Hippiefest 2012 featuring: Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Mountain's Leslie West & Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds
On Sale to the Public 4/20 at Noon.
It’s the annual concert for peace and love that you can bring your parents, grandparents, and kids to! The 2012 edition of Hippiefest features Johnny Winter, one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, his brother Edgar Winter ("Frankenstein"), Rick Derringer (“Hang On Sloopy”), Leslie West of the pioneering hard rock act Mountain (“Mississippi Queen”), and guitarist Kim Simmonds of the Savoy Brown Blues Band (“Train to Nowhere).
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It seems like Rick Derringer has been on the rock & roll scene forever -- actually, it's only been since 1965, which makes him one of the more enduring veterans of his generation. Derringer's work with his band the McCoys in his midteens, highlighted by the bubblegum anthem "Hang On Sloopy," gave him a claim to low-level rock & roll immortality, and his subsequent playing with Johnny (and later Edgar) Winter provided him with a degree of credibility that a lot of guitar players can only envy, especially after the release of the Edgar Winter live double album Roadwork....
Kim Simmonds, born in Newbridge, Wales, in 1947, is considered a legendary blues guitarist by almost any musical standard. He has even been called one of the founding fathers of British blues by some....
Leslie West first gained recognition as the lead guitarist for the Vagrants, a locally popular 1960s Long Island group. One of that group's singles was produced by Felix Pappalardi, a bass player who also produced Cream....
This summer, Hippiefest returns for a 3rd year to celebrate the music and bands of rock's most important decade; an age that would shape the musical landscape for years to come. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the summer of '68, a year that, according to Time Magazine "changed the world....
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