MONT CLARE — Got a fever and in need of more cowbell? Founding members of Blue Oyster Cult are coming to a town near you.
The band, Blue Coupe, made of founding Blue Oyster Cult members Joe and Albert Bouchard and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee from Alice Cooper Dennis Dunaway, will be performing at the Mont Clare Summer Jam on Saturday, Aug. 18, at St. Michael Park.
The doors for the event open at noon and the music will begin soon after and last until The concert is being presented by Kipp Elbaum, Anthony D’Amico, Mike Niemeyer in association withrocknrolltheworld and Labella Strings.
Blue Coupe will be performing many of the biggest hits by BOC and Alice Cooper including, From BOC: “Cities On Flame,”“Red And The Black,”“Burning For You,”“Astronomy,”“Hot Rails To Hell,”“Godzilla,”“Don’t Fear The Reaper.”The songs they will be playing from Alice Cooper will be“Caught In A Dream,”“I’m Eighteen,”“School’s Out,” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy.” Blue Coupe will perform“Angel’s Well” and “You (Like Vampies),”which were both nominated for Grammys in 2012.
Plus, attendees can see Low Society (New York/Memphis) with Sturgis Nikides on guitar. Sturgis is an internationally respected blues slide guitarist. He is the former guitar player for John Cale & Sterling Morrison of the Velvet Underground as well as legendary model, actress and singer Nico. Brit psychedelic legend Kevin Ayers, plus guitarist extraordinaire Chris Spedding will perform. Low Society is hard rocking striped to the core dirty blues. With Texas blues phenom Mandy Lemons on vocals, Low Society’s freshman cd release “High Time” is receiving international attention in the media as well as airplay on numerous internet and over the air Blues Radio stations. For more information about Low Society, visit www.reverbnation.com/lowsociety.
Just added to the event is Poobah of Parkersburg, W. Va., performing since 1972, Poobah has sold more than 200, 000 records worldwide. With more Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame performances than any other band, Poobah now brings their Psychedelic sound to The Mont Clare Summer Jam! For more information about Poobah, visit www.poobahband.com.
Also, check out New York City’s Ingred and The Defectors featuring former Joey Ramone girlfriend Ingrid. The list of acts that these former members of the band Charm School have played with is too long to mention but they are longstanding alumni of Joey Ramone’s annual birthday bash, and will be opening for L.A. Guns and D-Generation this summer. (https://www.facebook.com/ingridandthedefectors)
From Massachusetts, Doug Ratner and The Watchmen are making a huge splash with a straight up driving rock’n’roll. The new CD “Lessons Well Learned” has propelled them to The Warped Tour as well as shows with The Spin Doctors. http://www.dougratner.com
Philadelphia’s blues based power rock band Kingsnake, will deliver its wall of sound brand of rock’n’roll. www.reverbnation.com/kingsnake.
Other bands that will perform at the jam will be Mexico City’s top alternative band, The Oats, http://www.reverbnation.com/theoats; Catullus, Norristown Jam Band www.reverbnation.com/catullus; Workhorse III, a Hard Rock band from Philadelphia www.reverbnation.com/workhorseiii; Derelict Franchise BluegrassSellersville, www.reverbnation.com/thederelictfranchise; The Noid, Royersford, a Punk band, www.reverbnation.com/thenoid.
Special Thanks to Andrew Charles Clothing, Rinos Pizza, Transit Music Group and Everything Printing.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 610-637-7107 or at the door.
For more information about Blue Coupe, visit www.bluecoupeband.com.