Tag: Robbie Krieger
On December 5th, fans of The Doors will have the opportunity to watch Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, & John Densmore like never-seen-before live in concert on Facebook. Qello, the music entertainment digital streaming service, along with Eagle Rock Entertainment are hosting a Facebook Digital Premiere of The Doors 1968 live concert at the Hollywood Bowl, which is considered to be the band’s finest concert on film.
The film of this historic concert has been meticulously restored using the original camera negatives; the audio has been remixed and mastered and three unreleased tracks have been resurrected, marking the first time the concert can be seen in its entirety.
The Doors keyboardist, Ray Manzarek says, “the quality is stunning, mind-blowing; it’s like being there right on that Hollywood Bowl stage with me, Jim, John, and Robby.”
A ticket to Facebook Digital Premiere comes with a trove of treats for music fans; for $4.99 ticket holders get:
- Access to watch LIVE AT THE BOWL ‘68 for 30-days.
- Access to participate in the *LIVE Q&A with Ray Manzarek on Dec.5th (immediately following the premiere) hosted by legendary Rolling Stone editor, Ben Fong-Torres, who was the last known reporter to interview Jim Morrison before his death.
- Access to The Doors Box Set, including When You’re Strange, The Doors Live in Europe ’68, and The Doors Classic Album.
- Free 30-day All-Access Pass to Qello’s entire library of HD Concerts and Music Documentaries available on up to five devices.
The Doors were the 2012 honorees at this year's Sunset Strip Music Festival over the weekend. On Saturday (Aug. 18) the surviving members, Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger joined none other that Marilyn Manson onstage to perform The Doors classics 'People Are Strange,' 'Love Me Two Times,' and 'Five To One' at the outdoor concert.
TLhe Los Angeles Times reported that Manson was "groggy and out of it" for the greater part of his set, slurring his words and ranting about drugs between songs. Fans did get a full set of Manson cuts, including ‘Disposable Teens,’ ‘Personal Jesus,’ ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),’ ‘Antichrist Superstar,’ the set closing, ‘The Beautiful People' and more.
Los Angeles music legends The Doors are the honorees this year at the annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood, Calif. Doors Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger took part in a musical salute to the band that opened up the festival at the House of Blues were Camp Freddy's Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) and Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver/ex-Guns N' Roses), Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes), Franky Perez (Scars On Broadway) and Emily Armstrong (Dead Sara).
In addition, the city of West Hollywood declared Aug. 16, 2012 to be 'The Doors Day.' Testimonials from Hollywood mayor Jeffrey Prang, X’s John Doe, Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman, and Roxy and Whiskey owners Nic Adler and Mikael Maglieri were also a part of the celebration.
The set for the all-star band kicked off with Franky Perez handling vocal chores on 'Break on Through' and 'Roadhouse Blues,' continued with Dead Sara’s Emily Armstrong on 'Soul Kitchen,' followed by Mark McGrath on 'Light My Fire,' who was joined by The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Linda Perry wrapped up the set on vocals for 'Back Door Man' and 'LA Woman.'
Check out some great photos from the show here: www.flickr.com/ssmf
Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger are being payed tribute to this weekend in the heart of their hometown of Los Angeles for the Sunset Strip Music Festival and the two have also announced a tour together in early fall. The two and their group will play seven shows in the northeastern U.S. during late September and early October. Manzarek also has scheduled concert dates with a frequent collaborator, blues guitarist Roy Rogers.
As part of the SSMF, Manzarek and Krieger will perform separately separate this Friday. Manzarek will be playing with the veteran L.A. punk rockers X at the Roxy, and Krieger will perform alongside Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson at The Viper Room. Other artists appearing at the 2012 Sunset Strip Music Music Festival include: Marilyn Manson, The Offspring, Black Label Society, Bad Religion, Jack Russell's Great White, Bulletboys, Faster Pussycat, Pretty Boy Floyd, Dead Sara, Peter Murphy, RZA, De La Soul, Steve Aoki, Far East Movement and The Mowgli's.
Here are the upcoming tour dates of Manzarek and Krieger's band:
Sep. 21 & 22 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Music Box
Sep. 24 - Alexandria, VA, The Birchmere
Sep. 26 - Boston, MA - Wilbur Theater
Sep. 28 - Huntington, NY - Paramount Theater
Sep. 29 - Rahway, NJ - UCPAC
Oct. 1 - Tarrytown, NY - Music Hall
And here are Manzarek's forthcoming shows with Rogers:
Aug. 24 & 25 - Park City, UT - The Egyptian Theater
Oct. 10 - Whippany, NJ - Ukrainian American Cultural Center
Oct. 11 - New York, NY- BB King Blues Club
Oct. 12 - Washington, DC - The Howard Theater
Oct. 13 - Sellersville, PA - Sellersville Theater
Nov. 10 - Grass Valley, CA - Center for the Arts
Jan. 12 - Pleasanton, CA - Firehouse Arts Theater
Ten News Australia Entertainment Reporter Angela Bishop recently talked to Doors guitarist Robby Krieger about the band's new single, the 40th anniversary of L.A. Woman, what the Doors would have been doing if Jim didn"t pass away, how he heard about his death, Val Kilmer and "The Doors' movie, their work with Skrillex and more. Some great insight and vibes from Robbie Krieger: