California Rocker Presents: Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

California Rocker Presents: Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

Resurrection Road, Natalie Gelman

Saturday, March 9

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$30 advance - $40 day of show

This event is 21 and over

  • Natalie Gelman - 8:00
  • Resurrection Road - 9:00
  • Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks
Dennis Quaid and the Sharks
Dennis Quaid and The Sharks have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star, he is a rock star.

Dennis Quaid is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist. He performs many original plus classic hits such as "Spill the Wine", "Gloria", and many more.

The band's origins can be traced to one night when Quaid went to see actor Harry Dean Stanton and his longtime band (appropriately named the Harry Dean Stanton Band) perform at an L.A. club.

Quaid was invited to join the band onstage. At first reluctant because of his decade long layoff from music, Quaid finally did perform with the band and was successful enough that James, also a member of Stanton's band, approached Quaid about starting a group of their own.

James quickly began recruiting others for the band and it wasn't long before Dennis Quaid & the Sharks, which specializes in "rock 'n' roll and country-soul," was performing at L.A. clubs.

The band even throws in a Jerry Lee Lewis song or two in the mix, such as "Great Balls of Fire," which Quaid has firsthand experience performing, having played "The Killer" in a 1989 biopic.

Quaid said the shows are as much fun for those in attendance as they are for the band. "(The audiences) have a blast, which is all we want," he said. "I make a complete and utter fool of myself. I think that's the only way to have fun (onstage), instead of trying to pretend to be cool and all the rest of that stuff."
Resurrection Road
Resurrection Road
Damon Dae
Any singer worth their salt was influenced by the greatest entertainers of eras gone by. Most have taken
these inspirations to unique heights of flattery and imitation but nothing more. Its time for a new day.
Damon Dae. Original. Uniquely his own.
With his easily identifiable sultry tenor voice, he is destined to find his place in history amongst the best.
He has the ability-- a gift really-- to take a melody and make you soar, make you submit and make you
sing along.
Born in Sioux City, Iowa, eight year old Damon, the youngest of four, and his family, moved to Fort
Worth, Texas. This is where he was first influenced by attending his big brother Raymond’s band
audition. Now in Los Angeles, Damon is not only an experienced singer but has branched out as a
songwriter & producer.
Not one to hide behind studio tracks, give Damon a microphone and a live audience and see a complete
entertainer. When he sings it, he means it. He'll make you dance up a sweat then melt you with a ballad.
Leaving you as raw emotion sensitive to the touch.
Damon embraces his influences of Jeffery Osborne, Freddie Jackson, James Ingram, Luther Vandross,
Peobo Bryson, Michael McDonald but, most of all, his songs and voice are of the original Damon Dae. He
has weathered the trials and tribulations of the average up-and-coming performer and has emerged as
something more. He's a polished professional who's ready for his close-up. Giving you something you
can feel.

Jed Ojeda
Founder of The Mint in 1990, Jed helped ignite an otherwise non-existent music scene in Los Angeles,
helping the likes of Macy Gray, Ben Harper, The Wallflowers, and many, many others to become the
artists they are today. Jed also is a musician/guitarist/songwriter who joined musical forces with Damon
Dae to create “Resurrection Road”. The mission? To resurrect Soul music for soul. Originally a blues
player, Jed was able to absorb the many styles that made their way through the hallowed stage of The
Mint over the years, to create a sound of his own. The result is the fresh soulful sound you will hear with
RESURRECTION ROAD.
Natalie Gelman
Venue Information:
The Mint
6010 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90035
http://www.themintla.com/