Event Archive - DOUBLE DIAMOND Tribute and Stevie Nicks Tribute: DOUBLE DIAMOND
Fri. November 22nd 2002 @ The Cambie at the Esquimalt Inn (No Minors)
2:00 am - 1:30 PM
Tha CAMBIE BAR on Esquimalt rd. was absolutely packed with patrons coming to see DOUBLE DIAMOND'S debut performance. The roo sizzled with a VEGAS style performance with Bill Zaalberg as Neil Diamond backed up with a grand 10 piece orchestra, all Victoria, BC musicians. The group conains a 4 piece brass section, 2 female backup vocalists, and a tight 4 piece standard band. They are all seasoned musicians and perform in other groups of their own on other occasions. This night however, placed the CAMBIE PUB on the map. Door sales exceeded 400 with no room left on the dance floor. Featutered artist Bill Zaalberg felt that this was the beginning of some great things to come.
DOUBLE DIAMOND (Neil Diamond Tribute Artist)
Bill has been in the music business since 1960 in several bands. The Esquires - Victoria High Schools' first ever Rock & Roll band, the Azrecs, the Noblemen, Pagan Blue, and Festival. He left the B.C. Telephone Company in 1975 to pursue a professional music career and formed the popular trio - BRANDY with drummer Dennis Scherk and keyboardist Greg ... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Upload Poster]