Waldorf Astoria, New York
The band performed and stayed at the historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on May 23rd.
Gatsby Gala in Rancho Santa Fe
Liquid Blue performed at the Great Gatsby Gala to benefit the Rancho Santa
Fe Community Center and May 18th. The event was held at the Fairbanks Ranch
Country Club in San Diego CA.
KPBS "Celebrates Gala"
The KPBS Celebrates Gala Inspired by Downton Abbey takes place at the US
Grant on Saturday, May 4, 2013. As you enter the Grand Lobby on 4th Avenue,
white gloved butlers will greet you like a member of the British
aristocracy. Attendees can look forward to a hosted reception and silent
auction, seated dinner, Hall of Fame tribute, and a live auction.
Live music and dancing follows the seated dinner featuring Liquid Blue. The
Gala is inspired by Downton Abbey which has received critical acclaim from
television critics and won numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe
Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film and a Primetime Emmy Award for
Outstanding Miniseries. It was recognized by Guinness World Records as the
most critically acclaimed English-language television series of 2011. By the
third series, it had become one of the most widely watched television shows
in the world.
Tickets are $500 each or $5000 for table of 10. For tickets and
Claudine Casillas, Special Event Manager or call (619) 594-4266. For Liquid Blue, Saturday night is a
"double-header" with a 6:30 show at the Hilton San Diego (with Acoustic
Blue; see below) and they the KPBS gala at 9:30pm. KPBS serves the local
communities with news and entertainment programming that respects the
audience with inspiring, intelligent and enlightening content. KPBS delivers
this content via multiple outlets, including television, radio, and digital
Acoustic Blue is "Painting the Town Blue"!
San Diego's newly elected Democratic Mayor will deliver welcome remarks to
attendees at "Painting the
the San Diego County Democratic Party's gala and awards
dinner on Saturday, May 4. He will join the county's Democratic
congressional delegation and other Party leaders at the event at the Hilton
San Diego Resort in Mission Bay. Acoustic Blue will provide music at the
opening and closing of the event along with "walk-up" introduction music for
many of the speakers. The event runs from 6pm to 9:30 pm. For more
information on the event,
. Immediately following this event, the members of Acoustic
Blue will dash over to the U.S. Grant Hotel to perform with Liquid Blue at
the KPBS Celebrates Gala.
George Varga Pens Story in UT San Diego
Veteran U-T San Diego (formerly the San Diego Union-Tribune) pop music
critic George Varga covered the Liquid Blue / Sammy Hagar show for the April
24th edition of the UT. Varga has earned three Pulitzer Prize nominations
for his writing at the U-T and is a voting member of the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame. In addition to providing live coverage of the Grammy Awards and
festivals from Coachella to the 1994 edition of Woodstock, he has
interviewed everyone from Ray Charles, Miles Davis and Britney Spears to
Willie Nelson, Kanye West and Bruno Mars. A double first-prize winner at the
2012 Society of Professional Journalists awards, Varga is also a
contributing writer for Jazz Times magazine and has written for Billboard,
Spin and other publications. Varga is simply the most respected music
columnist in the city of San Diego.
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Sammy Hagar Joins Band On Stage At Charity Event
is the multi-platinum Red Rocker, the outgoing, bombastic front man of hard
rock champions Van Halen, the man who won’t drive 55, member in good
standing of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
, currently embarked on his fourth
platinum career with his supergroup, Chickenfoot – the one and only Sammy
Hagar and he will join Liquid Blue on
stage for several songs on April 20th at Bishops School in La Jolla. Liquid
Blue and founder Scott Stephens have had a long and interesting history with
the Red Rocker: Scott interviewed him for his
Raw Power Magazine
1979. Liquid Blue played at his
Cabo Wabo night club
in Baja CA recently (after nearly
being sent home by Mexican immigration) and the band also opened a show for
Sammy at the
MGM Grand Arena
about a year ago with Styx. Hagar burst on the
scene from San Francisco as the lead vocalist of Montrose, whose “Rock
Candy” has gone on to become
certified rock classic. After a string of eight solo albums, culminating
with the million-sellers “Standing Hampton,” “Three Lock Box” and “V.O.A.,”
and hundreds of sold out concert appearances across the country, Hagar
joined Van Halen in 1985 and took the band to unprecedented heights,
including four consecutive No. 1 albums, before he was unceremoniously
fired. He thrived as a solo artist with his band, the Waboritas, named after
the Mexican resort he founded, the Cabo Wabo Cantina, home of the handmade,
premium Cabo Wabo Tequila that Hagar oversaw from the first spoonful. He
returned to Van Halen to lead a triumphant 2004 reunion tour. Hagar has
played with a succession of genius guitar players; from Ronnie Montrose and
Neal Schon to Eddie Van Halen and Joe Satriani from his current group,
Chickenfoot, which also features former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony
and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith. 2011 saw the release of his
highly anticipated autobiography, “Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock,” which
reached #1 on the New York Times Best Seller List. On this particular show Sammy
will be backed by Liquid Blue for a 30 to 60 minute set. Following Sammy's
guest appearance Liquid Blue will continue rocking for another hour or so.
Tickets are $400 & up.
Rockin' in Thailand!
Acoustic Blue visited Thailand on the groups recent Asia tour (Hawaii; Philippines;
Thailand; Hong Kong).