World famous rock and roll guitarist and area native Eddie Angel teams up with legendary area vocalist Johnny Rabb to perform an evening of hot-rod songs, frat-rock, rock and roll, and garage rock at the Lark Tavern (Albany, NY) on Friday, August 22nd.
Eddie Angel and Johnny Rabb regularly perform together as The Neanderthals on festival stages throughout the US and Europe, but their roots in the Capital Region run deep. The two have performed together as far back as the 1980's as The Rockin Dakotas.
Eddie Angel is a founding member and lead guitarist of The Neanderthals, The Planet Rockers and Grammy nominated instrumental combo Los Straitjackets. His songs have been used in film (Jimmy Neutron,Meet the Parents,Bad News Bears) and TV (Sex in the City, Malcolm in the Middle, Ugly Betty, Ed, Melrose Place). He has also recorded with Robert Gordon, Ronnie Dawson, Eddy Clearwater, and Tex Rubinowitz. Production credits include Robert Gordon, Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, and Los Rock-a-Hulas.
Johnny Rabb has been a staple of the Capital Region music scene since the 1980 s and is the lead singer of The Neanderthals.
The top-notch rhythm section for the evening will be Jason Smay (Hi-Risers, Los Straitjackets) on drums and Graham Tichy (Rocky Velvet) on bass.
For more info check our gig list.