"Boogie at The Brown Jug": Slam, Morning Star, Lightning Express
Sat. May 8th 2004 6:00p - 10:00p @ Soprano's (No Minors) 6:00p - 10:00p
Presented by: The Royal City Music Project
A retro show featuring actual bands that played at 1318 Broad St.during the 70's when it was called "The Brown Jug Cabaret". Local rock documentary "Club Tango 60's & 70's" will also be shown during the breaks.
The Lightning Express was founded in 1967 by guitarist Len Siemens who discovered the over drive guitar sound in 1963, while playing in Vancouver B.C. and was seen by Henry Young and Jimi Hendrix and this is documented by Henry Young and also Bill Henderson on a radio interview in Vancouver. The original band members in 1967 were Don Kennedy on dru... more info
Videos: Lightning Express perform at the Victoria Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Lightning Express Victoria Music Hall of Fame
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