights ) He ended the show with the Earl King cover of “ Come On” . He got a standing ovation from the cheering crowd. Fun Time was had by all. Be Sure To keep up with Pat at http://www.pattraversband.com and go see him .! It was a Great Show!
Angela Richardson-Newman Music Matters Magazine