Chris Isaak brought his ‘happy show’ to the Grand Sierra Resort again, after a
Their 90-minute set comprised mainly original songs written by Chris, including some his biggest hits — Wicked Games, San Francisco Days, Somebody’s Crying, and Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing. Cover songs included Only The Lonely, Pretty Woman, and Ring of Fire.
Chris’ band has been together for a long time. According to bassist Roly Salley, they have been together for 34 years, 2 months, 2 weeks, 2 days, 19 hours, 27 minutes, and 12 seconds. I’m going out on a limb and saying that I don’t think that’s exact, but maybe it’s close.
“Let me remind you: This is not a
church,or a library. This is a rock and roll show! You’ve come to a casino to see a rock and roll show!”
They wasted no time in bringing the fun. After a
All in all, it was a great show complete with rock and roll choreography between all three guitarists. Classic fun moves.
Even audience members were invited up on stage to dance. You had to be there. Maybe you were! If not, I hope you had a good reason, because there were some good seats still available.
This is important on a local level too. Live music isn’t automatic, or a right. It’s a blessing that needs to be supported. It all starts out as local music.
With no support it could go away, then what would our children go to see? Music feeds the soul. Get out there, support local live music, and get fed. You’ll feel better for it.
- Chris Isaak – Lead Vocals, Guitar
- Kenny Dale Johnson – Drums, Vocals
- Rowland Salley – Bass, Vocals
- Hershel Yatovitz – Guitar
- Scott Plunkett – Keys, Piano, Organ
- Rafael Padilla – Percussion